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.
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
Participants will have a choice of housing accommodations. Room deposit required.
The 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
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
- 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
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
Study Abroad Programs Office
Georgia State University
Dahlberg Hall, 3rd Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303