The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline. You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g. application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)
KEDGE Business School
- Founded in 1874, KEDGE Business School
- Respected Grand École with campuses in Bordeaux, Marseille, and Toulon
- Holds the prestigious ‘triple crown accreditation” by AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA (the leading international accreditation associations for business schools)
- Ranked one of the 50 best Masters in Management degree programs by the Financial Times (2009)
- 30% of full-time students are international
- Network of 20 000 alumni throughout the world
- Commited to creating new modes of teaching and personnal development, connecting and strengthening its global community network, and promoting responsible management practices
- Brand signature: Create, Share, Care
Partner university's areas of study
Notes on Language of Instruction
- The entire exchange program can be completed in English
- Students must have at least a B1/B2 level to study in French (self-assess with: European Language Portfolio Global Scale)
ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING
Who can go?
- Only Bachelor of Commerce and MBA (UBCV) students are eligible to apply to this partner university
- Term 1 (Fall): September to December
- Term 2 (Spring): January to June
- The academic year runs from mid-September to mid-June and is divided into 10 sequences
- One sequence is 3 weeks time = 45 teaching contact hours = 6 ECTS
Course equivalency formula
- ECTS credits divided by 2 = UBC credits
Passing grade10 or E
- The Grading System in France is on a scale of 0 to 20
- Each class is graded separately, and a minimum grade of 10 is required to pass a course
- In addition to the grades obtained in the courses, students receive another grade according to the ECTS:
- A = Excellent (grades 16-20)
- B = Very Good (grades 14-15.75)
- C = Good (grades 12-13.75)
- D = Satisfactory (grades 11-11.75)
- E = Sufficient (grades 10-10.75)
- FX = Fail (grades 7-9.75, passing level not obtained)
- F = Fail (grades 0-6.75, level considerably below passing)
Credit transfer process
* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.
Type of Go Global Experiences
Course information and restrictions
- Review programs available through the KEDGE program search tool - make sure to check off "Bordeaux" or "Marseille" (or both) under the "Place" filter when searching
- Note: Only 4th year UBC students are eligible for Masters Advanced courses
Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university
Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.
* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.
- 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
- Some exceptions may apply
Scholarships + awards
- Using the Campus France website, it is possible to carry out comprehensive multi-criteria searches on the quasi-totality of grants for foreign students and young researchers
- Candidates are recommended to apply for a grant at least one year before their registration at a French institution
The Go Global award $1000
All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.
Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.
Information for US students
If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ for Federal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.
If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.
If you attend an ineligible institution:
- You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
- You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
- You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
- You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.
Types of accommodation available
- Bordeaux: Special help with accommodation is organized all year round for international students searching for housing
- Marseilles: Students can apply (first come first serve) to live in rooms in one of two main student residences which are located on Luminy Campus (Alotra and Estudines)
- It is recommended that International students look into off-campus accommodation as well
- Please choose 'Bordeaux campus' or 'Marseille campus' when reviewing options