Paris Global City

The American Business School Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Paris Global City

  • Host University

    The American Business School Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    French Culture

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • US Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    In this course, we explore the development of urban space and cultures in modern Paris.

    COURSE OBJECTIVES:
    Through a combination of group meetings, activities in the Paris area, and an independent project, students experience and gain knowledge about the diverse cultures and global connections within the city.

    EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES:
    Upon completion of this course students should be able to:

    - Navigate Paris using public transportation
    - Understand the city today within the broader context of modernization and national identity
    - Think comparatively about home and abroad
    - Set goals for lifelong learning and developing cultural knowledge and experience