KEDGE Business School: Bordeaux Campus

KEDGE Bordeaux campus provides a dynamic learning environment with modern facilities and a focus on innovation. Students benefit from diverse community support and a strong emphasis on sustainability, preparing them for global business success.

A hub of innovation

The school is located on the Talence campus 35 minutes away from the city centre by tram, 25 minutes away by car and  around 30 minutes by bicycle. Spread over 35,000m2, the campus is designed to provide the most innovative facilities to meet students and collaborators' needs:

  • La Ruche Library: 2000m2 for learning and leisure
  • Various catering areas: K'omptoir for quick bites and Starbucks coffee, self-service cafeteria, microwaves, and occasional food trucks in the patio area
  • Co-working areas
  • The CA'Store, KEDGE's official association shop
  • The main hallway, where events hosted such as the career fairs, the association fairs, etc
  • The Career Centre to help with work placements or internships
  • The Ber'kail: Your student haven for dining, relaxation, and entertainment
  • 49 lecture rooms, language labs, computer rooms, 20 auditoriums with a capacity of 60 to 500 seats for teaching, seminars or meetings
  • The business nursery and the business accelerator, both dedicated to the entrepreneurship development
  • The beehive patio looked after by the association Kedge'bees providing the honey for the school
  • A trading room animated by professors and by the finance transaction association
  • Sports facilities managed by the sports society and sports' coaches, including: a weight-training and cardio room, a studio facility with organised  weekly classes, a gymnasium / hall for hand-ball, basketball, indoor football, badminton, volley-ball, ping-pong, and a multi-sports ground with a pitch for the practice of football or to play tennis

40392

m2

4922

students

207

full-time professors

How to apply and join KEDGE Business School in Bordeaux?

At KEDGE Business School, the application process for international students begins with understanding the prerequisites for enrolment in academic or professional programmes. Moreover, KEDGE believes in ensuring accessibility to education, offering a variety of scholarships to support talented and ambitious international students in pursuing their dream careers. As tuition fees vary by programme, prospective students are encouraged to visit the school's website for specific details. Additionally, KEDGE assists students with various administrative formalities, including visa procedures, health insurance, housing, financial aid, and more, ensuring a smooth transition into academic life.

Life in Bordeaux as an international student

Now a key player in the future of technology, Bordeaux is a rapidly growing city and an exciting place to be. Ideally located 2 hours away from Paris with the new high-speed rail links, 2 and a half hours from Spain and 50 minutes from the beautiful and relaxed beaches of Arcachon, Bordeaux has experienced a strong growth of highly skilled professionals. With 250,000 residents and 92,000 students, including 21,000 international scholars, it offers a vibrant cultural scene, ranked 8th in France for quality of life. Beyond its UNESCO World Heritage status and diverse attractions like Jardin Public and the Miroir D'Eau, Bordeaux boasts an incredible dining and entertainment, making it an enticing destination for students and visitors alike. And when it comes to nightlife, Bordeaux pulsates with energy. From the historic Quais de Garonne to the trendy clubs in the Golden Triangle quarter, the city offers diverse options for socialising and dancing into the early hours.

Navigating Bordeaux is convenient thanks to its efficient public transportation system. The tramway, buses, river shuttles, and town bicycles provide easy access to the city's attractions and amenities.

Finding accommodation in Bordeaux can be challenging, but KEDGE Business School offers support through a dedicated housing platform. With its blend of academic opportunities, cultural richness, and lively atmosphere, Bordeaux provides an ideal setting for international students to thrive both academically and socially.

How to get there?

Bordeaux-Merignac Airport (BOD) is an international airport with three terminals. it is located in Mérignac, 12km west of Bordeaux City Centre. it serves flights to Europe and Northern Africa.

To get to town from the airport, you have a few options:

- By bus. Take bus 1 which can take around 50 to 60 minutes during rush hour. The ticket costs 1,70 euros.

- Navette Shuttle from the airport to the train station (Gare St-Jean). Departure every hour. The journey takes around 30 minutes and costs 8 euros. From Gare st-Jean, you have access to buses 1,9,10,11 as well as tram C and D.

- Shared shuttles cost around 30 euros. For more information, contact the airport directly.

- A taxi will cost you around 50 euros by day and 70 euros by night.

Bordeaux Saint-Jean is the main railway station in the French city of Bordeaux. Many trains leave daily to multiple destinations.The high-speed TGV now links Bordeaux to Paris in around 2h09. Located to the south of the city centre, Gare St-Jean is well served by the Tram line C and D as well as six bus lines.To get to KEDGE BS, take bus line 10 and alight at 'Ecole de Management' right across the campus.

- You can get to the campus with tram B, alight at 'Doyen Brus' stop and walk 10 minutes.

- Buses 10 and 31 stop directly across from the campus.

- A Vcub parking (town bicycles) is right outside the school.

 

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Handbook 2022 - BDX - International Students (PDF - 1.9 MB)