Doing Business in Europe:
Tours, France

Each summer semester, the Lehigh MBA program offers an opportunity for students to participate in a program and course work at our partner insitution, the ESCEM School of Business and Management in Tours, France. ESCEM has been running the program since 2002 and has welcomed students of over 20 different nationalities. For more information on ESCEM, please click here


June 15 - June 29, 2013 | 3 credits 

Week one: Guided visit of the city of Tours; introduction to French as a foreign language; "European Economy" class

Week two: "Sustainable Development and Business in a European Context" class; "Field trip to Chenonceau Castle, the Clos Luce (Da Vinci's last abode), winery

June 15 - July 6, 2013  | 4 credits
Weeks one and two as listed above in addition to:

Week three: "Luxury Marketing" class; Gastronomy class (hands-on workshop on French Gastronomy)


Please note that because Lehigh University is a partner institution, you will benefit from the partner institution rate. Programs fees for each course are below and include accommodation, field trips, weekday lunches and some evening meals.

Fees are billed and payable directly to ESCEM; tuition is payable to Lehigh University.

3-credit option: 850 Euro    ||     4-credit option: 1200 Euro


Interested students must submit ESCEM's summer program application to our office in order to be considered for participation by 5:00 PM on Monday, March 11. For additional information, please email Stephanie DeLuca at

ESCEM 2012
Tours, France