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Essec Business School

Cergy, France


Management, Executive Education, Business

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History, Affiliations and Rankings

Essec Business School is one of the most famous international higher education institutions situated in France. ESSEC Business School comes under the 76 schools in the world that have obtained accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA. This astonishing school was established in 1907. Their motto is "pioneering spirit." It was established under the name of the Economic Institute by Ferdinand Le Pelletier in Paris. Its creation followed the movement of other private business schools created under Catholic guardianship in the early twentieth century as HEC Nord by the Catholic Institute of Life or ESSCA by the Institute Catholic of Angers. EBS has academic affiliations with CY Cergy Paris University and The Conference des Grandes École's (CGE). The QS University Rankings by Subject 2022 has ranked it at 28. 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

EBS has four campuses worldwide - two in France, one in Singapore, and one in Morocco. The main campus is located in the heart of the city, its campus is very luxurious as it ensures an easy commute for students. All the basic requirements of the students are catered to. A unique learning atmosphere is created without compromising the comfort of the students. ESSEC Business School educates business leaders on all levels - undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral, as well as provides executive education programs in specializations like Business & Management Studies, Business Analytics, Finance, International Business, etc.

Accomplishments and Alumni

It is the first European business school to receive accreditation from AACSB. ESSEC's flagship program, the Master of Science in Management, was ranked 3rd worldwide by the Financial Times in 2016 for the 3rd year in a row, and ESSEC's Master in Finance was also ranked 3rd worldwide by the Financial Times. The school also encourages research. The school fuels the entrepreneurial values of an individual by providing several opportunities to enhance the student's skills. ESSEC is one of the prestigious schools which has slowly started to move on from the GMAT trene. The alumni of the school have been able to leave a mark on the world by becoming CEOs of leading companies. One of the famous alumni Jean-Luc Biamonti is the managing director of Goldman Sachs. The alumni of the school are also excelling in the field of politics, like Charles Konan Banny, the Prime Minister of CÔte d'Ivoire. 

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Graduate studies are offered at ESSEC, along with a wide variety of master's degrees, including the Master in Management and the Global MBA. Programs for executive education are also available. The school enrolls over 6,097 students and has 162 permanent faculty members representing 37 different countries, including 20 emeriti professors. There are more than 100 student clubs at ESSEC, including organisations for business, sports, and humanitarian causes. The ESSEC Career Services provides a distinctive chance for students and businesses to meet and interact through recruitment fairs and other specialized events. The top companies to hire graduates from EBS include but are not limited to Orange, Deloitte, Amazon, Accor, and L'Oréal.

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