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For more than 100 years, ESSCA has associated humanism and innovation

ESSCA’s mission:

“ESSCA equips students and managers for a successful and sustainable career while taking fully into account the human and social dimensions of a globalized world. This is achieved through high level academic and professional management programs, developed by research-active faculty, a strong student mentoring system and respect for the traditional humanist values on which the school was founded”.

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ESSCA in numbers…

  • Four ways to apply for ESSCA’s Master in Management Programme (five years post-secondary programme):
    – in first year,
    – in third year,
    – in Master 1,
    – via the continuing education programme
  • Eight campuses in France and abroad, including four campuses approved for non-French-speaking students: Angers, Paris, Budapest and Shanghai
  • 650 first year admissions
  • more than 110 permanent faculty , with international profiles
  • 370 assistant professors, lecturers and international experts
  • A network of 12,800 graduates

Academic Excellence

A nationally and internationally renowned “Grande Ecole”

  • National accreditations: state accreditation, Master ranking, Conférence des Grandes Ecoles
  • The first Graduate School of Management with international accreditation: the EPAS accreditation from the EFMD
  • Accreditation AACSB
  • Undergraduate: three years to acquire fundamentals in management
  • Eighteen specialisations, including corporate finance and risk management, web marketing, marketing of services and revenue management, procurement and logistics, and management of automobile networks
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International Perspective

The school is present in 49 countries

  • 206 prestigious university partners in 53 countries
  • Internships throughout the world
  • 50 % of young graduates start their career abroad

Close to corporate world

Recruiters prefer ESSCA as the leading post-secondary business school

  • Education focused on the corporate world from the very first year
  • All the programmes are punctuated by one of several internship(s) in France or abroad
  • BADGE programmes
  • Rapid and successful integration into the workforce: 90 % of young graduates recruited in less than three months; 93 % joined the company of their choice

Quality of students

ESSCA: immediate access to the Master in Management

  • 5,000 candidates for the entrance exam in the first year (French and International entrance)
  • Personal support from the first year of studies to the graduate’s first job
  • Values shared with the academic team, based on a charter of reciprocal commitments
  • A rich and dynamic community life with 50 associations
Étudiants de l'ESSCA lors de la cérémonie de remise des diplômes