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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Housing Options: Hotel
Areas of Study: Business, Environmental Studies, Finance, Management, Sports Class Status: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior, 5-graduate student, 6-other
Program Type: study abroad Language of Instruction: English
Program: Direct
Program Description:
Study business and management in beautiful Marseille, situated on the Mediterranean Sea. Courses are well-suited to any business major at UM and adds a Euro-Mediterranean perspective to business studies.  Both undergraduate and graduate students can study at Kedge Business School and experience the beauty of the Provence region of France, gaining an intense cultural experience, and creating a broad network of international friends.

Students can choose one course and dates vary by course.  Students live in shared apartments 20 minutes from the campus, 15 minutes from the beaches and 10 minutes from the city center, with easy access to public transport.  Rent is paid directly to the hotel upon arrival and is arranged by Kedge Business School (cost is approximately $775 - $1,000 depending on length of stay).  A variety of corporate and cultural visits are incorporated into the program.

Students must complete BOTH the UM and Kedge Marseille application

Kedge Business School International Summer Sessions website:

June 8 - 19, 2020
Courses: Sports Marketing, Communication & Strategic Management - 10 ECTS (6 UM credits)

June 22 - July 3, 2020
Courses: Global Finance & International Business: A Mediterranean Perspective - 10 ECTS (6 UM credits)

June 22 - July 3, 2020
Courses: Design Thinking & Managing the Creative Process - 10 ECTS (6 UM credits)

July 6 - 17, 2020
Courses: Ethical Business, Diversity Management & Driving Sustainable Change - 10 ECTS (6 UM credits)

Students can also take French Language for Beginners or Intermediate Learners.  
Faculty Kedge Business School Faculty
Course Credit 6 hours of various credit
Prerequisites dependent on course approval
Program Price $3,000 per session
Program Price Includes Tuition, program-sponsored excursions, student mentor program, and international health insurance
Program Price DOES NOT Include UM Study Abroad Application Fee, housing, airfare, meals, ground transportation in France, personal spending money, passport and visa fees

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2024 03/06/2024 ** 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.