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Program Type: Semester Study Abroad

Institut Supérieur de Communication et Publicité (ISCOM), located in the ninth arrondissement of Paris, has established itself as a premier training institute for students of advertising and communications over the past 30 years. Students will be immersed into the professional world through their strong alumni network and industry partnerships. Located in the cultural center of Paris, students can access every facet of creative expression from the Louvre to the Opéra Garnier to Le Grand Rex.




  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Matriculation in a Bachelor's degree program.
  • Advertising & Marketing Communications students must obtain academic advisement and the approval of the department Chairperson/Advisor.
  • Advertising & Marketing Communications students are eligible during their 5th, 6th or 7th semesters.

Course Information

ISCOM Course Catalog

French Language
Although the completion of French Language is not required as a pre-requisite before participating in this program, all students must register for a French Language class during their study abroad semester at ISCOM. Students will take a placement exam prior to the start of the semester to determine the appropriate French level course.

Students will have a unique opportunity to participate in a 3-month paid internship through the International IMC Module. Students interested in the internship option should prepare to extend their stay in Paris through June/July.

Academic Calendar

A detailed Academic Calendar can be viewed on the ISCOM website.

Spring Semester - Beginning of January through End of April with Internship from April/May to June/July


Students are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements for the duration of their stay. ISCOM does not provide student housing; however, they are a partner of Studapart, a student housing service where you can find rentals close to ISCOM.

Comforts of Home is Europe's leading provider of accommodations for study abroad students and the housing partner of choice of many Paris universities.

Study Visa

Students will be required to apply for a Study Visa for the duration of their stay in France. Students are encouraged to carefully review the Study Visa requirements. Supporting documentation will be provided after approval.

Health Insurance

FIT requires all students to be covered in the U.S. and internationally for the duration of their study abroad program. Two types of coverage are required:

1. FIT requires students to be covered abroad for the duration of their program. This policy is mandatory, therefore students cannot waive it.

  • Coverage abroad: GeoBlue Study Abroad Insurance
    *Students will be enrolled and account will be billed before start of program. More detailed information about coverage and claims processes will be provided post-approval. Students may be responsible for purchasing French insurance; in which case, they will not be billed for GeoBlue insurance.

2. FIT requires students to be covered in the U.S. for the duration of their program. Students may waive the Haylor insurance using the standard waiver process if they already have a U.S. based insurance policy with equal or better coverage.

Program Budget

A copy of this form may be brought to Financial Aid Services so that a careful review of your program costs may be completed by an assigned financial aid counselor.

ISCOM Financial Budget Sheet


See the Scholarships & Financial Aid page.

Application, Instructions and Preparations