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  • Locations: Grenoble, France
  • Program Terms: Semester 1, Semester 2, Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2), Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
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Program Description:


Grenoble Ecole Management
: Grenoble
Year Established: 1984
Student population: 6,900 (2,500 international students)
The Grenoble École de Management (GEM) is a leading French business school with an expertise in management, technology and innovation. Based in the world’s fifth most inventive city (according to Forbes Magazine), GEM is one of few schools to be accredited by the trifecta of AACSB International, EQUIS and AMBA.
A highly innovative school, Technology and Innovation Management are integral parts of all programs. GEM is developing the classroom of the future with the use of smart and digital technologies, and is a founding member of the GIANT innovation campus, considered to be the French MIT.
Unique characteristics
Based in Grenoble, in the French Alps, GEM is strongly internationally focused and has 12 international campuses. Its international school, the Grenoble Graduate School of Business, offers approximately 15 high-level programs (MBA, MIB, MSc) in Grenoble and abroad. GEM has a range of programs in English and conducts meaningful research that contributes to global scientific debate.

Grenoble is a dynamic university city surrounded by the peaks of the Alps. It’s an important centre of education, research and industry, and home to companies such as Caterpillar, Hewlett-Packard, Rhône-Poulenc and Schneider Electric. There’s a great quality of life here, with excellent public transport, museums and dining, and a vibrant student scene with more than 60,000 students.

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university

Subject Area/s: Business



Human Resources

               Marketing      International Business           Consumer Behaviour

Exclusions apply - Admissions for 3rd year undergraduate or postgraduates only. Apply at earliest after 3rd full-time semester of course. 

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Semester 1/Fall: September- December
Semester 2/Spring: January - May

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University



Grading System (French:Australian)
18-20 = 95 - 100%
15-17 = 85 - 92%
12-14 = 70 - 80%
10-11 = 50 - 65%
7-9 = 40 - 49%
4-6 = 40%
0-3 = 0 - 40%
More information on the host university's grading system 

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period


Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English and French.
Language Requirement
All English exchange programs include a "French as a Foreign Language" (FLE) module. Students will be tested upon arrival. 


What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city

The host university does not have its own student accommodation but recommends alternative housing options
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.


Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university

Campus France is a French government agency for the promotion of international student mobility. Visit their website for more information about preparing to study in France.
Exchange students can apply for a Nicolas Baudin travel grant from the French Embassy to assist with the cost of a return flight ticket between Australia and France.

Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar
Orientation will be held at the beginning of the semester.
Support Services 
International Student Services provide assistance to exchange students.
Information from the Embassy of France in Australia

Information Package for International Students

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Student Experiences

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