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Summer at the ESC Rennes School of Business

Dates | Costs | Location | Activities | Courses | Language I Eligibility | Housing and Meals | Application | Visa

Drawn from all over the world, ESC Rennes School of Business permanent faculty has extensive experience teaching and working in a variety of countries and cultural environments. The school is comprised of students and faculty from 42 nationalities. Classes are taught in English allowing the integration of international students who do not have any or little knowledge of French. 

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Dates


Application Deadline for Summer: March 12
Summer Semester: June 17 - June 27, 2014

Costs


Students will pay tuition and fees to UNC. They will pay all other expenses in France. The budget given in US dollars is an estimate and is subject to change.

Program Fees (billed through UNC account)

Tuition and Fees (3 credits)

$875

International Health Insurance

$34

Study Abroad/Exchange Admin Fee

$300

TOTAL Program Fee

$1,209

 

Estimated Additional Expenses (not billed to student account)

Housing and Meals

$1,100

Airfare

$1,800

Passport/Visa/Required Documents/Photos/Immunizations

$150

In-country Health Insurance

$87

Texts/Course Materials

$150

Essential Daily Living Expenses

$250

TOTAL Estimated Additional Expenses (without spending money)

$3,537

Additional Spending Money & Personal Travel
 (not included in financial aid calculation)

$350-600

The above estimated total expenses are used to help plan and prepare for the program, as well as calculate eligibility for financial aid.  Not all students will incur all the expenses above.  Not that the last line is not considered a necessary expense and is not included in the total for financial aid purposes.  All amounts listed are estimates and are subject to change depending on international economic factors, past participant reports, and on-site staff reports.  Student expenditures in-country depends greatly on personal spending habits, post- or during-program travel, and available funds.

 

Location


Rennes is the capital of Brittany. Rennes has more than 200,000 habitants which about 40% are students. The city is classified as a city of art and history. In the old centre, you will find many medieval houses. Rennes is one of the top ten cities in France where French people prefer to live and work. The main industries in and around Rennes are: automobile and automotive industries, agribusiness, tourism, telecommunications, engineering companies, and service industries. 

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Activities


Rennes is a student-centered city with tons of activities for students including student organizations, a vibrant nightlife, and several cultural attractions.

Courses


Students will take one course ST 520 Responsible Management. The purpose of this course is to provide students with a conceptual framework for understanding how organizations and managers can optimize the triple bottom line - economic, social, and environmental stainability – through a successful Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy.

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Language of Instruction


English

Eligibility


To be eligible to apply students must have at least a 2.5 GPA and must have completed at least two semesters of courses at UNC by the start of the summer program abroad.

Availability


This program is open to business majors with no limit on the number of UNC students who can participate each semester. 

Housing


Students will live in student dorms on campus and eat inexpensively at campus cafeterias. Rooms come equipped with kitchens and bathrooms. 

Application


Students must first complete the UNC application for exchange AND an ESC Rennes Application. Applications will be evaluated and selections will be made immediately after the application deadline.

Visa


U.S. students do not have to apply for a visa in advance. 

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