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  • Locations: Grenoble, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: SIU applicants only
  • Please follow the application instructions in the brochure below.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

NOTE: This program is for graduate students only. Undergraduates interested in the international business program in Grenoble should go to


College of Business at Southern Illinois University is proud to announce their continued partnership with the Grenoble Ecole De Management in offering our MBA students the opportunity to study abroad in France.  Grenoble Ecole De Management ranks as one of the top 50 worldwide French Business Schools:
The Certificate in Innovation, Design Thinking and Intrapreneurship has a modular structure so that the tracks can be followed independently (participating in one, two or three-week courses) or in a block, allowing participants to obtain a certificate at the end of the 3 weeks of training.

For additional information contact Darla Karnes at



  • Grenoble Graduate School of Business is located in Grenoble, France.


  • Week 1 – June 4-8, 2018
  • Week 2 – June 11-15, 2018
  • Week 3 – June 18-22, 2018

Highlights of Grenoble

Wide range of sport facilities: golf courses, indoor skating rink, ski resorts less than an hour's drive, and large natural parks.
Forty concert halls, more than a dozen theaters, and many museums.  Location of European Headquarters for many U.S. companies.



  • Week 1 – June 4-8, 2018 – Innovation Management
  • Week 2 – June 11-15, 2018 – Design Thinking
  • Week 3 – June 18-22, 2018 - Intrapreneurship


  • GPA: Minimum of 2.5
    • (Students who have lower than a 2.5 GPA must get special approval from Darla)
  • The SIU College of Business Study Abroad trip to France is open to all Master/MBA majors with at least 3 years work experience.

Darla Karnes 
This trip is coordinated by Darla Karnes, Senior Lecturer in Accounting. or 618.203.3044


Accommodations are not included in program charge. 
Students typically stay in the Residhome Appart Hotel Caserne d' Bonne.  For more information please visit their websites below:
Residhome Appart Hotel Caserne d' Bonne


R/T Airfare and transportation in France is not included in program cost. 

Program Charge
1 Week Option - $2,992.50
2 Week Option - $4,055.00
3 Week Option - $5,055.00
The program charge is based on an exchange rate of 1.25 euro/$ and is subject to change if the rate changes significantly.

The program charge includes the following:
Tuition for each course, group work, case study and business simulation
Company visit/guest speaker covering different industries and types of organizations
Networking events
Welcome and farewell dinner, wine tasting and French cooking class
Insurance through SIU

Other Costs
The program charge does not include:
R/T Airfare to/from Europe
Transportation while in France
Most meals
Other personal expenses

Financial Aid
Financial aid may be available for SIU students only and requires full-time registration (or arrangements made through Study Abroad office with Financial Aid).  Please consult a Financial Aid advisor to see if aid will be available for you to use.

Students from other institutions should contact their home university for financial aid procedures. SIU does not provide any financial aid or scholarships for non-SIU students. 

Application Deadline
March 1, 2018.  Note:  We cannot guarantee that there will still be spaces available at this date.  Early application is advised.

There is a $150, non-refundable application charge due upon applying for this program and is included in the total program cost.  The application charge will need to be paid by check or money order at the Study Abroad Office in Woody Hall once you have submitted your application online.

To apply, please just click on “Apply Now” at the top of the program description and log in using your SIU network ID and password.
Please contact Study Abroad Programs, or 618-453-7670 for assistance.

Payment Plan
Installment 1 (deposit) - March 1, 2018 - $150 non-refundable deposit is due
       (The $150 is included in the total program cost)
Installment 2 – April 1, 2018 - $1,000.00 is due by check or money order to the SIU Study Abroad Office
Installment 3 - May 1, 2018 - Remainder of the program fee is due

*Final Payment may be deferred - requires a "Request to Defer Payment" form to be filled out by the Financial Aid Office.  This form is available at the Study Abroad Office.

Darla Karnes -

Please follow the application instructions in the brochure below.

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