Study in Bordeaux

How about pursuing your business education in Bordeaux, France, one of the top travel destinations in the country? Immerse yourself in a city renowned for its prestigious universities and cutting-edge research, offering a world-class academic experience. Beyond the classroom, discover the enchanting charm of Bordeaux, with its historic landmarks, vibrant culture, and thriving student life, making every moment a memorable experience. Bordeaux provides the perfect backdrop for your business studies in France!


Bordeaux campus

The vibrant Bordeaux campus of KEDGE Business School is designed to meet the evolving needs of today's students. Located on the Talence campus, just a short distance from the city centre, our campus offers innovative facilities spread across 35,000m2. From the expansive La Ruche Library to various catering options and co-working spaces equipped with the latest technology, our campus provides an enriching environment for academic and social growth. Explore our state-of-the-art sports facilities, lecture rooms, and the dynamic student hub, Ber'kail, offering a range of activities and events. Whether you're pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate studies, our Bordeaux campus is the perfect place to embark on your academic journey. Find out more

Student accommodation in Bordeaux

Bordeaux is a sought-after destination for students, with a growing number choosing to study here every year. The average monthly rent for private residences ranges from €450 to €550 for a studio and €650 for a furnished one-bedroom apartment. Shared accommodations are popular for their affordability and comfort. Our campus, located in Talence, is just minutes away from downtown Bordeaux. Explore surrounding neighbourhoods like Talence, Gradignan, and Pessac for convenient access to city amenities and the campus, or discover different neighbourhoods in Bordeaux based on your lifestyle preferences:

  • Saint-Genès: Quiet and peaceful, ideal for unwinding after a long day of studies.
  • Nansouty: Dynamic and lively, popular among international students for its vibrant atmosphere.
  • Saint-Pierre and Victoire: Located near bars, restaurants, and shops, offering easy access to city life.
  • Chartrons: Beautiful landscapes and waterfront views, perfect for peaceful walks and study sessions.

Student life in Bordeaux

Beyond its reputation as a wine lover's paradise, Bordeaux is steeped in rich history and vibrant culture. Bordeaux's student life is lively and diverse, with a significant population of over 92,000 students, including 21,000 international scholars. The city's strategic location, just 2 hours from Paris by high-speed train and close proximity to Spain and Arcachon Bay, makes it an attractive destination for both local and international students. As the 9th largest city in France, Bordeaux boasts a rich cultural heritage and offers more than 350 historic monuments to explore. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007, Bordeaux offers a multitude of leisure activities for students, including cinemas, concerts, operas, museums, and festivals. Notable attractions include La Cité du Vin, the Bassins de Lumières, Le Miroir D'Eau, Jardin Public, and Les Vivres de l'Art. The city's nightlife is equally vibrant, with numerous restaurants, bars, and nightclubs catering to students' tastes. From historical quarters to trendy districts like the Golden Triangle, Bordeaux offers a diverse range of nightlife experiences.

Arrival and integration assistance

For international students arriving in Bordeaux for management studies at KEDGE Business School, assistance is readily available to navigate the city. There are multiple options for transportation from Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport, including bus, shuttle, tram, and taxi services. Bordeaux Saint-Jean railway station connects to various destinations and provides easy access to the campus via bus line 31. Additionally, students can utilise TBM tramways, buses, and town bicycles to reach the campus.

The international student association “Melting Potes” offers pick-up assistance from the airport and railway station, along with integration support for tasks like banking, utilities, and housing.

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