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The BSB Team is here for you at every stage of your academic journey. Contact us or book a time in our calendar.

We look forward to helping you!

International Development Team

Email:

info-international@bsb-education.com

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BSB International Development

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+33 749167925

Academic

What can I study at BSB?

We offer a range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate level. For example:

You will find all types of subjects, such as:

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Finance
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Digital Management
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Wine & Spirits Business (ranked #1 in France)
  • Arts & Cultural Management (ranked #1 in France)
When are exams organised?

There are different types of assessments in each programme BSB offers: group work during the semester, oral presentations, individual work to hand in, and final exams. Final exams are held at the end of each semester.

Are there programmes taught in English?

Good news: we offer 11 programmes 100% English-taught! Click here to see all of our programmes offered entirely in English.

BSB's Programmes

Applying to BSB/Applications and Admissions

When can I apply to BSB?

BSB has rolling admissions, which means you can apply almost any time of year. Our final application deadline is 1 July 2021 for an academic start date of September 2021. / if you wish to start classes in September 2021.

Don’t delay! The sooner you apply, the greater your chances of being accepted because most spaces are limited due to small class sizes. Plus, all students admitted to BSB will be considered for a scholarship, and these are mostly given on a “first come, first served” basis.

Financial Aid
When are exams organised?

There are different types of assessments in each programme BSB offers: group work during the semester, oral presentations, individual work to hand in, and final exams. Final exams are held at the end of each semester.

Do I have to follow the Campus France procedure?

Yes, the Campus France admissions procedure is mandatory for all students who are applying to programmes in France. [Click here to read more about how to apply / Redirect to the application tab]

How do I apply?

You can apply directly from each programme page.

Click here to view all of our available programmes.

When you are on your chosen programme page, click on the “Apply now” button.

to your Go to the page about your programme of interest

If you want more details about our admission process please click here to learn how to apply.

When is your next intake?

All our programmes start in September each year.

Do you have a Winter or Spring intake?

Unfortunately no, all our programmes begin in September each year. 

I am an English native speaker. Is an English test mandatory for me?

Good news! We will not ask you for an English test if English is your mother tongue.

I studied my Bachelor degree fully in English. Am I required to pass an English test to be admitted?

If you are not a native speaker but have studied at least three years fully in English, we can cancel the English test depending on your circumstances. Contact us to discuss your education background and we will offer you free advice regarding your admission requirements.

Which English tests does BSB accept for admissions?

We accept all official English proficiency results: IELTS, TOEIC, TOEFL, Cambridge and DuoLinguo.

In case you are not able to pass any of these we offer the possibility to pass

My English test is almost outdated. Can I still apply?

We will accept any valid official language test. Please note that if your score is outdated, you might have to pass a new English test in order to move ahead with your application. We also offer our students the possibility to pass the TOEIC internally if necessary.

What happens during BSB’s motivation interview?

You will be asked ten questions based on your motivation to enter the programme. Make sure you mention the reasons why you chose a particular area of focus, our school, and France as a destination.

Here’s a few tips to help you prepare:

- You will receive an invitation by email with the interview date, time and link. Be sure you schedule it in your calendar so you aren’t late!

-  Have a strong Internet connection and a quiet place so you can talk undisturbed.

-  Use headphones and your video camera.

-  Try to relax and be yourself. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Visas & Immigration

What fees do I need to pay to live in France as an international student?

Student and Campus Life Contribution / Contribution Vie Etudiante et de Campus (CVEC)

Students admitted to a French institution of higher education for a degree programme are subject to a fee known as the CVEC. The amount of the CVEC is currently €92 per academic year and may be paid online. Since this required for all degree-seeking students, you will need to show proof of payment upon arrival at BSB. Please refer to the following links for more information:

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Living in France

How will I be integrated into a new culture?

Our International Relations team is in charge of welcoming you and making you feel comfortable as soon as you are enrolled in our school. We plan everything for you such as free French language classes, culture classes, city tours, social events, and interactive workshops. With 75 different nationalities on campus, you will also meet many new classmates to socialise with.

Free French language classes, culture classes, city tours, social events, administrative workshops: we plan everything for you!

Can I travel easily once at BSB?

Dijon is very easy to reach and only 1 hour and 40 minutes away from Paris.

Trains and buses are well connected, and both stations are within walking distance of the campus.

And with BSB located in the eastern half of France, you can visit many European countries nearby without any additional visa procedures!

giving you easy access to nearby countries. /  train is the fastest way of traveling to other cities. Of course being at the centre of Europe

Finances and Scholarships

What are the tuition fees and payment methods?

All our programmes have different tuition fees.

The tuition fees vary per programme. To learn more, please see our Tuition & Payment Plans page, or visit our Programme page and select your programme of interest.

[LINK TO THE GLOBAL PROGRAMME PAGE]

What is your instalment system?

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Do you have scholarships?

Yes! We offer a wide range of merit-based scholarships for international students. Click here to discover more about your financial aid options.

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Can I work during my studies?

Yes! As a student visa holder, you are granted the right to work part-time. You have to be over 18 years old and we strongly recommend you speak French in order to open up more options during your job search. within a company. We would like to mention that the student-type jobs cannot be considered as a way to fully cover tuition fees, they can help with living expenses only.

Keep in mind that the money you can earn from part-time work is meant to help with your living expenses, not cover your tuition fees.

Frequently Asked Questions

Academics

What can I study at BSB?

We offer a range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate level. For example:

You will find all types of subjects, such as:

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Finance
  • Digital Management
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Sustainability
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Wine & Spirits Business (ranked #1 in France)
  • Arts & Cultural Management (ranked #1 in France)
View all programmes
When are exams organised?

There are different types of assessments in each programme BSB offers: group work during the semester, oral presentations, individual work to hand in, and final exams. Final exams are held at the end of each semester.

Can international students also study abroad for a semester or year?

Yes! International students enrolled on our Bachelor in Management degree programme can participate in a semester abroad with any of BSB's 200 partner institutions, or enrol in a dual degree by choosing from a list of 25 higher education institutions.

Meanwhile, international students taking our Master in Management programme can also do a short-term exchange with one of our 200 partners, or obtain a dual degree with a refined list of 60 partner universities.

See the list of partner institutions
Are there programmes taught in English?

Good news: we offer 11 programmes 100% English-taught! Explore our site to see all of our programmes offered entirely in English.

View all programmes
Which programmes are taught in French?

As a truly international university, the majority of our programmes are offered in English; however, we also run several courses in French such as:

  • Bachelor’s in Management
  • Master’s in Management
  • Master CIVS – International Trade in Wine and Spirits
  • Master in Management of Cultural Enterprises and Creative Industries in Paris

If you are enrolled in our Bachelor's or Master in Management degree programme, you have the option to take the first semester in French with progressive English and then switch to a 100% English-speaking track for the remainder of the programme.

View language requirements per programme

Applications and Admissions

When can I apply to BSB?

BSB has rolling admissions, which means you can apply almost any time of year. Our final application deadline is 1 July 2021 if you wish to start classes in September 2021.

Don’t delay! The sooner you apply, the greater your chances of being accepted because most spaces are limited due to small class sizes. Plus, all students admitted to BSB will be considered for a scholarship, and these are mostly given on a “first come, first served” basis.

Financial Aid
Do I have to follow the Campus France procedure?

Yes, the Campus France admissions procedure is mandatory for all students who are applying to programmes in France.

How to Apply
How do I apply?

You can apply directly from each programme page.

When you are on your chosen programme page, click on the “Apply now” button.

View all programmes

Looking for more details about our admission process?

Learn how to apply
What important dates should I be aware of (deadlines, intake, start dates)?

BSB has a rolling admissions policy, which means you can apply almost any time of year, but the final deadline is 1 July for a September start date.

All of our programmes start in September each year, following our Welcome Days induction period. The exact start dates vary by programme as illustrated in the chart below.

Programme

Welcome Days

Classes Begin

Bachelor in Management
9-10 Sept
14 Sept
Master in Management
31 Aug - 1 Sept
2 Sept
Most Master programmes
27-28 Sept
4 Oct
MSc Wine Management
16-17 Sept
20 Sept
MBA
6-24 Sept
27 Sept
Do you have a Winter or Spring intake?

Unfortunately no, all our programmes begin in September each year. 

I am a native English speaker. Is an English test mandatory for me?

Good news! We will not ask you for an English test if English is your mother tongue.

I studied my Bachelor degree fully in English. Am I required to pass an English test to be admitted?

If you are not a native speaker but have studied at least three years fully in English, we can cancel the English test depending on your circumstances. Contact us to discuss your education background and we will offer you free advice regarding your admission requirements.

Contact us
Which English tests does BSB accept for admissions?

We accept all official English proficiency results: IELTS, TOEIC, TOEFL, Cambridge and DuoLinguo.

Programme

IELTS

TOEIC

DUOLINGO

TOEFL IBT

CES

Bachelor’s Degree
6.0
750
95
74-79
B2
Master’s in Management
6.0
750
95
74-79
B2
MSc Programmes
6.0
750
95
74-79
B2
MBA W&SB
6.5
785
110
82-89
B2
My English test is almost outdated. Can I still apply?

We will accept any valid official language test. Please note that if your score is outdated, you might have to pass a new English test in order to move ahead with your application. We also offer our students the possibility to pass the TOEIC internally if necessary.

What happens during BSB’s motivation interview?

You will be asked ten questions based on your motivation to enter the programme. Make sure you mention the reasons why you chose a particular area of focus, our school, and France as a destination.

Here’s a few tips to help you prepare:

  • You will receive an invitation by email with the interview date, time and link. Be sure you schedule it in your calendar so you aren’t late!
  • Have a strong Internet connection and a quiet place so you can talk undisturbed.
  • Use headphones and your video camera.
  • Try to relax and be yourself. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Visas & Immigration

Where can I get visa information to study in France?

As a first step, please see our dedicated Visa webpage for information. Feel free to contact us any time if you have questions or would like us to offer you some personal guidance.

Visas & immigration
How do I validate my visa upon arrival in France?

If you are staying more than three months in France, then you will need to obtain a long stay visa called a VLS-TS (visa long séjour valant titre de séjour) before your arrival.

You must validate your visa within three months of arriving in France.

You can do this online via the official government website when you have arrived in France. BSB staff can also offer you guidance during our Welcome Days orientation programme.

Student Safety & Covid-19

What kind of safety measures has BSB put into place since 2020?

Burgundy School of Business has had zero Covid-19 cases on campus since the outbreak in 2020. We have put strict measures in place and we continue to keep our students and staff safe. Please see our dedicated page for more information and updates regarding on- and off-campus support.

Covid-19 information
Where can I get a Covid test?
Please see the following links for information on where to get a Covid-19 test:

Living in France

What is the weather like in France?

We enjoy all four seasons here in France. Summers can reach 35° Celsius and winters can dip to -5° Celsius, so you will experience a little bit of everything while living here!

Learn more about life in France
How will I be integrated into a new culture?

Our International Relations team is in charge of welcoming you and making you feel comfortable as soon as you are enrolled in our school. We plan everything for you such as free French language classes, culture classes, city tours, social events, and interactive workshops. With 75 different nationalities on campus, you will also meet many new classmates rom all over the world to socialise with.

Learn more about Student Services
Can I travel easily once at BSB?

Absolutely! Dijon is very easy to reach and only 1 hour and 40 minutes away from Paris.

Trains and buses are well connected, and both stations are within walking distance of the campus.

And with BSB located in the eastern half of France, you can visit many European countries nearby without any additional visa procedures!

Learn about the city of Dijon
What fees do I need to pay to live in France as an international student?

Studying in France can be very affordable for international students. One fee you should be aware of is the Student and Campus Life Contribution (Contribution Vie Etudiante et de Campus or CVEC).

Students admitted to a French institution of higher education for a degree programme are subject to a fee known as the CVEC. The amount of the CVEC is currently €92 per academic year and may be paid online. Since this is required for all degree-seeking students, you will need to show proof of payment upon arrival at BSB. Please refer to the following links for more information:

Finances and Scholarships

What are the tuition fees and payment methods?

The tuition fees vary per programme. To learn more, please see our Tuition & Payment Plans page, or visit our Programme page and select your programme of interest.

What is your instalment system?

Programme deposit fees need to be paid three weeks after you are offered admission to BSB. The rest of the tuition fees are divided into two equal parts: 50% to be paid in September and 50% to be paid in January. Please see our Tuition & Payment Plans page for more information and a sample payment plan.

Tuition & payment plans
Beyond tuition, what other fees can I expect to pay?

Burgundy School of Business offers incredible value - your tuition fee includes your study materials, academic support services, access to all campus facilities, and a regular programme of events.

All international students coming to France need to pay a mandatory fee called CVEC: Contribution à la Vie Etudiante et de Campus. It is a one-time fee of €92 which allows foreign students to access a wide variety of services and resources such as: the national CROUS system offering affordable housing and student dedicated cafeterias, sports and activities throughout the year, artistic and cultural events (concerts, expositions, workshops), and free reproductive health services.

See the Campus France website to learn more and follow their steps to register for the CVEC.

Do you have scholarships?

Yes! We offer a wide range of merit-based scholarships for international students.

Learn about financial aid options
Can I work during my studies?

Yes! As a student visa holder, you are granted the right to work part-time. You have to be over 18 years old and we strongly recommend you speak French in order to open up more options during your job search.

Keep in mind that the money you can earn from part-time work is meant to help with your living expenses, not cover your tuition fees.

Ready to apply?

You can submit your application through our online system.

Our final deadline is 1 July 2021 and spaces are limited!

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