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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
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3
Language(s) of Instruction:
English
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" 


Is this program for me?*EDHEC

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 include:
  • 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
 
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*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.  
 

Calendar

Deadline: January 15, 2013 (Admitted students will need to confirm their participation by February 7th)
 
Overseas Dates:

June 2 - June 13, 2014
 

Program Costs

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 is 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

Accommodations

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.

Questions?

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