Bachelor in International Business (BIB)

Grenoble Ecole de Management
3 years
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available

About this program

Bachelor in International Business (BIB)

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to launch an international career

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.

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Admission requirements

Entry Requirements

  • International High School Diploma, Baccalauréat, IB diploma or equivalent.
  • 60 ECTS per academic year or equivalent for direct entry into year 2 or 3.

Fluency in English

  • TOEFL IBT: 90/120 with a minimum of 21 in each band. TOEFL Institution code: 8973
  • IELTS Academic/IELTS Indicator: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in all bands)
  • Cambridge English (Proficiency/Advanced/Business Higher) level C1: Grade A,B or C
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE-A) Offline/Online: 63 (minimum of 59 in all bands)
  • Duolingo English Test: 110 (minimum of 90 in all bands)
  • Not accepted: TOEIC, Institutional/ITP TOEFL, Cambridge English First (FCE).
  • English test waiver may be granted for I.B students or students who have studied over 3 years fully in English (proof required).

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.

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Program content

Year 1: Business Essentials

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
  • Work experience

Year 2: Management Functions

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
  • Work experience

Year 3: International Focus and Major

Fall Semester

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

Spring Semester

Global Management

  • International Finance
  • European Business Environment
  • Contemporary International Issues
  • Business Development in Emerging Economies
  • International Business Law
  • Foreign Language
  • Research methods module and Bachelor's Dissertation*

Finance and Accounting

  • International Finance
  • Financial Markets and Instruments
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Budgeting and Reporting
  • International Business Law
  • Foreign Language
  • Research methods module and Bachelor's Dissertation*

Marketing and Advertising

  • International Advertising and Public Relations
  • Brand Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Sport Marketing and Events Management
  • Sustainable Marketing
  • Foreign Language
  • Research methods module and Bachelor's Dissertation*


  • Entrepreneurial Opportunities
  • Business Planning
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Entrepreneurship in Hi-Tech Sector
  • Sustainable and Social Entrepreneurship
  • Foreign Language
  • Research module and Bachelor's Dissertation*

Management of Fashion and Design Industry

  • Fashion Management
  • Brand Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Design Management
  • Legal Context of Fashion and Design Industry
  • Retail Management
  • Foreign Language
  • Research methods module and Bachelor's Dissertation*

Hospitality and Tourism (in Fall Semester)

Students also have the option to spend fall semester of the 3rd year studying Hospitality and Tourism at CETT in Barcelona.

  • Tourism Marketing
  • Smart Tourism
  • Strategic Planning in Hospitality
  • Hospitality Management

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Program delivery

1, 2 or 3 years. September to June


Full Progrsm Fees

€11,550 Year 1&2 / €11,950 Year 3, Sept 2023 intake (admin fees, student services and books included). No additional charge for the exchange semester


Bachelor (180 ECTS). (French : Bachelor in International Business / Bachelor en Sciences du Management Chargé d’affaires internationales - Titre RNCP de niveau 6 -Fiche 36265). Diplôme avec Grade de Licence, Visé par le Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation. Equivalent to Bac+3

Career paths

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...)

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Grenoble Ecole de Management

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Contact info

Grenoble Ecole de Management

12 rue Pierre Sémard
38000 Grenoble

Phone no: +33 4 56 80 66 50

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