Incoming exchange students

A warm welcome to all our international exchange students from all our valued partners. Whether you want to head off on a semester, a year-long academic exchange, or even go for a double degree, Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) offers a welcoming environment for your international exchange experience.

By joining this exciting academic exchange adventure, you will have the opportunity to connect with students from all over the world, share ideas and gain a global perspective that will definitely add to your academic and personal development.

Depending on which track you choose, international exchange students can study on either our brand new Paris campus or in Grenoble at the foot of the French Alps 

Our Center for International Affairs’ team is here to support you in every step of the way, from the moment you are nominated by your home institution to your arrival. Our team is committed to ensuring a smooth exchange experience, providing guidance and assistance throughout the entire process.


Program options 

Choose from a variety of programs designed to enhance your educational experience and immerse yourself in a new culture. You will have the opportunity to study at our campuses either in Grenoble or Paris.

Whether you are looking for a one-semester study abroad experience, an entire academic year, or even going for a double degree, GEM has the perfect program for you. Our diverse range of programs extends from undergraduate to graduate levels, ensuring that there is something for everyone. Courses are available in both English and French, so you can choose the language that suits your academic needs.


Nomination process

To participate in an exchange program, a student needs to be first nominated by our partner institution from which we hold a bilateral exchange agreement. The Center for International Affairs will then contact the nominated student(s) directly with an enrolment link to access our platform and start the application process.

Deadlines for registration 

Be sure to check the deadlines for registration, as they may vary depending on the period you are applying for. Missing the deadlines may affect your eligibility for the exchange program. The Nomination and Application deadlines share the same dates. The sooner a student is nominated the sooner their application will be processed.

Deadlines for registration:

  • Fall semester/full year : April 1st to May 1st
  • Spring semester : September 1st to October 1st


Application process 

Once nominated, students are provided with detailed instructions on how to complete their application : Students will open an online account with their official family and given names. One program only needs to be selected to participate on an exchange program. A list of requested documents needs to submitted on the online account according to the program of their choice. 

The full list of required documents can be found on our Fact Sheet. You cannot mix and match courses between programs. Once your application is complete and validated by our Services we will contact the student(s) with more information on your acceptance to the exchange program.

Fact sheet

This comprehensive guide provides essential details and pre-requisites for participating in our exchange programs. 

  • Before applying, please review the pre-requisites for each program to ensure eligibility
  • Course catalogue: explore the course catalogue to discover the array of courses available to exchange students
  • Contacts: Have questions about our exchange programs or need assistance navigating the application process ? Feel free to reach out to the international team for guidance, support and information regarding exchange opportunities.
  • Semester dates: Stay informed about our semester dates to plan your academic exchange. Whether you are joining us for a single semester or a full academic year, knowing the start and end dates of each semester is essential for making the most of your time with us.
  • Useful links: Access additional resources and important information through our helpful links section. 

We look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant community !


Updated 4/18/2024