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PCA is growing!

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We are delighted to announce that Septembre Architecture has been chosen as the architectural firm to lead the renovation, space planning, and design of our new campus located in the heart of the 17th arrondissement of Paris. Established in 2010, Septembre is a collective of architects with diverse backgrounds and complementary expertise in architecture, urban planning, and interior design. Their extensive portfolio includes successful renovations across the Greater Paris region, encompassing university campuses, artist residences, museums, and residential spaces.

We eagerly anticipate collaborating closely with the talented team at Septembre, whose passion for our project, combined with their innovative and sustainable design ethos, positions them as the ideal partner for Paris College of Art.

With the New Year, comes new news!

We are thrilled to share some thrilling news that promises to make 2024 a landmark year for all of us.

Paris College of Art is gearing up to move to a new location, in the 17th arrondissement of Paris. This new campus has been carefully selected to provide our students with an improved facility in which to foster their creativity, collaborate, and have a unique educational experience. We can’t wait to embark on this journey together with our staff, faculty and students.

As part of our commitment to transparency and inclusivity, we invite our PCA community to be a part of this exciting transition. We’ll be forming different working groups, each playing a crucial role in shaping the future of our artistic community. Our students, faculty ideas, enthusiasm, and unique perspectives will be the driving force behind our success.

Stay tuned for more information about the next chapter of Paris College of Art which will be sent regularly via e-mail or on our Instagram.

Get ready to be inspired. The countdown to our big reveal has begun!

Do you have questions related to PCA’s campus move?

We know that change can be exciting and challenging, and we want to answer all of your questions about this move. So, if you want to know more about PCA’s big move to the 17th arrondissement, send them to us and we will do our best to enlighten you and help make this transition as smooth as possible.

We will post answers to your questions on the PCA Instagram account.


* Please note that all your questions or remarks will be sent anonymously.
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PCA's new campus FAQ

When will the move take place?

Our priority is to start the new academic year (September 2024) in our new campus in the 17th arrondissement. The PCA team is working with our architectural firm, September, and local authorities to get the necessary permits to realize this goal. Because it takes time to receive approval for major building projects, we will continue renovations to improve the building in summer 2025.  

Will Paris College of Art have two campuses?

We will leave our current facilities permanently once we move to our new campus located in the 17th arrondissement.

Will opening hours and building access change?

No, building hours will remain the same and we will have a badge system to access the building, just like on our current campus.

How can students find accommodation in the new neighborhood?

Student Life assists with housing searches and has different resources, including a Housing Guide. We will continue our partnership with Estudines, and are looking to add units in their new residence that is a 20-minute RER ride away from the new campus. 

Are there any specific or new facilities that the new campus will offer to students ?

The new facilities include state of the art projection rooms, sound proof booths for sound registration as well as a terrace.