Nice’s ideal location on the sea makes it a jewel in the Mediterranean region—one of the oldest trading regions in the world. (It’s often described as an area of mutual economic, social, and cultural exchange). It’s this rich history, as well as the city’s spectacular beauty, that has attracted immigrants from a variety of countries. Enjoy all that this wonderfully diverse city on the Côte d’Azur has to offer while studying Business, Sustainability, Immigration, and other issues unique to France and the Mediterranean region.
You will take your area studies courses at the IES Abroad Center. You will also have the options of supplementing your IES Abroad courses with Business courses at the AACSB- and EQUIS-accredited SKEMA Business School, named one of the best European business schools by the Financial Times. The school is committed to promoting sustainability and corporate social responsibility, with more than 20% of their courses devoted to these principles. SKEMA is located in nearby Sophia Antipolis, a global research park known as the French Silicon Valley, and home to more than 1,300 high-tech companies and start-ups.
Nice and the French Riviera will be your classroom. Imagine yourself walking the medieval cobblestone streets of the Old Town, hiking the incredible biodiversity of the region, or visiting Monaco for the day. Whether you’re an advanced French language student or a beginner, this program offers full immersion into the culture of Nice through courserelated trips, cultural activities, and volunteer opportunities.
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As the fifth largest city in France, Nice is the capital of the French Riviera and an international metropolis, with more than 160 different nationalities living and working in the region. Because Nice is a European and Mediterranean hub to the world (its international airport is just 5 km from the city center), the city is host to a large number of international businesses and schools, a center for innovation, and a celebrity hotspot.
We strive to make sure you feel safe, cared for, and at home while you’re away from home. Whether it’s the orientation program that makes you feel prepared, your housing that is well-located and comfortable, the cultural events that make it easy and fun to meet other international and local students, or the field trips and walking tours that take you to places tourists don’t usually see—we’re all about our student service. Learn more about the day-to-day studying abroad on this program. From field trips to housing, it’s all on IES Abroad’s website.
Scholarships & Aid
IES Abroad firmly believes that financial limitations should not prevent a qualified student from participating in an IES Abroad program. That's why we commit $5 million in study abroad scholarships and aid, all offered through one quick and easy application. Check out all of our scholarship options at www.IESabroad.org/aid.
Aid Application Deadlines:
Summer – April 1
Fall/Academic Year – May 1
Spring/Calendar Year – November 1
The IES Abroad Difference
We can say that our academic standards are completely unmatched, our partnerships with more than 500 global universities and colleges speak to the quality of our programs, and our health and safety practices have set the standards for the entire field of study abroad. And all of that would be true…. But what really sets us apart is our commitment to you. As a not-for-profit study abroad and internship provider, you are our bottom line. Your success is our success. And in today’s world, that’s a pretty extraordinary thing.
- 135+ Award-Winning Study Abroad and Internship Programs
- 33 Global Locations
- Advising & Student Support from predeparture to after you return home
- Strong Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
- $5+ Million in Aid and Scholarships
- Passionate, Mission-Focused Staff and Faculty from our headquarters in Chicago to our Centers around the world
- 70 Years of Experience
About IES Abroad
Founded in 1950, IES Abroad is a not-for-profit academic consortium of more than 260 top-tier American colleges and universities, with more than 240 additional partner universities worldwide. IES Abroad provides premier study abroad and internship programs around the world through IES Abroad, IES Internships, IES Abroad Customized & Faculty-Led Programs, and The Study Abroad Foundation. With more than 400 study abroad programs in 85 locations worldwide, the organization creates authentic global education opportunities for thousands of students annually. IES Abroad has nearly 140,000 alumni who have benefited from studying in IES Abroad programs since its inception. Discover more about what we offer with all of our programs.
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