|Restrictions:||GW applicants only|
|Minimum GPA:||3||Language(s) of Instruction:||English, French|
|Class Status:||Graduate||Open to non-GW students:||No|
|Level of Immersion:||Fully Integrated|
Audencia Grande Ecole de Management
Is this program for me?
The Audencia Grande Ecole de Management is particularly known for their expertise in global responsibility, adhering the to the UN’s Global Impact initiative, and supply chain management. The school is ranked 6th for business schools in France and 20th among European business schools. In 2013, Audencia announced its MBA Program in Responsible Management emphasizing the institution's commitment to sustainability.
The Audencia exchange is open to all degree-seeking graduate students within the School of Business.
Audencia academic year is comprised of two semesters: Fall & Spring.
Fall Semester: Late August - mid December
Spring Semester: January (or February) - May
*Exact dates may vary and do not include the mandatory Orientation
CoursesExchange students enroll in classes through the Masters of Science in Management program. Limited spaces are open to exchange students in the International Masters in Management and the MBA in Responsible Management. Audencia also offers classes in their new program: “Management of Digital Business and Information Technology.”
Please consult the Audencia website for the most updated course listings available.
Language of Instruction
Courses are offered in French and English. French language courses available for all students free of charge. Note that GWSB students cannot earn GW credits for participation in language coursework.
Exchange Students are responsible for finding housing in Nantes with guidance from Audencia. There are several different accommodation options in Nantes: student residences, young workers’ accommodation, hostels, host families, and private apartments. Audencia's website provides more information on accommodation and estimated costs.
Exchange students have full access to the Audencia career center. *Students interested in obtaining internships while in France will need to apply for a work visa and seek approval from GWSB. Exchange students are strongly encouraged to meet with The F. David Fowler Career Center prior to departure for the exchange.
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This exchange is managed by Global & Experiential Education in The George Washington University School of Business. Please contact Lisa Brancheau at email@example.com to make an appointment prior to applying. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions can be found on our website.
Application Deadline:Fall Exchange - March 15th
Spring Exchange - September 15th