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EDHEC Business School
Global MBA

This “EDHEC for Business” strategy is underpinned by excellent academic research, the results of which are systematically disseminated through EDHEC’s academic programmes, and to the business world and society at large.

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10-month, top-ranked Program:

The EDHEC MBA is a 10-month, full-time program ranked N° 34 in the Economist (2015). It is taught 100% in English on the campus in Nice on the French Riviera in France. It is the ideal program for:

• professionals who wish to give a stagnating career a boost
• those with a specialized background who want to develop general management know-how
• professionals who move to another field.
• those thinking of starting up their own company

As the learning style is highly interactive, you will learn both from professors and peers through active discussions and group case studies. As the participants all have a solid work experience, the learning environment is rich and so within minimum time, the learning experience is maximal.

Rankings 2015:

EDHEC Global MBA is:

  • N°3 in France (The Economist 2015)
  • N°10 in Europe (The Economist 2015)
  • N°34 in the World (The Economist 2015)
  • N°2 for overall Education Experience (The Economist 2015)
  • N°4 for ROI (QS Report 2015)

EDHEC Business School is:

  • N°1 in France for Finance (RePEc 2014)
  • N°1 in France for Corporate Relations (l’Etudiant 2014)
  • N°17 Business School in Europe (Financial Times 2014)

Career coaching:

Personal development is the red thread throughout the programme. A personal coach will mentor you for the duration of the programme, encouraging you to grow as an individual and preparing you to take on new challenges. Specialization tracks and executive business trips to 2 countries arouse your curiosity and provide an insight into the true potential of developing economies. Finally, to round off the programme, you can tailor your MBA to your career interests through MBA projects such as entrepreneurial projects, executive consulting missions or internships.

Guaranteed Scholarships:

The decision to undertake an MBA is a momentous one in terms of the personal, professional and financial investment required. There are a number of decisions to consider in how you go about financing your MBA project. Through our scholarship policy or information about other forms of financial aid, EDHEC's Global MBA team can help you realise your MBA dream.

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Programme Info

Accreditations: AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS

Full-Time GLOBAL MBA: Nice Campus

Length of Programme: 10 months
Starting Dates: September and January intake
Minimum years of work experience: 3
Application deadlines: June 30 and November 30
Courses conducted in: 100% English with integrated French lessons (divided into group levels)

Executive MBA: Paris or Lille Campus

Length of Programme:
Paris: 16 months
Lille: 18 months

Programme Structure:
Paris: 4 days / month
Lille: Friday and Saturday, every two weeks

Starting Dates: February and September intake
Minimum years of work experience: 8
Courses conducted in: English

Family Business GEMBA:
Modular Programme: Lille, London, Paris, Nice and Singapore
Length of Programme: 15 months (1 or 2 weeks on-campus every 2 months)
Starting Date: February intake
Minimum years of work experience: 10 
Application deadlines: January 30
Courses conducted in: 100% English
Size of the class:15 people max

Student Body

Number of Nationalities: 31
Male to Female ratio: 37% women
Age Range: 25-47 years
Average Age: 32 years
Degree Background: All considered
Length of Work Experience: 8 years on average
6-10 years: 75%
3-5 years: 25%
0-2 years: 0%


University Degree: Bachelor
GMAT: Compulsory but applications can be evaluated before entering (not required for the Family Business GEMBA)
English test(s): English tested at Interview
References: 2
Language fluency: English


Application fees: 100 € (200€ for the Family Business GEMBA)
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance per year: 10,000-12,000€
Scholarship availabilities: guaranteed and transparent scholarship policy (up to 50% )
Tuition fees (Global Full-time): 41,000€ for September and January intakes
Tuition fees (Executive MBA): 39 500€ for February and September 2016 intake
Tuition fees (Family Business GEMBA): 60 000 € for February 2016 intake



Graduates of EDHEC Business School can become lifelong members of a thriving, international alumni network of professionals in every industry.

Becoming a lifelong member means joining an active network of 30.000 Alumni throughout 120 countries. The EDHEC Alumni coordinates 38 international business clubs all around the world. Coordinated by EDHEC Ambassadors, these clubs drive local networks through numerous professional and informal events.

About 300 events are organized by EDHEC Almuni every year.

This powerful network contributes to developing EDHEC’s reputation worldwide and enhances its relationship with the global business community.

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Testimonials of the Class of 2013:

"At EDHEC I learned about 38 different cultures and ways of doing business in 1-year! Today, I have a greater knowledge and understanding of the various working parts of a successful business." Kymberli STEWART, USA

"I didn’t believe that the MBA would change my life, but it has done just that. The feedback that I received from my professors and fellow classmates was instrumental in this transformation." Mili CORNEJO, PERU

"My experience in the MBA classroom was phenomenal. Today I feel like I can go anywhere in the world because I have an education that is truly global." Abubakr AbdelMOTELEB, EGYPT


Full-time MBA:
 393 Promenade des Anglais, Nice - France
Telephone: +33 4 93 18 45 66

Contact person: Nikki Harle, Francoise Evangelisti, Lucas Malki
MBA Program Director: Prof Michelle Sisto
MBA Admission team:
Ms Nikki Harle:
Mrs. Francoise Evangelisti: and Mr Lucas   

Telephone: +33 4 93 18 78 56

Part-time Executive MBA:
Paris: 16-18 Rue 4 Septembre, Paris - France - Tel +33 1 53 32 76 30
Lille: 24 Avenue Gustave Delory - Roubaix – France  : Tel + 33 3 20 15 44 76

 Programme Advisors : Paris : Julie Le GOUEZ - Lille: Sophie CUMINAL
 Programme Director: Prof Denis DAUCHY
 Admission team:

Family Business GEMBA:
Contact person: Romuald GALLET
GEMBA Programme Director: Sylvain DAUDEL
GEMBA Admission team:
Mr Romuald GALLET:
Telephone: +33 1 53 32 76 62 

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