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  • Locations: Dijon, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall
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  • Restrictions: UK applicants only
  • Program Cost and Budget: Academic Year, Fall
  • This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

UK Exchange: Burgundy School of Business
Dijon, France

Scholarships of up to $2000 are available for UK students participating on this program in fall 2019 or academic year 2019-20
Contact Thomas Teague - - for details on terms and conditions

Program Overview

Founded in 1900, Burgundy School of Business is one of the most selective management schools in France.

Accredited by both EQUIS and AACSB, it is ranked as the 125th best business school in the world.
It offers a creative learning environment in a quintessential French city. Dijon is how you imagine a French city to look and feel. Take a look for yourself!

BSB has a long tradition of welcoming international students. 30% of the school's 2500 students, and 35% of the faculty are from outside of France, and almost all courses are taught in English. There is no French language requirement for this exchange, but BSB offers free French lessons to help you develop or improve your French language proficiency.

BSB also offers a business incubator program called The Entrepreneurial Garden (TEG) that offers students the opportunity to work one on one with faculty, local business-people, and even local accountants and lawyers to ascertain the viability of their business plans and models.
Fall is the best semester to exchange to BSB as classes are most predictable during this term. However, if you are interested in entrepreneurship or the wine and spirits business, spring is a good term to consider. Contact the Director of Gatton Global Initiatives, Ms Summer Eglinski for more information about the BSB School of Wine and Spirits.

Take a 2 minute tour of BSB.

The Burgundy School of Business is a good academic fit for ...
any student interested in entrepreneurship, marketing, sales, agricultural economics, or arts administration. Students should have finished about 60 hours with a 3.0 GPA.
Depending on which track a student wishes to pursue, it will be helpful to have about one year of pre-major business courses completed. However, students considering the wine and spirits business track or arts administration will have more flexibility in terms of the business-specific course prerequisites.

Which UK requirements can I fulfill by taking courses at Burgundy School of Business?
In the last five years, UK students participating on this exchange program have taken courses that have fulfilled UK requirements in AN, ECO, FIN, FR, MGT, and MKT.

Explore the BSB course catalog for more information on their course offerings.

Please Note:
Students enrolled in a Bachelors degree program at UK will attend BSB classes in the Master in Management Level One, or Bachelor in Marketing & Business Third Year program.
The Introduction Year to Business & Management is only open to students with no prior knowledge in Business & Management.
Select only one program and year of study. Exchange students are not permitted to mix programs and year of study.

  • Earn credit at one of France's most renowned schools of business and management
  • Experience French culture while studying alongside students from France and many other countries
  • Learn in English
This program is open to undergraduate students whose primary major or minor is housed in the Gatton School of Business and Economics. 
Students must possess a valid passport at the time of application to this program.

For More Info, Contact:
Mr. Laurence Tuccori, EA Exchanges Coordinator,
Make an appointment with an EA adviser. 


Academic Credit

Students will earn transfer credit from the Exchange University. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by the Exchange University. The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school; however the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the UK Education Abroad Academic Credit website.

  • PRIOR to participating on this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF). The AAF indicates how the course will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in application materials.
  • Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the UK Education Abroad office. Once received, Education Abroad staff will facilitate the transfer of credits to UK.
  • All students will be enrolled in EAP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour) at UK during their term abroad.


Housing & Meals

Like many universities in Europe, BSB does not own or manage student accommodation but their International Office will help you locate and secure housing for your semester in France.
For more information visit the Accommodation Page on the BSB website. Most housing is within walking distance of the school and the centre of Dijon. 
Students are responsible for their own meals for the duration of the term abroad. 

Student Life

BSB offers a student group called Melting Potes (potes = friends) to connect local students with international exchange students.


Program Costs

Costs and cancellation policies vary by program. Please check the Program Cost and Budget information page for each semester. Be sure to consider the associated UK costs, program specifications, and related travel expenses.


Required Applications:
2 | UK Education Abroad & the Exchange University
Students will be notified by the UK Exchanges Coordinator on how to access the Exchange University application AFTER their UK application has been approved.


This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.