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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2021 09/20/2020 10/01/2020 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Class Status: Undergraduate Program Type: Program Provider
Language(s) of Instruction: English, French Prior Language Study: 0 Semesters Required
Language Course Offered: Yes Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.50
Eligible Populations: Junior, Second Semester Sophomore, Senior Housing Options: Homestay
Maximum Credits Offered: 16 Academic Highlights: Cultural Studies, Management
Internship Available: Yes Program Scholarship: Yes
Service Learning Available: No Program Advisor: Lauren Chow
Program Description:
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CIEE Business & Culture in Toulouse, France

Learn about business in a hub for the European aerospace industry and tourist hotspot, Toulouse. With CIEE in this student-friendly city in the south of France – paradise on Earth to some – you can take courses at one of the nation’s best undergraduate business schools and pursue an internship with a local or international company. Outside the classroom, excursions, homestays, and more directly engage you with the rich culture of this beautiful region.
  • Learn about business in a hub for the European aerospace and technology industry
  • Study at France’s top-ranked undergraduate business school Toulouse Business School) alongside French and international students
  • Explore business, economics, art and art history, international affairs, and culture during university courses
  • Become more proficient in French language skills through special CIEE-designed courses offered in partnership with L’Institut Catholique de Toulouse
  • Participate in co-curricular program that includes a study trip to Paris as well visits to local companies and activities in and around the vibrant university town
Toulouse 1Academic Calendar
Fall
Arrive in Toulouse: September
Depart Toulouse: December

Spring 
Arrive in Toulouse: January
Depart Toulouse: May

Requirements
  • Second semester sophomore
  • Minimum GPA 2.75 




Courses
The CIEE Study Center in Toulouse is geared toward students who are specializing in business, economics, marketing, and management, and interested in improving their French language skills and learning more about French culture.  Students could be taking courses at the Toulouse Business School and/or L'Institut Catholique de Toulouse.  

Students will be taking 15-16 credits a semester : 
  • French language course
  • CIEE area studies culture course
  • CIEE business elective 
  • 1 or 2 Business course(s) at Toulouse Business School

Life in Toulouse
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Housing
  • Homestay
    • Weekday breakfasts and dinners are provided
    • All meals are provided during the weekends
Toulouse, France
  • South of France between Mediterranean and the Latlantic
  • Capital of the Midi-Pyrénées region
  • Easy access to the ocean, mountains, and Mediterranean
  • Wonderful climate all year round
  • Known as the Pink City for the reddish-pink bricks that feature prominently in many of its buildings
  • Home to French aerospace giant Airbus and other top technology companies
  • Become a European aerospace and technology hug
  • Also has an active music and arts scene and many festivals throughout the year

Culture and ActivitiesStudy tours
  • Cooking classes
  • Museum visits
  • Tours of Paris
  • Festivals
  • Sporting events
  • Visits to several multinational companies headquarters in la Défense, the city's business district
  • Visits to Carcassonne, Narbonne, and the Midi-Pyrénées
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