Future Students:


FMU Exchange

Université de Caen Basse-Normandie


Founded in 1432 by King henry VI of England, the University of Caen today accommodates almost 25,000 students. In 1944, during World War II, the university was destroyed by bombing.  Reconstruction began in 1948, and the new university was inaugurated on June 1 and 2, 1957. Its logo, the Phoenix, symbolizes this rebirth. The town of Caen is in Normandy, about two hours north of Paris along the northern coast of France.  It is known for its historical buildings dating back to the reign of William The Conqueror, who was buried here.   

At the Université de Caen Basse-Normandie you can attend courses in the following areas:

  • Humanities
  • Sciences
  • Social Science

All courses are taught in French.

Deadline: September 21 for Spring

Semester in Caen: Spring term only. Spring begins in February and ends in May.

Housing: On-campus dormitories

For more information please visit the web site or contact the Liaison for this exchange program.

Dr. Elizabeth Zahnd
English, Modern Languages & Philosophy Department
(843) 661-1600
Email: ezahnd@fmarion.edu

ESCEM - School of Business and Management

Founded in 1988, the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce Et Management (ESCEM) is one of France’s exclusive grandes écoles and offers fourteen specialized programs in business and management. ESCEM has two campuses; one is in Poitiers, a picturesque town of about 100,000 once occupied by ancient Celts and Romans.  The other campus is in Tours, (pop. 142,000) at the center of France’s wine region.  To attend the ESCEM exchange you must be pursing a Major or Minor in the School of Business.

At ESCEM you can attend courses in the following areas:

  • Economics
  • Management
  • Marketing

Courses at the Poitiers campus are taught in English.

Courses at the Tours campus are taught in French.

Deadline: September 21 for Spring or March 1 for Fall

Semester in Poitiers:

Spring term. Spring begins in January and ends in May.

Fall term. Fall begins in September and ends in December.

Housing: Off campus apartments

For more information please contact the Dean of the School of Business.

Dr. Barry O'Brien
School of Business
FH 259A
(843) 661-1419
Email: bobrien@fmarion.edu

Last Published: July 25, 2012 12:03 PM
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