College of Business & Technology

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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 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). Visit wiu.edu/MBA for details.

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
  • Expand your career opportunities as a Atlantis alumnus! The global knowledge and skills obtained from the program exceeds the expectations of new hires. Alumni are currently working as Senior-Level Consultants; Market Research, Management, Operations and Logistics Executives
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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. Mandatory 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
    • Dr. Jeff Hancks, Executive Director,
      School of Global Education and Outreach

      Western's English as a Second Language (WESL) Institute
      Memorial Hall 348

      Phone: (309) 298-1929
      Fax: (309) 298-2405

      Email: jl-hancks@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 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

Email: AL-James@wiu.edu

Dr. Jeff Hancks, Executive Director, 
School of Global Education and Outreach

Western's English as a Second Language (WESL) Institute 
Memorial Hall 348

Phone: (309) 298-1929 
Fax: (309) 298-2405

Email: jl-hancks@wiu.edu

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