ESSEC Business School The Global Manager in Europe Summer Program

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

  • Business

Find more information regarding specific courses on the program module.

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 the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host university for visa and immigration information. 

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria.

Session 2 impacts on UQ semester 2 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates. 

Following the deadline, IGET will check your application and submit nominations to the host university.

The host university will review applications and notify all successful and unsuccessful students within 3 weeks. Please note that the selection process is competitive and an application does not guarantee a place in the program.

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The participation mode of this experience is Exchange. Therefore, tuition is paid to UQ and can be deferred to HECS if eligible. 

A program fee of approximately $1300 AUD is to be paid to ESSEC (registration fee, administration fee, class activities and visits). More information regarding program fees can be found on the program module.


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


Internships and Global Experiences Grants

When you submit your application for an experience, you are automatically considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the  Short-Term Experiences Funding  page for details. 


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.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 28 February 2024

Program Dates

Start: 24 June 2024
End: 12 July 2024

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

OS-HELP Loan application deadlines close before the Summer and Winter Short-Term Study application deadlines. Please visit the OS-HELP Loan website for deadline dates as late applications will not be accepted.

Global Experiences 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.