International MBA


Program Description

Become the global leader you want to be.

  • For high potential candidates with a minimum of 3 years' professional work experience.
  • Master of Business Administration.
  • 12 months.
  • Taught in English.
  • Lyon, France.

Make your future

Join a diverse cohort

Join a culturally and professionally diverse cohort which will give you first-hand experience in working with different nationalities and sectors. Prepare yourself for an international leadership position and a large exciting network!

Develop a consultancy project

Work for 7-months on the Entrepreneurial Leadership Project where you will tackle a project presented by a company and work directly for them. this unique opportunity will allow you to discover a new sector, geographic location or gain further experience in your domain.

Benefit from a dedicated careers track

Every Tuesday you will have career-related events such as workshops, company visits, mentoring, networking events and coaching. With small cohort sizes, you will have the chance to dive deep into your motivations and identify your true career goal and the steps you need to take to succeed.


The 12-month International MBA program has been designed to provide you with all the tools you need to reach your career goals.

Through carefully designed courses, in-depth specializations, hands-on learning and a dedicated careers team, you will work together to develop the skills you need to become a leader in your field.


Selecting the right participant is about more than just test scores. At emlyon business school, we take an applicant's entire potential into account. Elements like motivation to pursue an MBA, your background and professional project weigh just as heavily in our selection procedure.

If you would like to have the contact details of the right person to help you with any questions regarding the program or the selection procedure, you can create your personal space and obtain full contact details on your emlyon dashboard.

Admissions Requirements

  • University Degree (minimum Bachelor's Degree or equivalent).
  • Minimum of 3 years' work experience.
  • GMAT, GRE or TAGE MAGE Score (You can send your scores directly to us using our codes: GMAT/MBW-FX-70 and GRE/0761).
  • English proficiency score (TOEIC or TOEFL or IELTS or Cambridge CPE or PTE).
  • 2 professional recommendation letters.

Please note:

  • You may apply even if you have not taken the GMAT/GRE/TAGE MAGE test yet.
  • An exemption from a GMAT/GRE/TAGE MAGE test is possible but only under specific conditions.

Tuition Fees

  • Tuition fees: 38,500 €
  • Application fees: 120€

Pricing for the academic year of 2020/2021 may be subject to change. Indicated tuition fees include administration fees and lifelong membership of emlyon forever alumni network. Extension of studies beyond the official length of the programme is subject to payment of 500 € administration fees per year.


A Full Range Of High-Performance Career Support Services

An integral part of the curriculum, the Full-time MBA’s dedicated careers track comprises a full range of services specifically designed to help participants establish a roadmap to successfully manage their next and future career developments.

emlyon's Careers Services Department is here to help participants succeed and offers them the benefit of their expertise and experience, as well as a wealth of useful tools to guide them on the journey to finding the perfect dream job.

A range of dedicated services

  • Workshops

Better identify the job that perfectly meets your requirements

  • Individual Coaching

Get personalised advice and support in your job search

  • Expert Panels and conferences

To provide you with excellent opportunities throughout the year to meet with different companies and educators face-to-face to discuss your future

  • Online tools

A fully equipped online platform to keep your career search up-to-date and on the right track with valuable career research engines and job guides

  • Corporate events

Events that gather various corporate partners for you to meet with companies, experts, and recruiters in order to conduct interviews, attend informational sessions, and view company presentations

  • Mentoring programme

Share experiences with MBA alumni

  • Alumni network

Hold lifelong membership within a network of over 27,000 alumni in 107 countries

Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

Created in 1872 and based in Lyon, France, with multiple international campuses, emlyon business school is a top European business school devoted to lifelong learning for entrepreneurial and internati ... Read More

Created in 1872 and based in Lyon, France, with multiple international campuses, emlyon business school is a top European business school devoted to lifelong learning for entrepreneurial and international management. Read less
Lyon , Shanghai , Paris , Lancashire , Munich , Saint-Étienne , Casablanca + 6 More Less