European Study Center

European Study Center​

Grove City College European Study Center (ISC) in Nantes, France

The ISC acts as an extension campus.  Under faculty supervision in France, students reside and take courses via simulcast from the main campus in the US, along with courses taught on site by GCC faculty and professors from local French University named ONIRIS.  In addition a number of program outings/field trips are carried out in partnership with ONIRIS.  All instruction and course work is in English. The program is open to all majors including mechanical engineering.

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Housing is provided at the GCC International Study Center.


Grove City College tuition room and board.  This includes round trip flight, room and board.

Courses Offered:

Note:  all courses are taught in English.

Simulcast Courses taught from GCC:

BUSA 305 - Global Business Issues

HUMA 302 - Modern Civilization from an International Perspective

MECE 325 - Fluid Mechanics (Mechanical Engineering)

MECE 311 - Mechanics of Materials (Mechanical Engineering)

On-site courses taught by GCC and French faculty:

FREN 101 – Elementary French I

GOBL 480 – French Culture

ENGR/MECE 390 – Engineering Management in International Context

MECE 351 – Instrumentation Laboratory(Mechanical Engineering)

Students with a French language level passed FREN 101 are eligible for a possible internship with partner university (ONIRIS) in place of FREN 101.


Dr. Mark Reuber,

Field Director, Stan and Karen Johnson Office of International Education​