KEDGE Business School

KEDGE BS was created to achieve a critical mass that would ensure its international visibility. Created as an association, it is financially independent. Its activities fall within two inter-related categories: applied research and education.

Top reasons to study here

  • KEDGE has designed and implemented an original and unique service for students at the Bordeaux, Marseille and Toulon campuses: the Wellness service.
  • As a trailblazer in the field, we are convinced that learning through projects and experience profoundly changes students' personal and professional development
  • Be-U is personal and professional guidance scheme offered by Kedge.



  • 1874: The École Supérieure de Commerce de Bordeaux was created
  • 1969: The School was set up at the Talence campus
  • 2001: The School obtained Equis accreditation
  • 2004: BEM became one of the pilot institutions of the GRLI (Global Responsible Leadership Initiative) programme
  • 2007: The School obtained AMBA accreditation
  • 2008: A campus was opened in Dakar
  • 2009: The School obtained AACSB accreditation


The School has three Centres of Excellence in Marketing, the Supply Chain and CSR with five areas of Expertise: Wine & Spirits, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Health Management, Finance Reconsidered and Creative Industries & Culture. Coordination between advanced academic and applied Research, Initial Training and Executive Education courses and partnerships with companies and organisations boost KEDGE's influence on managerial practices in these areas.


The role of the research centre is to produce and share knowledge about the management of creative industries and culture.

  • Creative industries culture
  • Supply chain
  • CSR
  • Wine and spirits
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Health management
  • Finance reconsidered
  • Marketing


As part of the Be-U professional and personal development strategy, the Career Center provides support in several forms throughout the course. It encourages relationships with professionals and recruiters in particular through several events throughout the year.

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Student services

KEDGE BS and its International Students Association Melting Potes offer every semester to International Students a pick-up service from “Bordeaux Mérignac (BOD)” airport and “Bordeaux Gare Saint Jean” train station.

The International Students Association Melting Potes supports the International Office in facilitating the integration of international students among the French students through the organization of activities all year round.

Housing services

  • The Housing service of KEDGE Business School is available on a single platform. The platform allows you to find housing in our city but also in other cities in France and abroad.
  • You will find housing offers from private landlords, real estate agencies and student residences.
  • A multilingual team is at your disposal 6 days a week to help you to find and book accommodation.

Library services

The Kedge Library (incorporating the libraries at Bordeaux, Marseilles and Toulon) offers its users a number of specialist information sources that are primarily focused on management: books, academic and professional reviews, students’ own work, publications by teaching staff, and various specialised databases.

Medical services

Wellness is above all a philosophy of living. The concept means 'a personal feeling of well-being', and is therefore a global state of health. It covers the important things in life, but also daily trivialities that often make life exciting, and prevent it from becoming gloomy... Wellness is the importance of feeling comfortable in your skin and the idea that happiness is different for everyone.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Bordeaux
The new Bordeaux campus has been designed to be a living space. Spread over 35,000 m2, it has dedicated work and chat rooms, and sports and relaxation areas.
  • Marseille
KEDGE Business School continually invests in substantial logistics resources, both in terms of its educational infrastructures and cutting-edge technological resources. 
  • Paris
The group created a new establishment in Paris' 9th arrondissement, a vibrant hub of activity where students, teaching staff and businesses can meet, exchange and interact.

Sports facilities

The Bordeaux Campus Has Four Sports Areas

  • The gym
  • The dance studio
  • The weight-training room
  • The multi-sports ground

They are managed and run by the Sports Society, the Arts Society and Sports Supervisor Sébastien Debray. For obvious security reasons, students do not have free access to these rooms. 

The Marseilles Luminy Campus Has Two Indoor Sports Areas
  • A weight-training / cardio-training room
  • A dance studio

They are managed and run by the Sports Society, the Arts Society and Sports Supervisor Ludovic Chaix. For obvious security reasons, students do not have free access to these rooms. They can access the activities by following the appropriate registration procedures.

Student clubs

The Confederation acts as a link between the administration and the associations, but is also there to support members of the associations with legal, economic and organisational problems. The Confederation also deals with professionals, an accountant and a lawyer, who work with KEDGE’s associations, and meet each association at least once a year.


This dual expertise in education and research has earned it its status among the 1% of the world's business schools that are triple accredited by EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Kedge BS is a French Business School located in Marseille and Bordeaux. I am enrolled in the IBBA program that requires me to spend 2 years abroad with both academic exchange experiences and international interships.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

As I have studuied in 2 university (Ural Federal University and KEDGE Business School), I am going to make a reviw on both. Firstly, I really appriciate my university in Russia as it has a lot of opportunities to get an additional education to what they are giving in obligatory terms. Careers forums, debates, meetings with the enterpreneurs and companies. The University...

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The teachers are good, and there's a very high social life in the school (a lot of associations, with multiple different subjects: sports, cooking, music, art) a lot of international experiences in the programme. But this is mainly French dominant school. Fewer chances for international students to join an association. Here you find everything in the French language all...

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