Grenoble Ecole de Management

USD 10,000 - USD 47,700 loan size

up to 20 years loan term

Courses we support

MSc International Marketing & Business Development
MSc Finance & Investment Banking
MSc Accounting, Auditing & Performance Management
MSc Financial Markets
MSc International Project Management
MSc Management in International Business
MSc International Human Resource Management
MSc in Marketing Management
MSc in Fashion, Design and Luxury Management
MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship
MSc in Digital Business
Advanced Master in Biomedical Management
MSc Digital Marketing & Data Analytics
MSc Managing with Data and Artificial Intelligence
MSc Sustainable Financial Management
MSc Energy Business & Climate Strategy

About the school

Grenoble Ecole de Management, popularly known as GEM, is a leading business school renowned for its world-class education and research. The school’s original focus was on science, innovation, and technology; however, due to forming reliable and notable partnerships with the business community, the institution evolved to become one of the top-ranked business schools. Today, it offers a range of high-level and international programmes, such as MBA, Masters in Management (Grande Ecole Programme, and MSc Management in International Business (MIB), among others. Grenoble Ecole de Management holds the triple crown of business accreditations that distinguish the world's leading business schools: the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA), and EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). Additionally, GEM boasts over 50 programmes, 600 core teaching staff, 500 employees, 9 research teams, 43 000 alums, 5 International Recruitment Offices, 125 partner institutions, and students from 120 nationalities.

Where is the school located?

GEM has campuses in Paris and Grenoble. Here are the details:

Life at Grenoble Ecole de Management

Grenoble Ecole de Management supports and promotes ethics and integrity of internal stakeholders. The school also upholds broader principles such as gender equality, education for all, economic peace, and combating climate change.

GEM offers a unique experience for all students.

Throughout the school year, students can engage with various clubs including, GEM ONU, a geopolitical association, GEM Finance Society, GEM en débat, and Aloha, a programme that welcomes international students and ensures inclusivity on the campus. The school is also well-known for its GEM Altigliss Student Ski and Snowboard World Cup.

Additional benefits of studying at Grenoble Ecole de Management

  • Career Support: Grenoble Ecole de Management provides numerous services to support students during their studies, with a focus on career and personal development networking. It has a dedicated Career Centre, Coach Centre, and a GEM Alumni Network to address challenges related to society, culture, finances, and organisations. Additionally, the school’s housing platform, Studapart, helps students to search for accommodation in Grenoble and Paris.

Paris campus



City Population

2.25 million


North-central region of France



Nearest Airport

Charles de Gaulle Airport

Time Zone

Central European Summer Time (GMT+2)

SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milan campus

Grenoble campus


Grenoble, France

City Population



Southeastern region of France


Humid subtropical

Nearest Airport

Grenoble (GNB)

Time Zone

Central European Summer Time (GMT+2)

Fast facts

  • Grenoble Ecole de Management is one of the 1% of schools worldwide with three accreditations
  • GEM ranks between 101-150 worldwide and is in the Top 7 in France in the Business Administration Ranking, July 2022, Shanghai (GRAS)
  • GEM ranks between 301-400 worldwide and is in the Top 12 in France in the Management Ranking, July 2022, The Financial Times
  • Ranked 40th in the Financial Times European Business Schools Ranking, December 2022, U-Multirank

Admissions criteria

Admissions Requirements (all programs):

  • Bachelor’s degree with 180 ECTS in any subject, official copy of latest degree or diploma or certificate of enrollment with an approximate graduation date, and FULL university transcripts
  • CV/Resume
  • 1 motivation essay (to be written directly in the online application)
  • Contact details of 1 academic or professional reference (to be input directly in the online application)
  • Proof of English proficiency: You must obtain the minimum score in the following exams to be eligible- TOEFL Internet-Based exam: 90 / IELTS: 6.0 / Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE-A): 63 / Duolingo: 110 / Cambridge English (Proficiency/Advanced/Business Higher) level C1: Grade A,B or C.

Exceptions for English Proficiency Test: English test waiver may be granted if Bachelor’s degree was fully taught through the medium of English (official proof required) / if native English speaker

Specific to Financial MSc’s (MSc Finance & Investment Banking / MSc Financial Markets / MSc Sustainable Financial Management):

  • Proof of strong quantitative ability. If academic transcripts do not reflect this, the candidate will be requested to provide an official quantitative exam result with the following minimum scores:

GMAT 600 (with at least 70% percentile in Quantitative section) / GRE 150 verbal reasoning, 155 quantitative, 3.5 analytical writing / CAT:160 / CFA level 1

Specific to Short track of any MSc program (direct entry into 2nd year of program):

  • 240 validated ECTS credits (4-year Bachelor degree / 3-year Bachelor degree + 1 year of Masters degree)
  • 60 business-related ECTS credits (equivalent of 1 year of business courses throughout prior higher education)

Specific to Short track of any Financial MSc’s (MSc Finance & Investment Banking / MSc Financial Markets / MSc Sustainable Financial Management):

  • 240 validated ECTS credits (4-year Bachelor degree / 3-year Bachelor degree + 1 year of Masters degree)
  • 60 business-related ECTS credits (equivalent of 1 year of business courses throughout prior higher education)
  • Having successfully validated the following courses (or their equivalents): Corporate Finance / Accounting / Quantitative Methods for Finance

Specific to MBA program

Candidates for the MBA program must prove at least 3 years of relevant professional work experience.

Job placements

  • Promising Career Prospects: Students graduating from Grenoble Ecole de Management are highly employable due to their reputation for displaying commitment, management skills, an ambitious attitude, and an impressive track record. Below are key employment stats that prove the claim: 83% of students enrolled in full-time MBA and 87% enrolled in part-time MBA found employment in less than four months: 41% of full-time MBA students and 100% of part-time MBA students are working internationally; and exchange opportunities with more than 125 partner Universities all over the world.
  • Dedicated Career Services: Key to students’ career development is GEM’s career team, which provides support along each step.
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Last updated: 06 Mar 2024

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