bachelor -  International Business option

Bachelor – International Business - Year 3 admission

The International Trade option of the Bachelor in International Management trains executives to operate in a cross-cultural and multilingual environment.
Le Havre


Strong Points

  • In the TOP10 of Challenges, the Parisien Etudiant and the MOCI rankings
  • International mindset, academic input 100% in English
  • An international and cross-cultural environment 
  • Active pedagogy 
  • Personalised coaching to employment thanks to the Career Path Programme


Classes taught 100% in English

Offered in English, this option meets the growing demand from companies looking for bilingual graduates with 3 years of higher education who are able to manage all aspects of marketing and international trade: business ethics, intercultural management, management, human resources, international marketing...

A cross cultural environment

The programme promotes intercultural exchanges by opening up training to international candidates.


Internships and In-company Consulting Projects 

Thanks to the School’s network of companies, you can boost your number of professional experiences to explore the world of business organisations, gain more skills and acquire an expert vision of the fields you are enthusiastic about.  

More about professionalisation 

The Career Path Scheme 

To ensure maximum success in your professional integration, and help you be more attractive for recruiters who set increasingly demanding criteria, the school supports you throughout your Professional Project through the Career Path Scheme (workshops, meetings with professionals, ...)

More about the Career Path Scheme

The programme focuses on the acquisition of practical competencies, such as defining a Business Plan, while integrating an ethical dimension. You are thus part of a professional competencies development project within a competitive environment. 

SAS Seminar

A period of integration and refresher training in management is planned at the beginning of the year for students entering the programme.

  • Writing Workshop
  • Excel
  • Academic Integrity
  • Legal Culture/li>
  • Documentary Resources
  • Professional Socialisation
  • Integration


  • Onboarding sessions : marketing, finance, accounting, Excel, team building
  • International press review
  • International business law
  • International marketing
  • International trade
  • International logistics
  • Innovative entrepreneurship
  • International organisational behaviour
  • Business Intelligence
  • Career Path
  • FL2 (French as Foreign Language) / LV2


  • Business Ethics
  • Human ressources management
  • International finance
  • Entrepreneurship and business plan
  • Global negotiations
  • Customer satisfaction management
  • Cultural intelligence
  • Managing global teams
  • Career Path
  • FL2 (French as Foreign Language) / LV2
  • Research methods and dissertation


  • 3 to 5 months in France or abroad (compulsory)

Admission requirements

The programme is open to students having completed or are in the process of completing a degree equivalent to 2 years in Higher Education (or Bac+2).

A "Validation of Professional Competencies" application is possible for candidates who have not completed that level but have accumulated several years of professional experience that are relevant to the programme sought.
An official English language certification will be required for students whose mother-tongue is not English, unless their medium of studies was English. The expected level is IELTS 5, TOEIC 750, TOEFL 72.


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The application start date for the 2020-2021 admission session is 15 December 2019. 

Admission Procedure

  • Application files submitted are reviewed with special attention paid to the seriousness of the file and the quality of the academic and/or professional profile.
  • Shortlisted candidates are invited for an interview via Skype with a Head of Academic Programme. This interview helps clarify the applicants profile, their projects, their objectives. The final admission decision (offered or denied admission) is communicated a few days after this interview.
  • Admitted candidates are notified formally and invited to make a down payment, later on deducted from the  tuition fees. This initial payment confirms the candidate's seat in the programme and an unconditional letter of admission is then issued.

At the same time as completing the EM Normandie Application file, international candidates must also complete the Campus France Application File in order to facilitate the visa process. Once the fee down payment has been received, the School will help International students with their visa procedures and search for accommodation.

Career prospects

  • Head of Import/Export
  • Export Sales Executive
  • Assistant Product Manager
  • International Buyer  

After the Bachelor en Management International, you will be able to join the EM Normandie Grande École Programme. 

You will customise your own study path in the Grande École Programme and:

  • Go abroad for up to 2 years
  • Take the Cooperative Track in 1 or 2 years 
  • Acquire a Double Degree from a partner university, in France or abroad 
  • Choose from over 40 options (Specialisations, Double Degrees, Cooperative Tracks, Off-Campus Optional Year) …

More information on the Grande Ecole Programme - Admission after a 3 or 4-year undergraduate degree

Professional integration of Bachelor's International Management graduates
Professional integration of Bachelor's International Management graduates


Professional integration of Bachelor's International Management graduates

Application fees for 2020-2021

For non-French diploma holders: €50

Tuition Fees for 2020 - 2021

  • BMI Year 3: €8,000

Compulsory Contribution: CVEC (Contribution Vie Etudiante et de Campus): €90 to be paid on the CVEC platform. Learn more

Membership fee for EM Normandie Alumni Association (not mandatory): €575. This membership fee gives you access to all services and a life membership.


Various options are offered to students to help them fund their studies:

  • Work-study track (year 3): total or part waiver of fees for one year
  • Grants: Higher Education, Regional, Travel or Internship grants 
  • Bank loans: agreements between EM Normandie and banks
  • Paid student jobs offered by the School’s Junior Enterprise and Jobs Services

Further information here

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see also

Explorer l'entreprise à l'EM Normandie
Opération Talent Check EM Normandie 2019
Explorer l'entreprise à l'EM Normandie


see also

Opération Talent Check EM Normandie 2019


Do professionals lecture in some modules?

In keeping with the school's determination to enhance your professional skill set, but also to enable you to develop quick and proactive approaches to integration into businesses, the contribution of executives and CEOs to the programmes is favoured.

Are there financial aid schemes to help me pay for my studies?

EM Normandie has put some schemes in place tohelp as many students access the programmes as possible: 

  • Partnerships with banks: The school has developed partnerships with banking organisations in order to make access to loans easier for students. 
  • Grants: students who already hold a state grant may continue to benefit from this aid. Moreover, students without a grant may apply to the CROUS for one.
  • Solidarity Fund: Any student may access this fund on condition they support their claims with evidence of their financial difficulties. 
  • Cooperative Tracks: a total tuition fee waiver for 2 years, settled by the host company.  
  • Student Jobs: paid jobs proposed by the School’s Junior Enterprise club, and clubs such as Easy Job and Jobs Services.

Finally, you may enquire with your regional or departmental councils. Some local authorities have set up student mobility aids.

For further information on financial aid


When should international students apply?

As places are limited, all candidates are encouraged to submit their profiles as early as possible. 
International candidates may send in their applications as from September 2018 and before 1st July 2019 at the latest.  

What specific administrative procedures apply to international candidates?

In addition to the EM Normandie application file, non-EU international candidates are required to contact Campus France to help them obtain their visas. 
Useful links:  France-visas and Campus France