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  • Locations: Marseille, France
  • Program Terms: Dual Degree
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  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Dual Degree 2020-2021 03/01/2020 ** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, French Program Type: Exchange
Provider: Direct Partner Field of Study: Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Management
Minimum GPA: 3 High Impact Experiences: Internship
Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Advisor: Katrena Henderson
Program Description:
FranceKEDGE
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Program Description

The University
KEDGE, formerly Euromed Marseille, is ranked third in France’s post-baccalaureate schools with a 4-year programme. Located in the heart of the French Riviera, this prestigious management school aims to enable young people to develop a professional project within a structure dedicated to personal training and development, and it continues to educate the world’s next generation of successful business leaders. KEDGE’s approach to teaching encourages the development of independence but simultaneously guarantees personal assistance and follow-up.

The Surrounding Area
Located on the gorgeous seaside of Southern France, Marseille boasts over 2,600 years of history and has the cultural vivacity to show for it. The city has been immortalized in classic tales like The Count of Monte Cristo, and the Chateau d’If prison can still be visited today. Not just a relic of history and literature, Marseille holds the title of second largest city in Europe and one of the most desirable destinations of the visually sumptous French Riviera. Unlike the flashier, luxurious city of Nice on the opposite end of the Riviera, Marseille presents the exhilirating side of multiculturalsim and diversity and some of the best restaurants in France, as the capital of Provence should. Students enjoy the Marseille nightlife and lively weekends in their host city, just as much as travelling easily to other parts of Europe.

Location.......................................................... Marseille, France
City Population ..............................................................800,000
University Enrollment........................................................4,400

Student Life
KEDGE is located just 30 minutes from the southern European metropolis of Marseille. The geographical location offers a natural environment to enjoy top level sports facilities. The Marseille town centre is easily accessible via an efficient public transportation network. With the latest technology infrastructures and equipment, IT Centre, Market Trading Room, and wireless internet technology covering the entire campus, the KEDGE campus is ideal for completing business-related studies.


Eligibility 

  • Degree-seeking student
  • At least sophomore standing at time of participation
  • Good judicial standing
  • 3.0+ GPA at time of application
  • French language proficiency in order to take any courses in French (not applicable if taking all business classes in English)

Academic Details

The program is designed with business students in mind. Courses offered in both English and French include: finance, global strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship, human resources and management, managing complexity, marketing management, marketing, and many more! Many classes are taught in English.  Students my elect to take classes in French with proof of language proficiency.  Exchange students in a special TABSA two-year program may earn two degrees, including a business degree from UNCW and a degree from KEDGE.

Housing

KEDGE offers convenient close to campus housing. Housing is limited and reserved for international students on a first come, first served basis. Facilities include WIFI, virtual libraries, sport facilities, and a university restaurant. Students may also opt to live off campus and commute as local students do.


Program Dates

TABSA 2-Year Dual Degree
Mid-September to June second year

Academic Year Dates
Mid-September to June

Fall Semester Dates
Mid-September to Mid-December

Spring Semester Dates
Early January to June
 

Financial Details

Program Cost
This program is available as an Exchange or as a Study Abroad: 

  • Exchange - This means you pay your regular tuition and fees to UNCW, and your room and board costs abroad.

There will be additional costs for international airfare, passport, visa, health insurance, and local transportation. Please meet with an advisor at the Office of International Programs to discuss which option is best for you. 

Financial Aid and Scholarships
Federal and state financial aid may be applied towards this program. Even if you are normally ineligible for financial aid, you should submit a financial aid application (FAFSA). You may find that you are eligible for additional funding. 

UNCW students may also apply for a UNCW Education Abroad Grant and additional study abroad scholarships. Grant applications and additional information are available at www.uncw.edu/international/abroad/aid.html.


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