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Sustainable Systems

With sustainability and social engagement at the heart of The New School mission, Sustainable Systems is a class all First Year students take, which seeks to provide a foundational understanding of environmental issues, introductory field research and complex systems — crucial points for future designers and design strategists. Sustainable Systems brings students across the various […]

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Parsons Paris Experience on Facebook Live

This spring we’ve been taking Facebook Live for a test run, inviting three students each week to share their perspectives on a given theme to hear about opportunities and experiences. Here’s what they had to say! Facebook Live #1: ‘Studying in Paris’ where we chat about neighborhoods, speaking French, apartments, and more! Facebook Live #2: ‘Classes at Parsons […]

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Parsons Paris Library

The Parsons Paris Library in Room 303 offers students a small but developing collection of books relevant to all of the disciplines taught at the school. It includes most of the required and recommended texts for each Parsons Parsis class as well as essential references suggested by faculty. Both graduate and undergraduate students are welcome […]

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A Taste of Student Life at Parsons Paris

Every semester the Office of Student Life offers a range of activities for students from cultural fooding events, to theatre and cultural events, yoga and wellness workshops, student led clubs, not to mention trips to Versailles, the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay, and a boat tour of the Seine during orientation. Below you can see a small […]

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Meet Internship Coordinator Jeanne Granger!

We are happy to introduce our Career Services and Internship Coordinator, Jeanne Granger. Here’s a little bit more about her: What is your background, your area of interest or focus of study? JG: My background is a mix of art school and entrepreneurship both abroad and in France. I feel creativity is the common ground between […]

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La Reserve des Arts + Parsons Paris

As part of The New School mission for sustainability, Parsons Paris is in partnership with La Réserve des Arts, an association that believes that ecology is a cultural evolution. The goal of this partnership is to promote re-usable materials, new ideas and new techniques among our students in a supportive, economic and sustainable approach. La Réserve des […]

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Students Go Backstage at PFW: Hussein Chalayan

Every semester Parsons Paris BFA Fashion Design students get to experience Paris Fashion Week firsthand thanks to our great collaborations and partners. This fall Fashion director Jasonpaul McCarthy received a call the night before the Hussein Chalayan’s womenswear show in need of extra help. The next morning was an early rise for students, who were […]

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Paris Ranked Top City in the World for Students

For the fourth year in a row, Paris was named the top city in the world for students in a study by QS. Read more about what makes it the best student city in the world in The Guardian. Parsons Paris currently offers 3 undergraduate and 4 graduate degrees, in addition to pre-college and college/adult […]

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Installation Club – Net Wt.

The Installation Club is a Parsons Paris students’ initiative that aims to create one large-scale installation each semester based on the social and physical environment of Parsons Paris and the city at large. The first installation, Net Wt., is a reaction to the number of plastic bottles thrown away at the school on a regular […]

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Parsons Paris Open House (in case you missed it)

We had a great turnout at the Parsons Paris Open House this weekend, but know that not everyone was able to make it. We put together this post so you can “meet” the Admissions team, take a virtual campus tour, and learn more about our 3 undergraduate and 4 graduate degrees. The team is always happy […]

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