Graduate students and undergraduate majors in the School of Business are invited to apply for the unique opportunity to participate in faculty led program to Angers and Paris, France over Spring Break.
In Angers, students will experience a mid-size French city, tour a 1500's castle and visit Loire Valley sites. Students will also participate in lectures by ESSCA Business School faculty to learn about France as a part of the EU, and French industry structures and regulatory agencies. While in Paris, students will visit many important landmarks and cultural sites including The Louvre, Musee de l'Orangerie, Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower, and more.
Planned Itinerary and Activities
Depart on group flight from St. Louis, MO to Paris, France
Depart Angers for Paris
Depart Paris on return flight to St. Louis, MO
Study Abroad for Business
3 credit hours
Contemporary Issues in Business
3 credit hours
Objectives of the course include gaining knowledge about external environmental influences of culture, trade, economic systems, technology, and political systems on conducting international business. The focus of the course is on the European Union (EU) as one specific region in the larger international environment. Within the EU, the French culture and industries will serve as specific contexts through which to observe the impact of regional integration. The primary part of the course will occur during the time in France. There will be a required pre-departure meeting and pre-departure assignments, in-trip assignments, and a post travel final essay.
This cost includes:
Rail between cities
CISI Health Insurance
It does not include:
SIUE Tuition costs (3 credit hours)
Meals in France (Budget $500 to $700)
Books and Materials
SIUE Technology Fee
$1,450 due November 1, 2015
$1,450 due January 11, 2016
Students will be housed in double rooms in hotels in Angers and Paris.
If you are interested in applying for participation in this program, please contact your academic advisor in the School of Business to indicate your interest and to determine how your participation in this study abroad program may fit with your remaining degree requirements.
Dr. Janice Joplin
School of Business, Associate Dean
Founders Hall Rm 3305
Tel: (618) 650-3412 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr Norris Manning
School of Business, Director of Academic Services
Founders Hall Rm 3126
Tel: (618) 650-3840 email@example.com
School of Business, Office Manager Founders Hall 3307
Tel: (618) 650-5440