France Program Resource Guide for Study Abroad (download)
Student Resources: Other resources can be found here.
Area of Study: Business
Term to Study Abroad: Maymester 2018. This is the Maymester period between the Spring and Summer semester. This period will not interfere with Spring and Summer course schedules.
Orientation dates with the Study Abroad Office: Orientation is Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Students must register for orientation with the Study Abroad Office, visit the orientation webpage here to sign up.
How to Apply (instructions are as follows):
Our office is currently experiencing technical difficulties with our online application portal. We are asking all students for the foreseeable future to follow these instructions regarding study abroad documentation.
Begin E-mailing All Required Study Abroad Documentation to StudyAbroad@clayton.edu.
All MBA students must complete the Study Abroad Application documentation by or before the required deadlines in order for your Academic Advisor to register students for the course. If you are a student taking the course affiliated with the program and it is required towards your graduation requirements, students will not be registered for the course credit until the proper documentation has been completed. Please note the academic calendar on course registration.
*Students must also be registered for the course in order to be eligible as a participant on the program.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Non-Credit Seeking Students, Alumni, Spouses, and Children are restricted from attending a study abroad program at Clayton State University, which is in accordance to the University System of Georgia regulations. Only credit seeking Clayton State students are eligible to attend a study abroad program.
Program Run Dates in May: May 8-18, 2018
Program Type: This is a faculty-led program with a Clayton State faculty member.
Program Fee: $3,500.00 (cost may be reduced… see Program Director for details).
4 MBA Courses:
MGMT 6105 Study Abroad/Global Experience (for international business concentration)
BUSA 6101 International Business & Global Logistics (for supply chain concentration)
MGMT 6110 Global Human Resources (for human resource management concentration)
MGMT 6101 Innovation and Leading Change
6 BBA Courses:
MKTG 3420 Global Business
MGMT 4311 Entrepreneurship
MKTG 4420 International Marketing
MGMT 4320 Creativity and Change
MGMT 4403 International Management
MGMT 4800 Selected Topics in Management
Majors: Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), Business Undergraduate students, and Undeclared/Undecided
Program Description: The study abroad program to France during Maymester 2018 is a great and unique opportunity to study business and culture in France and to visit and see historic and cultural sites in Paris, Dijon, and surrounding areas. Students will study entrepreneurial and innovative problem solving which will be taught at the Burgundy School of Business, a leading international business school that has the unique distinction of being one of 125 schools worldwide that is accredited by both EQUUS and AACSB.
What is included: Airfare, ground transportation, lodging (shared rooms: two people per room), breakfast, several group meals, culture site and admission fees related to the program. Student Program fees also include faculty travel costs. Emergency medical insurance with CISI (learn more here).
What is not included: Clayton State tuition, fees, and books; Passport/Visa fees*; spending money; additional meals; transportation to and from Atlanta airport; Healthcare Clearance Form physician and medical fees*, travel insurance (learn more about travel insurance here). Tuition is separate from the study abroad costs and other associated fees. To learn more about tuition costs and fees, visit the Bursar's tuition page here to learn more.
Estimated Costs: Note that your program fees and tuition are separate costs. Program fees are the fees that pay for what is included in the program costs. Prepare for spending money and for additional meals. Speak to your Program Director for more details.
Learn more about this program by visiting our YouTube playlist to hear what previous participants had to say about studying abroad. Visit the website here.
Maymester Payment Policy:
First Payment & Deposit: Monday, January 29, 2018, of $500.00
Second Payment: Monday, March 12, 2018, of $2,500.00
Final Payment: Monday, March 26, 2018, of $500.00
Payments need to be made to the Bursar Office.
Health Clearance Form (note for payment and refund policy*): STUDENTS MUST MAKE SURE THAT THE REQUIRED HEALTH CLEARENCE FORM HAS BEEN APPROVED & CLEARED. IF YOUR HEALTH CLEARENCE HAS BEEN DENIED BY YOUR PHYSICIAN PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE WITHDRAWAL DATES. Students should complete the Health Clearance Form before Monday, March 12, 2018, in order to receive a full refund, excluding the non-refundable deposit of $250.00. Remember, this form must be mailed by your physician or University Health Services (UHS) to the Clayton States’ Office of International Programs.
*If a student has any disability concerns for studying abroad, please review our ‘Disability Resource’ page for more information here or visit the Disability Resource Center on campus.
Maymester Refund Policy:
Add/Drop/Withdrawal Periods from the Course: Students who are considering dropping the course need to refer to the Academic Calendar for the current semester to review add/drop dates, withdrawal dates, etc. to make sure these dates do not affect your withdrawal process from the study abroad program. If you have questions or concerns, speak with your Academic Adviser and Program Director. The Academic Calendar can be located here: http://www.clayton.edu/calendar
Program Director Contact Info:
Name: Dr. Louis Jourdan, Associate Dean, Professor of Management
Office: College of Business Bldg., Office T-253