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Short term programmes

Customiseable programmes in business management

Audencia Business School welcomes students from around the world to apply to one of our many short-term programmes taught in English. These programmes give you the chance to learn global management skills while experiencing French lifestyle in an international environment.

Whether it is a two-week programme on European culture or a eight-week programme on international business, we have something for you ! We also have a range of term and year exchange options for students from partner institutions.

200+
students (Summer in France)
25
universities
23
nationalities
8
week programme

Programme benefits

  • Visit companies like Airbus, Électricité de France or Cointreau, as well as local start ups
  • Earn credits that can be transferred to your home institution
  • Customise your programme according to your interests
  • Determine the length of your stay
  • Learn in English with top faculty members from around the world
  • Discover life in France
  • Enjoy small class sizes


Summer in France

Audencia’s intensive summer programme in France is for you if you’re looking to build international management and business expertise with a European focus, earn additional credits or experience Audencia before committing to a full-time programme here. You’ll enjoy a combination of coursework, regular company visits, group projects and exciting extracurricular activities.

  • Language of instruction: English (French as a foreign language courses available)
  • Duration: 1-8 weeks – your choice
  • Eligibility: highly motivated students with a good command of English at the bachelor’s and master’s levels
  • Programme dates: 20 May to 12 July 2019
  • Tuition: no additional tuition for students from partner institutions; for students from other universities, please contact us for more details.

The programme runs for a total of eight weeks, but you can take as few or as many weeks as you like! The programme is customisable. Download our brochure to see last year's week-by-week schedule as an indication. Check out our website and our Facebook page regularly for more details about Summer Term 2019.

Courses are taught in English. French as a foreign language classes are available, too, if you like. You can take three hours per week of French language and get up to 4 ECTS for this module without any additional charge.

Brochure for 2019 expected in Fall 2018.

Note: the course list below is given as an indication only, please check our website regularly/contact us for more details about Summer Term 2019

  • Cross-Cultural Management: 4 ECTS
  • Branding and Advertising Strategies: 4 ECTS
  • Psychology of money and consumer behaviour: 4 ECTS
  • Global Sales: 4 ECTS
  • Digital Marketing: 4 ECTS
  • International Marketing and Communications in the EU: 4 ECTS
  • European Union: History, Institutions and International Relations: 4 ECTS
  • Sports Management: 4 ECTS
  • Leaderhip: 4 ECTS
  • European Finance: 4 ECTS
  • Big Data, IT and Marketing : 4 ECTS
  • Study Trip to Brussels: 2 ECTS
  • European Economics: 4 ECTS

 

Company visits: 2 ECTS / Throughout the program

French as a Foreign Language: 4 ECTS / Throughout the program

Course catalogue for 2018


French students organise social and cultural activities for you – including trips to local celebrations such as the Fête de la Musique and Nuit de l’Erdre (music festivals) as well as trips to the beach, special dinners and much more.

Learn more about student life at Audencia.

You’ll get extensive advice from a dedicated summer housing expert with
locating housing, whether in a private home or apartment in Nantes, or
with a French host family. Let us know your preference.

Visit our blog about housing

We’re pleased that you’re considering the summer term in France with Audencia. Please let us know if you have any questions about your eligibility, the application process or the programme itself!

Deadline

Apply by 1 April, 2019

To apply

If your home institution is one of our partners, you must request that they nominate you to begin the application process. After receiving their nomination, we will contact you with further information. If you are a free-mover (applying independently), you may contact us directly to apply.

Contact : Cécile Steyer
csteyer@audencia.com

90
students (Winter in France)
9
universities
13
nationalities
3
week programme

Winter in France

Audencia’s intensive winter programme in France will help you build international management and business expertise with a European focus, earn additional credits or experience Audencia before committing to a full-time programme here. You’ll enjoy a combination of coursework, weekly company visits, group projects and exciting extracurricular activities.

Check our brochure for the detailed course syllabus

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration: 1-3 weeks – your choice
  • Eligibility: highly motivated students with a good command of English at the bachelor’s and master’s levels.
  • Programme dates: 7-25 January 2019EK

WEEK

DATES

COURSES

1

Jan 7 – Jan 11

Branding and Innovation - Paris (4 ECTS credits, 24 hours)

2

Jan 14 - Jan 18

Study Trip to Brussels - European Politics and business (4 ECTS credits, 24 hours)

3

Jan 21 - Jan 25

Cross-Cultural Management - Nantes (4 ECTS credits, 24 hours)


Tuition:

  • no additional tuition for students from partner institutions
  • for students from other universities: €500 per module (tuition only)


The programme runs for a total of three weeks, but you can take as few or as many weeks as you like! The programme is customisable.

Train to be a leader for positive change with study at Audencia Business School. Our short MBA courses allow you to develop your skills in one of four innovative, flexible concentrations at a top European institution. These concentrations are built around Audencia’s strategic strengths – finance, innovation, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and entrepreneurship.
Your intensive, three-week session in Nantes can be completed in either January or April. You’ll choose one concentration from the two offered per session – and then select one to three courses. This option is for highly qualified students who have at least three years of full-time professional experience.

Check out our brochure for more details

Example courses :

  • Branding and Innovation (takes place in Paris)
  • Study Trip to Brussels - European Politics and Business
  • Cross-cultural Management (takes place in Nantes)

 

Don't hesitate to contact us directly if you are more interested in graduate level short term winter courses.

French students organise social and cultural activities for you – to local celebrations such as the music festival La Folle Journée, special dinners and much more.

Learn more about student life at Audencia

We're here to advice you on locating housing. In Nantes, you may choose to stay with a French host family. 

Visit our blog about housing

We’re pleased that you’re considering the Winter in France programme with Audencia. Please let us know if you have any questions about your eligibility, the application process or the programme itself!

Nomination deadline: 1 November 2018 (for partner institutions)

Application deadline: 15 November 2018

Please contact us.

To apply

If your home institution is one of our partners, you must request that they nominate you to begin the application process. After receiving their nomination, we will contact you with further information.
If you are a free-mover (applying independently), you may contact us directly to apply.

Contact: Claire Delhomme
cdelhomme@audencia.com

Apply for short-term

We’re happy to see you’re considering one of our short-term programmes. Here is a list of the relevant contacts. If you’re interested in term or year exchange opportunities, please see the Exchange section of our website.

Nomination deadline: 20 March 2019 (for partner institutions)

Deadline: Apply by 1 April, 2019

To apply
If your home institution is one of our partners, you must request that they nominate you to begin the application process. After receiving their nomination, we will contact you with further information. If you are a free-mover (applying independently), you may contact us directly to apply.


Contact Cécile Steyer

Nomination deadline: 1 November 2018 (for partner institutions)

Application deadline: 15 November 2018

To apply
If your home institution is one of our partners, you must request that they nominate you to begin the application process. After receiving their nomination, we will contact you with further information. If you are a free-mover (applying independently), you may contact us directly to apply.

CONTACT CLAIRE DELHOMME