ESSEC Business School

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Courses we support

MSc in Hospitality Management
Advanced Master in Business Administration Research
Master in Finance
Master in Data Sciences and Business Analytics
Master in Strategy & Management of International Business
MSc in Sustainability Transformation
ESSEC & Mannheim EMBA - European Track
MSc in Marketing Management and Digital
Master in Management
Executive Master in Luxury Management and Design Innovation
ESSEC Executive MBA
Mastère Spécialisé Management des Systèmes d’Information en Réseaux
Mastère Spécialisé Management Urbain et Immobilier

About the school

ESSEC Business School has established itself as a pioneer in the field of higher education since 1907. ESSEC’s mission is to respond to the challenges of the technological and uncertain world, offering a unique pedagogical approach. With 47,000 graduates, ESSEC Business School is developing and strengthening academic partnerships with industries and organisations, providing ever-rich experiences to its students. Master’s and executive business programmes have proved the dynamism of this school. ESSEC has collaborated with CY Cergy Paris University and is also a prominent member of CY Alliance since 2020, thus allowing it to redefine its positioning within the Cergy-Pontoise conurbation.

Where is the school located?

The core campuses of ESSEC Business School are located in Singapore and Paris, and the details are as follows:

Life at ESSEC Business School

ESSEC has always been committed to societal responsibility and trains its students on humanism, openness, and responsibility. The objective of the school is to combine managerial effectiveness and collective responsibility at the service of the common good. Students get the benefit of ‘enlightening entrepreneurship’, which gives students a chance to respond to the challenges of a changing world. The ALEGESSEC residences of this school are rich in cultural diversity and multifarious experiences in a dynamic environment. There are more than 100 clubs and associations with a wide variety of themes that the students can participate in, like sporting, cultural, humanitarian, international, etc.

Additional benefits of studying at ESSEC Business School

Students have the liberty to choose from courses for French speakers and non-French speakers. The programmes give the liberty to students to define their study and career path. They have the leverage to build an academic, professional, and international curriculum with the support of academic and corporate partners. ESSEC Business School helps students shape their careers through its ESSEC Career Services and ESSEC Alumni. They can target events that are relevant to them and invest in specific educational actions and experiences through events, fairs, and seminars.

Singapore campus



City Population

6 million


Southeast Asia


Tropical climate

Nearest Airport

Changi Airport Singapore

Time Zone


Paris campus



City Population

2.25 million


North-central part of France


Oceanic climate

Nearest Airport

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)

Time Zone


Fast facts

  • Ranked #6 worldwide by the Financial Times in 2022 (MIM)
  • Ranked #1 as Top Master in Management in Asia Grand Ecole by the Financial Times in 2022 (MIM)
  • Ranked #3 as Master in Strategy and Management of International Business (SMIB)

Admissions criteria

The admission process, eligibility, and fee structure may vary for various courses and campuses. It is advisable to do your research well before you apply for admission to the prestigious ESSEC Business School. Follow the admission deadlines and take the tests. You should be ready with: - 1 Management Test Score - Mandatory - 1 English Test Score - Mandatory. The English test is not required if the applicant has spent at least 3 years in a higher education program completely taught in English - GMAT - 5 years Select 'ESSEC Business School-master’s in management (MIM) - Grande Ecole' - GRE - 5 years - Institution Code: 0839 - Tage-Mage - 2 years
- CAT - 1 year - For Indian applicants - TOEIC (Listening and Reading) - 2 years Minimum score 850 - IELTS (Academic) - Minimum score of 6.5 - TOEFL iBT - Minimum score 95 - Cambridge (Minimum FCE) - Minimum score 175 - You can apply with a score above 600 for the GMAT and above 300 for the TAGE MAGE. Finally, you must sit for a 45-minute interview, after which the final result will be submitted to the Programme Director and ESSEC Admissions Committee. You must secure your seat by paying the non-refundable deposit within 2 weeks.

Job placements

ESSEC’s career board is one of the most active ones among French schools with more than 40,000 offers and 5,000 profiles. Since 1993, more than 1,200 companies or organisations have already welcomed over 8,000 ESSEC students through its apprenticeship scheme. Job advertisements benefit existing students and 65,000 alumni. The graduates from ESSEC (admission with an international degree, admission with a French degree, Admission sur Concours) are placed in different management positions. Graduates from the Class of 2020 achieved: - 54% found their first job before graduation
- 67% in less than two months
- 94% in less than six months
- 27% found their first job outside their country of origin

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Source: ESSEC Business School

Last updated: 11 Oct 2023

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