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Stanford Program in Paris

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The Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) in France was established in the 1980s. It is responsible for the administrative support for Stanford’s undergraduate study abroad program in France.

Relationship to Stanford

A branch of Stanford University, and an Association under the (French) 1901 Associations Law.

Stanford Programs Supported

Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP)


The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University through Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education (VPUE).

Contact Global Business Services (GBS)

Because of this Presence, activities carried out in-country may trigger additional compliance requirements. If any of the following are true, contact GBS to ascertain if the activities could trigger associated obligations for you or Stanford.

  • You are a business traveler in France for over 183 cumulative days in one year.
  • You will rent, lease, or purchase space, whether for residence or work.
  • Your program will generate revenue or income in France.
  • You need to hire local workers in France.

Learn more about Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP), Paris.