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Education Abroad Office

ESSEC Singapore

Area: International Business Exchange
Location: Nepal Hill
Country: Singapore
Term: Spring
Website: ESSEC Singapore Exchange Program

ESSEC business school established their Asia Pacific campus in Singapore in 2005. ESSEC is ranked among the best worldwise and offers students courses in management. ESSEC is an innovation-driven institution that creates value and focuses on the individual. It cultivates a distinct approach in order to preserve and enhance its leadership in today’s fiercely competitive global environment.

Located in Singapore, a region recognized for its part in global commerce, finance and as a transport hub, ESSEC students are able to be part of the vibrant growth of Asia and to bring its expertise to the expanding region. Despite its small size, Singapore has a diversity of languages, religions, and cultures. In recent years, Singapore has become Asia’s leading financial center, with more than 130 banks. Business dealings are facilitated by Singapore's excellent communications network, which links the nation with the rest of the world. 

Category: 1, no foreign language proficiency requirement, all courses taught in English

Cost: UofSC resident tuition rates + in-country costs

Requirements: junior standing; International Business major

Students on exchange pay in-state tuition directly to USC and do not pay tuition to ESSEC Singapore. All housing, food, and personal expenses are paid by the student in Singapore. ESSEC Singapore suggests that students budget approximately SGD1,120 per month for living expenses, including accomodation. To get an idea of ​​life on site, you will find on the numbeo website indications on the cost of living in Singapore compared to 250 other countries in the world.

Students will take between 24-30 ECTS to earn 12-15 UofSC credits per semester. To see courses UofSC students have taken at this university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency Table

Students have ample opportunities to get involved at ESSEC Singapore. ESSEC also provides a guide to Singapore for students.

Per university policy, all UofSC students will be charged emergency medical, evacuation and repatriation insurance for their time abroad. Contact the Education Abroad Office for more details.

ESSEC Singapore does not offer housing for students. However, they do guide students and assist in locating housing.

IB students will attend ESSEC Singapore during the Spring semester. The academic calendar for Spring runs from Late February to June. Students will recieve specific program dates once nominated and/or accepted into the program.

ESSEC Singapore offers an orientation once students arrive. Further information will be provided to the student once accepted into the program.

Exchange students who have been accepted to ESSEC Singapore will receive instructions via the offer email/letter for the Student's Pass application.


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