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ESSCA Paris: Luxury Brand Management

Hosted at the ESSCA Paris campus in Boulogne-Billancourt, this exciting program combines course instruction with corporate visits and cultural activities. Successful participants are awarded 6 Concordia transfer credits (12 ECTS). Teaching will be carried out by the regular ESSCA research staff and adjunct professors with the possibility of guest speakers and outings.

About the program

This is a 3-week intensive program combining course instruction, corporate visits and cultural activities. The program is taught entirely in English while offering a multi-cultural learning environment which develops cross-cultural skills. Teaching will be carried out by the regular ESSCA research staff and adjunct professors with the possibility of guest speakers and outings. Cultural events to within Paris such as the Yves Saint Laurent Museum, the Louvre or a boat trip on the Seine.

Instruction is in English, and participants will be expected to speak and write in English on an academic level.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to participate in the ESSCA Paris Summer Program you must meet the following criteria.

  • Be enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in JMSB.
  • Have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA (CGPA).
  • Completed at a minimum of 24 credits toward your current degree program by the time you leave for the program.
  • Meet the eligibility requirements for Short-term study abroad programs outlined within the John Molson Visiting & Exchange website.
  • Must complete prerequisite courses prior to departure.

Program dates

Accommodation check in date: Sunday June 11, 2022

Pairing 1 (Luxury Brand Management)

  • Classes start date: Monday June 12, 2023
  • Classes end date: Friday June 30, 2023
  • Accommodation check out date: Saturday July 1, 2023

Pairing 2 (Management in a Global Workplace)

  • Classes start date: Monday June 12, 2023
  • Classes end date: Friday July 7, 2023
  • Accommodation check out date: Saturday July 8, 2023

Program courses

Concordia participants can take the following ESSCA Summer Program pairing:

 

Pairing 1: Luxury Brand Management

 

Pairing 2: Management in a Global Workplace

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Permission to take courses is granted by John Molson.  Courses taken without John Molson’s approval will not be transferred to Concordia. All courses taken abroad must pertain to a student’s degree program requirements.

 

Estimated cost and bursary

Host institution fees1800€ or 2300€ depending on accommodation chosen (see accommodation section below) to be paid to ESSCA. 50% of the total host institution's fee is required upon application.  

Host institution fees include 

  • 50€ non-refundable administration fee.
  • Course material (there are no books to buy)
  • Housing in shared (2-student) twin apartments in a hotel or an appropriate equivalent, depending on availability
  • Tourist tax
  • Welcome and farewell social events
  • 3-5 extra-curricular activities, depending on availability and weather (castle, museums, walking tour, boat tour etc.)
  • Public transport support card

Concordia tuition: 6 credits (12 ECTS) total for 2 courses in the Luxury Brand Management pairing. For an estimate of tuition fees, please use the tuition fee calculator.

Additional costs: Program fee quoted above does not include airfare and airport taxes; local transportation costs; travel insurance; visas; meals; personal expenses or accommodation outside of Paris, charging of your public transport card. 

Quebec Mobility Bursary: Concordia International offers a $1575 CDN. Please note that the above-mentioned bursary cannot be combined with any other mobility scholarship, mobility bursary or mobility award. For more information on the bursary, visit the Concordia International funding webpage.

Accommodations

Housing will be in self-catered shared (two student, twin beds, double occupancy) accommodations in a central location in Paris, 45 minutes from campus with easy connections to the ESSCA Campus.

Participants have a choice of the following accommodation option.

Citadines Austerlitz - Shared room apart hotel with proper facilities. No air-conditioning available in this option. This corresponds with the above-mentioned 1800€ program fee.

Citadines Place D'Italie - Shared room apart hotel with proper facilities. Air-conditioning available in this option. This corresponds with the above-mentioned 2300€ program fee.

Single Occupation Option - Once applications are closed, and depending on the occupancy rate, a single occupancy might be offered to interested students, at an extra cost. Please consult the ESSCA Summer Program brochure for details.

How to apply

Application deadline

March 10, 2023

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