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Institut Mines-Telecom Business School (IMT)- BIT Program

Telecom Ecole de Management is a public business school in the French Grande Ecole tradition. Founded in 1979, the School operates under the auspices of the Ministry for the Economy, Industry and Finance. For over 30 years, the School has been recognized for its dual expertise in management and information and communication technologies (ITC).

Through quality in research and teaching, Telecom Ecole de Management develops fundamental skills, while training managers of the future to be open, pro-active, and capable of integrating technological fields into their management decision-making, giving companies in which they work the ability to initiate, support and steer their innovation, development and change in a competitive global environment.

Exchange students living on campus are eligible to apply to stay in the MAISEL university residence. You must submit an application prior to the deadline. For more information please click here. 

You will be accommodated in single-occupancy rooms, equipped with a bed, a desk, closets, a small fridge and a full bathroom. Sheets are provided, but you have to bring your towels. Kitchens are located on the ground floor and are shared by all students. On the same floor, washing machines and dryers are free for access (EUR 3.00 for the washing and dryers are free).

Évry

Greater Évry is made up of four communities, Bondoufle, Courcouronnes, Évry, and Lisses at the cross-roads of the A6 Motorway (Paris-Lyon-Marseille) and the Paris ring-road, the Francilienne (linking the new towns within a 20-mile radius of the capital).

Évry provides a large choice of shopping areas, sports, and cultural facilities: shopping and restaurant facilities in Evry2, the large shopping centre, located at the town centre (a 10 minute walk from Télécom Ecole de Management ), provides around 200 shops, Carrefour being the most popular among them. In the downtown there are another 100 shops, 80 restaurants, and 11 hotels.

  • This program is open to undergraduate students in Pamplin College of Business. To be eligible, students must meet the following minimum requirements before departure: Sophomore standing, an overall GPA of 2.5 or above, and a minimum of four semesters of college-level French.
  • BIT students from DSS and OSM will be able to take the following major-specific courses at IMT in the spring of their junior year (some sophomores may qualify, too):
    • FIN 3104 (Introduction to Finance)
    • AREA 2 (French as a Foreign Language and French Culture)
    • BIT 4484 (MIS 4402)
    • BIT 4474 (OPM 4401)

      Another optional course can be taken as an elective (students will need to discuss this choice with Dr. Clevenger).

      In addition, some students may be able to stay in Evry for a summer internship. This intent needs to be articulated during the application time – internship application and placements will be coordinated with our IMT partners.

You will pay Virginia Tech tuition studying at another university.

See detailed cost breakdown on the GEO website. 

Eligibility

  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.3

Application Process

Click the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions. The application requirements of the program include the following:

  • GEO: Study Abroad Application Fee Payment
  • Required Signature Documents
  • Online Submissions (Application Essays, Proposed Course List, Proposed Exchange Sites, Unofficial Transcript)
  • Letter of Recommendation

All requirements should be complete and submitted by the deadline. Only nominated students from the Virginia Tech Global Education Office (GEO) can proceed to fill out the Oxford Brookes University application. Information will be provided upon nomination to the program.

Fall Semester Application Deadline: February 15
Spring Semester Application Deadline: September 15

All interested students need to apply through the GEO website and must meet with Dr. Jennifer Clevenger (jcleveng@vt.edu)

Limited availability! Apply now