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  • Locations: Toulouse, France
  • Program Terms: Maymester
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Abroad Year Application Deadline Decision Date Program Start Date Program End Date
Maymester 2020 02/01/2020 ** N/A 05/11/2020 05/29/2020

** Students will be notified of acceptance by email and through their online application.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3.0 for graduate students Housing: Dorm, Hotel/Hostel
Language of Instruction: English Program Type: GSU
Program Director: Dr. Daniel Bello, Paula Huntley Sponsoring College: J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Sponsoring Department: International Business Credit Type: GSU Credit
Credit Level: Graduate Credit
Program Description:
Management & Marketing in the EU
May 11 - 29, 2020 | 6 Credit Hours
Program Director: Ms. Paula Huntley for Dr. Daniel Bello | 35 Broad Street, Room 639 | 404-413-7277 | phuntley@gsu.edu

Students interested in applying should click the Apply Now button to login with their Campus ID and password and complete all application components. Because the program size is limited, early application is strongly advised. Individual interviews will be scheduled with students upon receipt of the application. 

Toulouse, France by night This three-week experience will allow students to gain valuable exposure and experience with the continued evolution of the European Union. Two modules examine the challenges of Managing in Europe, and applications associated with Marketing Practices in the EU. Program attendees will learn about:

  • Advertizing to the French Consumer
  • Distribution Channels in France
  • Industrial Relations in Europe
  • European Human Resource Management and Employee Relations

Corporate case studies are integrated into each module. Tentative company visits include Aerospatiale, Airbus Industrie, Auchan, France Telecom, and a local winery allowing students to observe and examine first-hand how companies work within the EU structure.
Drinking Espresso in a cafe in France May 13: Depart Atlanta
May 14: Arrive Toulouse
May 15: Module 1 - Managing in Europe
May 22: Module 2 - Marketing Practices in Europe
May 31: Depart Toulouse for Atlanta

Accommodations

Participants will have a choice of housing accommodations. Room deposit required.
Visiting Airbus IndustrieThe program is open to graduate students only who meet all academic requirements of the Georgia State University J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Program size is limited and participation is contingent upon acceptance by the program director.

  • Transient students should visit the Transient Student tab on the How to Apply page of our website
  • International students at Georgia State who hold F-1 visas must contact the Office of International Students and Scholar Services at (404) 413-2070 to discuss possible implications of study abroad for their immigration status.

Participants who successfully complete the program will receive 6 semester hours of credit toward their business degree. Students will receive a letter grade for each 3 credit course. Students must register for both sections of IB 8400.
Program cost may vary at any time according to currency fluctuations and changing travel arrangements. The estimated cost of this program is $2,700, PLUS regular Georgia State University tuition and fees. Nonresident/out-of-state students will pay in-state tuition plus a $250 fee in addition to the program cost. Students are responsible for their own travel arrangements and have a choice of housing accommodations. The $2,700.00 program cost is approximately what students will spend on their airfare, dorm and meals. Participants who wish to tour Europe on their own after the program ends (at their own expense), should speak with the program director when they apply.

A $200 deposit is due upon acceptance to the program. All payments are non-refundable upon receipt
Program Estimate Includes:
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Accomodations
  • Meals
Program Estimate Does Not Include:
  • Georgia State tuition and fees
  • Passport fees
  • Excess baggage charges and tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Public transportation in Toulouse
  • Travel before or after the program
Financial Aid & Scholarships

Georgia State University students may use any financial aid they currently receive for the term they study abroad, including: Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loans (Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans and PLUS loans), Perkins Loan, HOPE Scholarship, and other scholarships. Please note: due to federal regulations, these funds are not availble in time to use for your inital payments! Georgia State University students may be eligible for the IEF Scholarship and the International Access Scholarship.

Students who:

  • Meet the eligibility requriements
  • Are accepted into a program
  • Pay a deposit by the deposit deadline

will be considered for these scholarships based upon the program application they submit. Visit the scholarship page on our website or stop by the Study Abroad Programs Office for advisement to learn more about other scholarship opportunities & financial aid for study abroad.
Toulouse, France by nightStudents participating in GSU-sponsored programs must complete a Health Clearance upon acceptance to their program. Please print this page to take with you to your appointment. Prior to departure, Study Abroad Programs will enroll students in international insurance for the duration of their study abroad, the cost of which is included in the program fee. The U.S. State Department's website provides important international travel information about health, safety & security.

Students traveling on this program should expect:
  • Long-distance walking
  • Sun exposure

Required Vaccinations: There are no required vaccinations for this program. Please consult the CDC's travel page and discuss any recommended vaccinations with your physician.
Eiffel Tour in Paris, France Study Abroad Advising

Interested in studying abroad, but not quite sure where to get started? Meeting with a Peer Advisor is your first step in studying abroad! All of our Peer Advisors have study abroad experience and can help you define your goals for studying abroad and point you to resources to make your study abroad experience a success. After you meet with a Peer Advisor to learn the basics about studying abroad, you are eligible to come in to meet with a Study Abroad Advisor during walk-in advising hours. Study Abroad Advisors are here to guide you through the entire study abroad process, from choosing a program and applying to scholarships to making sure you're readjusting to life back on campus when you return. To view our current advising schedule, please visit our website.

Location

Study Abroad Programs Office
Georgia State University
International Center
Dahlberg Hall, 3rd Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 413-2529
mystudyabroad@gsu.edu