emlyonBusiness Schools

emlyon business school


Nathalie Seux
Marketing Department
23 avenue Guy de Collongue – 69134 Ecully cedex - France
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. The institution is ranked in the top 100 in the world for Global Employability (#2 Business School in France, #64 in the world) by The Times Higher Education and stands out among the few business schools worldwide awarded three international accreditations (AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB).

With a by-line based on the “early maker” concept where by students are highly encouraged to develop their entrepreneurial spirit and experiment, emlyon business school is a place where you nurture your ideas to make them reality. Today, being a maker means controlling your destiny, being the actor and entrepreneur of your existence, and moving from Do-It-Yourself to Do-It-Together in a spirit of collaboration. This concept reflects emlyon business school’s vision of the entrepreneur: an individual, who tries, experiments, makes mistakes, starts again and learns as they go. The entrepreneur from emlyon business school is a maker and an early mover. He is an early maker.

Facts & Figures

  • 5 campuses: Lyon-Ecully (France), Paris (France), Saint Etienne (France), Shanghai (China), Casablanca (Morocco)
  • 4,100 students in Graduate Programmes
  • 5,500 participants per year in Executive Education Programmes
  • 27,000 Alumni in 107 countries
  • 50% of Faculty with an international profile representing 18 nationalities
  • 20% of employees with an international profile representing 32 nationalities

The Times Higher Education

#2 Business School in France
#64 in the world
Global Employability University Ranking 2015

The Economist

#4 MBA in France
Top 100 MBA programmes worldwide - October 2015


Study programs

MSc in Management – European Triple Degree – Grande Ecole

A specific 2-year triple Master’s degree which is an integral part of emlyon business school’s MSc in Management – Grande Ecole and which allows you to study general management and international business from a European and global perspective.

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International MBA

12-month, full-time MBA programme focused on entrepreneurship, taught fully in English. Fully in line with market demand and current management issues, the International MBA offers the career support and the academic knowledge high-potential managers need to reach their career goals.

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Global Entrepreneurship Program

1-year program specialized in entrepreneurship and taught fully in English. The Global Entrepreneurship Program is run jointly by emlyon business school (Europe) and Zhejiang University (Asia) in collaboration with Pace University (USA), who together form a partnership of international business schools recognized as experts in Global Entrepreneurship.

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MSc in International Hospitality Management

A 16-month double degree programe, delivered by emlyon business school and Institut Paul Bocuse, taught fully in English. The students study the specifics of the global hospitality industry in both France and China.

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MSc in Luxury Management & Marketing

A 16-month programme specialised in luxury management and marketing in which students experience the specifics of the luxury industry in Paris, London or New-York and Shanghai, and have access to a network of global luxury companies. This programme is run in partnership with Parsons School of Design at The New School in New York City and in association with London College of Fashion, located in London, UK.

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MSc in Management – Grande Ecole

A 2-to-3 year graduate programme taught in English and/or French, offering students the possibility to tailor the programme to their needs, while benefiting from career assistance and access to the business community.

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Specialised Programme in Quantitative Finance

1-year Specialised Programme in quantitative finance, taught fully in English.

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MSc in Sports Industry Management

A 16-month Master of Science programme specialised in the Sports Industry Management, taught fully in English. The students study the specifics of the sports industry in Paris, the French Alps and Shanghai.

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Requirements / Application

Please refer to the programme you are interested in to get more information on specific admission requirements.

Financial Aid

As a socially responsible organisation, emlyon business school provides a scholarship support fund to help qualifying students further their education. These scholarships are limited in number and are granted under multiple criteria matching the programme’s mission and values (diversity, promotion of entrepreneurial leadership etc.)

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