WWU Exchange in France:
École de Management de Normandie
École de Management de Normandie (EM-Normandie) is located in Normandy, a beautiful region in the northwest of France with excellent motorways and train connections with Paris. EM-Normandie is a French business school that can trace its origins back to 1871. This business school is the result of combined efforts made by the Chambers of Commerce of Caen and Le Havre and their vision of creating a school that could fit the demands of regional and national needs of firms. EM Normandie has 2600 students on the campuses of Paris, Caen, Deauville and Le Havre where courses are taught in both English and French. The student population includes 500 international students.
École de Management de Normandie has campuses which offer different academic programs. They are located in Paris, Caen, Deauville and Le Havre. Caen is located in lower Normandy on France's north coast, about 148 miles northwest of Paris. A medieval city, the beauty and culture of the city is easy to find from its traditional stone gothic arcitecture to countless museums. This location combines traditional French charm with easy access to busier city life just a few hours away. It is a major train and ferry point allowing for ease of transport as well as being a hub of college life due to the 30,000 plus students that call it home. Caen is a beautiful historical and university town, 30 minutes away from the famous Normandy beaches. Deauville is a famous tourist resort where several prestigious events are organized such as the American Film Festival and the Asian Film Festival. Le Havre is a port city and the city center has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage since 2005 for its "innovative unitlization of concrete's potential." Le Havre and Deauville are both located directly on the seaside.
Academic Program and Courses
The academic year runs from September to May.
- Fall semester: September to December
- Spring semester: February to May
Language of instruction is in English or in French. Students may take courses in English
in the Normandie Business Programs for undergraduate students for one semester or the academic year. Graduate students may do a one semester exchange in International Business, Cross Cultural Marketing and Negotiation, Supply Chain Management, and International Logistics. The Caen campus offers programs in European Business and International Management taught in English. The Le Havre campus offers programs in Marketing and International Business, The Guide to Business and Management Programmes
has more detailed information abourt the courses in French and English.
For the ease of students, the Normandie Business School has long standing contracts with local apartment complexes. The university will assist students with finding housing but the student is responsible for the arrangements.
Exchange program participants will pay WWU in-state tuition and mandatory fees. All other costs associated with participation in the program (including transportation, room and board, personal expenses) are the responsibility of the individual student. Check the budget sheet for information on any additional estimated expenses.
The program may allow for time which can be spent in non-program activities. Participants may wish to travel, sightsee or participate in activities or events in which they have a personal interest. Please note that the participant is fully responsible for making arrangements and for all costs of transportation, lodging, food and additional expenses that may be associated with any non-program activities.
There are two applications for exchange students to complete. Students should start the Education Abroad application by clicking the Apply Now button on this brochure page. After completing the first part of the Education Abroad application and completing the interview, students will be notified of their nomination status. Students who are nominated will then complete the application process for the host institution.
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