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  • Locations: Toulouse, France
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UC applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/15/2019
Rolling Admission 08/30/2019 12/20/2019
NOTE: Exchange programs are competitive and students must complete certain steps before beginning an application. Students should work closely with a study abroad adviser before applying.
Spring 2020 10/15/2019 ** 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.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type Detailed: UC Exchange Program - Outgoing Program Type General: Exchange
Level of Study: Undergraduate Academic Theme: Business
Credit Offered: Transfer Credit Eligibility Restrictions: LCB Students Only
Minimum GPA: 3 Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: English, French Click here for a definition of this term Language Prerequisite: No
Housing Options: Apartment, Host Family, Residence Hall Program Advisor: Varies by major - contact
Program Description:
Toulouse Business School



Program Overview

The semester exchange program with Toulouse Business School in  Toulouse, France allows students to enroll in a foreign university while paying UC tuition.  Students earn 15 transfer credits while studying at a premier French business school.  Students attend business courses offered in English and take beginning French language. Coursework counts towards LCB’s major or minor requirements.

Learn more about Toulouse Business School in this video

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Partner University:  Toulouse Business School (TBS) is located in the second largest university town in France after Paris.  The school has 71 international partners in 30 different countries and hosts students from at least 20 different nationalities each quarter.  
Toulouse (population 770,000), France's fourth largest city, is located in the Midi-Pyrénées region of south-west France, midway between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. This beautiful city is known for its distinctive rose color brick buildings (hence the nickname: la ville rose) and has a very Mediterranean feel and climate.  Toulouse has long served as a center of commerce, culture and education. The University of Toulouse dates to the 13th century and is the second oldest in France. Today over 100,000 students attend institutions of higher education, including our partner ESC-Toulouse, making the city a highly desirable location for business. The city is now home to Europe's aerospace industry and headquarters for Airbus Industrie. The many high-tech firms in the region complement the area's thriving agri-business.

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Who Can Participate?

Business students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year.  Applicants from have a GPA of 3.0 and higher. 

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Academic Program and Course Information

Select from core business classes and business electives taught in English.
Course classes include Service Marketing, B2B Negotiation, Financial Management, Sales Management, Fundamentals of International Trade, Cross Cultural Management, How to Deal with the French, International Business Diplomacy, and A to Z Product Management.  All exchange students are required to take a French language course.  

One of the most important preparations before going abroad is academic planning.  Students receiving transfer credit from outside institutions (exchange or external) will need prior approval to bring that credit back to UC and be registered for the appropriate study abroad course. Please refer to the UC International webpage for more information. 

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Living Arrangements

Students live in apartments, residence halls  or rent a room in a private home.  The TBS international office assists students with finding affordable and safe housing located close to public transportation.  

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Getting There

Students are responsible for their own round trip airfare between home and Toulouse.

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Program Costs


Estimated Semester Program Costs
UC full-time tuition  
International Airfare (estimate) $1400
Housing (estimate) $2000
Meals on own $1000
Local transportation $120
French student visa $200
TOTAL $4,720  + UC tuition

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UC Financial Aid and Scholarships

For full details on using your financial aid to help pay for your study abroad experience, you should contact UC Financial Aid.

UC International awarded over $800,000 in student scholarships last year. Please refer to the UC International webpage for more information.

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Passports and Visas

A valid passport is essential to your international travel and study abroad. If you are planning to travel abroad, its best to apply for a passport now as processing times may vary. Please see the State Department's passport page for more information.

In order to obtain country-specific visa instructions and resources, refer to your host country’s embassy web page. One way to access visa information is the US Department of State’s country information page  

UC International is happy to guide UC faculty, staff and students to possible resources about visas for study abroad. Although, applying for the necessary visa for travel is the responsibility of the individual UC traveler. Entry requirements change frequently and we advise you to pay close attention to consular updates. It is your responsibility to knowing and addressing the requirements for your host study abroad destination.

Applying for a visa can be a complicated process. Some UC travelers choose to third party to assist with this process, for example Travisa or A Briggs (mention UC for a possible discount).

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Health and Safety Abroad

UC International is committed to student and faculty safety while abroad. The following are a few resources for travel abroad.

UC faculty, students and staff are responsible for their own health and safety abroad. The US Department of StateCenters for Disease Control Prevention (CDC)and International SOS are excellent resources for country specific information.

UC partners with International SOS medical and security advice. UC code is 11BCAS000010

UC students, faculty and staff can utilize International SOS in the following ways:

  • Sign up to receive email alerts for medical and security information, customizable to various locations abroad
  • Read about travel health information with medical advice, food and water safety, and cultural tips
  • Explore travel security with personal safety tips and travel risk ratings for locations abroad

UC faculty, students and staff traveling abroad should register their travel abroad through the US Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)in case of an emergency abroad.

All UC students participating in a University of Cincinnati sanctioned or funded international travel program are required to purchase and maintain insurance while abroad. UC International partners with CISI to provide insurance for UC students.

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Contacts for More Information


Lee Armstrong Ryan Meyer
Associate Director Assistant Director
Lindner International Programs UC International Programs, UC
103 Lindner Hall, College of Business One Edwards Center, Room 3134
513-556-7081 513-556-0395


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