Hone your business skills in an international setting. Choose courses in a range of business disciplines, all taught in English, and enroll in a French language course at your level. If you're already a fluent French speaker, you may choose another language course, such as Spanish, German, or Chinese. You’ll attend class alongside students from a wide range of nationalities and academic backgrounds, providing both valuable business education and a unique cross-cultural experience. Students who successfully complete the program will earn a Certificate (semester) or Diploma (academic year) in Business Studies.
Spring semester students enroll in 1 language course and 6 business courses; Fall semester students enroll in 7 business courses. Classes meet for 15-30 contact hours/1.25-2.5 credits. You may earn a total of 15 credits (up to 180 contact hours) per semester and 30 credits (up to 360 contact hours) per academic year.
Business and language courses meet Monday-Friday. Active learning components required by your courses may be scheduled for Fridays.
You'll take a language placement exam after you arrive in Grenoble and be enrolled in a language course based on the results. You'll be automatically enrolled in business courses. To ensure that you receive credit for the language level you place into, have your home university pre-approve courses at several levels before you leave for France. Please consult with your academic advisor at your home university on credit pre-approval guidelines.
Grenoble Ecole de Management boasts triple accreditation (EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA) and is ranked among France’s top business schools. Courses taught in English attract high-caliber students from diverse international backgrounds.
When you study abroad in the French Alps: Grenoble, you can choose CEA housing or arrange your own independent housing. CEA housing assignments are based on availability and confirmation date; we make every effort to match your housing requests, but we can’t guarantee housing preferences.
Life-Long Benefits I made friends I will have for the rest of my life. I learned a lot about not only France, but who I am and what I am capable of. Everybody should have the chance to study abroad because there are so many benefits.
Grand Valley State University,
Spring 2014 ,
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