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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.

General brochure Short term programmes

International Student Guide for Short Programmes

Academic calendar

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: 25 May til 16 July 2021
  • Tuition: no additional tuition for students from partner institutions; for students from other universities, please contact us for more details and check our brochure below.

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. Check out our website and our Facebook page regularly for more details about Summer Term 2021.

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.

 

Note: the course list/course catalogue below is given as an indication only and is subject to change. Each module is worth 4 ECTS

  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Psychology of Money and Consumer behaviour
  • Digital Marketing
  • Sport Business Management: From Traditional to E-sports
  • Intercultural Leaderhip
  • International Economics
  • Problem solving in the Global Context
  • International Finance
  • Big Data, IT and Marketing
  • Study Trip to Brussels

 

Company visits: 2 ECTS / Throughout the program (not applicable in 2021 due to covid health restrictions)

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

Course catalogue 2021


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.


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 April 10th 2021

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 : summer@audencia.com

160
students (Winter in France)
25
universities
28
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 catalogue

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration: 1-3 weeks – your choice
  • The programme takes place in 3 locations: Paris, Brussels and Nantes
  • Eligibility: highly motivated students with a good command of English at the bachelor’s and master’s levels.
  • Programme dates: 4-22 January 2021

 

Tuition:

  • no additional tuition for students from partner institutions
  • for students from other universities: registration fee €500 per module on site / 400€ per module online + €50 administrative fee (non refundable)


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.

Note: the course list below is given as an indication only and is subject to change

 2021 Courses:

WEEK

DATES

COURSES

1

Jan 4 – Jan 8

Branding and Innovation Nantes (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

Leading Organizational ChangeONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

Intercultural Management and Negotiation Nantes (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

Esports Management: The Worldwide Game ChangerONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24hrs)

2

Jan 11 - Jan 15

Study Trip to Brussels - European Politics and Business (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

Conscious Leadership Paris (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

Intercultural Management and Negotiation – ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

3

Jan 18 - Jan 22

Corporate Strategy – ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

Luxury Management and Entrepreneurship Paris (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

Design Thinking Paris (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

4

Jan 25 - Jan 29

International Finance: The Role of Risk – ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

Intercultural Leadership – ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

Managing Diversity in Organisations – ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

5

Feb 1 – Feb 5

Psychology of Money – ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

Drivers for Sustainability Transition in Business ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

Business Model Media - ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

6

Feb 8 – Feb 12

Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation – ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

Problem solving in the Global Context ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

Strategic Management – ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

7

Feb 15 – Feb 19

Social Entrepreneurship: Making an Impact in our Communities – ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

International Economics – ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

International Corporate Finance – ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

8

Feb 22 – Feb 26

Issues and Crisis Management in the Age of Turbulence – ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

Digital Transformation in Action: From the Old to the New Economy ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

Big Data : Data Analytics ONLINE (4 ECTS credits, 24 hrs)

We're here to advise you on locating housing. Pleae contact us for more details, various options available.

 

 

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

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

Nomination deadline: 15 October 2020 (for partner institutions)

Application deadline: 1 November 2020

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: winter@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 2020 (for partner institutions)

Deadline: Apply by April 1st 2020

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 our summer term manager

Nomination deadline: 15 October (for partner institutions)

Application deadline: 1 November

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 WINTER PROGRAMME MANAGER