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  • Locations: Ville de Québec (Quebec City), Canada
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: KSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/01/2019 ** 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.
Fact Sheet:
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Scholarship Available: Yes Program Type: Exchange
Language of Instruction: English, French Housing Options: Dormitories
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Graduate or Undergraduate: Graduate, Undergraduate
Education Abroad Programs by College: Coles College of Business, College of Arts, College of Humanities and Social Science, College of Science of Mathematics, Interdisciplinary, Wellstar College of Health and Human Services Payable Account Code: 8500
Program Description:

Exchange, Summer Business School and French Language
Canada, Laval University

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Kennesaw State University and Laval University in Laval, Canada have established a full-time, multi-year student exchange program. Each year, students have the opportunity to participate in several programs – semester or year-long exchanges (for undergraduates and MBA students), a four-week summer business school, a five-week intensive French language program, or a combination of all three!

 
Every year, Laval University welcomes over 300 international students from all over the world. Learn more about the student perspective, the university and Quebec City here:
 
Student photos and activities
International students at Laval
More about the region

 

Students wishing to apply for this program should begin an application profile and will need to meet with Nicole Meanor at the Education Abroad Office. Please contact her for an appointment: Phone: 470-578-7629 -- Email: nmeanor@kennesaw.edu

 

 

 

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Summer Business School Programs
Program Descriptions

There are two different Summer Business Programs ULaval offers: Startup Fuze and Doing Business in Quebec. Students have the choice of participating in either one.
Startup Fuze
Dates: TBD for 2019

http://www4.fsa.ulaval.ca/en/international/summer-university-in-quebec-city/startup-fuze/
Startup Fuze is an intensive course that provides you with concrete methods and tools to help you concretize your entrepreneurial projects. You will be surrounded by successful innovators who will share critical knowledge and help develop skills in various areas, such as:

- Ideation, design, narration
- Product design and prototyping
- Business model generation
- The search for financing
- The art of effective presentations
- Marketing, and much more

Doing Business in Québec
Dates: TBD for 2019
http://www4.fsa.ulaval.ca/en/international/summer-university-in-quebec-city/business-in-quebec/
This course covers topics in international economics related to exchange rates and currency regimes. The first part of the course covers exchange rates and open-economy macroeconomics, namely balance of payments analysis and models integrating exchange rates, money supply and money demand, output and interest rates. The second part of the course covers international macroeconomic policy, with topics ranging from currency regime choices, international monetary systems, optimum currency areas and currency crises.

Application deadline: March 1st

Program Cost
A $150 nonrefundable administration fee is due at the time of application.
Please note: you will NOT be considered for this program until you have paid this fee!
 
Tuition and fees: 6-credit hours paid to Kennesaw State University. Please see the KSU Bursar's website for the current cost.

Program fees:
Startup Fuze:
$2,985 CAD -- please see the website for details on what is and is not covered by this fee.
Doing Business in Quebec: $2,400 CAD -- please see the website for details on what is and is not covered by this fee.
*Please note that Airfare and KSU tuition/fees are not included and must be paid in addition to the program fee.

 Participants may be eligible for the Global Learning Scholarship. Please see more information at the website for more details.
 
Courses
 
Startup Fuze courses are taught in French. Doing Business in Quebec courses are taught in English.
 
These programs are 6 credit hour course loads of upper division business courses. 
To determine how these courses fulfill requirements towards a degree program(business and non-business), students must contact the Coles Advising Center for consultation.

Additional Requirements:
Applicants are required to have a minimum of 2.75 cumulative GPA, at least sophomore-level standing at the time of application, have completed their gateway courses, and have been accepted into their respective degree program.


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French Language
 
 Program description

Students can earn six credits of French language courses at varying levels. 
 http://www.elul.ulaval.ca/en/our-courses/french-as-a-foreign-language/intensive-courses/
 
Program Dates
Summer 2019, Dates TBD
Application deadline: March 1
 
Program Cost
 
A $150 nonrefundable administration fee is due at the time of application.
Please note: you will NOT be considered for this program until you have paid this fee!
 
Tuition: 6-credit hours paid to Kennesaw State University.

Please see program specific costs on Laval's French Intensive Course website:
http://www.elul.ulaval.ca/en/our-courses/french-as-a-foreign-language/intensive-courses/costs/
**note tuition and application fee on website does not apply to KSU students. Program fees will be paid directly to Université Laval
*Please note that Airfare and KSU tuition/fees are not included and must be paid in addition to the program fee.
 
 Participants may be eligible for the Global Learning Scholarship. Please see more information at the website for more details.
 
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Courses
 
 Varying levels of French language depending on student's ability.
 
NOTE: You must coordinate in advance (before you register and pay) with the Coles Undergraduate Advising Center to verify how the Business and Language courses will fulfill your degree requirements (for Business students). French language students will consult with the Foreign Language Department.
 

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Semester and Year-Long Options

Laval University offers options for Business majors during the semester, including Business classes taught in English or French. Students with sufficiently advanced French language capabilities will have more options for courses. Most classes are available to exchange students provided that they meet necessary prerequisites and that there is space in the class.
 
Please see link below for courses that are generally offered in Fall and Winter/Spring semesters for undergraduates and MBA students. Please start discussing this with your academic advisor:

Courses, programs and academic calendar
 
 
Program Dates (subject to change)
 
Spring semester
KSU application deadline: October 1
Spring Semester program dates: January to April
 
Fall semester and Academic Year
KSU Application deadline: February 15
Fall Semester program dates: September to December
 
NOTE: All undergraduate students must have and maintain at least a 2.75 GPA to be eligible for this program. Graduate students must have and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA to be eligible.
 
 
Program Cost (subject to change)
 
A $150 nonrefundable administration fee is due at the time of application.
Please note: you will NOT be considered for this program until you have paid this fee!
 
Please speak with Nicole Meanor about KSU tuition and program costs.

A $150 nonrefundable administration fee is due at the time of application.
Please note: you will NOT be considered for this program until you have paid this fee!
 
 Participants may be eligible for the Global Learning Scholarship. Please see more information at the website for more details.

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Housing

 
Depending upon the length of your program, students can stay on campus or obtain off-campus housing. During your welcome week, the International Activities Centre will be there to pick you up at the airport, help you get settled, meet other students, register for classes, and many other activities.
 
Visit the incoming student site for more information.
 
 
Safety & Security
 
The U.S Department of State offers excellent travel, health and safety information for specific countries. For up-to-date information on Canada, please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Canada.html
 
The Center for Disease Control also provides useful information for travelers and a list of vaccinations and/or health concerns for specific countries:
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/extended_student/canada?s_cid=ncezid-dgmq-travel-leftnav-traveler

 
 
Program Contact
 
Nicole Meanor
Program Coordinator
Town Point 1710
Phone: 470-578-7629
Email: nmeanor@kennesaw.edu
*You must meet with Nicole Meanor in order to complete the program application
 

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Sheb True
Associate Dean of Graduate Business Programs
Director of the Coles College International Center
strue@kennesaw.edu
470-578-6087
 
EDUCATION ABROAD REFUND POLICY & PROCEDURES

APPLICATION FEES

All application fees are non-refundable, except in the case of:

*Program cancellation by Kennesaw State University
*A wait-listed student who is not added into the program
*A student who has applied to one education abroad program and clearly notifies the Education Abroad Office--in writing and prior to the application deadline--of his/her desire change the application to an alternate KSU program

Refunds for application fees will be issued in the same form of payment originally used for purchase.  Please be sure to retain all account information used for purchase and notify the Education Abroad Office (EAO) in advance if there is a problem with your account.  The EAO will not be responsible for refunds sent to closed accounts.

PROGRAM FEES

Upon registration for the KSU faculty-led education abroad academic course(s), the designated program fee (distinct from tuition) is charged to the student's account. The student has up to one month to pay the program fee in full, following a specific payment schedule. Failure to pay the program fee in full by the stated deadline may result in deletion from the program.

All program fees are non-refundable. In all cases, the student will only receive recoverable fees, subject to the rules/policies of external service providers.  Any such refund will not include the initial application fee and will not be issued until after the education abroad program is completed.

TUITION PAYMENTS

Payment and refund of tuition will follow the normal processes establish by the Offices of the Registrar and Bursar.  Students wishing to withdraw from any study abroad program or course must submit their request in writing through the Education Abroad Office.