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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2017 10/03/2016 10/07/2016 01/05/2017 05/12/2017
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Exchange
Language of Instruction:
English, French
Language Requirement:
None
Prerequisite Requirements:
Junior standing for Masters in Management program
Housing Options:
Apartment, Residence Hall/Dormitory
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Number of Credits:
12-18
Courses/Disciplines:
Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, International Business
General Education course coverage:
World Culture
Program advisor:
Jemma Lund
Program advisor email:
lundj@uwgb.edu
Program Description:

France

With this program you have the option of studying in Bordeaux or Marseille.  While in the same country, these two cities are very different.  Courses will be very similar between the two locations, so take a look and see what would be a good fit for you! 

Bordeaux
bordeaux 1Study in one of France's most historic cities, Bordeaux. This amazing city dates back to the 3rd century BC. Located in the southern part of France, it is one of the nation's richest cities due to wine exports. Bordeaux has an exceptional location between the Atlantic Ocean, Pyrenees, and Auvergne Mountains.

The city is well known for its magnificent Gothic cathedrals and 18th century mansions. In addition, St. Michel's Church and its bell towers are historical landmarks from the 15th century that are still intact today. Home to more than 200,000 residents, Bordeaux is proud of its ethnically diverse population and lively university community.

Learn more about Bordeaux on the city website or the Bordeaux tourism site.

Marseille
marseilleThe exciting city of Marseille is located in the middle of the southern coast of France in the famous Provence-Alps-Côte d'Azur region.  Both a modern and ancient city, it is the second largest in the country after Paris and has been an important port city since Phoenician times. 

Its mild Mediterranean climate makes it a great city to visit year round and for history buffs the city and region are full of millennia of archeological sites.  Marseille is also known for its multiculturalism, a mix of communities from waves of immigrants from North Africa to the Middle East. 

Learn more about Marseille on the city website or the Provence tourism site.

 

Program Design

bordeaux

KEDGE Business School, founded in 1874, provides top quality instruction in the fields of business and management in a rich global context with 20% of all students coming from abroad. KEDGE has been ranked as one of the top business and management programs in France and endeavors to meet students’ needs by developing their skills and competencies to meet the challenges of business today and tomorrow.

You will be taught by a variety of instructors, including business professionals. Many classes will include case studies or hands-on activities. Skills pertinent to global society such as knowledge of international practices and intercultural management experience will be emphasized. Students are required to take a French language course; all other courses are taught in English.

You can study in either Bordeaux or Marseille, in either the Bachelor or the Masters in Management program. **A note that as this program is hosted at a Business School, interested students are encouraged to be studying business administration, accounting, or economics.


Masters in Management Programme
France S16 BrietenfeldtThis program is intended for students with junior standing or above. Courses are broken into cycles, generally 3 in the fall semester and 4 in the spring.  Students take the equivalent of 12 UWGB credits, which equals about two courses per cycle.  A French language course is required during the first cycle at KEDGE.

The unique aspect about the cycle program is that generally Cycles 1-3 are fall semester and 4/5-8 are spring, though exact cycle attendance is flexible as long as a full 12 credit load of UWGB credits are completed.  This allows for flexibility for student schedules. 

Learn more about the courses offered at each location on the Academic Information website (click Master in Management Programme). 

Bordeaux
Marseille

 

bordeaux

PROGRAM DATES: Exact program dates change from year to year and you will be notified of your terms specific dates in your acceptance letter. General program dates (including mandatory orientation) are:
Fall (Cycle 1-3): early-September to mid- December
** Fall students may need to double up courses in a cycle to make 12 UWGB credits in the UWGB fall semester calendar.

Spring (Cycle 4- 7 or 8): Early January to early May or June
 Find specific dates in the Programme Annex on the Academic Information page above. 


Bachelor Programme

bordeauxThe Bachelor program is intended for second year students as a base of courses for future business students.  Courses taken in the fall are set and as listed on the academic information page.  Spring semester courses are more flexible.  Students take the equivalent of 15 UWGB credits per semester.

French language courses are optional for Bachelor students but are encouraged. 


Learn more about the courses offered at each location on the Academic Information website:
Bordeaux  (click KEDGE Bachelor). 
Marseille   (click IBBA & KEDGE Bachelor list of courses)

PROGRAM DATES: Exact program dates change from year to year and you will be notified of your terms specific dates in your acceptance letter. General program dates (including mandatory orientation) are:

Fall: early September to mid- December

Spring: Early January to early May

Find specific dates in the Programme Annex + list of courses (Bordeaux) or KEDGE Bachelor Programme Annex (Marseille) on the Academic Information page above. 

 

Living

KEDGE has a YouTube channel you can follow, as well as a Facebook page for more information

Bordeaux

bordeauxStudents studying at KEDGE in Bordeaux generally live in an apartment in central Bordeaux with other international or French students. The student organization Melting Potes helps organize accommodation for incoming international students and also arranges for pick-ups at airports/train stations and events during your time in France.


Practical Information for Bordeaux (click on Bordeaux link, includes housing and international student handbook)

Marseille
 
bordeaux train station
Students studying at KEDGE in Marseille generally live in residence halls (limited availability!) or flats close to the Luminy Campus. The student organization InterAct KEDGE helps organize accommodation for incoming international students and also arranges for pick-ups at airports/train stations and events during your time in France.

Practical Information for Marseille (click on Marseille link, includes housing and international student handbook)
 

From Study Abroad Alumni

Check out this video from an alum of the Bordeaux program: http://youtu.be/Te-VuGFPRz4

 

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