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  • Locations: Nantes, France
  • Program Terms: March Programs
  • Restrictions: Non- applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
March Programs 2018 15/02/2018 15/02/2018 11/03/2018 19/03/2018
Program Description:

Audencia Business School,, highly ranked and triple accredited, is a leading educational group in France in the fields of management, commerce, media and communication.
Nantes, a thriving modern metropolis with old-world flair, has been recognised as Europe’s most livable city. There’s easy to-use public transportation with stops right on campus, just 15 minutes from the centre of town. Just two hours from Paris and a half hour from the Atlantic coast, it is a mag
net for students and visitors, with countless historic sites and attractions. Nantes is a green and peaceful city with a mild oceanic climate.
This programme is designed for business and non-business oriented students coming from Japan (or other Asian countries), willing to discover the French and European cultures


 

         Discovering France and the EU

 

Objectives

Through immersion in a French and European environment, students will increase their intercultural and communication skills.

They will gain a better understanding of:

  • cultural variables and communication norms, rituals and taboos of other cultures
  • business challenges due to cultural differences
  • barriers to intercultural communication, adjustment to other cultures and culture shock

At the end of their stay, the students will have a holistic view of the European/ French and their culture and a better sense of what it means to be French today and will be able to adapt in an international business context.
 

Contents

The intensive program combines class, visits and meetings with French students. It focuses on understanding intercultural differences in general, with specific emphasis on the cultural differences (values and beliefs) between the French and Japanese.

Modules taught at Audencia (tbc)

  • French for beginners
  • Cultural Characteristics of France
  • Intercultural Management
  • The Luxury Market in France
  • Introduction to E.U. Institutions and Main Historical Landmarks


Visits
 

CITY TOUR OF NANTES

Visit of Nantes 

LOIRE VINEYARD AND CASTLE VISIT

Loire Vineyard & Castel Visit

Certificate

An official certificate will be delivered at the end of the programmme.

Accommodation

During the week, students will be hosted in carefully selected families willing to share their culture and style of life. Cost: 25€ per day including meals (except lunch).

Tuition fees