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Academic Courses: Academic Credit Language of Instruction: English, French
Housing: Apartment, Dormitory Program Length: Academic Year, Semester
Program Type: Exchange Minimum GPA: 2.50
Program Description:

KEDGE UNIVERSITY

AT A GLANCE/LOCATION | PROGRAM TERM | AREAS OF STUDY | COURSE INFORMATION |  HOUSING INFORMATION | COSTS | STUDENT LIFE | APPLICATION PROCESS | FACULTY CONTACT | STAFF CONTACT |

AT A GLANCE /LOCATION 
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KEDGE Business School is located in Marseilles, France. In 2013, Euromed School of Management in Marseilles and Bordeaux School of Management merged to form the KEDGE Business School. Today, 30% of the students are international and come from more than 40 different nationalities. 

KEDGE Business School has several campuses throughout France. Belmont students study at the Marseilles campus on the Mediterranean Sea in the south of France. With around 1 million inhabitants, Marseille is the second largest city in France in terms of population and the largest in terms of area. Its population is a real melting pot of different cultures. The people of Marseille have varying ethnic backgrounds, with a lot of Italians and Spanish having immigrated to the area after the second world war. From colourful markets (like Noailles market) that will make you feel like you are in Africa, to the Calanques (a natural area of big cliffs falling into the sea - Calanque means fjord), fr to the Vieux-Port (old harbor) and the Corniche (a road along the sea) Marseille has definitely a lot to offer.
PROGRAM TERM 

FALL SEMESTER: September - December
SPRING SEMESTER: January - June
 AREAS OF STUDY Paris, France

Exchange students are able to take classes at the bachelor or master levels, depending on their classification at their home institution, and in French or English. All international students are able to take a French language class. A list of courses, course load, language of instruction, academic calendar, and course registration can be found here. 
COURSE INFORMATION

Since this is an AACSB school, this is a good location for Belmont business students to consider taking courses. Belmont students may be interested in courses in the following areas: accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, information systems management, international business, law, marketing, management, and operations. 
HOUSING INFORMATION

KEDGE Business School offers rooms in two main student residences, which are located on Luminy Campus (Alotra and Estudines). The monthly rent may vary between 260 and 470 Euros ($300-500 per month), depending on room size and the residence. Reservation for rooms on campus need to be done at least three months in advance and directly to the housing department itself. Rooms are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. If students are unable to secure space on campus, the international office through KEDGE will provide assistance for off-campus accommodations. More information about housing is located here. 

COSTS

1. Housing:

Students pay housing directly to KEDGE Business School. 

2. Belmont Tuition
Tuition is charged at the regular semester rate. Students pay tuition to Belmont.    

3. Airfare  
Students are responsible for booking their own international travel. Students should wait until they receive formal acceptance from Kedge into their program before booking their airfare. 

STUDENT LIFE

The Interact (in Marseille), Melting Potes (in Bordeaux), and Welcome (in Toulon) student associations support the International Student Office in facilitating the integration of international students at KEDGE Business School throughout the year by organizing events and providing support to the students. They will automatically contact the international students before their arrival at KEDGE BS. To learn more about student organizations at Kedge, visit here: www.facebook.com/interact.kedge 
APPLICATION PROCESS

Dates and Deadlines

All requirements must be completed by the Belmont Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date
 
Spring Semester Programs: September 1
Summer/Fall/Academic Year Programs: March 31
 
How to Apply

1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply.
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in.
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application.
 

This program has a two-step application process:
 
Step 1) The Belmont’s Study Abroad Office Application, which includes:
  • Passport photocopy
  • Online questionnaires
  • Signature documents 
Only application materials for Step 1 must be turned in by the corresponding term’s deadlines as listed above.
 
Step 2) The Host University Application,
This Step will be completed after your advisor reviews and accepts your Belmont application.
  • If Belmont’s Study Abroad Office accepts your application, your study abroad advisor will provide you with additional information, and supplemental application instructions will be sent to you. 

FACULTY CONTACT

Dr. Jeff Overby
Director, Center for International Business • MBC 319 • 615.460.6499 
jeff.overby@belmont.edu

STAFF CONTACT

Jasmine Marecle
Office of Study Abroad • JAAC 1009
jasmine.marecle@belmont.edu


 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.