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Travel Study France


The next travel study to France will take place March 8-16, 2014. Students who participate will have the opportunity to spend three days in Angers & four days in Paris learning about french culture and business practices. In addition, participating students will be enrolled in GBA 489 or MBA 595 for three credit hours.

Program Description:

The SIUE School of Business Travel Study to France consists of three days in Angers & four days in Paris. Participants will have the opportunity to experience French culture and business practices while learning about the role of France in the EU.

Locations & Travel Dates:

The France Travel Study will take place March 8th - 16th, 2014. Students will visit Angers & Paris, France.

Applications are due Friday, November 8th, 2013 by 4:30pm. Application Instructions:

  1. Click on the following link to apply: Study Abroad France Travel Study 2014

  2. Sign in with your e-id and password

  3. Follow the instructions and complete the checklist of each application piece associated with your program

  4. Submit your application as soon as possible, but no later than 4:30 pm on Nov. 8th, 2013 . Please also make sure the faculty member has submitted your recommendation by that time.

Application forms and Information documents:

Travel Study Costs:

The cost will be $2,400 for students participating in the France Travel Study.
1st Payment will be due November 14th ($1,200)
2nd Payment will be due January 13th ($1,200)
  • Included: Airfare, Transportation between Angers & Paris, Lodging, Opening & Closing dinners
  • Not included: Meals, SIUE Tuition, and Incidental expenses

Credit & Course Requirements:

Students will be enrolled in GBA 489 for three credit hours. The course is taught in seminar format and students will be reviewed based on the value they add to the course. Students will be required to attend 3 to 4 mandatory pre-trip class meetings and possibly 1 post-trip meeting.
Course Requirements:
    • Presentation

    • Personal Journal

    • Final Exam

    • Professional, responsible behavior, 24/7


To participate in the France Travel Study, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students in good standing at SIUE
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Priority will be given to School of Business students

Travel Leaders:

Dr. Janice Joplin

Dr. Ariel Belasen

Useful Information:

For additional information, contact the School of Business International Program:

Lexie Dreyer
School of Business International Program
FH 3301; Campus Box 1051
SIUE - Edwardsville, IL 62026-1051
phone 618-650-2922

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