France, Rouen

Neoma Business School

Bachelor, MBA

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NEOMA Business School is the result of the merger between Rouen Business School and Reims Management School in 2013.

The school holds the prestigious triple accreditation: EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA, and ranks in the top ten business schools in France. It is also considered as one of the best business schools in Europe by the Financial Times.Over 81 different nationalities are represented over the 3 campuses (Rouen, Reims and Paris) and approximately 50% of the professors are non-French.NEOMA BS’s international policy, which is an integral part of our activity as a whole, aims to build and develop an international network of prestigious partners and strategic alliances to serve their students and corporate clients.

The Country

France is the largest country in Western Europe and the European Union, and the third-largest in Europe as a whole. It is a unitary semi- presidential republic with its capital in Paris. France is the most popular tourist destination in the world with over 75 million visitors annually. It has both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines. The landscape is diverse, with mountains in the east and south, including the Alpine peak of Mont Blanc which is Western Europe’s highest point. Due to favorable conditions for grape growing in the south, France is the world’s largest wine producer. Also, the country’s wines are rated among the best in the world.

The City

Rouen is the capital of the Upper Normandy region and the historic capital city of Normandy. It was one of the capitals of the Anglo-Norman dynasties, which ruled both England and large parts of modern France from the 11th to the 15th centuries.Rouen is also known as the “Town with a Thousand Spires”, and over the centuries different parts of the town blossomed with jewels of religious architecture. Tucked in the valley of the Seine river, the city enjoys an exceptionally natural environment, which is the foundation of its prosperity and quality of life of its inhabitants.The population of the metropolitan area is 532,559. People from Rouen are called Rouennais.

Student life

Rouen is a young town, with a well-developed nightlife. Just 10 minutes from the campus, Rouen offers students all of the attractions found in a big city: cinemas, museums, theatres, concert halls, opera etc. Student life is very active in Rouen. The golden rule is you never end a day without an evening out. Also, NEOMA offers you the opportunity to join one of numerous student associations covering diverse fields of interest.

Estimated Expenses

Rough Expense Comparison

Semester at ZSEM

Semester at NEOMA

Health Insurance


178 EUR


287 EUR



28 EUR



177 EUR

250 EUR





16 EUR

24 EUR


*per month
**There is no direct line between Zagreb and Rouen. You can take a plane from Zagreb to Paris and then take a train from Paris to Rouen.


Student accommodation can be found both on and near campus. On-campus residences are located in Mont-Saint-Aignan near the campus, and are managed by the CROUS, a public organization. There are three main residences for student accommodation on-campus. The campus is located only ten minutes from the respective city centre. NEOMA Business School takes care of most of the paper work and all applications are done online.

For students with a larger budget who prefer apartments or houses, a variety of student accommodation can be found within walking distance of campus in what is one of France’s most historic cities.Students choosing to live at private apartments have to make arrangements by themselves to find accommodation.

Travel opportunities

France has been the world’s most popular tourist destination for over twenty years. It has beautiful beaches, high mountains, finest historic monuments, magnificent castles and many more. While in France, you should definitely visit Paris, the capital and most populous city of France. Paris is just an hour and a half away from Rouen by train and Palace of Versailles is located just 20 km away from the capital. Trains are a great way to get around in France. You can get pretty much from anywhere to anywhere else by train. With a France Rail Pass, go from Rouen to Caen in just 90 minutes. Home to the award-winning Caen Memorial Museum, it is regarded as the best World War II museum in France and is only 15 minutes away from the D-Day beaches.For interregional trains you can book tickets online at