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ESSEC Business School Paris
Website ESSEC MBA Program (see Factsheet for more specific information)
Location Cergy, France (very easy commute to/from Paris)
Calendar Fall term:  September 6 - December 19, 2014 with optional French intensive language course from September 1 -24, 2014
Winter term:  January 12 - April 3, 2015 *SPECIAL NOTE:  Students may finish the term early to return to Chicago Booth for the start of Spring Quarter 2015 and ESSEC exams may be proctored at Chicago Booth.
Spring term: April 7 - June 26, 2015
# of Courses Req. 4 - 5 (3 electives + 1 language course) (or a minimum of 90 classroom contact hours)
Language English or French. French proficiency is not required - all courses can be taken in English; students may spend September at the ESSEC Foreign Language Institute in an intensive four-week French course (begins August 30, 2013).
Expenses Tuition: 3 Chicago Booth credits  
  Monthly Living Expenses $2,100 - 2,700
  Travel Expenses variable
Hautes Etudes Commerciale (HEC)
Website HEC MBA Program (see Factsheet for more specific information)
Location Jouy-en-Josas, France (about 10 miles southwest of Paris)

HEC MBA Program 

  • Fall Quarter: September 8 - December 20, 2014
  • Winter Quarter: January 2- April 11, 2015
  • Spring Quarter:  April 20 - July 11, 2015
# of Courses Req. 8 electives at 144 contact hours
Language Ninety percent of courses are taught in English. French proficiency is helpful off campus but not needed for classroom.
Expenses Tuition: 3 Chicago Booth credits            
Living Expenses 3,100 Euros (on campus)
Last Updated 4/2/14