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International Faculty-Led Courses

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Fashion in Paris 

School of Fashion students can enroll in the spring  Fashion in Paris course, which is offered every other year. It will be offered next in the Spring of 2025. This course brings together designers, communications, and merchandising students in an international setting for hands-on exposure to the ever-changing global fashion industry.

The preparation portion of this 3-credit course focuses on French culture and the French/European fashion industry, setting the stage for an intensive study abroad experience that includes two weeks of travel to Paris, France in June. 

The course in France is part lecture and part field practice.  Lasell faculty will be joined by professionals from the French fashion industry associated with the Paris American Academy who will lead discussions on a variety of topics. Students engage in hands-on workshops, work backstage at shows during Men's Fashion Week, and take classes with industry experts. Cultural immersion also includes a community service project that purposefully engages students in reflecting on the evolving social conscientiousness in the global fashion market place.

Application Steps

  1. Attend an Informational meetings in September and early October.
  2. Submit the Faculty-led Program Application by 4:00 p.m. on October 19th
  3. Decisions will be made by October 31st.
  4. Deposits ($300) is due by December 5th.

If you have questions about the Fashion in Paris program, please contact  

Global Engagement through Sport, Health and Fitness (2024)

Global Engagement through Sport, Health and Fitness, gives students, as citizens of the world, insight into the impact of sport, health, and fitness in a global community.

You'll learn history of Northern Ireland prior to taking part in an international immersive cultural experience.

Students enrolled in this 3-credit course travel to Belfast, Northern Ireland during Thanksgiving break for experiential learning at the Friendship Four Hockey Tournament, in collaboration with the Belfast Giants professional hockey team and Ulster University.

Application Steps

Students of all majors and class years are encouraged to register for this course. 

  • Register for the course during spring course registration.

  • Currently students do not need to complete the Faculty-led Program Application. 

If you have questions about this program, please contact