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Study Abroad for the Summer at the ESC Rennes School of Business

Dates | Costs | Location | Activities | Courses | Language | Eligibility
Availability | 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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Application Deadline for Summer: March 12
Summer Semester: June 11 - June 21, 2013


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.

(1 USD = .77 Euro)

Estimated Costs


Tuition (3 Credits resident tuition)


Paid to UNC in USD

Study Abroad Insurance


Paid to UNC in USD

Required French Insurance


65 Euros
Paid to Rennes

Books & Supplies


100 EUR

Housing & Meals


600 EUR

Cultural Activities


200 EUR

Round Trip Travel


Paid to Airline in USD

Admin Fee


Paid to UNC in USD






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


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 sustainability – through a successful Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy.

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Language of Instruction



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.


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


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


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.


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

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