France - Angers Summer Business Program

Program Dates
Friday, May 19, 2023 to Saturday, June 17, 2023

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 Human Resource Management 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.  

Please contact the program leader to be placed on their interest list. 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: MGT 3045-145 International Human Resource Management Seminar Abroad - Angers (Pre-reqs: 54 earned hours)
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),  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, Innovation and Entrepreneurship minor or major experiential elective, or the Innovation and Entrepreneurial Studies Minor Elective. 
  • MGT 3045 is a General Management Elective and an HR minor elective.


See above for pre-reqs for each course. Students without pre-reqs or who do not have the minimum hour requirement cannot take this course at the noted level and should inform the program leader of this situation before applying.


Billable Program Cost: $2,970 Includes: In-country Program Transportation, Lodging, International Health and Evacuation Insurance, Program Events, Some Meals, and CCS Administrative Fee. (This price is an estimate and may change due to COVID-19 protocols.)

Estimated Additional Student Cost: $2,940.00 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. Lynn McNeil
College of Business

Ms. Meredith Church Pipes
College of Business

Application Process

  1. In order to apply for this program, you will need to contact one of the program leaders and provide your Banner ID and email address. Program leaders may request additional information or a meeting to discuss the details of the program and your interest.
  2. When permission to apply for the program is granted, you will receive an email from the Office of International Education and Development with a link to the application and further instructions.
  3. Your application will be considered complete when you have submitted it and paid the $300 deposit fee. The fee cannot be paid until it appears on your student account. Please note that it may take 2–3 business days for it to post to your account. You will receive an email with Instructions for paying the deposit fee. Instructions can also be found in the application.
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