Double degree programmes

Double degree seeking students can earn, depending on their level and on the agreement signed with their home university the BiM programme degree (Bachelor in Management, Undergraduate level), or a Master in Management (Programme Grande École or MSc degree (Postgraduate level).
Details about the availability of the double degree are to be checked with the student’s home institution.

Key dates

Academic calendar:

  • Double degree at the undergraduate level

Fall semester: Beginning of September – End of December
Spring semester: End of January – Beginning of May

  • Double degree at the postgraduate level

Fall semester: Beginning of September – End of December
Spring semester: Beginning of January – End of April

Please note: Internship + bachelor dissertation (Undergraduate level)/ graduating project (Postgraduate level) may increase the length of your stay in Rennes.

Please check the conditions with your home university.

Application process

Academic requirements:

  • 120 ECTS / minimum 2 years of undergraduate studies completed for Double degree at undergraduate level
  • 180 ECTS / minimum 3 years of undergraduate studies completed for Double degree at postgraduate level

Students who are applying for an exchange programme with Rennes SB must first be nominated by their home institution. Once selected and/or accepted by the home institution, please complete the application form for exchange students (provided by your home university) and send it to Rennes School of Business.
advise the early application to enable early online registration of classes and to avoid delays in obtaining a visa.

The application should include:

  • A fully completed application form signed by the candidate and the Home University
  • Official transcripts for the entire education of the student at the home university (translated into English if the transcripts are not in English, French, German, Spanish or Italian)
  • CV (in English) and letter of motivation (in English)

Language requirements:

One of the following official language tests is required:

  • TOEFL iBT >= 80
  • or IELTS >= 6.5
  • or TOEIC >= 785 (for BiM3) / TOEIC >= 800 (for PGE3)

All or most of the classes at Rennes SB are conducted in English and students must have sufficient command of the English language to be capable of understanding lessons, making oral presentations, writing reports, completing examinations etc.


Course selection

European Transfer Credit System Credits

  • Your university has an exchange agreement with Rennes School of Business, and you are registered as a degree-seeking student at this university. You do not have to pay fees at Rennes School of Business, only at your home institution.
  • For more precise details on how and when to go abroad, and what courses to study, please ask your Home University exchange coordinator.
  • In order to obtain your degree from Rennes School of Business, you need to spend a full academic year in Rennes.
  • Rennes School of Business uses the ECTS (European Transfer Credit System). A standard workload is 30 ECTS per semester. Your course choices will depend on your home institution, your personal career plan, the pre-requisites for the course, the availability of the course, and your personal schedule.
  • Students will be contacted by email in June (fall semester) in order to choose their courses.

Grading system used at Rennes School of Business

ECTS Grading Definition %

  • A 5, Excellent: outstanding performance 70% or above
  • B 4, Very good: Above average standard but with some errors 65% – 69%
  • C 3, Good: Generally sound work with a number of notable errors 58% – 64%
  • D 2, Satisfactory: Fair but with significant shortcomings 50% – 57%
  • E 1, Sufficient: Performance meets the minimum criteria 40% – 49%
  • Fx 0, Fail: Some more work is required before credits can be awarded 30% – 39%
  • F 0, Fail: Considerable further work is required and the student needs to re-take the course Below 30%


The internship is a mandatory requirement to obtain a degree from Rennes, both at the Undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The length and conditions of the internship are specified in the agreement signed with your home university.

Practical information

Visa for non-European students
Please contact the local French Embassy or Campus France in your country to obtain a visa application for your stay in France as soon as you are admitted.

Resident permit
The international office of Rennes School of Business helps students to obtain a resident permit.

Orientation programme
The School provides an orientation programme for all international students the week before classes start. Sessions are compulsory and cover residence permit applications, health insurance, banking, internet providers, mobile phones, bus pass and information sessions on French culture, academic expectations and standards.

Students with disabilities or health problems
Rennes School of Business welcomes students with disabilities. Please contact the school before arrival (by sending an email to the team in charge of the administration of your programme). For students with reduced mobility, the school is equipped with lifts to access all the floors in the buildings and other amenities. Transport in Rennes is also adapted to persons with reduced mobility (metro & buses).

Rennes School of Business is available to help international students find suitable accommodation (student residences, private houses, shared flats, family homestays) in the city.

Find all the answers to your questions: organising your arrival, your first week in Rennes; student life etc.

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