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Join the most international Business School!
September 2022
1 semester or 1 year | 95% international professors | 90 nationalities on campus

Rennes School of Business in Brittany welcomes international full-time or exchange students, from all over the world. Exchange students can either register for classes using transfer credit or as part of a double degree at either undergraduate or postgraduate level, according to the agreement between their home institution and Rennes School of Business and the level of their studies.

“We were very excited when we saw the campus. We also missed our own campus, but it was nice to see how different it was.”

Why choose Rennes School of Business?

5 reasons to do an exchange at Rennes SB

1. Academic excellence

  • 100 permanent faculty members (42 nationalities), 94% of whom hold a PhD/Doctorate and 95% are international
  • Triple accreditation: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS
  • Fully committed to a CSR approach: our goal is to develop responsible business leaders by building a sustainable mindset and behaviours in our students

2. An international school

  • 5,000 students (55% international*)
  • 90 nationalities on campus
  • 350 main academic partners
  • The Aloha Fair: a special event for international students to share their cultures

3. A charming city and a tremendous location

  • Ranked No. 1 among the most attractive cities in France!
  • A student city (70,000 students in 2021 with 7,700 international students)
  • The sea is just 50 minutes away by train and Mont-Saint-Michel is just 1 hour away by train + bus
  • Paris is 1h30 by high-speed train
  • Countless events and festivals: Mythos, Transmusicales, Les Vieilles Charrues, etc.

opera-rennesplace-sainte-anne-ville-de-rennesVue sur la Vilaine, Rennes

4. Amazing campuses

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5. Exciting student life

  • 26 student associations
  • Clubs including the Buddies Club
  • Exciting events all year round!

In addition to being an innovative and entrepreneurial hub, Rennes SB is one of the most well-reputed Business Schools in Europe, and the only one to have an “Unframed Thinking” vision!

Programmes

At the beginning of each academic year (in September or January), exchange students benefit from a dedicated orientation week in order to prepare them for a successful stay abroad. The programme includes a welcome session to meet the international mobility team and the Aloha Fair team is available to help students with the various administrative formalities required on arrival (housing procedures, social security, bank & loan information, tips on learning French, student life, transport network etc.). Students then have a dedicated IT class to master the school’s digital tools and participate in the City Game to help them discover Rennes while having fun!

 

Double degree programmes

Testimonials

Q&A

Thibaut-Plonquet-International-Studies-Officer-Rennes-SBLet’s meet Thibaut and Pauline from the International Mobility Team at Rennes School of Business:

“Hi everyone, I’m Thibaut Plonquet, an International Studies Officer from The International Mobility Team at Rennes School of Business. Having had the experience of being exchange students ourselves in different parts of the world, we’ve been through all the steps that you are about to take. We will therefore do our best to give back what we experienced when we studied abroad: a warm welcome, student care, good advice and academic and logistic support. We truly hope that you will be able to make the most of your experience with us and look forward to seeing you soon!”

 

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“Hello everyone! I am Pauline Cotard, I am in charge of the academic studies of exchange students. This means that if you choose to study at Rennes School of Business, we will have the opportunity to meet. I am sure that you will love spending a semester or a year in Brittany! The sports, food, culture and much more will help you feel good both on and off-campus. Kenavo! See you soon!”

 

 

Is Rennes a friendly city for students?

Regularly ranked as one of the youngest and most vibrant student cities in France, Rennes welcomes around 70,000 students every year. Locals love to mingle with them in one of the city’s many bars, restaurants and clubs.

What is the weather like in Rennes?

Rennes is located in the northwest of France and has a marine climate. French people usually like to joke about the rainy weather in Brittany… but we only say that to avoid mass tourism on our beautiful sandy beaches in the summer!

Is it easy to travel from Rennes to other places in France?

Luckily, we have a brand new train station that links Rennes to Paris in just 1h30 by high-speed train. We also have an international airport that travels to numerous destinations in France and Europe.

I don't speak French, is that a problem?

With over 90 nationalities on campus, Rennes SB is the perfect destination for English speakers. Outside the School, you can get by with a few simple phrases like “Bonjourrr”, “Merrrci” or “Galette saucisse, s’il vous plait” (a galette saucisse is a type of traditional street food in Rennes)!

How to know if I am eligible to study at Rennes SB?

The first thing to do is to check whether your home institution has a partnership agreement with Rennes School of Business. If it does, simply get in touch with the exchange coordinator of your home institution to enquire about the requirements for an academic exchange at Rennes SB.

What about Accommodation & Health ?

Students have access to a wide range of types of accommodation. The general French social security system is mandatory but free of charge for any Rennes School of Business student.

 

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Fort National, Saint-Malo, Bretagne ©aleslanger

360° Virtual Tour

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Rennes campus : 360° virtual tour !

“Are you Unframed enough to join us? ”
Contact the International Mobility Team