Quick Glance

Terms Offered
  • Fall and Spring semesters
  • Fall semester start is required for dual degree
Language Requirements
  • All courses will be taught in English
Transfer Courses Available
  • Business
Application Deadline
  • Spring: October 2, 2023
  • Fall: March 1, 2024
Orientation Meeting
  • All students are required to attend a predeparture information session shortly before studying abroad
photo of Hubert Setzler

Dr. Hubert H. Setzler III

Professor of Management
Nellie Cooke Sparrow Professor of Business
Area Coordinator of Management

Office: FH 263 B3
Phone: 843-661-1433


Rennes School of Business, founded in 1990, is a research-based business school based in the picturesque city of Rennes, Brittany, France. The university is internationally recognized for its excellence in a wide range of programmes, and is a popular destination for those studying international business affairs.

Students from Francis Marion will be able to participate in undergraduate single semester and year-long exchanges. Those participating in the year-long program will have a chance to earn the dual degree from both universities.

For more information visit their website, Rennes School of Business.


Students will live in dormitories located within walking distance of the main campus. More information regarding accommodations  can be found on the university’s Campus Life webpage.



Students will require a visa to study in France, and will work with their FMU Liaison through “Visas to France” to meet the requirements.


Applying to Rennes School of Business

After receiving your acceptance to study on exchange at the Rennes School of Business, you will work with Dr. Setzler, FMU Rennes faculty liaison, to complete the online application, choose your courses, and also fill out the CampusFrance application for your student visa. More information on the formal application process can be found on the Incoming Exchange Student website.