ESSEC Business School

EFMD Equis Accredited

Innovative, involved and international; ESSEC Business School, one of the leading institutions in Europe for business education, offers a unique learning experience that trains responsible leaders who are able to reinvent business. Accredited by AACSB and EQUIS, ESSEC maintains a superior level of academic excellence that is recognized worldwide. Founded in 1907, ESSEC has built its influential brand name on our comprehensive range of programs that have evolved in response to student needs, corporate developments, and an evolving business climate. The Financial Times ranks ESSEC Business School: - Number 3 Worldwide for the MSc in Management program - Number 7 Worldwide for the Master in Finance

Innovative by nature

At ESSEC, innovation is part of our background, our educational techniques, and our entrepreneurial projects. ESSEC is home to 130 professors and 17 Emeriti professors, representing 30 nationalities, who are dedicated to creating new management ideas, approaches, and concepts to meet 21st-century challenges through their research. ESSEC Ventures, created in 2000, is a unique endeavor designed to support ESSEC students with business creation projects. Since its creation, the entrepreneurial structure has incubated 245 projects and created 180 companies.

Involved in career development

ESSEC’s dynamic learning environment allows participants the flexibility to integrate professional experience with their choice of courses. Thanks to our commitment to corporate relations, 700 corporate partners participate in training and recruitment programs, 15,000 internships and work-study opportunities are made available to students every year and 100 companies are associated with teaching and research chairs.

International in scope

The ESSEC community, spanning five campuses in Cergy-Pontoise (France), Paris-La Défense, Singapore, Morocco, and Mauritius is made up of students representing over 90 nationalities. The school’s first-rate professors, 50% international, foster the culturally enhancing experience. ESSEC continues to develop its global presence through its network of 183 partner universities in 42 countries, through which ESSEC offers 19 double-degree options. In addition, a vast network of 47,000 active alumni stretches across the globe.


The programs taught in English include: - Global Bachelor of Business Administration - MSc in Management (Grande Ecole) - Master in Finance (and the double degree including the Advanced Master in Financial Techniques) - MSc in Data Sciences & Business Analytics - Advanced Master in Strategy and Management of International Business (SMIB) - MSc in Hospitality Management IMHI - Global MBA - ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA - Executive MBA Asia Pacific Additionally, 10 Advanced Masters programs and a wide range of executive education courses are also offered in French.

Campus Locations

ESSEC Business School is spread across 3 campuses in - Cergy-Pontoise: 35 minutes from the center of Paris - Paris-La Défense: in the heart of Paris’s business district - Singapore: located in the Nepal Hill business district - Rabat, Morocco: located in the municipality of Sidi Bouknadel in the heart of the Rabat-Salé urban area - Mauritius: at the heart of the Indian Ocean and at the crossroads of 2 continents

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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1-year MBA


Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 France Cergy Singapore + 1 more

The ESSEC Global MBA is a full-time MBA, offering five Majors with an overall emphasis on international markets. The digital impact currently experienced by all companies will be strongly present in the program giving it a unique structure. [+]

Designed to catapult your career

Being business savvy on your home turf is no longer enough. To succeed in today’s fast-changing business world, global perspectives and intercultural competencies are essential. The ESSEC Global MBA aims to help you develop your creativity and problem-solving skills in a multicultural context, in very different business environments, and in a number of specialized areas of expertise.

The ESSEC Global MBA is a full-time MBA, offering five Majors with an overall emphasis on international markets. The digital impact currently experienced by all companies will be strongly present in the program giving it a unique structure.

You will focus on fundamental business concepts through strong academic and innovative learning approaches. You will also benefit from immersion in real-world projects and business situations through field trips and company visits, which will provide you with the skills needed to succeed in landing your future dream job.... [-]


ESSEC Business School

Address Avenue Bernard Hirsch B.P. 50105, Cergy-Pontoise
95021 Cergy, Île-de-France, France
Phone +33 1 34 43 30 00