Lyon & Annecy, France

ESDES Summer School

when 4 July 2022 - 22 July 2022
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 3100

Want to experience French Business in the Alpes? Join the ESDES Summer School for 3 weeks taking place in Lyon and Annecy. Study business and work on a real corporate business case for a partner company. A fun way to acquire your first corporate experience in France and to improve your knowledge of the French language and culture!

Benefit from the exiting cultural life of Lyon, the second biggest city in France: concerts, festivals, sports, museum and theaters. Lyon is the perfect city for student life: bars, clubs and restaurants will welcome you all along summer.

Lyon is the gastronomical capital of France and has many historic landmarks. Several districts of Lyon such as Vieux-Lyon, Fourvière, Croix-Rousse and the Presqu’ile are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Don’t miss the music Festival Les Nuits de Fourvières to experience a concert in the ancient Roman theater.

Annecy is a Mountain city situated on a lake, near the mountains with a more relaxed holiday atmosphere where outdoor activities will be high up on your agenda.
The medieval historic centre of Annecy is an invitation to stroll and discover. With its cobbled streets, its colourful and emblematic buildings, the Venice of the Alps is a city rich in heritage. In the heart of Haute-Savoie, mountains of Lake Annecy offer stunning scenery and exceptional playgrounds. They are a breath of fresh air for all nature lovers. The preserved area of Lake Annecy is a dream setting. Beaches, water sports, walks, cycle paths, magical panoramas, nature reserves, castles. Let’s discover the shores of its turquoise and transparent waters.

The Summer School program is specially designed for international students who wants to enjoy Lyon and Annecy City life on top of their business studies.

The campuses, at the very heart of cities are the perfect starting point for a stroll around “le Vieux Lyon” and its famous gastronomy or to get a swim in the Annecy Lake..

The program includes 4 days of cultural discovery: cooking class, wine tasting in the Beaujolais, and outdoor sports around the Annecy Lake (hiking, biking, sailing…)

Course leader

Learning by doing with top faculty and corporate members

Target group

Students interested in international business or students interested in a short program to discover France and French business!

Must be over 18 to apply, and have at least a B2 level of English.

Credits info

6 EC
60h of classes providing 6 ECTS credits (upon validation)

Fee info

EUR 3100: FEES:
3100 € for 3 weeks


60h of classes providing 6 ECTS credits (upon validation)
Round trip from Lyon to Annecy
Accompaniment during visits and activities.
Accommodation and half-board for the week in Annecy.


ESDES Scholarships available for the Summer School!

Scholarships for students of India available as well!

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