How to Apply

The seminar is open to advanced undergraduate, graduate students, & young professionals who are working in an area related to the seminar’s topic. 

Space is limited; early applications will be given priority.

Submit an application containing the following to

  • One-page statement of interest;
  • CV;
  • Names and contact of two references, and at least one letter of recommendation. Please arrange to have letters sent to before the deadline.

The application deadline for the seminar is March 22nd, 2024. Space is limited so apply early. Applicants can expect to receive a decision by March 29th, 2024. Space is limited so apply early.

For questions about the seminar, please contact:


The Seminar will take place in Paris from June 30th - July 12th, 2024 with classes in Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris, 6e arrondissement) in a historic venue. Accommodation will be provided on site.


Meals will be provided throughout the seminar, though lunches and dinners will not be provided on the afternoons and evenings when participants are free to explore Paris on their own.


A registration fee of $800 / 750€ (for students) or $1000 / 950€ (for young professionals) is requested for overhead purposes and represents a small fraction of the true cost of the program. Reading material will be made available free of charge to the accepted applicants a month before the seminar. Some scholarships are available to assist students in financial need


Participants are expected to arrange their own travel to Paris. They should plan to arrive by the late afternoon of June 30th and depart on the morning of July 12th.