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France: Paris - Business Program (Summer)
Paris, France; Strasbourg, France (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
PROGRAM COST Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 03/04/2015 ** Rolling Admission 05/26/2015 06/25/2015
NOTE: Program dates are TENTATIVE. Students will spend approximately 1 week in San Diego, 2.5 weeks in Paris, and 1 week in Strasbourg.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Language Requirement: None GPA: good academic standing
Disciplines offered: Business Accomodations: Hotel
Prerequisite(s): varies Program Advisor: Ali Droster - adroster@sandiego.edu
Minimum Class Level: 45 units completed prior to program start date Tuition Remission Eligible Program: Yes
Program Type: Undergraduate
Program Description:




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FRANCE: Paris & Strasbourg

 

Business

 

Summer Program

 

 
 

PROGRAM LOCATIONS

 

PARIS, "The City of Light" draped in history, tradition, culture, and glamour, has long been a center of academia. The Seine River has long been a source of the city's economic, political, and artistic notoriety. The two banks of the Seine each have distinct personalities: the spacious boulevards and formal buildings of the Rive Droite [right bank] to the north and the cultural and intellectual reputation of the Rive Gauche [left bank] to the south. Both banks contribute to the diversity of this magnificent city. While Paris probably has more familiar landmarks than any other city in the world, it also has an endless amount of enchanting nooks to be discovered.

 

STRASBOURG is the 9th largest city in France and host to a high concentration of cultural activities: theater, concert halls, opera, and cinema. Around 49,000 young people study in Strasbourg and contribute greatly to its dynamism and lively atmosphere.

 

Strasbourg also hosts three important European institutions: European Parliament, the Council of Europe, and the European Court of Human Rights. These three institutions combined with the city­s proximity to several European countries make Strasbourg a very cosmopolitan city and one of the capitals of Europe. Within two hours by train or car, one can be in Switzerland, Luxembourg or Belgium. Germany can be accessed within minutes by crossing one of the many bridges over the Rhine River.

 

 

COURSE INFORMATION 

 

This course will have components in San Diego, Paris, and Strasbourg. More information on the specific dates to be posted shortly!

Participants in this unique program will have the unique opportunity to live and learn in Paris as well as experience local businesses in Strasbourg.

  • All courses are instructed in English by USD faculty.

  • Take one or two classes (3-6 units)

  • Classes will be offered in a variety business specializations and lecture material will be enhanced through excursions and site visits to local companies and business schools.   

     

Course Title Instructor Prerequisite

BSCM 300 : Global Purchasing and Supply Management
 
Dr. John Hanson none

ETLW 494 : International Approaches to Sustainability
 
Dr. Norm Miller none

MGMT 309W : International Comparative Management
 
Drs. Johanna & Phil Hunsaker MGMT 300*

 

*International Business Minors may substitute BUSN 361 for the MGMT 300 prerequisite.


COST

For a detailed description of program costs please see the Program Cost in the box at the top of this webpage. Click on the link which corresponds to the term you plan to study abroad.

Please note the budget sheet at the stop of the Program Cost webpage details the total cost for students enrolling in one course for the Paris SBA Summer program. Students wishing to enroll in two courses during this program should add $1950.00 tuition to the total cost for the additional course.

Students enrolling in one course for the Paris SBA program will have a total of $4800.00 charged to her/his student account.

Students enrolling in two courses for the Paris SBA program will have a total of $6750.00 charged to her/his student account.


HOUSING

In this faculty-led summer program students will live in aparthotel (apartment-like hotel). Students will be roomed with other USD program participants and should anticipate a minimum of double occupancy. Accommodations are located in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, just a 5 minute walk from the Bastille!


EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS

REIMS, France
  • Students will take a day-trip to Reims Management School, a French business school with a strong international focus. Activities include a lecture from the local RMS faculty, a company visit to Taittinger, and a tour of the local cathedral.
STRASBOURG, France
  • The last week of the program will be spent attending lectures at Ecole de Management Strasbourg. Students will visit several local companies and also enjoy a city tour by foot and boat.