SKEMA Business School

USD 10,000 - USD 31,600 loan size
up to 20 years loan term

Courses supported

MSc in Global Supply Chain Management & Procurement
MSc in International Human Resources & Performance Management
MSc in International Marketing & Business Development
MSc in Luxury & Fashion Management
MSc in Global Luxury and Management
MSc in Project and Programme Management & Business Development
MSc in Business Consulting and Digital Transformation
MSc in Corporate Financial Management
MSc in Digital Marketing
MSc in Financial Markets & Investments
MSc in International Strategy & Influence
MSc in Sport, Event & Tourism Management
MSc in Sustainable Finance & Fintech
MSc in Entrepreneurship and Design for Sustainability
MSc in Artificial Intelligence for Business Transformation
MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation
MSc in Luxury Hospitality and Innovation
MSc in Digital Business and Artificial Intelligence
MSc in International Business
MSc in Product Management & UX Design
Master in Management
MSc in Auditing, Management Accounting & Information Systems

About the school

SKEMA Business School is a renowned research institute and a private higher education centre. It was established in 2009 as a non-profit association with the merger between Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Lille (ESC Lille - 1892) and CERAM Business School, Sophia Antipolis (1963). With over 10,000 students, 57,000 alumni worldwide, 190 professors, +130 nationalities on SKEMA's campuses, +80 student clubs, and ten campuses worldwide spread across five continents, SKEMA business school has made a global impact on the educational and academic front.

Where is the school located?

SKEMA Business School offers multicultural global exposure, combining unparalleled academic and international professional experiences. The school is situated in the following locations:

Life at SKEMA Business School

There are several student associations and clubs at SKEMA Business School that help students develop co-curricular skills and hone their networking, leadership, project management, and social skills. Leon, the SKAMELEON - a major mascot-creation competition for all SKEMA students comes with an objective to represent SKEMA as a whole (multi-campus). Leon the SKAMELEON is now the emblem of SKEMA Business School. SKEMA Business School offers emblematic courses, known as SKEMA DNA, with educational facilities that develop students as entrepreneurs. SKEMA is also at the forefront of its practices of pedagogical innovation. Companies identify SKEMA graduates as immediately operational talents in a global company.

Additional benefits of studying at SKEMA Business School

Students applying to study at SKEMA can obtain financial support from various French and international scholarships for master's degrees. The French government offers several scholarships to international students, such as the Eiffel Excellence scholarships, "Make Our Planet Great Again" scholarships, Excellence-Major scholarships, and so on. Besides financial support, other multi-lingual support services for students include SKEMA KARE, which helps students deal with issues such as isolation, psychological distress, depression, healthcare, wellness, discrimination, harassment, and disability.

Paris campus

City

Paris

City Population

12 million

Region

Central France

Climate

Oceanic climate

Nearest Airport

Charles de Gaulle (CDG)

Time Zone

GMT +2

Lille campus

City

Lille

City Population

1.2 million

Region

Northern France

Climate

Temperate Oceanic

Nearest Airport

Lille Airport (French: Aéroport de Lille)

Time Zone

GMT +2

Suzhou campus

City

Suzhou

City Population

12 million

Region

Western Shanghai

Climate

Humid and subtropical

Nearest Airport

Sunan Shuofang International Airport

Time Zone

GMT +8

Stellenbosch campus

City

Stellenbosch

City Population

80,316

Region

Central South Africa

Climate

Western Cape province of South Africa

Nearest Airport

Cape Town International Airport

Time Zone

GMT +2

Raleigh campus

City

Raleigh

City Population

1.45 million

Region

Central North Carolina

Climate

Humid subtropical

Nearest Airport

Raleigh–Durham International Airport

Time Zone

GMT -4

Sophia Antipolis campus

City

Sophia Antipolis

City Population

177,077

Region

South-east France

Climate

Mediterranean climate

Nearest Airport

Nice Côte d'Azur Airport

Time Zone

GMT +2

Shanghai campus

City

Shanghai

City Population

1.43 billion

Region

Southeast China

Climate

Humid and subtropical

Nearest Airport

Nanjing Lukou International Airport

Time Zone

UTC−3.5 to −8, Summer (DST), UTC−2.5 to −7

Nanjing campus

City

Nanjing

City Population

9,698,000

Region

Subtropical climate

Climate

Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate

Nearest Airport

Nanjing Lukou International Airport

Time Zone

GMT +8

Fast facts

  • Ranked in the Top 5 for the first position worldwide
  • Ranked 4th worldwide by the FT for its MSc in Financial Markets and Investments programme.
  • Take-up rate of 87%
  • SKEMA graduates testify, through the "Aims Achieved" indicator

Admissions criteria

At SKEMA Business School, application requirements, fee structure, and placements can vary greatly from one course and one campus to another. You must ensure that you collect the appropriate postgraduate admissions data for each course with respect to the campus you are applying for. You must note that for PG admissions at Skema Business School, there may be additional institutional, school, and program admission requirements. You can apply using two methods: Application Procedure – Method 1: You can apply for the course at SKEMA Business School through the ‘Apply Online website’. The relevant documents that need to be uploaded are as follows: Copy of your passport, Diploma or certificate of attendance University grades transcript Written test scores (TAGE MAGE/ GMAT/ GRE/ CAT) using the following codes: One of the following English language proficiency test score reports: TOEFL (using the code 8808), TOEIC, IELTS. CV and cover letter A photo of the applicant Two letters of recommendation (academic or professional)

Your file will be reviewed after your application, and if you are selected, you need to appear for an interview at SKEMA’s campus or by Skype. Application Procedure – Method 2: If you wish to join two French business schools, you must take a look at the ‘Join a School in France (JASIF)’ process. It constitutes the top 5 French business schools, including Audencia, EMLyon, ESCP, HEC, and SKEMA. You can apply at the Join a School in France website. If selected, you will have to appear for an interview at one of the seventy JASIF examination centres in your country.

Job placements

Over 150 events are organised each year to facilitate the development of your professional project. 2500 companies and six digital platforms participate that hire talents and give you access to millions of offers, practice tests, business videos, CV templates, etc. Benefit from personalised advice from professional and experienced career consultants - Participate in workshops and webinars - Access cutting-edge tools and resources - Develop your skills and better define your profile - Get noticed by recruiters - Participate in corporate events and complete your profile on job boards. Top 5 SKEMA employers include Deloitte, PWC, GOLDMAN SACHS, Amazon and Louis Vuitton.

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Source: SKEMA Business School

Last updated: 13 Oct 2023

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