semester exchange: KEDGE School of Business

KEDGE School of Business is an AACSB accredited business school located in Marseilles, France.  Coursework is taught in English.

Fast Facts


Program Type:Exchange
Term/Duration:Semester or Academic Year
Spring 2015 Semester Dates:Arrive in Marseille: January 5-6, 2014
Orientation: January 7, 2015
Classes Begin: January 12, 2015
Exams: May 11-22, 2015
Depart Marseille: May 23, 2014
Fall 2014 Semester Dates:Arrive in Marseille: September 1-6, 2014
Orientation: September 8-12, 2014
Classes Begin: September 15, 2014
Exams: December 1-21, 2014
Depart Marseille: December 22, 2014
Supplemental Application Process:Yes
Application Fee:$20
Program Fee:See cost sheet (link at right)
Fall/Academic Year Application Deadline:March 1
Spring Application Deadline:September 15



The Program

KEDGE ranks as one of the top business schools in France, and enjoys "triple crown" accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA).  Founded in 1872, the school is one of the oldest institutions of management and business education in France.  KEDGE adheres to the UN Global Compact initiative and strives to create responsible managers in a diverse and global environment.  Coursework is taught in English by an international faculty.

This program is designed to allow School of Business students to study at an AACSB accredited business school where coursework is taught in English.  Courses are offered in many subject areas, including Quantitative Methods, Economics, Accounting, Finance, Marketing, International Trade, International Management, and more.


To learn about courses available to exchange students, go to

The Location

Mareseilles was founded around 600 B.C. by Greak sailors from Phocea, and was the first of France's major cities.  Located on the Mediterranean in Provence, the city is complex, diverse, and has many different areas for students to explore.  The Vieux Port (Old Port) features forests of masts, an open-air fresh fish market, and cafés with terraces overlooking the water.  At the southern end of Marseilles, the village of Les Goudes is the gateway to the coastline Calanques.  Here, cabins built into the rocky slopes reach almost into the sea.  From Marseilles students can also explore (by boat) the Frioul Islands, Chateau d'If (where according to legend, the Count of Monte Cristo was imprisoned), Maïre, Pommègues, and Ratonneau.  For more information about Marseilles and Provence, go to