Summer School: Managing tourism in the global economy

La Rochelle Business School

Program Description

Summer School: Managing tourism in the global economy

La Rochelle Business School

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  • Each program is 40h in duration and constitutes 3 US credits or 6 ECTS.
  • All programs will be taught entirely in English and will comprise classes in French language and culture to enable students to get the most out of their experience in France.

You’ll find:

  • An excellent location on the Atlantic coast in France,
  • A dedicated team of teachers and administrators who will do their utmost to ensure you have an enjoyable and profitable time with us,
  • A high standard of instruction given by professors who are experts in their field.

Our program:

All our programs are designed to help students deepen their knowledge of Business, Tourism and Management in the European context. All the courses will be taught in English and will bring together students from all over the world. The teaching method is interactive and includes case studies, group discussions and presentations. A final transcript will be awarded upon successful completion of the program and sent to students’ Home Institution if necessary.


  • To examine the dynamics involved in cross border collaboration and to develop a culturally intelligent outlook
  • To ascertain how cultural difference impacts on international marketing both in terms of product adaptation as in advertising and promotional techniques
  • To understand the problems and challenges of leading international teams and to use them as an opportunity for better perfomance in the organization


  • Hospitality Management in Europe
  • Events Management
  • E-tourism

Language: English and French

Schedule: Courses are given from 9-12 and trips and sporting activities are organized in the afternoons.

Accommodation: Host families or student flats

Why a Summer School in La Rochelle?

A truly dynamic town that is both bustling and welcoming at the same time, La Rochelle offers a wonderful quality of life. The historical, nautical and seaside city will seduce you with its setting and surroundings, not to mention the diverse array of activities available, whether it be economic, touristic, cultural or sporting.

The town is the third most visited place in the whole of France, beaten only by Paris and the Mont Saint Michel. La Rochelle is a close runner up with its sunshine and excellent geographical situation. You are only 3 hours away from Paris via the high-speed train, only 1 ½ hours from Bordeaux, Nantes and Poitiers, and what is more, the local airport has flights to London, Brussels, Oslo and Lyon, amongst others.

Situated in the university district of La Rochelle, La Rochelle Business School will surround you with an atmosphere of study, research and open mindedness.

Key figures for La Rochelle Business School:

  • 3100 students
  • 10028 graduates
  • 650 international students (32 nationalities)
  • 6 offices abroad (China, Morocco, Mexico, Senegal, Ukraine and Turkey)
  • 21 double degrees all around the world
  • 137 university parteners across 35 countries
  • 50 partner companies
  • 102 teachers (27% of which are international)
  • 160 professional lecturers
  • 40 student associations and clubs
This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • French
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
June 2017
3 weeks
Part time
2,250 EUR
Start date June 2017
France La Rochelle, Poitou-Charentes
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 3 weeks
Price 2,250 EUR