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  • Locations: Angers, France; Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Spring Break Program
  • Restrictions: SIUE applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Spring
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Hotel Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Type: Faculty Led
Area of Study: Business Instructor: Joplin, Janice, Manning, Norris
Program Description:

Overview

Eiffel

SIUE Business Program to Angers and Paris

 

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.

 

Courses

Academic Content

GBA 489 Study Abroad (Undergraduate Students) 3 credit hours
MBA 595 Contemporary Issues in Business (Graduate Students) 3 credit hours

Students taking this class for credit will pay their SIUE tuition rate.
 

Costs

Prices and Payments

$2,900 Approximately
The program fee includes:
  • Air Ticket
  • Lodging
  • Some Meals
  • Rail between cities
  • Field Excursions
  • Health and Evacuation Insurance
The Program Fee does not include:
  • SIUE tuition
  • Meals in France (budget $500-700
  • Metro/Streetcar/Bus fares
  • Books and Materials
  • Passport
  • >SIUE Study Abroad Fee ($75)
  • SIUE Technology Fee (about $45)
  • Personal Expenses
Payment Schedule:
  • $1,450 deposit payment will be due November 1
  • >The balance of $1,450 will be due January 11
Payments are made through the School of Business payment site.

Contact

Contact Information

JoplinDr. Janice R. Joplin
Associate Dean, School of Business
618-650-3412
jjoplin@siue.edu
FH 3305
Campus Box 1051






 
ManningMr. Norris Manning
Director, Academic Services
618-650-3840
nmannin@siue.edu
FH 3126
Campus Box 1186
 

Itinerary

Program Itinerary

 
Day 1 Depart St. Louis via Chicago for Paris, France
Day 2 Arrive Paris, after immigration, depart for Angers
Day 3 Musee des Beaux-Arts & David d'Angers gallery
Tour Chateau d'Angers
Day 4 Morning at ESSCA
Langlois Chateau
Day 5 Train to Paris
Metro to the Champs Elysee
Day 6 Day trip to Normandy
Day 7 The Louvre Museum
Musee l'Orangerie
Eiffel Tower
Day 8 Les Invalides
Notre Dame Cathedral
Day 9 Explore Day
Day 10 Return to St. Louis via Chicago
> This itinerary is subject to change. Final itinerary information will be provided to participants by the program leader.
 

Program_Expectations

PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL DEMANDS OF THE PROGRAM

Participants must be prepared to encounter cultural and social situations that require a high level of mature independence and respond appropriately to such situations.  Participants must be able successfully navigate transportation systems (air, train, bus, car) to the travel study destination(s) following all rules and laws pertaining to international travel and destinations.  Participants must be able to independently and collectively travel as a coherent group and maintain emotional maturity as warranted by the trip and its variety of educational experiences.  Participants must be prepared to independently walk long distances; carry personal luggage and groceries; walk up and down stairs; and navigate entrances and exits to public transportation, buildings, and cultural sites.   Participants must be prepared to encounter environments different from the United States which can include cigarette/cigar smoke, automobile exhaust, loud noise, congested streets and crowded public areas and a variety of other environments which may not be known except upon encountering them.  If you have any physical or emotional limitations, consider your health and capabilities carefully in consultation with your doctor before undertaking this trip. 

 


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Break Program 2018 10/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling consideration for SIUE approval to study abroad. Upon completing all initial SIUE requirements, applicants will be notified (usually within 3 or 4 days) of SIUE approval (or rejection) to study abroad. Students will then be able to complete affiliate program and/or foreign host institution admission requirements.