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Our Global Summer School

Are you ready to explore Europe and truly find yourself?

One of the only Global Summer School’s for Business in the World. We are delighted to welcome students to join our state-of-the-art Global Business Summer School programme with our partner Audencia Business School.

Over a five-week period, students will benefit from a truly European experience, by spending two weeks in Nantes studying at the famous Audencia Business School in France, followed by a week discovering Europe, before passing the remaining time at the University of Southampton’s Business School where you will sharpen your consultancy skills.

Students will be taught by some of the world’s top professors in business, whilst having the opportunity to meet students from all around the globe, studying their choice from a range of cutting-edge courses in different subjects.

Click here to download the full brochure for SUMMER 2022


Application Deadline: 15th April 2022.

To Apply: Email


Course Highlights


Key Information

Key Dates: 27th June to 29th July 2022.
Duration: Five Weeks.
Eligibility: Highly motivated students with a good command of English studying at Bachelor or Masters level.
Accommodation: Private Aparthotel accommodation organised by Audencia Business School in Nantes, and halls of residence apartments in Southampton organised by the University of Southampton.



The language of instruction is English.

Courses Available (subject to minor changes)

At Audencia Business School (27th June – 8th July 2022), you will choose one course (4 ECTS (subject to approval)) from:

And one course (4 ECTS (subject to approval)) from:


--- Europe Discover Week (11th July – 14th July 2022) ----


At Southampton Business School (15th July – 29th July 2022) everyone will take part in:

The Business Consultancy Group Challenge (1 ECTS (subject to approval)).

And then pick three courses (3 ECTS (subject to approval)) from:

Courses available

For more detailed descriptions of each course, please click here.

Social and Cultural Activities

This Summer School is not all about learning in the classroom. A diverse selection of cultural and social activities will be organised during the Summer School, in both locations.

For example, you will have a chance to:

And many more.


Tuition and Fees

Tuition: €5,100 

A further 10% discount will be applied to students from partner universities of Audencia or University of Southampton in any subject area, OR a
5% early bird discount for students applying independently.

Note: if you are unsure if your University is a partner of either institution, then please just contact .

Price includes: 

Please note that the price does not include: transport to Nantes, transport from Nantes to Southampton, transport from Southampton onwards, accommodation in Discovery week after July 9.

* Students can leave Nantes at any time at the end of Week 2 to embark on the European Discovery Week. They should arrive in Southampton on Thursday evening (Thursday 14th July) ready for the Business Consultancy project.

About your locations

Audencia Business School

Audencia Business School, founded in 1900, is a top Grande École de Commerce recognised by the French Ministry of Higher Education. The Grandes Écoles are considered to be the pinnacle of business education in France.

Audencia is among the 1% of business schools holding all top international academic accreditations. 

Audencia Business School

Just two hours from Paris and less than a 30-minute drive from the Atlantic coast, Nantes is a thriving modern city with old-world flair. The capital of the “Pays de la Loire” region, Nantes, developed around the castle of the Dukes of Brittany. A popular tourist destination, this region draws around two million visitors per year and offers countless sights and attractions, including parks, castles, beaches and vineyards.



The city is also key for a wide range of international industries and businesses, such as food processing, aeronautics, information technology and biotech.





Southampton Business School

University of Southampton

Southampton Business School (SBS) is a UK Top 20 Business School in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Southampton – ranked #77 in World’s best Universities (QS 2022). SBS is the proud recipient of AACSB and AMBA accreditations.




Ocean Village

Ideally positioned on the beautiful South coast of the UK, a mere one-hour journey to central London, Southampton is an energetic hub for business and industry, well known for its shipping industry (The Mayflower and Titanic set sail from here), Premier League Football team, and historic walls with hidden cobbled streets intertwined with modern architecture.

It is also on the doorstep of the historic and beautiful New Forest National Park, the Jurassic Coastline and the famous Stonehenge World Heritage Site – one of the greatest wonders of the ancient world.

New Forest

To Apply

To find out more information or to apply for the course, please write to:

You should let us know if you are applying from a partner University.


Alternative Options

We also offer a two-week and four-week International Summer School, located only at the University of Southampton. To find more information please click here.

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