Business studies in a multi-cultural environment with the possibility of studying at two Universities and living 2 years in France and 2 years in the United States

American BBA Liberal Arts International Business

Experience an international French-American business program in a multi-cultural environment in two different countries!


If you’re interested in international business with a strong intercultural component in an American teaching environment, this BBA is for you!

You’ll study in year 1 and 2 at the Université Catholique de l’Ouest (UCO) in Angers, France and after successful completion of the first two years are eligible to transfer to Saint Edward’s University (SEU) in Austin, Texas to continue your studies in year 3 and 4 to obtain an American BBA from SEU.

Throughout the program you’ll study all the core/elementary business subjects that help you prepare to work in many different business related career fields. Through several liberal arts components you’ll also develop soft skills in critical and creative thinking, moral reasoning, communicating, problem solving and an understanding how to successfully apply these in the work environment.

You’ll benefit from two solid universities with great campus infrastructures and an education to American teaching standards by dedicated professors as well as improve your language skills with an international business and management program entirely taught in English.


Students from any background with a high a valid school diploma and a strong interest in business may apply given that their level of English is equivalent to a B2. An assessment of their proficiency in English is part of the application procedure.

Year 1 + 2 at UCO, Angers, France : 12000€ / year. Year 3 + 4 at SEU Austin, USA : 19500€* / year (*50% discount on tuition fees already applied)
  • How the program is structured and how it was created
  • Their study experience at UCO and at SEU
  • Information about the two locations
  • The cost
  • How they can apply
  • Ruth HabenbergerHead of International Partnerships
  • Zachary PrestwichProgram Coordinator
  • Suvi ErrardRecruitment office coordinator
Partial scholarships are available concerning year 1 + 2 at UCO, for further details please contact the recruitment office at UCO. A 50% discount is awarded at SEU to students transferring to SEU via UCO, tuition rate shown above already implements the 50% discount rate; tuition rate at SEU is set annually.