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Interbiz 2023: The Smart Move

Co-organised by the University of Lille (largest French university and in the top 100 European most innovative universities of the Times Higher Education ranking) and the International Academy (summer university for international students in Hauts-de-France), the international summer school Interbiz 2023 is a strong 60-hour training programme focusing on the fundamental aspects of intercultural management, in line with top-tier institutes and leading experts in business, economics, geography and cross-cultural management.

Midway between Paris, London and Brussels, at the heart of a high-performance academic and economic hub that makes innovation a priority, Interbiz 2023 will provide high-standard English-taught classes, immersion in the field, as well as a group case study. A smart opportunity to broaden your international experience under enjoyable conditions with fellow students worldwide.

NB: The modalities and contents presented on this website may be subject to minor modifications. In case of force majeure, please note that this programme may be run online.

Take on the French Experience

Interbiz 2023 is meant as a springboard for your studies in the fields of business, economics and geography.

ECTS credits

5 European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) credits pertaining to the completed assessments and a personalised Certificate of Completion will be awarded to the students to authenticate their participation.

Programme overview

Lectures, Workshops & Business Visit
31 h
Group Case Study
6 h
Cultural Visits & Events
17 h
A French Speaking World
2 h
Haut-de-France: A Dynamic Environment for Researchers
1 h
Welcome & Closing Sessions
3 h




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  • A strong academic training
    in line with top-tier institutes & leading experts
    in business, economics, geography & cross-cultural management
  • A door-opening international programme
    giving access to the French academic community
    & making connections worldwide
  • Forward-looking higher education institutions
    with high-standard on-campus accommodation
    & welcome services, great facilities & vibrant hall life
  • The strategic, most dynamic area in North-West Europe
    at the heart of a high-performance academic
    & economic hub that makes innovation a priority
  • A young region, always on the move
    lively, easy-living, with a rich history
    & heritage, centre of arts & cultures