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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Advisor: Jolie Roetter Advising Required: Yes
Minimum GPA: 3 Class Level Required for Admission: Senior standing
Non-AU Students Accepted by AU: No Language of Instruction: English, French
Language Courses Offered: Yes Housing: Student Arranged, Studio Apartment
Program Type: Direct Enrollment
Program Description:
Seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA and graduate students have the ability to spend a full semester  studying in Paris at ESCP Europe, the world's oldest business school. Graduate students only are eligible to participate in the Summer term.  The school first opened in 1819 and has been at its current location on the Avenue de la République since 1859. ESCP Europe is in the center of Paris (11th district) and is triple-accredited by the AMBA, EQUIS, and AACSB. An international scope and a global perspective are founding notions integral to ESCP Europe's core. In 2014, the university was ranked 12th amongst European business schools by the Financial Times and is well known for its history of educating generations of leaders and entrepreneurs.

More information on ESCP Europe can be found here.

Undergraduate students (seniors only) will have the opportunity to enroll in ESCP graduate-level classes (M1) while in Paris. It is possible to take classes in French, English, or a combination of both. This program is ideal for highly motivated business majors and minors. Students must have completed at least 89 credits prior to participation in the program. Undergraduate students must meet all eligibility requirements for the program as outlined in the Kogod Academic Policies for ESCP. 

Courses are available in both English and French. Students will take 5 or 6 courses at ESCP per semester (equivalent to 25-30 ECTS credits. Sample course options (subject to change depending on availability) include:
  • Breaking the Code of True Leadership
  • Consultant Behaviour
  • Design Thinking in Management and Entrepreneurship
  • International Business and Human Rights
  • Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneurshop
  • Segmentation and Targeting of New Consumer Groups
  • The Big Management Fads: Tools and Lessons
More information on courses available to exchange students can be found here.

ESCP Europe does not have on-campus housing. However, the school has an agreement with a student residence called “Le Vivaldi”. The residence is located in the 12th district on Rue de Rueilly and is approximately 35 minutes away by metro (the resident is located near the metros Daumesnil and Montgallet and the university is located near the metro Rue Saint Maur). There is a direct bus from the residence to the school which takes about 25 minutes.

Rent ranges from 750 to 956 euros per month for studios that vary in size from 14 to 22 square meters (all studios are equipped with a bathroom and a small kitchen). Rent includes electricity, water, heating, and unlimited fiber-optic internet access. More information on this residence can be found here (the website is in French only).

Students also have the option of applying for accommodation at the Cité Universitaire Internationale. Priority is given to graduate students.

Students interested in this program must meet with KSB's Office of Global Learning Programs before applying. Please contact with any questions you may have.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 09/26/2017
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Summer 2018 02/15/2018
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Academic Year 2018-2019 03/08/2018
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Fall 2018 03/08/2018
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Spring 2019 10/12/2018 ** Varies by program TBA TBA

** The time it takes to receive an admissions decision varies greatly by program; it can take as little as two weeks or as long as several months. Contact AU Abroad for further details on your program's admissions timeline.

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