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EDHEC "Europeans in a Global Perspective" Short Term Exchange Program
Nice, France (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Restrictions: GW applicants only
Cost Estimate Summer
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3
Language(s) of Instruction:
Class Status:
Graduate Open to non-GW students: No
Program Description:

EDHEC "Europeans in Global Perspective - Community Institutions,  Economic Development and the Case of Luxury Goods" 

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This short-term exchange course is offered through GWSB exchange partner, EDHEC, and is taught by EDHEC faculty at the Nice campus in Southern France. This program combines a hands-on business perspective with historical, cultural, and economic analysis to take students on an intriguing journey through the spaces of European excellence and the global markets it serves. "Europeans in a Global Perspective - Community Institutions, Economic Development and the Case of Luxury Goods" will cover the following topics:
  • European Institutions and Community Organization
  • The New Knowledge Economies of Europe
  • A Panorama of European Luxury
Corporate visits have included:
  • IBM
  • Mane
  • Amadeus, the European Travel Computer Reservation System
  • Team Côte d'Azur
  • Galeries Lafayette
  • Château Crémat
  • Cultural visits include: Nice, Cannes (film festival), Monaco (grand prix)
Social activities include: Welcome and farewell events, wine and cheese tasting, and "survival French" course
Click here for additional information.
*Admission to this course is restricted to graduate students in the School of Business.

Academic Credit

Students can earn 3 academic credits for successful participation in this program.  

This program has been approved to fulfill elective credit within the following MBA Concentration: Global Management.



Sunday, February 15, 2015 
Overseas Dates for 2014:

June 2 - June 13, 2014

Dates for 2015 will be added once available.

Information Session

View a live recording of the information session HERE.  You will need to enter your GW Net ID (your GW email address without the and password to access the recording.

Program Costs

Click HERE for cost estimates. The program is a short-term exchange and students pay GW tuition for 3 credits. A program fee is also due to EDHEC upon acceptance into the program.  For 2014, the program fee was 400 euros. 
The program fee covers
  • Registration fee
  • A two-week bus pass in Nice
  • Social activities 
  • Cultural excursions
  • Welcome breakfast
  • Farewell dinner/lunch
  • Wine & Cheese
  • Apéritif en ville
  • Programme Management and personal assistance 
The program fee does not include:
  • Passports and visas
  • Books
  • Personal expenses
  • Accommodation
  • Personal insurance
  • Travel to and from France
  • Anything else not listed in the included list


Students will receive a list with different accommodation options available around the Nice campus. This period is quite busy in France especially in Nice and students are advised to book their accommodation at the earliest.

"The company visits that the course took us on were very interesting..." - Professional MBA Student, 2014


This program is administered by Global & Experiential Education in The George Washington University School of Business.