Incoming Exchange Students

ICD, one of the Grande Ecole in France, established for 40 years, and is recognized for the quality of its courses and its innovative pedagogical approach, welcomes students from our partner Universities around the world to explore our campus and the city Pairs and Toulouse. You are going to learn from the best through various high quality Business Programmes, and you are going to meet a lot of excellent people around the globe.

Academic Year

The academic year composes of two semesters. Exchange students may choose Fall, Spring or Full Year Exchange, according to the exchange agreement between ICD and your Home University.

Semester Dates
First Semester (Fall term) September to December
Second Semester (Fall Term) January to May
Full Year September to May

Nomination Deadline

Autumn Term & Full Year Spring Term
End of March End of October

Only nomination received from our Global Partner University will be considered.

Application Procedures

Students nominated by Home University to join ICD Business School for Exchange Programme and have been accepted, should submit the following documents through email to Ms. Maddalena CREMONESI (mcremonesi@groupe-igs.fr) and Mr. Gary NG (kung@groupe-igs.fr)

  1. Completed Application
  2. Form Certified copies of all university transcripts for all university level studies that have been completed (translated if not in English or French)
  3. Passport
  4. Copy CV in English
  5. Personal Statement
  6. English Language Test Result :
    • FOR POSTGRADUATE :
      • English: TOEFL 530 or equivalent
      • Grade Point Average: 10 out of 20
    • FOR UNDERGRADUATE :
      • English: TOEFL 500 or equivalent
      • Grade Point Average: 10 out of 20

Orientation & Activities

ICD will allocate a member of our International Club to each exchange student as his/her buddy prior to his/her departure. He/she will act as the source of information, and assist exchange students to prepare their journey in France.

Orientation Programme for all incoming exchange students will be arranged at the beginning of each semester, with the aim to provide necessary information regarding their study in ICD, their life in the city, and course arrangement. The attendance of this programme is highly recommended.

Throughout the semester, the International Office works with the ICD International Club, which consists of local students, to arrange various type of activities to enrich the student’s life of Exchange Students in ICD.

Course Information

Francais Langue Etrangere (FLE)

To study in France, a fairly good level of French language skill will be essential for a memorable study life experience. Students enrolled at ICD and are in need of French language support can enjoy the French lessons arranged by ICD according to their French level and study schedule.

For details, please contact the corresponding Programme Manager

Grading System

Grades
Letter Range From 0 to 20 Range From 0 to 4 Range From 0 to 100
A 18.6 - 20 3.72 - 4 89 - 92
A- 17.8 - 18.4 3.56 - 3.68 86 - 88
B+ 17.2 - 17.6 3.44 - 3.52 83 - 85 
B 16.6 - 17 3.32 - 3.4 79 - 82
B- 15.8 - 16.4 3.16 - 3.28 76 - 78
C+ 15.2 - 15.6 3.04 - 3.12 73 - 72
C 14.6 - 15 2.92 - 3 69 - 72
C- 13.8 - 14.4 2.76 - 2.88 66 - 68
D+ 13.2 - 13.6 2.64 - 2.72 63 - 65
D 12.6 - 13 2.52 - 2.6 60 - 65
D- 12 - 12.4 2.4 - 2.48 60 - 62
E 0 - 11.8 0 - 2.36 0 - 59

 

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