France - Angers Summer Business Program

Program Dates
Friday, May 21, 2021 to Friday, June 18, 2021

On this program, offered in collaboration with the Université d'Angers, students will take classes with Angers business students and learn international business skills, International Finance and International Brand Management in particular, while experiencing French culture and language. Excursions include visits to landmarks in Angers, the Loire valley and Paris. The program starts and ends in the trains station in Angers, France.  

For more information, visit our program website or view the program presentation. You can access the application and find more information on OIED's Online Program Brochure. And check out the vlog one of our 2019 students, Brett Ellison, made about Angers!


U: BUS 3045 Introduction to French Culture for Business Students - 3 credits (Pre-reqs: 54 earned hours)
U: FIN 4750 International Business Finance - 3 credits (Pre-reqs: 84 earned hours, FIN 3680 &  ENG 3100/BE 3340 - juniors may participate with permission of instructor)
U: MKT 3540 New Product Development & International Brand Management - 3 credits (Pre-reqs: 54 earned hours & MKT 3050)

Credits (6-9 credit hours)

All three courses count as IB electives (major, approved, required or other), HOS electives, COB electives or upper level electives and fulfill the Global Issues requirement.

  • MKT 3540 fulfills a marketing elective(Sales, General or Digital) and can fulfill the Advanced Entrepreneurship experiential elective.
  • FIN 4750 is a Finance Set 1 elective.


See above for pre-reqs for each course. Students without pre-requisite course credit cannot take this course at the noted level. Juniors may participate in FIN 4750 with permission of the instructor.


Billable Program Cost: $2,999 Includes: In-country Program Transportation, Lodging, International Health and Evacuation Insurance, Program Events, Some Meals, and CCS Administrative Fee. 

Estimated Additional Student Cost: $3830.00 Estimated costs include but are not limited to:  Summer Tuition, Airfare, Train fare to and from Angers,  Personal Expenses, and most meals. 

Program Leader

Ms. Meredith Church Pipes
College of Business

Ms. Lynn McNeil
Languages, Literatures & Cultures

Ms. Veronica Lozano-Toub
College of Business

Students not eligible for this program who want to participate should contact the program leader to ask if accommodations can be made.
Eligible Groups: 
Undergraduate business majors
All faculty-led programs fulfill the Global Issues Requirement and can fulfill a COB elective or free elective. Be sure to speak with your academic advisor to see how a specific faculty-led program will fit into your program of study.
International Business