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- Locations: Rouen, France
- Program Terms: Summer
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Location: Rouen, France
The International Summer School is an intensive 6-week program open to qualified undergraduates of all disciplines who wish to experience France and explore French culture. The program aims to develop cross-cultural skills and provide an in-depth understanding of European business practices with a focus on sustainability and ethics. Courses are worth 8 U.S. credit hours and, depending on home institution regulations, count as credits in International Business, Humanities or as general electives.
The session is divided into 2 classes, each with several modules. The first class is called European Business and Ethics and the second is French Language and Culture.
European Business and Ethics includes modules on European Business Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics in Practice and EU History and Institutions.
French Language and Culture includes modules on French Civilization, French Language and Developing Cross-Cultural Competencies.
In addition, students participate in several workshops on French Culture and European history, including wine tastings, gastronomic meals and cooking classes. Excursions include visits to Paris and Versailles, Monet's Garden and the impressionist museum in Giverny, as well as a tour of the Normandy landing beaches.
Finally, located one hour from Paris, the historic city of Rouen provides an excellent location from which to explore the rest of Europe.
Rouen is a city in the province of Normandy in Northwestern France. The city is just one hour from Paris and 45 minutes to the ocean. The metro area of Rouen has approximately five hundred thousand people. Rouen is known for its beautiful Notre Dame Cathedral, half timbered buildings and as the location where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake in 1431.City of Rouen Brochure
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