Study Abroad Office

ESSCA: International Business and International Marketing or Economic Intelligence & Strategy and International Finance

 

Location: Paris, France

Program Type: UMSL Exchange Program open to undergraduate students

Special Notes: Students pay UMSL tuition plus a program fee. See cost information below. 

Language of Instruction: English

UMSL Term Abroad: Summer. Students can also participate on semester or year exchange at this institution in Angers, FranceBudapest, HungaryShanghai, China.  

Approximate or Known Dates Abroad: 
Mid-June to Mid-July
June 23-July 19, 2014

UMSL Eligibility Requirements. This program is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Important Dates: Regular Application Deadline

Program Description: Undergraduate exchange students will be able to take one of two course pairings, earning them 3 credit hours in: International Business and International Marketing or International Finance and Economic Intelligence & Strategy at the ESSCA Paris campus in Boulogne-Billancourt. Teaching will be carried out by the regular ESSCA research staff and adjunct professors with the possibility of guest speakers and outings. In addition to these visits, a welcome lunch and a farewell dinner will gather all participants together in a cordial atmosphere and allow them to interact with French students and learn about the French way of life.

The four-day week design will also enable participants to profit from Paris’ central geographic position to explore other parts of France (Normandy, Brittany, the Loire Valley castles, the Alps, the Riviera) and indeed—thanks to low-cost carriers—most of Western Europe.

Program Fee Includes:

Accomodation: Housing will be in self-catering individual or shared (two-student) accommodations in or just outside of Paris with easy connections both to the ESSCA Campus as well as the Paris metro.

ESSCA Summer School Website: http://www.essca.fr/en/you-are/international-student/summer-programmes/paris/ 

Cost Estimates for 2014*

Use the Budget Worksheet to compare the below cost to your personal budget or living on campus at UMSL.

Tuition* $1894.80
Books and course materials $10.00
Mandatory HTH insurance $35.00
Program Fee $2100.00
Accommodations $Program Fee
Meals & Personal Expenses $Program Fee+700
Airfare $1525.00
Local Transportation $Program Fee
Other $-
Total $6264.80*

* UMSL tuition fees are based on 6 undergraduate credit hours at the 2014/15 rate - 2015/16 tuition rate TBA April 2015. Non-resident fees may apply.
* Airline estimate based off of online search to and from Paris
* Please note that expenses are ESTIMATES. Costs vary depending on the exchange rate, the inflation rate, individual spending habits, and amount of extra travel. The cost estimate above does not include visa expenses, personal expenses, independent travel, which vary widely from student to student.
* Program information is subject to change.
* ESSCA Program Fee for 2014