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France: Paris - Business Program (Summer)
Paris, France; Strasbourg, France (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Language Requirement: None GPA: good academic standing
Professor(s): Dr. Johanna Hunsaker, Dr. Kenneth Bates, Dr. Philip Hunsaker Disciplines offered: Management, Marketing
Accomodations: Hotel Prerequisite(s): varies
Program Advisor: Ali Droster - Minimum Class Level: 45 units completed prior to program start date
Tuition Remission Eligible Program: Yes
Program Description:

Original Application Deadline : February 19, 2014

Extended Application Deadline : March 19, 2014

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FRANCE: Paris & Strasbourg




Summer Program





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.





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

MGMT 309W : International Comparative Management
Dr. Johanna Hunsaker MGMT 300*

MGMT 303 : Interpersonal Relations
Dr. Phil Hunsaker MGMT 300*

MKTG 420 : Consumer Behavior
Dr. Kenny Bates MKTG 300


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


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.


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!



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.
  • 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.


BRUGES, Belgium [$240]
  • Spend a Saturday exploring the beauty of Bruges, with transportation, city tour, and lunch included!

This program is currently not accepting applications.