** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
The International Summer School is an intensive 6-week program open to qualified undergraduates of all disciplines who wish to experience France and explore French culture. The program aims to develop cross-cultural skills and provide an in-depth understanding of European business practices with a focus on sustainability and ethics. Courses are worth 16 ECTS or 8 U.S. credit hours and, depending on home institution regulations, count as credits in International Business, Humanities or as general electives.
The session is divided into 2 classes, each with several modules. The first class is called European Business and Ethics and the second is French Language and Culture. European Business and Ethics includes modules on
European Business Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility and
Business Ethics in Practice and EU History and Institutions. French Language and Culture includes modules
on French Civilization, French Language and Developing Cross-Cultural
addition, students participate in several workshops on French Culture
and European history, including wine tastings, gastronomic meals and
cooking classes. Excursions include visits to Paris and Versailles,
Monet's Garden and the impressionist museum in Giverny, as well as a
tour of the Normandy landing beaches.
Finally, located one hour
from Paris, the historic city of Rouen provides an excellent location
from which to explore the rest of Europe.
NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE REQUIRED