The exchange rate is estimated at 1€ = $1.16 as of August 2018. Be aware that the exchange rate is subject to change. For the most current exchange rate, visit https://www.oanda.com/currency/converter/
Items marked as “Billable” are paid to UMass.
Non- UMass students do not pay the Education Abroad fee nor the UMass application fee. These fees are included in the program cost for non-UMass participants.
Tuition, fees, housing, medical/life insurance, excursions, social activities, transit pass, on-site director, pre-departure and on-site orientation, airport reception, mobile phone etc. are included in the program fee. Please see the API website for details on what is included. The program fee is subject to change.
The visa/residence fees include visa processing costs during pre-departure (Campus France fee and student visa fee paid to your local consulate), and processing fees for your visa upon arrival (OFII timbres).
Passport Fees are applicable if applying for a passport for the first time.
Costs for travel vary widely depending on choice of destination, accommodations, and frequency of travel. Plan to add these costs to the above budget.