Founded in 1906, EDHEC Business School
was among the first institutions worldwide to be awarded the triple accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA) for academic excellence and professional relevance. EDHEC Business School is the largest business school in France. Known for its' strength in finance, EDHEC also has prominent research centers focusing on accounting, risk management, marketing, and law.
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- 15th in Europe according to the Financial Times European Business Schools Ranking 2019
- Top 100 worldwide according to Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2020
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The Summer 2020 information booklet is available here: EDHEC Summer 2020 Booklet.pdf
(refer to the “Globalizing Europe
This short-term exchange program is taught by EDHEC faculty at their Nice campus in France.
This course will examine topics of key interest to business and economics students unfamiliar with European institutions, nations and the particular problems presented in constructing a European Union and at the same time, globalizing enterprises outside that union. Four focus courses acquaint participants with European business, economic challenges and the larger political and cultural framework that encapsulates the EEC.
Corporate visits may include
- Cross Cultural Challenges: European diversity
- Comparative Business Models in Europe
- European Institutions and Community Organization
- Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer
- Sociétés MANE
Social activities include:
- Guided tour of Grasse
- Tour of Monaco
- Bicycle tour of Nice
Welcome and farewell events, a gastronomic experience and food tourism.
This program is only open to degree-seeking graduate students at the School of Business.
As there are limited spots available for this program, students will be nominated on a competitive basis. Applicants must have an established academic record at GW and be in good academic standing with the university (GPA of 3.0 or above).
are awarded for successful completion of this program.
GWSB graduate students must earn at least a B
equivalent in order to receive credit for the courses taken at Fudan. Grades earned through a GWSB short-term exchange will not count towards a student's GW GPA.
This program fulfills general elective credit for Master's and MBA programs. Students may petition to have study away courses count towards Graduate School of Business Certificates or other Master's degree requirements by speaking with their academic advisor.
Application Deadline EXTENDED*:
Friday, January 31, 2020
Monday, February 3, 2020 at 9am
*Short-term exchange programs follow a two-step application process. Students must first apply through Global & Experiential Education (G&EE) and after a student is admitted and committed to a short-term exchange program, G&EE will forward the student’s name with our endorsement to the partner university. The student will be contacted by the partner university with instructions on next steps and how to complete any forms required by the partner university, if applicable.
On GW campus Dates
*Students are required to attend a mandatory pre-departure orientation session facilitated by G&EE prior to the program’s overseas dates.
June 15 – July 2, 2020
For this short-term exchange program, students will be charged GW tuition for 3 credits as well as a program fee due to EDHEC upon acceptance to the program.
for program cost estimates. (The program fee was 536 euros in 2019).
Please note that application decisions will be shared with students on February 12th. Those applicants who are admitted to their program of choice will be required to make a $500 deposit by the deadline date. If a deposit is not received by the deadline, students will forfeit their spot on the program.
To secure their place in the program, accepted students will be required to submit a non-refundable $500 program deposit. The deposit will be posted to the students' account for the summer semester and credited towards tuition or the program fee for the course.
Scholarships are available to GW School of Business graduate students.
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