Summer & Winter
School

  • Languages
    • English
    • French
Maria Belhaj
Head of Summer & Winter School Maria Belhaj

The Summer School courses include cultural excursions and company visits, with a 2-day trip to Paris for participants on the Fashion, Design & Luxury course.

 

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  • Short study courses... 1 - 3 weeks in Business Management or 2 - 4 weeks in French Language & Culture

    Excelia Group invites international students to apply for one of our short summer courses. They have been designed to help you develop an international outlook and to learn the necessary skills and competencies in order to acquire an expert understanding of business and management.

    All our short summer courses in business are taught entirely in English. They include cultural excursions and company visits, where you will discover different business models and meet entrepreneurs.

    Course advantages
    • Company visits such as Yves Saint Laurent and Ladurée for Fashion, Design & Luxury course
    • ECTS credits that can be transferred to your home institution
    • Attendance certificate
    • Transcript
    • Small class numbers
    • The experience of life in one of France’s major tourist destinations
    Fashion, Design and Luxury Industry Management

    This course focuses on luxury and fashion brands. To fully understand the specificities of the luxury and fashion industry and its management, you will explore the main advances and developments in the various luxury sectors. You will acquire an advanced understanding of the new global dimension of this industry, as well as the socio-cultural and context-related impacts on the branding of products in this sector.

    You will have the unique opportunity to enjoy this Summer School course in both La Rochelle, France (8th - 20th July 2019) and Florence, Italy (21st - 26th July 2019).

    Modules:

    36 contact hours and 9 ECTS credits (12 contact hours and 3 ECTS credits per week)

    • Fundamentals of the Luxury Industry & Brand Management
    • Luxury Innovation & Sustainability
    • New trends in the Fashion, Design & Luxury Industry

    Dates:

    • 8th - 26th July 2019

    Fees:

    • €2,850 (i.e. €950 / week including accommodation)
      Note that transport from France to Florence (Italy) is not included

    Other information:
    • Accommodation is provided from 7th - 26th July (until 12.00 midday)
    • Transport from France to Florence (Italy) is not included in the initial cost
    Web Design and Graphic Communications

    Courses are taught entirely in English by active industry professionals who are experts in their fields, with a combination of both theory and practice. The aim is to provide you with essential experience and a deep understanding of the multiple aspects of graphic, web & motion design. You will learn to analyse, design and develop a communications project.

    Modules include informative case studies to explore the design process and help you to develop your own tools for successful promotion and communications.

    Courses:

    72 contact hours and 12 ECTS credits (24 contact hours and 4 ECTS credits per week)

    • Fundamentals of Graphic Design (publishing & stationery)
    • Web Design
    • Motion Design

    Dates:

    • 8th - 26th July 2019

    Fees:

    • €2,340 (i.e. €780 / week including accommodation)
    French, Culture and Gastronomy

    La Rochelle has maintained its architectural heritage, making it one of the most picturesque and historically rich cities on the Atlantic coast. It is renowned for its delicious fish and seafood cuisine, and you will discover a wealth of dishes made with sea salt from the Ile de Ré, local mussels and the famous Cognac and Pineau des Charentes! Sightseeing trips will be organised to enable you to experience our extensive history and culture: a tour of La Rochelle city and its Towers, the food market with its local products, 1 entry ticket for the annual ‘Francofolies’ French music festival, oenology & wine tasting workshops, cooking classes, visit to a salt producer, visit to a Cognac and Pineau des Charentes producer etc.

    Dates:

    • 1st - 26th July 2019

    Fees:

    • €1,810 (host-family, half-board) or €2,550 (in a student residence) for 2 weeks
    • €2,910 (host-family, half-board) or €3,540 (in a student residence) for 4 weeks
    French, Culture and Sports

    The historical, nautical and coastal city of La Rochelle will charm you with its beautiful natural setting and surroundings. It is renowned for its fish and seafood cuisine, and you will discover a wealth of dishes made with sea salt from the Ile de Ré, local mussels and the famous Cognac and Pineau des Charentes! Sightseeing trips will be organised to enable you to experience our extensive history and culture: a tour of La Rochelle city and its Towers, the food market with its local products, 1 entry ticket for the annual ‘Francofolies’ French music festival, oenology & wine tasting workshops, cooking classes, visit to a salt producer, visit to a Cognac and Pineau des Charentes producer etc.

    There are also sports and leisure activities for every taste in La Rochelle. In the summer period, the French Institute offers you the opportunity to take part in a wide range of nautical sports each afternoon: Kayaking, Sailing, Catamaran, Windsurfing, Stand-up paddle etc.

    Dates:

    • 1st - 26th July 2019

    Fees:

    • €1,810 (host-family, half-board) or €2,550 (in a student residence) for 2 weeks
    • €2,910 (host-family, half-board) or €3,540 (in a student residence) for 4 weeks
  • Tuition Fees 2018-2019

    International Students
    Fashion, Design and Luxury Industry Summer Course (3 weeks) €2,850
    Web Design and Graphic Communications Summer Course (3 weeks) €2,340
    French, Culture and Gastronomy/Sports Summer Courses (2 weeks) €1,810
    French, Culture and Gastronomy/Sports Summer Courses (4 weeks) €2,910

    Tuition fees are provided for information purposes only and are subject to change from one year to the next.

    Financing your studies

    Click here for information about the cost of studying

  • Language Lessons

    English for Business

    Accommodation

    In a student residence or in a host family

    Duration

    • 1 - 3 weeks for business courses
    • 2 - 4 weeks for French, Culture and Gastronomy/Sports courses

    Eligibility

    No-prerequisite but a good level of English required for business courses

    Application deadline

    May, 15th 2019

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