College of Business & Technology

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WELD Atlantis Exchange Program

A Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in 3 Years!

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Highlights

INSEEC in Lyon France • Linköping University in Linköping Sweden

Welcome to the WELD Atlantis Exchange Program - a Transatlantic Dual-Degree Program that allows students to earn a Bachelor of Business Administration in just three years. Spend your junior year abroad and after graduation, students can return to WIU and pursue a second bachelor's degree or a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Program Benefits
  • Save an entire year's tuition
  • All financial aid received is applied toward tuition, fees and expenses
  • European courses taught in English
Career Assets
  • Exposure to European commerce and culture
  • Peer contacts in both France and Sweden
  • Over 200 Atlantis alumni are working in Senior-Level Market Research, Management, Operations and Logistics Consulting positions
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Am I Eligible?

  • Are you a freshman or first semester sophomore?
  • Do you have a 3.0 GPA?
Yes, I Meet Eligibility

Please contact:

Anna James, Academic Advisor
College of Business and Technology (CBT) Advising Center
Stipes Hall 133
(309) 298-1619
AL-James@wiu.edu

Program Timeline

  1. Manadory Eligibility Meeting with Anna James
    • Anna James, Academic Advisor
      College of Business and Technology (CBT) Advising Center
      Stipes Hall 133
      (309) 298-1619
      AL-James@wiu.edu
  2. Create a Traveler Account to begin the application process.
  3. Attend an Information Session
    • Please use the Google form on this page to register to attend an upcoming session.
    • Location: Stipes Hall 121 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  4. Mandatory Meeting with the Study Abroad Advisor
    • Sarah Gibson, Study Abroad Advisor
      Office of Study Abroad and Outreach
      Horrabin Hall 8
      (309) 298-2504
      SJ-Gibson@wiu.edu
  5. Mandatory Orientation Meeting - Spring Semester
    • Prepping for your trip: passport, what to take, technology, computers, cell phones
    • Finances: budget estimates, banking, accessing your money
    • Academics: course description and schedule, grades, advising
    • Culture: living in France and Sweden, classroom culture
    • Transportation in France and Sweden
    • Medical Emergencies
    • Advice from WELD Atlantis alumni
    • Resources: applying for a student visa, traveler's checklist, tourism
  6. Fall Semester Junior Year - Attend INSEEC in Lyon France
  7. Spring Semester Junior Year - Attend Linköping University in Linköping Sweden
  8. Graduate at the end of the spring semester!
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Resources

Informational Websites
Contacts

Anna James, Academic Advisor
College of Business and Technology (CBT) Advising Center
Stipes Hall 133
(309) 298-1619
AL-James@wiu.edu

Sarah Gibson, Study Abroad Advisor
Office of Study Abroad and Outreach
Horrabin Hall 8
(309) 298-2504
SJ-Gibson@wiu.edu