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GEM hosted the 2014 EFMD Conference on Master Programs, December 3~5

Grenoble Ecole de Management, hosted the 2014 EFMD Conference on Master Programs with over 100 people from more than 20 countries. With the subject “Master Programs: Going Global”, all participants and keynote speakers discussed current issues on Master programs from December 3 to 5, 2014. (A guest blog by Miki Lin). 

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Nadine Burquel, Director, Business School Services, EFMD; Loïck Roche, Dean, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR; Mark Thomas, Associate Dean and Director of International Affairs, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR and Conference Chair hosted the Welcome & Introdution on 3 December

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EFMD Conference on Master Programs: Welcome by Dean Loick Roche

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At the opening of the EFMD Conference on Master Programs, Dean Loick Roche gave his welcome address to the participants. Over 100 people from more than 20 countries will discuss current issues on Master programmes in then next two days.  Continue reading

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STUDY ABROAD : Peng Chen talks about coming to Grenoble from Beijing (Beida) University

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Peng Chen talks about coming to Grenoble from Beijing

Peng Chen, of Peking University in China, had options to study abroad in the United States, Singapore, and all around Europe, but he chose Grenoble, France for its diverse cultural factors. Peng had always wanted to see Europe, experience the unique teaching style that came along with the continent, and live like a typical Frenchman. Needless to say, when he first arrived in France, Peng was pleasantly surprised with how accurate his expectations for France were.

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“It All Works Out In The End”- An Australian’s account of studying in Grenoble

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Samuel Armstrong, an Australian from the University of Sydney, is currently studying in the Master’s of Global Management program in GEM.  He is certainly enjoying the city, the ski stations, all while maintaining his workout routine, learning about the value of group projects, and really gaining a lot from his French exchange.  Continue reading

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From Grenoble to “Skyscrapers and Bricks”: A Bentley University Experience

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Two students from GEM, Dyveke and Andrea, are currently studying business at Bentley University for a semester, an experience they both describe as “American, but with European aspects.”  They are really enjoying their exchange in the United States, especially living on campus in Waltham, just a half an hour shuttle ride away from Boston.

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An American View of Studying in France: Anuja Parikh, a student from University of Florida talks about her international exchange at Grenoble EM

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Since my first year of high school, when I took my first French language class, I knew I had to study abroad in France. Having lived in Florida my whole life and only traveling within the United States, France seemed like a whole other world to me. Every year for the next five years, I told my parents that I was coming to France for college so they would get used to the idea. Choosing to come to Grenoble was as easy as decisions can get. My mentor at the University of Florida had come to Grenoble Ecole de Management to study a year before my arrival, and she had nothing but amazing things to say about the city and its people. Most students at my school chose more popular, tourist locations to study, especially Paris, but I knew that I would get a more balanced and true French environment in the city of Grenoble.

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STUDY ABROAD / INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE : Petr Jiskra gives a Czech view on life and study on a double degree programme in Grenoble

My way to GEM was pretty straightforward. Since my first year at my home university, I knew that I want to do a double degree program abroad. When I reached the end of second year and was about to choose which school to go to, I paid good attention to the recommendations from professors and GEM´s past students. I did not regret it, GEM was a brilliant choice.

Photos and text by Petr Jiskra

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