Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Rennes

Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Rennes Overview

ESC Rennes School of Business or École Supérieure de Commerce de Rennes is a French business school founded in 1990 by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Rennes. ESC Rennes belongs to the group of prestigious French Grandes Éoles, elite graduate schools.

Based on its student body and faculty composition, ESC Rennes is the most internationally attended Frande École de Commerce in France: more than one in three of the students on campus come from outside of France, half of these from outside Europe, and 80% of the faculty members come from outside of France. The vast majority of courses are taught in English. The mission of the school is "to prepare, through education and research, innovative and responsible managers to perform in a global environment".

Swansea University currently has agreements in place with ESC Rennes School of Business for the School of Management and the department of Business.

Key Information


The Accomodation Department as ESC Rennes will contact you once  you have been accepted to study there. There are several options available to you, such as:

  • Shared flat/house
  • Independent flat/studio in a private residence
  • Private independent flat/studio
  • Home stay or lodger
  • State student hostels

The rooms are generally furnishes and equipped. It is advised that you budget between 350-500 €.


An example of monthly living expenses can be seen in the table below, all costs are in Euros:



350- 500


200/ month

Personal expenses


Bus pass

31/ month

Student Health Insurance

215 (tbc)

Complementary Health Insurance

100/ year

Civil responsibility


Residence Permit (for students with long-stay visa)

55/ year

Average Total per month ( this excludes travel and personal expenses)



Semester 1 Semester 2
 1st September 2015 - 6th January 2016  8th January 2016 - 13th May 2016

Erasmus+ Grant - approx 280-430€

The Erasmus+ Grant is dependent on location, and varies in each country. It is available for students who decide to spend up to a year of their course in Europe in 2017-18 through the Erasmus+ programme. Students can receive grants of up to 380 euros per month for study, or up to 430 euros per month for student traineeships, depending on the country they go to. This grant is a contribution to the extra costs of studying abroad, which is why it varies by country.

Please note

The prospect of studying at a university abroad is exciting, but there is also a lot of information you need to consider when choosing the right place for you. Above you will find summarised information which should help you with your decision. Please note that this information was accurate at the time of publishing and is subject to change. Be sure to confirm all information on the host university's website.