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Paris - Business in the European Union

Open to undergraduates for IB 310 and graduates IB 610  (3 credits) 

This course investigates the role of the European Union in aspects of business and social life in France and visits cultural sites and iconic French locales. Students will enjoy dinner on a Seine River Cruise, tour the Louvre, visit the Champagne country and travel to Strasburg in the Alsace region of France. Corporate visits will also be included during the week in France. Students will live at the Hotel Floride Etoile located on Rue St. Didier, midway between the Arc de Triumph and the Trocadero.

This course takes place during the second half of spring semester. The course will meet for three Fridays on campus and finish with a week-long travel component to Paris in late May to early June, 2019. The structure of the course is based on lectures and in-class discussion of assigned readings and research. There will be three pre-departure lectures focusing on business in France and the European Union.

Estimated Program Cost: To Be Determined (check back for more details). Program cost does not include international airfare or graduate tuition at 50%. The program includes housing, breakfast, lunches, metro pass, some dinners, company visits, and scheduled excursions.

Prerequisite: permission of instructor. For further information contact Prof. Andy Hao, 860-768-4809,

A completed application means the following: complete the online Study Abroad Application in its entirety and submit the $1,000 Study Abroad Program Deposit. You can complete the deposit on campus at SASC or online through Self-Service Center; select "study abroad deposit" when doing so and enter the $1,000 deposit fee.

The International Center will then verify your eligibility to study abroad. To be eligible to study abroad you must be in good academic, financial and judicial standing with the University.

Undergraduates: The International Center will register you for this three credit course during the spring semester as part of your full-time undergraduate spring tuition. You will be responsible for paying only the international travel fee. The travel fee and airfare can be included in your cost of attendance for the spring for financial aid. Scholarships are available for undergraduate students.

Graduates: The International Center will register you for IB 610, and you willreceive 50% off tuition. The 50% tuition cost will be added to the program travel fee listed above (once confirmed).

*All listed fees are subject to change and cannot be guaranteed until 10 deposits have been received. The University reserves the right to cancel the program if the required number of deposits have not been received by the deadline.

Applications and program deposit of $1,000 are due by February 15th, and full payment is due March 15th. Apply online and read instructions for making the program deposit.