EM Strasbourg Business School
Strasbourg, France

University Profile:

EM Strasbourg Business School distinguishes itself by being the only business school in France that is part of an academic center of excellence, the University of Strasbourg. Our identity is defined by a forward-looking and novel vision of the socio-economic world and its environment. 

EM Strasbourg Business School is just a short 10-minute tram or bike-ride from the city center. The Esplanade district offers comprehensive facilities, including shops and services, bookshops, estate-agencies, copy and binding shops, fast-food restaurants and parks.

Academic Notes:

Exchange students may take management courses in both English and French. No French is required for participation on this program. 

Areas of study include:
Agriculture Business 
Business Administration
Viticulture and Enology

Course information can be found online here

Program Dates:

Semester 1: Mid-September to Late-December
Semester 2: Late January to April


  • Session 1: June 1-3, 2017 
  • Session 2: June 14 - July 12, 2017

Housing and Meals:

All exchange students will receive details on how to apply for on-campus accommodations after Strasbourg has received their application. Housing can range between 300 - 500 Euros a month depending on the option selected.

Insurance Requirement:

All Fresno State students studying abroad are required to have the CSU required international travel and health insurance as well as the French Social Security insurance. The cost for the insurance is the responsibility of the student and runs approximately $500 for the semester.


All U.S. citizens studying in France for one semester are required to apply for a student visa. Students are encouraged to start the visa process as soon as they have received official acceptance has been issued by Strasbourg. The visa application process can begin no sooner than 90 days before the departure date.

Students should not make any plans for international travel three months before the departure date for Strasbourg. Additionally, students are required to submit visa documents in person to the consulate. 

Application Instructions:

When applying to the Fresno State exchange program to Strasbourg, students can expect to complete two applications; one for Fresno state, the other for Strasbourg.

Fresno State Application (due on or before the application deadline):

Strasbourg Application:
Students will receive the Strasbourg application after their Fresno State application has been reviewed for eligibility requirements.