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Living in Paris

Paris College of Art is strategically located in one of the world’s foremost creative capitals.

Outside campus doors, you’ll discover the very essence of Paris is a paradox of old and new. Step back in time by experiencing the city’s selection of renowned museums, hole-in-the-wall art galleries, and enduring architectural wonders. Then, zoom into the future with pulse-pounding events like Fashion Week where leading brands descend upon your soon-to-be home, showcasing the leading edge of style. Don’t just study art and design, live it. Learn, explore, and grow in the heart of this vibrant city.

Explore Paris

Paris is home to over 130 museums.

Many of these museums offer free admission to students and EU residents under 26. Additionally, most museums offer free entry on the first Sunday of each month. Explore our Google Map, featuring only a fraction of the plentiful art, design, and cultural attractions Paris has in store.

Explore PCA’s Neighborhood

PCA is moving!

Our new campus is located at 241Bd Pereire, 75017 Paris, France. To help familiarize students with our new neighborhood, we’ve developed a Google Map showcasing the essential services, food spots, and transportation hubs in the area. Our goal is to move into the new building for the start of the Fall 2024 semester!

Prepping for Paris: Tips from PCA Students

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First Time in Paris? 7 Tips from PCA Students!

Paris is notorious for being a tough city to move to, but with some perseverance it is a very rewarding place to be. After speaking to a variety of students from PCA, we came up with a list of 7 useful tips to help you settle into your Paris life.

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Paris-Pas-Cher: Learn the French, Be the French

Whether you’re already in Paris or thinking about living here, it’s always nerve-wrecking to move to a country when you don’t speak the language. These are tips and tricks on where and how to learn and practice French in Paris.

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Pre-Arrival Tips on Life Management Skills

Studying in a foreign country is a rewarding experience where you will meet new people and be exposed to different cultures. It pushes you to try new things and grow as a person, but this doesn’t mean it’s easy, especially if you’re moving far from home.