UMW in Paris
American Business School
|Spend your summer in France with Dr. Rachel Graefe-Anderson of the College of Business, in partnership with the American Business School of Paris. Discover French business culture and learn key skills to successful international business interactions in the context of this bustling cultural metropolis.
NO FRENCH LANGUAGE SKILLS REQUIRED!
Included in the estimated cost of the program listed on this page are double-occupancy rooms in shared apartments, with no meals included. For an additional cost, students may opt for local home stays with a meal plan of their choice. Alternatively, for an additional cost, students may elect to stay in a single occupancy room in a shared apartment. All housing fees are payable directly to Comforts of Home Paris (apartments) or Host Families in Paris (home stays).
Students will earn 6 transfer credits for two 3-credit courses at the American Business School of Paris: International Corporate Governance, taught by UMW’s Dr. Graefe-Anderson, as well as your choice of an additional 3-credit course offered at ABS. Optional courses include: Microeconomics, Organizational Behavior, Consumer Behavior, International Relations and European Strategies, Doing Business in Asia, Behavioral Economics, or Strategic Brand Management (subject to availability.)
Coursework will include:
This course satisfies the Experiential Learning OR Global Inquiry general education requirement by contract with the professor only.
Requirements & Prerequisites
There are no specific prerequisites for this program. Students must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA in order to participate. As per UMW credit transfer policies, a grade of C or above is required for courses taught abroad to transfer back to UMW. This program is open to all UMW students regardless of major or year of study. It is also open to non-UMW students.
Faculty-Led Program Scholarships are available to UMW students (deadlines apply).
See the program fees and payment due dates in the right column. Use the Make a Payment button below to pay your deposit and regular program payment. Use the Special Payment option to pay a special amount (such as additional insurance or payment in a different amount as a result of a scholarship award).
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