Marseille campus

The campus in Marseille is divided between different sites: the Luminy campus nestled on the edge of the Calanques National Park, and the Joliette campus located in the heart of the city.

Luminy Campus in Marseilles

An extended and renovated campus for September 2021

Situated at the gateway to the Calanques, the Luminy Campus has been completely renovated in line with the sustainable Mediterranean buildings approach within a beautiful natural environment. It is 20 minutes away from the town centre by bus and a few kilometres away from Cassis, a small attractive town in Provence celebrated for its cliffs and Calanques but also its wines produced in the region.

Over a period of three years, renovation and modernisation work were carried out on more than 21,000m2 of buildings. Thanks to the project, the Luminy campus is positioning itself as one of the leaders in the field of education providing the most innovative facilities and teaching equipments.

 

The campus in numbers:
  • 57 classrooms
  • 6 amphitheatres  of which a sheltered outdoor one
  • 22 brain bubbles: spaces dedicated to collective reflection sessions
  • 20 offices for associations
  • 1 fitness centre
  • 4 catering areas
  • 2 Hubs
  • 1 new incubator dedicated to business start-ups (KEDGE entrepreneurship Daniel Carasso)
  • 370 new lockers for students
  • 7700m2 of outdoor space and numerous terraces

State-of-the-art facilities

The creation and modernisation of spaces allows for a better adaptation to new teaching methods and improve the students’ experience. The facilities have been redesigned as stimulating workplaces with a strong technological edge.

  • Modular and flexible classrooms.
  • Amphitheatres with varied seating capacities of which a sheltered outdoor one to accommodate up to 300 students.
  • Brain bubbles dedicated to collective reflection sessions.
  • A Design School: since 2019, KEDGE Design School has integrated the Luminy Campus. The Design school spread over 500m2 integrate a Makerspace where students can create, problem solve, develop skills, talents and thinking, a graphic design room and a 3D model room. The Design School which is now integrated to the Business school allows students to acquire transversal skills, complement each other and in turn meet business expectations.

Facilities focused on innovation, co-creativity and entrepreneurship:

  • The HUBs are unique work spaces that facilitates creation, collaboration and co-working. Students can produce videos, discover 3D printing, listen to conferences or participate in yoga classes (as part of the Wellness Centre). A new Hub has been created within the new extension making 2 for the Luminy campus.
  • The Daniel Carasso KEDGE Accelerator, a space dedicated to business start-ups equipped with the latest technologies. Set-up on 500m2 on the Marseilles Campus, this online platform is committed to supporting hundreds of projects every year.

Facilities focused on the students’ needs and expectations

KEDGE is resolutely focused on the well-being of its students and has provided:

A campus that respects its environment

The extension and renovation project of the Luminy campus initially built in 1970 has permitted the reduction of its energy consumption by 20% thanks to the use of thermal insulation, energy regulation systems and the new energy-efficient lightning.

The campus which is located on the edge of the Calanques National Park has been designed to respect its exceptional environment. Thus, the new architectural elements are in line with the Sustainable Mediterranean Buildings approach (roof terraces, agoras…).

27,000

m2 over 3 sites

4922

students

192

permanent professors

 

How to get to the Luminy campus?

Address: Domaine de Luminy, Rue Antoine Bourdelle, 13009 Marseille

From Marseille Saint Charles train station

Take the Metro Line 2 direction Sainte-Marguerite Dromel.

Option 1: Alight at ‘Rond Point du Prado’ stop and get on the B1 bus to Luminy KEDGE BS stop.

Option 2: Alight at ‘Rond Point du Prado’ stop and get on the 21Jet to Luminy PN des calanques stop.

Option 3: Alight at Sainte Marguerite on the metro line and get the bus B24 to KEDGE BS stop.

 

 

From Marseille Provence airport

Take the shuttle from the airport to saint Charles train station. Departure every 20 minutes. Cost 8,30€. The trip lasts on average 25 minutes.

Or

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

 

By bus
  • From Castellane (town centre) bus route B1 to Luminy KEDGE BS stop.  Access to building B of the KEDGE BS campus.
  • From Sainte Marguerite/Drome bus route 24 to KEDGE BS stop. Direct access to the KEDGE BS main entrance.

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  • Luminy campus

La Joliette campus in Marseilles

The La Joliette campus (Espace Gaymard/Grand Large) for continuing education, is located right in Marseilles’ city centre in the La Joliette business district close to the Docks and the Muceum (Museum dedicated to the Mediterranean). it is easily accessible by metro, tram and bus.

As part of our CSR commitment, half the classrooms and facilities have been adapted for the visually impaired

With a surface area of over 1300 m2, these buildings offer:
  • 8 classrooms (with a seating capacity of 15 to 80 people), which can be used for classes or workshops. All the classrooms have touch-screen TVs, computers and Wi-Fi access.
  • 4 meeting rooms available to students.
  • 3 relaxation areas.

 

How to get to La Joliette campus?

Addresses: 

Immeuble Grand Large – 7 Boulevard de Dunkerque 13002 MARSEILLE

Immeuble Gaymard – 2/4 place d’arvieux 13002 MARSEILLE

Transport:

  • Tram line no. 2 – Joliette stop
  • Metro line no. 2 – in the direction of Bougainville - Joliette stop
  • Bus no. 35 (direction of Plage de Corbières)/no. 49 (direction of Réformés Cannebière)/no. 83 (direction of Rond Point du Prado metro – Vieux-Port stop)

Parking:

Arvieux car park/Espercieux car park (in close proximity)

République car park/Phocéen car park: (5 minutes' walk from the venue)

 

The City of Marseille

Marseille is the most important French city on the Mediterranean Sea and one of the top destinations for students around the world, and for many reasons: nature is magnificent and the student life is great!

A city known for its cultural dynamism and economic attractiveness concentrated around 11 areas:

  • Optics
  • Microelectronics
  • The ocean
  • Aeronautics
  • Energy without greenhouse gas emission
  • Assessment of water resources
  • Production of aromatic materials adapted to our changing society
  • Ecotechnologies for industry
  • Medical biology
  • Risk management

 

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