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  • Locations: La Rochelle, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: AUS applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2021-2022 21-NOV-2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2021 21-NOV-2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Class Eligibility: 05 Graduate Minimum GPA: 2.5
Program Description:
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Open for Graduate Business Students - please apply!

La Rochelle Business School:
La Rochelle is a medium-sized medieval city along the western coast of France, with naturally beautiful seaside panoramas, medieval towers and harbors, and a rich cultural heritage. La Rochelle is always a happening place with a range of cultural and sporting events occuring throughout the year. These activities, coupled with the city’s many amenities makes it very appealing as a host destination for study abroad students. La Rochelle’s national theatre (La Coursive), Concert Venue (La Sirène), Music and Dance Conservatory, National Choreography Centre and many museums (Art and History, National History, Aquarium, etc.) offer a wide variety of cultural experiences. Sporting facilities are available throughout the city. La Rochelle Business School is part of the Excelia Group of universities, is AACSB-accredited and has 3,600 total students. The school has a range of 6 ECTS credit courses with English-language-of-instruction. Only MBA students are allowed to attend as exchange students.

La Rochelle, France. It is a 4.5 hour drive or 2.5 hour train ride from Paris.

1. MBA's only are encouraged to apply
2. Students must have completed at least 6 graduate credits in residence at AUS by program start date.
3.. You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or above

Placement Availability and Likelihood:
Please be aware that spaces in this program may be limited, and the number of spaces available for AUS placements will vary from semester to semester. That means that sometimes, access to these spaces will be competitive based on your GPA, Essay, Reference Letters, and other considerations. IXO will try to accommodate your first choice placements wherever possible, but you should always list several programs in your application, in case space is not available in your first choice university.

La Rochelle School of Business holds AACSB accreditation, and is also accredited by the French Ministry of Education.

La Rochelle’s Business School offers graduate courses in business, with English language of instruction.

SBA: Graduate MBA students may take any 6+ ECTScredit courses offered in the fields of Hospitality Management, Luxury Brand Marketing, or International Business Management. Please email for the specific course list.

NOTE: Students must fill out the AUS course permission form to get their courses approved by the Associate Dean of their school and the Registrar. Upon approval, students would be informed of grades required to transfer credits. Students must achieve the minimum grade as indicated on the form in order to receive course credit.

Length of Stay:
One semester only.

Language of Instruction:

La Rochelle Education Group has its very own online Accommodation Platform, which can be accessed free-of-charge at

Health Insurance:
Upon arrival in France, Non-European students will need to sign up to the French Social Security system (cost €217) for Medical Insurance. For more details and clarifications on other possible options please email La Rochelle’s International Relations Office, incomings@

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