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Semester and Year Programs

Who may attend?

Exchange Students or Study Abroad student from a partner university: if your institution is listed in our Partner University List please contact your Study Abroad Office to apply.
Direct enrollment Students: Please apply directly to the American Business School.

For more information, please contact Marie-Odile SAVARIT, mosavarit@groupe-igs.fr.

How to apply?

Please find out more information here and download the application form and brochures.

Program Dates:

The American Business School is now taking application for the Spring and Fall 2017 Semester.

Download the SUMMER 2017 course catlog

Application Deadline *:

November 15 for Spring Semester
June 15 for Fall Semester
*The student’s home institution deadlines may be different than the ones of the American Business School Paris.

Course Selection:

Study Abroad Students choose 4 or 5 classes from our BBA course catalog (over 50 options) among Humanities, Business Administration, Management, Economics, Marketing, Finance. Students may also select courses from the Bachelor in Fashion, Luxury and Retail Management catalog.
All courses are taught in English.
French languages courses are available but not mandatory.


Students are responsible for confirming with their academic advisor prior to application that the credits earned at the American Business School Paris can be applied towards their degree.

GPA Requirement:

A 2.5 GPA minimum is required (or higher depending on your home Institution requirements)


No housing is provided on campus but the American Business School can assist students in securing housing.
Three options are available:
Home-Stays (with host family) Home stays are located in Paris or close-by suburbs.
Shared Studio (with 1 other student from the School)
Studio with one Single Bed

Assistance for students:

Before arrival: help with accommodation and visa
After arrival: Comprehensive Orientation Program (introduction of Paris, the school, accommodation, money, transportation, etc.) and Intercultural Seminar.

Student Life:

Through students clubs, our Study Abroad students take part of a vibrant student life by participating in social events, weekend trips and sportive activities (soccer, basketball, rugby teams).