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Exchange (Bilateral) France: Burgundy School of Business
Dijon, France
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: UW-W applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2015 10/01/2014** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
 Program Type:
Exchange (Bilateral)
 Language of Instruction:
English, Foreign Language
 Housing Options:
Apartment, Dorm/On-Campus, Home-Stay
 Minimum GPA:
2.5
 Class Standing:
Graduate, Junior, Senior
 Areas of Study:
Accounting, Business, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing
 Target Language:
French
Program Description:

Burgundy School of Business

UW-W Exchange Program


Location Dijon, France
Academic Focus Business Curriculum
Eligibility 2.5 GPA, Business majors, Junior standing
Terms Fall, Spring, Year
Language of Instruction English, French
Partner Website www.escdijon.eu/
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Academics

Studying at Burgundy School of Business  offers students a unique opportunity to take business courses across the curriculum in English, French, and Spanish while experiencing French  culture and an international campus and environment.

Burgundy School of Business  has a long tradition of welcoming international students, with an international community  that represents thirty percent of the student body and thirty-five percent of faculty.  Over half of the professors hold a PhD, and a majority of the professors are researchers, guaranteeing accurate and up-to-date knowledge in management. At Burgundy you will put theory into practice through case studies, group work, or consulting projects  for their partner companies. Studying here also allows students to meet with experts and consultants from the business world, and gain professional experience through work placements. There is personalized attention to students with small class size, close follow-up of your learning and progress, comprehensive support by the international office and availability of professors and staff help guarantee a successful experience at Burgundy School of Business.

No prior knowledge of French is required, as a wide range of courses are taught in English, but Burgundy offers a free French language courses for interested students, to help you integrate in the French society.

Accommodation

Dijon is the capital of Burgundy with a rich cultural heritage, and is famous for its gastronomy and wines and surrounded by famous vineyards. Dijon is one of the most desirable cities in France for quality of life with a calm and friendly place to study, and a university with a lively population.

Burgundy School of Business does not own or manage student accommodation but the International Office can help you look for the best options. They offer rooms in residence halls, individual studio flats,  homestays and the option to live off campus and find your own housing. All students are then requested to fill out the online accommodation form. The International Relations Office will then contact those of you requesting help.
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Student Life and Surroundings

Exchange students enjoy studying in one of the best preserved historic centers with beautiful architecture. The Burgundy School of Business offers a range of dynamic clubs and societies, along with recreation facilities and evening events for students to take part in.

Dijon is rich with social and cultural life with a range of sports activities, festivals throughout the year, as well as  concerts, cinemas, theatres, and opera for students to enjoy. Everything is within easy walking distance, there are bike rental stations that make cycling around simple. Dijon is located in the heart of Europe and only a one hour train ride from Paris. Students take advantage of  traveling  around, by reasonably-priced flights as well as bus and train networks, allowing students to explore elsewhere in France and Europe during their time abroad.
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Cost of Attendance, Financial Aid, and Scholarships

Exchange programs are affordable study abroad options that allow students to pay UW-W tuition while studying abroad.  As with all approved study abroad programs, UW-W financial aid can be used on this program.  Eligible students are encouraged to apply for the Wisconsin Grant for Study Abroad, and UW-W and external study abroad scholarships are available.

UW-W tuition, as well as the Global Experiences Application Fee and CISI international insurance, are billed to the student’s UW-W account.  Other expenses are paid individually (e.g. living expenses) or to the host university (e.g. accommodation).

Estimated Cost of Attendance (per semester)


  UW-Whitewater Burgundy Exchange
Tuition $3,789* $3,789*
Housing $1,500-$2,500 $1,650-$3,200
Meals $1,600 $2,000
Other Living Expenses $1,475 $3,000
Global Experiences Application Fee $0 $275
CISI International Insurance $0 $170
Travel Documents $0 $300
Round Trip Flight $0 $950
Total Cost of Attendance $8,364-$9,364 $12,137-$13,687

*2013-14 UW-W tuition for in-state residents. Non-residents are subject to UW-W non-resident tuition rates.  Tuition rates are subject to change each academic year.

Passport and Visa Requirements

Students will need a passport to study abroad that is valid for at least 6 months beyond the end of their program.  Students are required to have a  student visa to  study in  France.

Key Dates


Term Application Deadline Term Dates
Academic Year March 15th Early September to Early June
Fall Semester March 15th Early September to Mid January
Spring Semester October 15th Mid January to Early June

Contacts

CGE Exchange Coordinator:
Mikaela Auerbach
Center for Global Education
Office: Hyland 1227
Tel:  262-472-5379 (direct)
         262-472-5759 (appointments)
Email: auerbacm@uww.edu

UW-W Faculty Exchange Advisor:
Dr. Praveen Parboteeah
Department of Management
Office: Hyland 4515
Tel: 262-472-3971
Email: parbotek@uww.edu

 

Location

Center for Global Education
Hyland Hall, Suite 1227
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
809 West Starin Road
Whitewater, WI 53190

Contact the Center

Phone: 262-472-5759
Fax: 262-472-1491
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Information Sessions

Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m.
Wednesdays: 1:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 1:30 p.m.