FEES & FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

FEES FOR 2018-2019

 

First year Class’Art

 

Enrolment fee: €300

 

This fee is paid only when the student first enrols with the school.
The enrolment fee is non-refundable, including in cases where the student withdraws before the start of the academic year, and is separate from any tuition fees.

 

Yearly tuition fee: €9,800

 

When the fee is paid in a single payment before 1 September 2018, a discount of €400 is granted.

 

For payment in three instalments before each quarter:

First quarter: €3,800 payable before 1 September 2018.

Second quarter: €3,000 payable before 7 December 2018.

Third quarter: €3,000 payable before 6 April 2018.

 

Costs of €50 per week will be charged in the event of late payment.

 

 

Second and third years Bachel’Art

 

Yearly tuition fee: €9,800

 

When the fee is paid in a single payment before 1 September 2018, a discount of €500 is granted.

 

For payment in three instalments before each quarter:

First quarter: €3,800 payable before 1 September 2018.

Second quarter: €3,000 payable before 7 December 2018.

Third quarter: €3,000 payable before 6 April 2018.

 

Costs of €50 per week will be charged in the event of late payment.

 

 

Class’art et Bachel'art optional courses

 

Portrait (3 hours per week): €900 per year

 

Anatomy (3 hours per week): €900 per year

 

Life drawing, short poses (2 hours per week):  €600 per year

 

This option is chosen at the start of the year, for the FULL YEAR.

 

The fee is paid in a single payment at the start of the year.

 

Students who take all three options in addition to their Class‘Art or Bachel’Art course receive a discount of €500 on the total fees for the optional courses.

 

Optional courses are open to students from outside the school if places are available.

 

More informations by following this link.

 

 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

 

Second year Bachel’Art

 

Financial help is granted to deserving students whose efforts, diligence and performance have been particularly noteworthy during the first year in Class’Art and the second year in Bachel’Art.
Students are ranked after the final critique at the end of the year, and assistance awarded for the following year as listed below:

 

First: €2,000 discount for the following year

 

Second: €1,000 discount for the following year

 

Third: €500 discount for the following year

 

 

Third year Bachel’Art

 

Financial help is granted to deserving students whose efforts, diligence and performance have been particularly noteworthy during the two years in Bachel’Art.
Students are ranked after the final critique at the end of the year, and prizes awarded as follows:

 

First: a cheque for €2,300 or 3 courses of the student’s choice for the following year

 

Second: a cheque for €1,500 or 2 courses of the student’s choice for the following year

 

Third: a cheque for €700 or 1 course of the student’s choice for the following year.

 

 

Referral

 

Financial assistance is granted to students who refer a new student to the school.

 

The referring student and the new student each receive a €500 discount on tuition fees.

CONDITIONS

FOR ADMISSION

How to enrol

• The school is open to everyone from 18 years old regardless of nationality.

• The number of students per year is limited. Once classes are full, a waiting list is established.

• Students may join the school and enrol before the start of each quarter, depending on available spots. The largest number of spots are available at the start of the school year in September/October.

Those whose applications are received after the deadline will be placed on the waiting list.

If no spot is available for that quarter, the application will automatically be rolled back to the next quarter.

• Classes are taught in English. Students must therefore have basic skills in English.

 

Enrolment procedure for the Bachel'Art and Class'Art diplomas

 

> STEP 1

 

• Fill out the registration form by following this link.

 

• The student will have to provide by mail several documents:

- a CV, including academic and professional experience.

- a copy of your passport.

- photos of three works from your portfolio (combined maximum file size of 5MB).

- a brief essay (300 words or less; in English or in French) describing your goals in studying at the Paris Academy of Art.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

These documents should be sent by email to: admissions@parisacdamyofart.com

 

• If possible, the future student will be invited to come to the school for an interview and a visit to the school.

 

> STEP 2

 

• Payment of registration fees of 300 euros.

 

 

Conditions for cancellation

In the event that a required student visa is rejected three times, the whole initial payment may be refunded upon presentation of justifying documents and confirmation that the visa procedure was followed correctly.

The registration fee (€300) is not refunded.

The school will refund the initial payment in the event of cancellation due to serious physical injury, accident or natural disaster, upon presentation of justifying documents.

The registration fee is not refunded.

 

From the first day of the school year, no tuition fees shall be refunded. A total or partial refund will only be granted in the event of serious physical incapacity (injury, illness, death), excluding the administrative fee, which will not be refunded. No refund shall be granted for psychological reasons.

In the event that a student has a history of psychological problems, the student or his/her family must inform the administration of the academy by letter before any final enrolment or application; the school shall decide whether or not to accept the applicant. No psychological treatment or treatment for mental illness shall later be grounds for the student or his/her family to cancel tuition fees.

In all cases, the final decision shall be taken by the school.

In the event that a student is expelled for disciplinary reasons, no refund shall be granted.

 

Fees that have already been paid may not be transferred from one person to another.

 

Deferred enrolment

Under certain conditions and in agreement with the administration, tuition fees may be deferred until the following school year: the initial payment is kept and put toward payment of fees the following year. The student must send a request for deferred enrolment to the school by letter.

In the event of cancellation following deferred enrolment having been granted, no fees already paid shall be refunded.

 

Late arrival or early departure

The student is not entitled to partial refund of tuition fees if he/she arrives after the start of the school year or if he/she stops before the end of the school year.

 

Cancellation of a class

The school reserves the right to cancel a class or to change its syllabus if the minimum number of students is not reached.

FOREIGN STUDENTS/VISA

To avoid any problems, think about what papers you need very early on (ID card, passport, visa, residency permit, etc.) because the administrative procedures can take quite a long time. Required documents will depend on your nationality. Students who are nationals of a European Union country need only their ID card to cross the border  and study in France. Non-Europeans must have a passport (please ensure that it is valid for the entire length of your stay)  and a visa. The visa will allow you to enter the country and request a residency permit.

 

How to obtain a visa for France?

If you are not a national of a European Union member state, the "traditional" visa (called a "tourist visa") is all you need if you want to stay in France for less than three months. A "student" visa may only be obtained once you have enrolled in a school or university.

The price of a student visa will depend on the length of your stay. Visa requests must be made at the French consulate or embassy in your country. Delivery times may vary, but in general you

should expect it to take a month to receive a "student" visa. You will be requested to provide certain documents: please consult the list of needed documents on the website of the French foreign office.

 

Please note: Once in France, if you have a traditional visa (the "tourist visa") and you want to obtain a student visa, you must return to your home country to apply for it.

 

What is a long stay student visa for France?

Students who wish to study in France must request a visa from the French Consulate in their place of residence.

In countries that have Centres for Studies in France (CEF, Centres pour les Etudes en France) or Campus France (ECF), students who wish to study in France must first apply to these centres, which will evaluate the pedagogical value of the students’ study programme, their level of French and their diplomas. The CEF or ECF opinion is then sent on to the diplomatic or consular services that they report to. Students must also have already enrolled in the school in question so that they can provide an enrolment certificate, which is necessary for their file. Students must provide proof of financial resources and meet the required criteria for their proposed course of study, as well as those concerning their academic and personal background, linguistic competencies (taking into account bilateral relations between France and their country of residence) and the interests of both France and the students’ country of origin.

 

How to obtain a residency permit for France?

Once in France, foreign students who have a long-stay student visa must, in accordance with legislation concerning the stay of foreigners in France, request a student residency permit from a Préfecture de Police within two months of their arrival.

 

How to renew a student visa?

If you are a student at the Academy and you want to extend your student visa, visit the school secretariat, who will provide you with a certificate of enrolment and a certificate of attendance (certifying that you have indeed taken classes at the Academy); these must then be taken to the Préfecture de Police to have your visa renewed.

 

Useful information

http://www.campusfrance.org/en

CALENDAR

Start of 2018 school year: 1 October 2018.

 

Christmas holidays: from the evening of 14 December 2018 to the morning of 7 January 2019.

 

Winter holidays: from the evening of 22 March 2019 to the morning of 8 April 2019.

 

Spring holidays: from the evening of 19 April 2019 to the morning of 6 May 2019.

 

End of classes: the evening of 21 June 2019.

STUDENT ID CARD

Each student at the Paris Academy

of Art receives a personal ID card with their name on it which grants him

or her free access to the Louvre and

the Musée d'Orsay, as well as to the Réunion des Musées Nationaux.

 

This card also provides students with

a 15% discount in all Le Géant des Beaux-Arts stores in France.

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