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EDHEC "Europeans in a Global Perspective" Short Term Exchange Program
Lille, France; 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 and Political Economy of Europe" 

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 and Political Economy in Europe" will cover the following topics:
  • European Institutions and Community Organization
  • The EU and its Outsiders: The Case of Eastern Europe
Corporate visits include:
  • IBM
  • Mane
  • Amadeus, the European Travel Computer Reservation System
  • Château Crémat
  • Cultural visits include: Nice, Cannes (film festival), Monaco (grand prix)
Social activities include: Welcome and farewell events, wine 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 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 - UPDATE deadline extended to February 16, 2015
Overseas Dates for 2015:

June 1 - June 12, 2015

Information Session

View a live recording of the information session HERE.

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 of 300 euros is also due to EDHEC upon acceptance into the program.  
The program fee covers
  • Registration fee
  • A two-week bus pass in Nice
  • Social activities 
  • Cultural excursions
  • Welcome & farewell events
  • Programme Management and personal assistance
The program fee does not include:
  • Travel to and from France
  • Personal insurance
  • Accommodation
  • Personal expenses
  • Books
  • Passports and visas
  • 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.