Short term programmes

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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 six-week programme on arts management, we have something for you – even a programme in China! We also have a range of term and year exchange options for students from partner institutions.

114
students (Summer in France)
25
universities
23
nationalities
8
week programme

Programme benefits

  • Visit companies like Airbus, Électricité de France, Cointreau, Lenovo, Tencent 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: 15 May to 13 July 2016
  • Tuition: no additional tuition for students from partner institutions; for students from other universities:
    €500 per week (tuition only)
    €600 per week (tuition and homestay)
    €750 per week (tuition and student residence)
    €900 per week (tuition and luxury residence)

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 the brochure to see our week-by-week schedule. Or check out our Facebook page for more details.

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 without any additional charge.

  • Crisis Communication
  • Branding and Advertising Strategies
  • Innovation, Creativity and Design
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Effective Business and Communications in the EU
  • Marketing to Europe
  • HR Essentials - NEW !
  • Big Data, IT and Marketing - NEW !
  • Luxury management - NEW !
  • European Union: History, Institutions and International Relations
  • European Consulting Project
  • International Trade
  • European Finance
  • Arts Management
  • Study Trip to Brussels


Note: this course list is an example only; please contact us to confirm this year’s offerings.

Download the brochure to see our week-by-week schedule and learn about credits you can earn. Or check out our detailed course syllabi to learn about individual courses. 

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, 2017

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. There are two tracks available: undergraduate and postgraduate.

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  • 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: 4-20 January 2017

Tuition:

  • no additional tuition for students from partner institutions; for students from other universities.
  • €500 per module / €1,000 for The EU & Cross-Cultural Management (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.

Example courses for the postgraduate track include:

  • International Business, Managing the Legal Risk
  • Foreign Currency Speculation
  • Foundation of Leadership and Teamwork
  • International Business Planning
  • Value Creation in M&As
  • Business and Management Ethics
  • Strategic Alliances and Mergers Acquisitions
  • Public Opinion and Mass Media
  • Public Opinion from Communication Perspective
  • Study Trip to Brussels

Example courses for the undergraduate track include:

  • The EU and Cross-Cultural Management (takes place in Paris and Nantes)
  • Study Trip to Brussels

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 2016 (for partner institutions)

Application deadline: 15 November 2016

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: Sarah Morkowsky
smorkowsky@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.

Deadline: Apply by 1 April, 2017

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 2016 (for partner institutions)

Application deadline: 15 November 2016

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 Sarah Morkowsky