Through the eyes of an exchange student – Christmas at GEM

This article was written by Hannah Hine from Aston University, England who was an exchange student this semester. 

Christmas felt like it began in mid-November here in Grenoble, when the university was filled with skis, boards, boots, poles and all sorts of snow accessories and clothing. The event, known as “Bourse aux Skis” enables students to buy new and ex-display skis and snowboards for low prices. The event lasted for three days, and there was a real buzz around school as students excitedly picked out their gear for the year.

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The thoughts and experiences of the Fall 2017 international exchange students!

It’s December in Grenoble! This means snow-covered Alps and a busy GEM campus! The fall semester is in full swing! This year, the International Center of Affairs was proud to welcome 88 students from all over the world from countries like Singapore, USA and Brazil! But for some of our international students, December means the end of their time here! We will take this time to hear about their experience, and reflect on their integration in GEM.

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Innovation Business Week : live the French life for 2 weeks


At the beginning of January, 22 students from Duke University, UNC Chapel Hill and The George Washington University joined the short program: Innovation Business Week. Through these programs, Grenoble Ecole de Management offers another approach of business concepts and applications, the European approach, and allows students to participate in new innovative learning models like the serious games. Continue reading

Life in Grenoble: one student’s account after a year in France

Grenoble may not be in the top 3 biggest city in France, but it is one of the leading European cities in terms of high-tech industries. The city is famous for the higher education systems which means there are a lot of young students here… Continue reading

Integration, lifestyle and the CMIRA grant: a German student’s perspective

First and foremost, I would like to thank the Center for International Affairs as well as the people from the Welcome Desk for providing us so much help regarding the formalities, integration, student life etc. Continue reading