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McCombs School of Business BBA and undergraduate iMPA students have the opportunity to study on exchange for a semester at ESCP Europe in Paris, France. ESCP Europe was founded in 1918 and today is among the top three business schools in France. ESCP has over 3,500 students at its five campuses located in Paris, London, Berlin, Madrid, and Torino. Paris has a population of over 11 million people and attracts over 45 million visitors each year with its beautiful parks and gardens, world class museums, historical landmarks, excellent cuisine, and an incredible nightlife.

Students take regular university courses with students from the host country. There is no prior language requirement, as a wide selection of courses is taught in English. Participants earn regular UT in- residence credit. All grades earned for the courses undertaken are computed into the official UT-Austin GPA.


Area(s) of Study

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • History
  • Management
  • Business Administration
  • European Studies
  • Humanities
  • Marketing
  • Communication
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Social Science
  • Communication Studies
  • French
  • International Relations And Gl

Sponsored by McCombs School of Business

Academic Information

Most courses taught in French but there are some in English incl. topics in FIN/MKT/IB/MIS/MAN. Some are worth 3 UT credits, others just 1 UT credit. ESCP prefers seniors but will admit students going during spring of junior year earliest. Courses are taught at Master's level, assume prior knowledge, and are quite challenging.

Language(s) of Instruction

French and English


Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No


University housing is not available. Students are guided to locate private accommodations in the community. Exchange students generally live in a housing community close to campus. Students can search for accommodations in Paris through Cite Universitaire Internationale Web site below.

Open To

McCombs School of Business - Undergraduate

Program Cost

Students pay a $75 application fee, $500 Exchange Admin fee, and regular UT tuition for their semester exchange. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/VISA, housing, transportation, and costs of living. Participants pay required emergency health insurance coverage at $19 per week. Financial aid and scholarships can be used.


- Spring
  • Program: January 10, 2025 to April 22, 2025
  • Instructional: January 13, 2025 to April 21, 2025
  • Priority Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Final Deadline: October 1, 2024
- Fall
  • Program: September 13, 2024 to December 24, 2024
  • Instructional: September 16, 2024 to December 23, 2024
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2024

Application Code


Program Coordinator

Joshua T Rucker

Additional Resources

Program Website
Peer Evaluations

Next Step

Learn more by attending a BBA International Programs general information session. Students must attend an information session prior to meeting BBA International Programs Coordinator for an advising appointment.

Program information above is subject to change