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International students

​Services provided to welcome international students on all SKEMA campuses in France.

Before departure

Easy communication:

Orientation and advice:

  • An international coordinator on each campus to help incoming exchanges
  • A specific team for International Admissions
  • SKEMA is present at international student fairs, where appointments and individual interviews are offered

Assistance to find accommodation:

Assistance on arrival:

  • A Welcome Pack is available for all SKEMA campuses
  • Guidance from the International Admissions team for international students who are not on exchange

Upon arrival

Welcome Days and distribution of Welcome Packs:

  • Introduction to relevant staff, distribution of documents such as student cards, city maps, bus timetables and other practical information
  • Team building activities organized to help students get to know both other international students and French students from all programmes in a fun, multicultural atmosphere

To foster communication and integration:

  • Front Office for information and assistance
  • Access to SKEMA’s extranet with student testimonies, contacts and practical information
  • Student associations devoted to welcoming and integrating international students: Lille, Paris and Sophia Antipolis.
  • French language tests ensure that students can join a French language course at the appropriate level

During international students’ time at SKEMA

  • Events are organised to get people together (international meetings, for example inter-country competitions, discovering others’ cookery, international food fair, etc.)
  • Assistance in renewal of residence permit
  • Front office on all campuses

At the end of the study period

  • All international students fill in a satisfaction survey so that we can take into consideration their comments and suggestions for possible improvements.
  • SKEMA Alumni

NB: Foreign, and non-EU, students who graduate with a CGE-accredited degree in France, can now find work more easily under a new French law. 

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