The 2-week Summer Session takes place in Paris, Angers and Bordeaux and offers a mix of classes, company and cultural visits.

The programme is taught entirely in English, by the regular ESSCA research staff and adjunct professors with the possibility of guest speakers and outings.

Fields of study

  • Business Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing

Find more information regarding specific courses on the host university website.

Credit Equivalent

7.5 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ units upon successful completion of 7.5 ECTS (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As UQ Abroad is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the French Consulate for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Abroad Student Eligibility Criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by ESSCA School of Management.

This is a competitive program and students must obtain credit in order to participate in this program. Students will be selected via an internal UQ Abroad selection committee.

Applicants must complete the standard UQ Abroad application and include a personal statement as to why they wish to be selected.

Successful applicants will be nominated to ESSCA by UQ Abroad after the selection committee meeting after the UQ Abroad application deadline. 

 Apply to UQ Abroad 


Tuition fees are paid to UQ. 

A program fee of approximately 1900 euros is to be paid to ESSCA (accommodation, registration fee, administration fee, class activities and visits). More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding


Accommodation is included in the program cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the host university website.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 29 March 2019
Host: 10 April 2019

Program Dates

Start: 28 June 2019
End: 13 July 2019

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Exchange
Location: Paris, Angers and Bordeaux, France
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate only

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.