Paris 2019

March 2-9, 2019

Experience International Business in Paris

Join us in March and get a firsthand experience of a city that is leading Europe’s impressive startup ecosystem. Paris is defining the standard for startup success and is known as one of the most entrepreneurial cities in the world with a unique perspective on the fashion industry. The cultural experiences, exploration of iconic landmarks and direct exposure to international business make this study tour incomparable!

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Travel & Accommodations Package Includes:

  • Airfare, hotel stay (double occupancy), and group meals
  • Guided tours of Paris
  • Cultural events such as visiting Porte de Vanves and Palais de Galliera, a Ligue 1 soccer match and a cooking class
  • Corporate visits to internationally known companies such as L’Oreal, Ernst & Young, and Diebold Nixdorf


* Not final and is subject to change *

The price of this study tour is $3,240. If you’d like to be included in all corporate visits, there will be an additional $1,000 cost. A single room upgrade will be an additional $670 for the entire stay.

Current MBA program students or eligible undergraduate students will need to attend all corporate visits for course credit, so pricing will be $4,240 plus the cost of credit hours. If you have questions about cost, please contact the MBA Program’s Office at 419-289-5214.

The MBA students & undergraduate seniors who are eligible for MBA credit will be earning course credit for MBA 568 during this 7-day study tour.

Draft Itinerary:

* Not final and is subject to change *

View a printer-friendly version of the draft itinerary here.

Spring 2019
March 2, 2019 – Bienvenue en France!
  • Morning:
  • Early Afternoon:
    • Festive welcome lunch at a Parisian brasserie
  • Afternoon:
    • Cultural event
      • Explore the ‘City of Lights’
  • Evening:
    • Rest of day at leisure
March 3, 2019 – Paris Is Always a Good Idea
  • Morning:
    • Cultural event
      • Porte de Vanves
  • Afternoon:
    • Cultural event:
March 4, 2018 – Perpetuating a Heritage of Excellence 
  • Morning:
    • EY corporate visit
  • Early Afternoon:
  • Late Afternoon:
  • Rest of day at leisure
March 5, 2019 – Traditional Values, Revolutionary Ideas 
March 6, 2019 – The Ins and Outs Of The Fashion Industry
  • Morning:
  • Afternoon:
    • Guillaume Diagne-Morice corporate visit
  • Evening:
    • Optional cultural event:
      • Palais Galliera
March 7, 2019 – Green Is The New Black
  • Morning:
  • Afternoon:
  • Late Afternoon:
    • Recommended activity:
      • Promenade Plantee

        Promenade Plantee

March 8, 2019 – Farewell in a Sartorial Splendor 
March 9, 2019 – Depart for the US
  • Morning:
    • Breakfast & Check-out
    • Transfer to Airport
    • Depart for the US

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*ISP ( International Study Programs) is our ground service provider and partner in planning this life-changing trip to Paris in March 2019. To learn more about their company, please visit

All non-students (guests, spouses, alumni, etc.) registering for this trip will be working with Lucie Mlejnkova, Head of ISP Logistics Department.The platform, ISP Student Zone, will guide you from your registration through to your on-the-ground experience, until your return home, and much more. To learn more about this platform, click here.

To register, please click here and create an account using Access Code: 3EJV2Q

As a first step, please visit the Registration section and complete all the fields. Please make sure that the info is accurate as we’ll make the necessary arrangements based on the info you provide here. The deadline for registration is January 19, 2019. Make sure you also visit the e-shop section to purchase a single room upgrade in case you are interested.

Also, for spouses and guests traveling, please make sure to process the payment for the Guest package. Please go to the e-shop section, select the “Spouse fee” tab and then the package of your choice. 

The payment deadline to secure the registration is January 19, 2019.

For any travel modifications, extensions, upgrades etc., feel free to contact Lucie by email at

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