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BSB - Burgundy School of Business

29 rue Sambin Dijon, Paris View map


Founded in 1899, Burgundy School of Business is an international leading teaching and research school, highly recognized thanks to national and international accreditations: AACSB and EQUIS.
BSB offers high level programmes in management, from undergraduate to postgraduate level with a wide range of specializations.

Our rankings certify our expertise:

  • Belonging to the Top 1% Business Schools in the world with its double accreditation: AACSB and EQUIS
  • 77th best Master in Management in the world - Financial Times, 2018.
  • Top 6 Best Bachelor in France - L'Etudiant, 2018.
  • 1st Specialised Master in Cultural Management in France -Eduniversal 2018.
  • 1st Specialised Master in Wine Management in France (6th in the world) -Eduniversal 2018.
  • Rankedin the top 15 post-preparatory Schools of Management, Sigem France 2018

BSB also emphasizes its expertise in wine management with its School of Wine&Spirits Business, globally recognized and entirely dedicated to this sector. At the very heart of Burgundy vineyards known everywhere is the world, this is the best possible framework for wine lovers!
But we are much more than just a business school. We believe in a special and different model focused on the student, this is why we embody another idea of superior education.
We do not want to condition students to a certain way of thinking: our vocation is to give them all the tools useful to build their own personal and professional identity. All together, we make this alternative school model alive as we cultivate open-mindedness and entrepreneurial spirit. This is also why we are proud to welcome students from all over the world with different profiles: we are sure that mixity and diversity offer the best innovation, creativity and performance.
Our faculty is highly qualified with 72 permanent teachers and 350 expert speakers. 36% of our teachers are from abroad and our campus is multicultural with 67 different nationalities within the students, which offers a strong international experience.

Finally, a dedicated service is here to help international students with their integration to the French way of living: pick up at the station, accommodation, visits of the city and the region, paperwork, free workshops…

Our support: Courses are taught in small groups: 20 to 40 students per class only to offer student the best direct approach. For us, knowing our students is the key to support them in the best possible way.
Our innovative pedagogy: Group work, oral presentations, company problems, business projects, business games, company creation, consulting missions, work placements...

Come and join us in Burgundy!

Our ambition is to train different managers and entrepreneurs.



3rd- best city in which to study in France (Student magazine - L'Étudiant 2018)

90 minutes from Paris

€ 750/month (living costs and student accommodation included)

33,000 students

Dijon is the capital of Burgundy in France, which is a beautiful location with rich cultural heritage. Dijon is surrounded by the famous Burgundy vineyards and very famous for its gastronomy and wines.

Dijon has one of the best preserved historic centres with beautiful architecture and is an ideal study destination.

Being one of France's most desirable places due to its quality of life, Dijon is a university city with a lively student population.

Offering a rich social and cultural life with a range of clubs, societies, sports activities, concerts, cinemas, theatres, opera and museums free of charge, it is safe to say that Dijon provides something to do for everyone!

Dijon also hosts a wide range of festivals throughout the year, with focus on music, wine, gastronomy and film, to mention a few.

Getting around in Dijon is very easy - everything is within walking distance and bike rental stations make it easy to rent a bike and cycling around the city. Paris is only a 1 hour and 40 minutes train ride away from Dijon.


Number 1 French town in which to study (Student magazine - L'Étudiant 2018)

1.3 million Inhabitants – 150,000 students

2ndlargest economic area in France

2ndlargest digital hub in France

2ndlargest educational hub in France

10thmost attractive city in Europe

€ 900/month (living costs, studentaccommodation)

Lyon is an innovative Europeancity excellingindustrially and economically and home to many leading companies in thecompetitive areas of digital entertainment, biotechnology, the environment andchemistry, fashion, creation and textile innovation. It is seen as the “FrenchTech” capital marked by a pronounced entrepreneurial spirit.

Lyon is a city that cultivates the French wayof life. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1998 for its richarchitecture, it is also a “gastronomy capital” comprising over 4,000restaurants and a cultural town hosting close to 21,000 events (fairs,concerts, theatre, festivals, biennials…).

Lyon is the 2nd largest educationalhub in France, with a student population of 150,000 and an affordable monthlybudget of € 900 (living costs, student accommodation).

It is a well-connected city, easy to access andserved by a large-scale transport network (1 international airport, 3 mainlinetrain stations offering easy access to other parts of France).


Latin words through Pass-World, a consortium of several prestigious French Business Schools, including BSB.

·        Step 1: Online registration :

·        Step 2:

o   Written test (logic): Pass-World Admission Test

o   English level test : Pass-World Language Test

o   Face-to-face or Skype interview (motivation)


·        International candidates must hold or be about to obtain a Bachelor Degree with a minimum of 2 years in Higher education outside of France

·        For the English track: IELTS 6.5 or TOEIC 785 or TOEFL 79-93

·        For the French track: TCF/TEF B2

Results are known within 10 days for each session


  • Bachelor 1st year: a non-French secondary school diploma
  • Bachelor 3rd year: 2 or 3 year non-French post-secondary education degree in a business/ marketing related subject
  • Language test: TOEIC 750 or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

  • Oral motivation interview (Skype)
  • On-line logical test


•        English language certificate equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or TOEIC 800 for non-native speakers

•        Holding a non-French Bachelor degree

•        3 years of work experience, preferably in the Wine & Spirits sector

•        Proven interest in Wine & Spirits


•        Motivation interview with the Head of the programme (Skype)


•        English language certificate equivalent to IELTS 6.5 for non-native speakers

•        A non-French Bachelor degree or a French Master 1


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