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  • Locations: Rouen, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UW-Whitewater applicants only
  • This program is not currently accepting applications; however, it may run again in future years. Please use this program search tool or contact the Center for Global Education to learn more about the global experiences programs that are currently available or that may be available in the future.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2023 10/01/2022
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.

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Fact Sheet:
Program Description:

NEOMA Business School

UW-W Exchange Program

                                        NEOMA Logo

Location Rouen, France
Academic Focus Business
Eligibility 2.75 GPA, Business Majors, Junior standing
Language of Instruction English and French
Terms Fall, Spring, Year
Partner Website Click Here


Studying at NEOMA Business School offers students a unique opportunity to take a wide range of business courses taught in English and French while experiencing French culture and a modern and dynamic international campus environment. No prior knowledge of French is required.

Rouen is an attractive and lively city with 600,000 inhabitants which include 2,000 international students and around 80 different nationalities.  Rouen is the capital of Normandy and is known as the city of art and history, with gothic and medieval alleys and monuments.


This exchange program is open to business majors. Students may choose from a wide of courses in the areas of business and French language and culture.  Rouen Business School is an accredited business school ranked top ten in France,  with a proud tradition of over 140 years in higher education serving both graduate and undergraduate students. The university provides students with a quality education through business simulation, company partnerships, international partners, and the alumni network. For a complete course listing, please reference the following: NEOMA Business School Course Catalog 2019-2020


Exchange students will have the option to either live on campus (single room, one bath for every two rooms, on-site cooking facilities), or in a homestay with a French family. Other options include private residences, sharing with French students, or renting an apartment in the city. The campus is located 10 minutes outside of the city center with a excellent public transportation system. For more information on accommodation, click here.

NOTE: Housing costs are required to be paid in full prior to arrival in France.


Student Life and Surroundings

Exchange students have the opportunity to become integrated into an international university program and experience life in France. Rouen Business school organizes regular opportunities for students and companies to meet.

Rouen offers students a beautiful city center to meet up and socialize with other students at local cafes, bars, and restaurants. There are countless opportunities to partake in sporting events and other activities through student associations. There is a fitness center on campus, as well as an outdoor swimming pool just a few minutes’ walk from campus. With many multiplexes  in Rouen there are tons of movies offered in English. On weekends students often take advantage of their time off and travel to Paris or other European destinations.


Cost of Attendance, Financial Aid, and Scholarships

As an exchange program, UW-Whitewater students pay UW– Whitewater tuition fees. 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.

Other fees for this program such 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)

Billed by UW-Whitewater  
Tuition* 3,800
Application/Administration Fee 225
Contingency Fee 50
CISI Insurance 175
Subtotal $4,250
Additional Estimated Expenses  
Round-Trip Airfare 1,800
Passport and Photos 150
French Student Visa 250
French Social Security (est. 217 EUR) 240
Accommodation** 2,500
Meals 2,000
Books/Supplies 300
Personal/Miscellaneous 2,000
Subtotal $9,240
Total*** $13,490
*2019-20 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.
**Accommodation is an estimate; individual options may vary.
***For comparison, the UW-W Financial Aid office estimates the cost of attendance on the UW-W campus for one semester to be $7,400.


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 in this program are also required to apply for a French student visa.

Key Dates

Term Application Deadline Term Dates
Academic Year April 1 Early September to Early June
Fall Semester April 1 Early September to Mid December
Spring Semester October 15 Early January to Early June


Office of Global Experiences
McCutchan 204

This program is not currently accepting applications; however, it may run again in future years. Please use this program search tool or contact the Center for Global Education to learn more about the global experiences programs that are currently available or that may be available in the future.