IESEG School of Management


IESEG School of Management

Live in Paris - study in English and advance your career

IESEG School of Management
IÉSEG School of Management is one of the Top 10 Business Schools in France, recognized for the excellence of its programs, its internationalization and the quality of its research. It has been accredited with EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. It is also ranked in the Financial Times Ranking for its Masters in Management, and is a member of the "Conférence des Grandes Ecoles". IÉSEG is the first French school to offer all program courses in English on two campuses: Lille and Paris, La Défense.
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IÉSEG School of Management has built strong and lasting relationships with companies and has a strong international mind set with 285+ partner universities in over 69+ countries.  The international vision of IÉSEG School of Management is highlighted by having more than 82% international permanent professors, as well as 44% of its nearly 5500 student body coming from an international background, representing 90 nationalities. The international faculty, with 100% of our permanent professors holding a PhD, is a mix of both academics and practitioners which guarantees the right balance between fundamental skill and hands-on practical applications.  The personalized development of each individual is emphasized and there are many opportunities to develop global business perspectives originating from the diverse cultural background in both the faculty and student body. Additionally, the Talent Program will engage each participant with accredited coaches and professional tutors through a personalized development program to ensure individual growth and enhancement of one's career skills.

International MBA

  • The program combines theoretical understanding with practical experience and skill development.
  • The program is flexible so that when choosing electives participants can tailor the program to their interests.
  • Participants receive personalized support through coaching and a customized career development program.
  • All kinds of backgrounds accepted, which helps create an enriching and diverse batch of students from all around the world
  • The case method is used extensively to reflect real world challenges, allowing participants to develop innovative solutions when problem-solving.
  • Only 9 months of courses + 4-6 months internship : possibility to be away from the job market only for 9 months

Executive MBA

This program aims to position executives and managers towards sustainable and positive leadership. Designed for working executives, our Executive MBA provides them with a broader view of global business and equips them with the skills and the confidence to engage at a higher level towards a sustainable future. Participants are trained to become transformational and positive leaders with the aim of creating value sustainably. The IÉSEG Executive MBA enables them to make decisions in a global and systemic way, manage innovation and change while leveraging multicultural dynamics.

MBA in Leadership and Coding 

The MBA in Leadership and Coding is a one-year MBA program based in Paris, designed for professionals with at least 3 years of work experience. The program aims to develop managers and change-makers with a cutting-edge learning journey combining state of the art business and coding courses. Building on a fully integrated program combining Management and Coding courses in two respective global leading institutions, the MBA in Leadership and Coding equips and inspires professionals who seek to understand the increasing complexity of a changing digital world in a career that leverages their analytical skills and their versatility in the language of both business and tech.

International MBA – full time / 12 months/ Paris
Executive MBA – part time / 24 months / Paris

International MBA (12 months)

Program Structure:  Combination of case-based method with real life examples.  The program is made up of a combination of core courses (e.g. Global Corporate Finance, International Marketing), specialized courses (e.g. Innovation Management, International Human Resource Management), and elective courses (e.g. Luxury marketing).   An Internship, Consulting Project, or a Master Thesis is required.  Candidates are also required to create a Business Plan under the guidance of a practitioner-instructor as well as participate in a Business Game simulation. 

Professional Development Support

The IMBA program provides you with the tools to develop your skills, knowledge, and expertise for your next professional challenge. Alongside your peers you will receive guidance through small-group workshops and interactions with corporate professionals. On a personal level accredited coaches and tutors will support you throughout using a program developed to meet your specific needs. They will use proven tools and techniques to prepare you, not only for your next position, but for your entire career. 

The IÉSEG Talent Program is available to support IMBA candidates as they prepare for the post-MBA recruitment process.  Professionals from various firms in talent-acquisition will discuss their work, their recruitment processes, and the type of profile that gets noticed.  Next, professionals will give workshops to help participants prepare the first steps in the recruitment process.  One-on-one mock interviews and training sessions will provide practice for participants for recruitment sessions. 

Starting Dates: September 
Minimum years of work experience: 3 years
Application deadlines: Rolling admission starting in October until end of May.
Courses conducted in: English

Student Body

IÉSEG School of Management has approximately 48% of its student body from an international background.  Most of the professors also are from an international background and 22 different countries were represented in the 2018 - 2019 program. 


Full Time MBA
University Degree:  Bachelor's degree in any field required
English test(s): IELTS 6.5, TOEFL IBT 85, Cambridge Exams B2 or TOEIC 800 for those without an English-based Bachelor's degree
Language fluency: English


Application fees: €100
Scholarship availabilities: up to 50%
Tuition fees(Full time): €26 000


Executive MBA

Part-time Program – 24 months

Grow, make your team grow, make your company grow - Sustainably

Format and duration:

24 months of face to face training (4 semesters):

  • 1st year : one Friday and one Saturday every 2 weeks, from 8:30am to 6:30pm
  • 2nd year : One Friday and one Saturday once a month, from 8:30am to 6:30pm
    • During the second year, the rhythm is halved to allow the participants to work calmly on their professional thesis.
  • Each semester participants select 1 field of specialisation from a list of topics such as Strategic leadership, Consulting methods and practice, Coaching executives and teams, etc.
  • learning expeditions abroad, one week each.
  • At the end of the 2-year course, participants defend their professional thesis in front of a jury.


  • Create sustainable performance and value
  • Become a positive and transformational leader
  • Make decisions in a global and systemic way
  • Manage change and innovation
  • Manage multicultural dynamics
  • Apply science and evidence based management


Key benefits:
• IÉSEG has joined forces with the Cegos Group, an international leader in continuing professional development, to bring you the best of their expertise in leadership training
• A learning experience with leadership development process that includes self-awareness, risk-taking and development of your talents
• An innovative and interactive pedagogy, based on the latest technology and the most up-to date research on leadership and management
• La Defense, a strategic and pratical location for executive training courses, in the business

Starting Dates: October and March
Courses conducted in: French and English
Place: IÉSEG campus, Paris-La Defense


Minimum years of work experience: 5 years
University Degree: Bachelor's degree in any field required
A candidate's professional experience can be further taken into consideration for those who do not meet the specified diploma requirements, but who do hold a responsibilities position within their company.


Tuition fees: €39 000 (learning trips and coaching lessons included)
Scholarship availabilities: up to 50%

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