International FAQs - Fall 2021

19 August 2021
Whether you're joining Audencia in the fall, or still considering joining, here are some answers to your most frequently asked questions!

Considering Audencia?

1. Can I still apply?

We are currently accepting applications for the EIBM and Master of Science (MSc) programmes, which includes:

  • Data Management for Finance (MSc)
  • Food & Agribusiness Management (Double Degree MBA/MSc)
  • International Master in Management (MSc)
  • Supply Chain & Purchasing Management (MSc)
  • Master in European & International Business Management (EIBM)

Application deadline: September 10, 2021

Start date: October 18, 2021

For a full list of the programmes, requirements and admissions information, please visit or view our International Programmes brochure here.

To apply to a programme, visit


2. What is the difference between the Master in Management and the MSc programmes?

The Master in Management, Grande Ecole programme is a French diploma obtained after two or three years of studies (plus, possibly, a gap year following the first semester of year 1). International students can enter the Master in Management, Grande Ecole programme through Audencia’s own online application process or through the Join a School in France (JASIF) process.

The master of science programmes offer a varierty of specialisations entirely taught in English over a one-year period and are aimed at those who have a four-year degree (although our MScs can be accessed by those who have three-year degrees rather than four-year degrees by completing the Extended version of the programme). MScs are recognised by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles.


3. Where can I find out more about scholarships?

We offer a variety of general and programme-specific scholarships. You can find more information on our scholarships on our Scholarships & Funding webpage.

Please note that Audencia Scholarships, waivers and awards are not cumulative. If two are awarded to the same student, only the one with the highest amount will be kept unless otherwise stated.

You can also look for other funding opportunities; we suggest you visit the Campus France Grant Search Engine.


Considering applying and still have questions?

Get in touch with our International Admissions team: [email protected].


Starting at Audencia this fall?

4. I am excited to start my studies at Audencia, but am unsure of what to expect of life in France.

Moving internationally is a big step, and we want to ensure you feel prepared! Discover our partner LivinFrance, a free platform for international students. Available in French, English and Spanish, LivinFrance will help you step by step in your administrative procedures before and during your stay in France (visa process, accommodation, administrative documents, insurance, banks, etc.). 

The LivinFrance team is available to support and guide you during your stay and the whole settling process in France via email, chat or even WhatsApp. You just need to create an account and follow the instructions. 

Create your account now, it's FREE!


5. I am moving to France from another country during the COVID-19 pandemic. What are the travel restrictions and do I need to quarantine when I arrive?

International students are eligible to enter France, but must follow specific instructions depending on their country of departure and their vaccination status.  For up to date information for international students, please visit:

Campus France – up to date information about entry requirements and required documentation for international students and researchers.

French Diplomacy – detailed information about entry requirements for students and others, including frequently asked questions.


6. I am starting at Audencia this fall. When will I receive my fall schedule?

Programme coordinators will contact you directly with your fall schedule. For those programmes beginning at the start of September, you will receive your schedule at the end of August. For those with programmes commencing in October, you will receive your schedule at a later date.


7. Will I be able to renew my visa and stay in France after finishing my programme?

Students are eligible to renew their residence permit during their studies (two months before their first permit expires). Please consult your Audencia Welcome Pack for more information.

After completion of your programme, most students will be eligible to apply for the APS or stayback visa. You can find more information on the Campus France website.


Still have questions about starting at Audencia?

Get in touch with our Student Life team: [email protected].


Please note, this FAQ is intended for international degree-seeking students (students commencing their full programme at Audencia).


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