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Exchange students

All applicants who have been approved and nominated by their home institution to come to IDRAC Business School must complete the online application form and return all documents by email before the application deadline.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with elody.vincent@reseau-cd.fr if you have any other question or need additional information.

Application deadlines

  • Fall semester: 1st of June
  • Spring semester: 5th of November


Find more about our programs here


Language requirements

To apply, students will have to provide the following documents to the Exchange & Study Abroad team attesting their language level:

Programs taught in English (except summer sessions) : B2 (TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS). If the student does not have one of the above certificates, we can accept an official written letter from the home university attesting that the student’s level in English is sufficient to study academic courses.

Programs taught in French : B2 (TCF, ETEF, DELF).



Check if a student visa is requested using this official visa website (available in French or in English) at https://france-visas.gouv.fr/web/france-visas/

The VLS-TS student visa allows to pursue studies in France for a period of four months to one year. Visit Campus France website for more details.


Program and Course Lists

The Grande Ecole Program in Management is the flagship program of IDRAC Business School. With the “Grade de Master”, this five-year program is accredited to the highest degree by the French Ministry of Higher Education. It is taught in English in the campus of Lyon. 

The Bachelor Marketing & Business is accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education and IDRAC Business School is ranked #9 among the top post-baccalaureate Business Schools in France, for this Bachelor Program.

The Bachelor can be taught in English (IDRAC Bachelor FALL 2023IDRAC Bachelor SPRING 2024) and is available in the campuses of Lyon or Montpellier.

The Bachelor Marketing & Business can also be taught in French and is available in the campuses of Lyon or Paris.

All programs are fixed programs, which means that all courses listed are mandatory. We require exchange students to take 30 ECTS per semester.