The Pioneering Spirit

ESSEC Business School
France, China, USA
Global MBA

Today, the ESSEC community represents over 90 nationalities across three campuses in Cergy, Paris-La Défense, and Singapore, with an immense network of 44,000 active alumni in 55 countries.

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, a term in Singapore at ESSEC's Asia-Pacific campus, study trips to emerging markets, an international capstone consulting project, and the possibility of continuing one's studies with ESSEC's vast network of 115 partner schools in over 40 countries.

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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.  











Address:1 avenue Bernard Hirsch,

CS 50105 Cergy,

95021 Cergy Pontoise Cedex,








Contact person: Eric Lucrezia














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