The ESSEC Business School "The Global Manager in Europe" Summer program brings together a select group of highly motivated MBA students to introduce them to current management issues in Europe through courses, conferences and cultural visits.

The module runs over a 3-week period and is designed for students interested in business and management practices in Europe as well as intercultural relations.

Fields of study

  • Management

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

Credit Equivalent

8 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 8 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 ESSEC Business School.

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 ESSEC 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 700 euros is to be paid to ESSEC (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. Applicants will be notified by mid-May if they are eligible for travel grants and scholarships awarded by the Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your global experience.


Accommodation is not included in the program cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the host university website.

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.

ESSEC Course BEL Credit Assessment

The Global Manager in Europe Summer Program

MGTS7809 Strategic Human Resources Management

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 21 February 2020
Host: 02 March 2020

Program Dates

Start: 22 June 2020
End: 10 July 2020

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Exchange
Location: Cergy-Pontoise, France
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Postgraduate (MBA only)


If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

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.