The Pioneering Spirit

ESSEC Business School
France, Singapore
Global MBA

Today, the ESSEC community represents over 90 nationalities across five campuses in Cergy, Paris-La Défense, Singapore, Morocco and Mauritius with an immense network of 47,000 active alumni in 65 cities.

The Global MBA is a one year, full-time MBA for exceptional individuals looking to fast-track their career in an international environment. Its innovative integration of ESSEC's rigorous academics with hands-on international exposure prepares students to become holistic, responsible leaders capable of succeeding in a global business environment.

The Global MBA is defined by its commitment to international exposure at all-levels, including a student body that is 90% international, six majors offered in France and/or Singapore: digital business, entrepreneurship and innovation, finance, hospitality, luxury brand management and strategy and management, study trips to emerging markets, and an international capstone consulting project.

More information on ESSEC's MBA programs







Program Info

Type of Course: One-year Full-time MBA
Accreditation: EQUIS, AACSB
Starting Date: September 2017
Length of Course: 12 months*    *Students have the possibility to add an exchange semester or an internship

Six Major Career Specializations:

Finance, Strategy & Management, Hospitality Management, International Luxury Brand Managemnt, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, and Digital Business

Admissions Rounds:
For Fall 2017:
November 15, 2016
January 15, 2017

March 15, 2017
May 15, 2017
Courses conducted in: English




University degree: Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
GMAT: Required
TOEFL 100/IELTS: Required for all candidates who are not native English speakers or have a diploma from an English-speaking institution.
Three letters of recommendation
Jury Interview



Students Body

Number of nationalities: 19
Percentage of international students: 90%
Asia 33%
Europe 32%
Latin America 12%
Africa/Middle East 10%
North America 13%
Men/Women Ratio: 50:50
Average Age: 30
Length of Work Experience: Average 6 years, Minimum 3 years




Application fee: 130€
Tuition fees: 45,000€
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance: Between 8,000€ to 13,000€ for the year.  





Many generous scholarships available.  Please see the Financing tab of the Global MBA website.




ESSEC Business School
1 avenue Bernard Hirsch,
CS 50105 Cergy,
95021 Cergy Pontoise Cedex,

ESSEC Business School, Asia-Pacific
5 Nepal Park, Singapore 139408



Contact person:
Armelle Leduc:






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