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Bachelor in International Business

Grenoble Ecole de Management
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus

Program description

  • GEM Ranked 25th In the Financial Times European Business Schools 2019 Ranking
  • BIB Ranked 3rd Best Bachelors program in France in the 2019 Le Parisien ranking

Bachelor in International Business

The mission of the BIB program is to provide students with a broad introduction to management, international business, foreign cultures and foreign languages which will allow them to work in a diverse environment or pursue further graduate management studies.

This Bachelor in International Business offers the opportunity to study a bachelor degree entirely in English at a triple-accredited school. Highly international, this program has been created for students wishing to develop international business skills and knowledge.

The program is open both to international and French students. Students planning a career abroad should definitely consider joining the program. Our aim is to encourage students to develop the skills and motivation to assume high-level responsibilities in dynamic companies operating internationally, in functions as varied as marketing, management, sales and export.

The BIB is recognized by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research under the name of “Chargé d’Affaires Internationales”. The official recognition for the program is referred to as the “Visa”.

Why choose the BIB program at Grenoble Ecole de Management?

  • Gain international exposure through a semester abroad, with a choice of over 20 partner campuses throughout the world
  • Gain up to 8 months company experience through two internships
  • Accelerate your career by choosing a specialized major in Year 3
  • Triple accreditation: AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS
  • Official recognition for the program by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research
  • International students residing permanently in France can apply for French State higher education scholarships (CROUS)
  • A pioneer in management of technology and multicultural management
  • An ideal balance of theoretical and practical management learning
  • A generalist program in Management and Business taught entirely in English while living in France
  • Smaller classes by comparison to university undergraduate programs and highly interactive teaching methods
  • International faculty with extensive experience of teaching and working in various countries and multicultural environments
  • Participate in Live Business Cases

Admission requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent, 60 ECTS per academic year or equivalent, English proficiency

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Program content

Program content subject to change.

Transfer students, please visit our website.


Fall Semester

  • Effective Communication
  • Information Technology Skills
  • Intercultural Business Skills
  • Micro Economics and Market Structures
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Project Management 1
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Foreign Language

Spring Semester

  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Work Psychology 
  • Digital Business
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Foreign Language
  • Internship


Fall Semester

  • Managerial and Financial Accounting
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • International Macro Economics
  • Introduction to Technology Management
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Sales Techniques
  • Project Management 2
  • Foreign Language

Spring Semester

  • Human Resources and Team Management
  • Consumer Behavior for Market Research 
  • Corporate Finance
  • Introduction to Negotiation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership and Followership 
  • Foreign Language
  • Internship

At the end of Year 1 and 2, students are required to do an internship which can be in France or abroad (see Employability tab for additional details). Students complete up to 8 months work experience through internship.


Fall Semester

  • International Perspectives in Marketing
  • Global Strategy
  • Social Responsibility in International Business
  • Innovation Management
  • Geopolitics
  • Foreign Language

Study Abroad

Students following the full 3-year program can spend the fall semester of the 3rd year at one of our 20 exchange partner institutions or to study one semester of Hospitality and Tourism at CETT in Barcelona** (see below). Please note academic conditions apply.

Spring Semester - Majors

Students choose one major, certain prerequisites may be necessary. Majors are subject to student numbers.Visit website for course details.

  • Global Management
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management of Fasion and Design Industry
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management (in cooperation with CETT, Bercelona)

Capstone Module

The final module marks the end of the Bachelor program by drawing on different elements of several core modules from an international business perspective. The focus is on teamwork to complete extensive analysis for an international project and to develop a business plan for a product or service in a new market. The issues discussed will be at corporate, sectoral, national and international level.

*Program content subject to change

Scholarships & funding

Scholarships and financial aid available.


Bachelor (180 ECTS). French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation Recognition. VISA Bac + 3, Level 6 - EQF

Career opportunities

Examples of BIB Graduate Positions

  • Sales Financial Management
  • Marketing Management (Customer Relation Manager, Junior Product Manager, Trade Marketing, Trade Marketing Manager...)
  • International Business Management
  • Human Resources
  • Logistics Management or International Trade (Export Assistant, Trade Marketing Manager, International Purchaser...) 

Examples of BIB Internships

Schneider Electric France, Nespresso, Hertz, Cojean, Carrefour, Lufthansa Technik, Nicolas, Chanel, Sephora, Louis Vuitton...

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About this institute

GEM Ranks 25th in the Financial Times European Business Schools 2019 Ranking

GEM Ranks 25th in the Financial Times European Business Schools 2019 Ranking GEM is triple-accredited (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS): Among top 1% of business schools worldwide to hold this distinction Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) has earned both national and international recognition. More...

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Grenoble Ecole de Management

12 rue Pierre Sémard
38000 Grenoble

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