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  • Locations: St. Etienne, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Cost:: Fall, Spring
Program Dates:
Program Dates:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 04/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Number of Credits: 12+ Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Program Catagory: WKU Exchange Class Eligibility: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 5. Graduate
Program Description:

WKU EXCHANGE: EM Lyon Saint-Etienne

About the University
St EtienneSaint-Etienne has a small student population, therefore, the campus really does offer students a strong sense of community and intimacy. Now a part of the EM Lyon network of higher education institutions, the Saint-Etienne campus offers students many opportunities for unique exposure and experience in the business field. The EM Lyon business school is ranked #2 in France by Times Higher Education. Saint-Etienne also serves as a great place to improve French language skills and immerse yourself in a French culture.  The Saint-Etienne campus features modern facilities equipped with all the things you will need to be successful during your time there. The Bureau des Etudiants (BD) is the main student union responsible for organizing extracurricular activities. Students can join sports teams, go skiing in the Alps or spend a day at one of France’s nearby beaches. The Young Ambassadors program is a student program designed to help exchange students acclimate to life in France. Saint-Etienne is located just 10 minutes from the city centre and just a short train ride away from Lyon.

About Saint-Etienne
Saint Etienne LandscapeWith a population of over 170,000 within the city limits and over 300,000 within the municipality, Saint Etienne has a lot to offer its visitors. Affectionately known as a student town, the city is home to museums, coffee shops, specialty markets, and much more. Additionally, Saint-Etienne hosts many local and international festivals annually to showcase various cultures and traditions. The bus and tram system makes getting around quick and easy. Saint Etienne is also very close to Lyon, the third largest city in France, and is accessible to other popular destinations in Europe.


EM Lyon Saint-Etienne is a business school; therefore, a wide range of business related courses are offered. Courses are subject to change each semester.

Term Dates
Fall: September to December
Spring: February to June

Students live in off-campus apartments. Students have options to live near campus or in the city center.
St. Etienne Campus Map