Center for International Business Education and Research
Please note, you need an active, valid passport to apply for this program.
Study Abroad in Paris, France
The Fox School of Business & Management and Temple IGMS/CIBER have recently expanded partnership with The American Business School – Paris (ABS) to include study abroad opportunities for business majors. To find out more information about the application process, click here
International Programs, CIBER/IGMS Alter Hall 701
Title: Associate Director
Title: Assistant Director
Mid April is the deadline for summer applications (6 week program)
End of July is the deadline for fall applications
Mid November is the deadline for spring applications
The American Business School was established in 1985 and is one of the first English-speaking business schools in France modeled on American undergraduate business education. ABS has established links with several renowned American universities. Since its inception, ABS has attracted students from all around the world and has evolved from a uniquely Franco-American vision to a completely global approach to business education. More than 50% of the students come from outside France and represent close to 40 nationalities.
In 1995, the American Business School joined IGS (Institut de Gestion Sociale), one of France ’s most dynamic private non-profit universities, an innovator in the field of practical business education. Today, IGS has over 700 alumni working in over 22 countries in marketing, finance, import/export and sales positions.
Fox School of Business students must meet the following criteria to participate in the exchange:
- must be enrolled full-time at the time of application
- must have a active, valid passport
- must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00;
Study Abroad Process at Fox
For more information about the study abroad process at Fox School of Business, including information on course approval, making an appointment with your advisers, and the application process, please see here.
Tuition bills are generated after the second week of class (following the drop/add period). A payment plan can be set up over three to four months upon request. Financial aid and loans are transferable by completing a Consortium Agreement for Student Financial Services.
Fall semester (mid-September to mid-December)
Spring semester (end of January to mid-May)
Summer session (mid-June to mid-July)
ABS is on the Parodi Campus of IGS (Institut de Gestion Sociale) near the picturesque Canal St. Martin. This modern campus comprises several buildings which house 10 different schools and over 3000 students. To satisfy both collective and individual student needs, the Campus provides a reading room, cafeteria, amphitheaters, computer laboratories and Internet facilities.
Paris and its region is one of the major business centers in Europe and the headquarters for many multinational companies are located here. The American Business School students benefit from the proximity of these firms for internships, company visits and corporate presentations.
Special assistance is given to students from abroad to help find reasonably-priced accommodations through ABS. Housing options include shared or private, furnished or unfurnished apartments and home stays. Meals are available in the neighborhood adjacent to the campus.
The Student Council organizes ABS and inter-school social events to provide students with social and cultural activities in addition to their coursework.