AT A GLANCE/LOCATION | PROGRAM TERM | AREAS OF STUDY | COURSE INFORMATION | HOUSING INFORMATION | COSTS | STUDENT LIFE | APPLICATION PROCESS | STAFF CONTACT |
AT A GLANCE/LOCATION
As one of the top Business Schools in France and a Grande École, IESEG represents one of the most respected and academically rigorous higher education institutions in the world, attracting some of the brightest and most ambitious minds. All programs are offered in English, and language courses are available in French as well as Chinese, German, Italian and Spanish. IESEG welcomes more than 1,900 exchange and degree-seeking students from abroad each year.
IÉSEG’s modern campus in Paris is located in the iconic Grande Arche building, at the heart of the business district of La Défense. The Paris Campus consists of 3 buildings, and provides students with 20 lecture halls, 20 classrooms, 3 multimedia rooms, 2 trading rooms, a library, 2 cafeterias and meeting rooms for clubs and associations.
IÉSEG's School of Management is located in the heart of Lille in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, well known for its welcoming atmosphere and dynamic youth population. Lille is located one hour from Paris, one hour and thirty minutes from London, three hours from Lyon, and only thirty-five minutes from Brussels by the train, Lille puts Europe in the palm of your hand!
August - December
SPRING SEMESTER: January - May
AREAS OF STUDY
Since this is an AACSB school, IESEG is a good place for Belmont business students to consider studying. IÉSEG School of Management offers more than 200 courses taught in English. In the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), the normal workload for a full-time student is 30 credits per semester (12 credits at Belmont). Many of the courses at IESEG are taught as seminar style, short-term courses and are worth 2 ECTS each. So, students usually have to attend from 8 to 15 courses per semester to accumulate 30 ECTS.
All exchange students have access to all of IESEG's bachelor’s courses. Master’s and bachelor’s students having completed at least two years of coursework have access to masters-level electives, namely, extensive
(one-semester long), and intensive
(one-week long). Bachelor students should pay attention to prerequisites.
IESEG offers a variety of courses in business that Belmont students may be interested in attending: accounting, finance, management, marketing, statistics. In addition, IESEG also offers courses in French language. Learn more about courses here.
to view approved courses and Belmont equivalents.
IÉSEG provides different housing options: student and private residences, private housing (private landlords), and apartment sharing. Students can give their 3 preferred choices to the housing contact by email. Housing application details are sent to the student with their acceptance letter. Housing is offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
Approximate Cost of Housing, depending on type of housing and duration of stay are:
- Lille: between EUR 400 and 600 per month
- Paris: between EUR 400 and 850 per month
Students pay housing directly to IESEG University.
2. Belmont Tuition
Tuition is charged at the regular semester rate. Students pay tuition to Belmont.
Students are responsible for booking their own international travel. Students should wait until they receive formal acceptance from IESEG into their program before booking their airfare.
The International Club is the association at IÉSEG responsibility for welcoming and facilitating the integration of international students within the school. Every year, nearly 2300 international students, representing more than 100 nationalities, integrate different programs on both of the IÉSEG campuses.This club enables the international students to discover French culture, and to meet other students (French and international). In addition, the International Club organizes an integration week and several galas. The student association, composed of two teams, with 23 members in Lille and 18 members in Paris, volunteers to answer questions and assist other students with administrative and personal issues throughout their stay.
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: October 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:
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.
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.
Office of Study Abroad • JAAC 1009