Center for International Education


Holloway Hall

Semester in Grenoble, France

Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) is

an independent school of business founded

in 1982 by the French Chamber of

Commerce.  As a host to over 400

international students in various

programs, GEM is emerging as a great

international institution.  GEM is accredited

by both AACSB and EQUIS, the European

accreditation agency for leading schools of

business and is consistently ranked among

the top 10 French business schools.  The

Perdue School of Business has had an

exchange agreement with Grenoble since



SU/GRENOBLE EXCHANGE: Each year students from GEM come to Salisbury University to study and students from Salisbury travel to GEM.  Exchange students pay the equivalent of full time tuition and fees to their home institution and study tuition-free at their host university.  There are two exchange slots available to SU students at the Grenoble Ecole de Management each semester. 

Total Estimated Costs Worksheet  
SU resident Tuition and Fees (non-resident tuition applies) $3309
Estimated Housing $3000
Estimated Meals (varies by individual) $1500
Estimated Airfare $900
Passport Fees $75
Visa Fees $125
Vaccinations --
Books, School Supplies $250
International Insurance $75
Subtotal $9234
Personal Entertainment (varies by individual) $1500
Total $10,734


CLASSES: There are two different modules open to SU exchange students at GEM:

Designed for international students who are not fluent in French and want to take business coursework in English.  No French language skills are required to participate on the Undergraduate Program for Exchange StudentsStudents take a minimum of four business courses in English and one French language module each semester  All of the business and French courses on the Undergraduate Program for Exchange Students have been pre-approved for transfer back to SU.   More information is available on the course options by clicking the link above.

Designed for international exchange students who are linguistically able to take coursework in French with French students.  Your faculty advisor in the Perdue School of Business will help you to plan an appropriate course schedule on the Programme Grande Ecole.  More information is available on the course options by clicking the link above.

CITY OF GRENOBLE:  Grenoble has a population of 450,000 and the economic importance of this city is second only to Paris.  The region is host to several U.S. companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Caterpillar, Sun Microsystems and Becton-Dickinson.  There is a tram that runs throughout the city and is a great way to see some of the sights.  Visitors can hike up the mountains for beautiful views of the valley below.  Only three hours southeast of Paris by high-speed train and one hour from Geneva, Switzerland, Grenoble is the center of the Rhone-Alps region of France.  This area is well known for its proximity to many of the great ski resorts in the Alps and was the site of the 1968 Olympic Games.


APPLICATION INFORMATION: Students majoring in a discipline in the Perdue School of Business must have completed the pre-professional program and be admitted into the professional school prior to participating on the exchange.  Participation is restricted to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.2.  Admission in competitive and is determined by the Perdue School of Business.  Please print the Exchange Program Application to begin the process; all questions concerning the exchange should be directed to: 


Dr. Hong Yao, Global Programs Coordinator

Perdue School of Business

Phone: 410-543-6327



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