Twenty kilometers south of Paris on a wooded campus, HEC School of Management is located in Jouy-en-Josas at the heart of the European business community. The town provides a welcome retreat from the busier French capital without limiting access to Paris and other parts of France. The community is also home to the Centre for Managerial Research & Studies and is connected to Versailles by railway. Jouy-en-Josas is an ideal place for students to experience the many facets of French culture in both a quaint French town and a major international business and travel hub.
Recognized among the top world's business schools, HEC School of Management offers a unique lifetime experience to those who seek to be accomplished business leaders. With more than 80% of students coming from outside of France, representing over 100 nationalities in classes and teams, the collective quality of ideas, projects, and creative business solutions generated in the program are relevant to the modern world of global business. A full-time student population of over 4500 occupy one of Europe's largest college campuses.
Fall semester: September to December
Spring semester: January to late May
When selecting a semester exchange program, students should take note of academic calendars that differ significantly from the University of Minnesota. Consider potential conflicts such as holidays, family events, graduation ceremonies, and summer jobs/internships early in the selection process.
Students enroll in a minimum of 26 ECTS credits at HEC to transfer back 13 S/N credits to the Carlson School of Management.
Carlson School exchange students to HEC enroll in the Masters of Science in Management program. For students with advanced French language skills, the opportunity to enroll in the HEC Specialized Masters Topics is also available. Courses at HEC are focused on transferring relevant business expertise through interpersonal and cross-cultural development with discussions and applied cases.
A sample of past course topics includes:
Courses are offered in English and French. French language courses are offered before the term starts.
Current Carlson Tuition and Fees
(to and from program site)
Documentation** (passport, visa)
|Books and Materials||$200|
|Room and/or Board||
|Essential Daily Living Expenses||$2,000|
$9,623 plus MBA tuition
*Students should also maintain their U.S.-based health insurance plan while abroad.
**Subject to change. Please verify current documentation costs with the Consulate.
To be eligible for this education abroad program, you must be:
The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
Application materials include the online application form, a resume, and essay.Submit a completed applicationby the February 28th priority deadline prior to the academic year in which you wish to participate. Programs that do not fill following the priority deadline will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis.
Admission to all programs is based on review of your application by the study abroad selection committee, and selection notifications are sent out within one month of the priority deadline or receipt of application during rolling admission. Once selected, students are given the opportunity to confirm acceptance, at which point they are subject toEducation Abroad policies.
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