MBA Programs in France


The purpose of a Masters in Business Administration is to provide training in complete business management.

MBA courses are available in a number of Universities and Colleges in France but vary in course Curriculum, Faculty, Campus Facilities and Methods of Education.

Goals of an MBA program in France:

  • To deliver a solid base of business knowledge in the core areas of Strategy, Economics, Organizational Behavior, Information Systems, Law, Finance, Marketing, Accounting and Quantitative Analysis.
  • To develop interpersonal skills which lead to efficiency of a team and enhance leadership qualities in individuals.
  • To develop the critical thinking that profits from theory and results in action.

The faculties in French Colleges train the students according to the demand of the society. Implies, in a forever dynamic environment one needs to be equipped in mind and body, with tools of management which are gained from theory but applied practically.

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Benefits of MBA in France:

  • A number of French companies and those with subsidiaries in India directly hire pass outs from French Colleges due to the reputed standard of living and Studying in France. Companies with offices in India & France prefer personnel of Indian origin who is not only technically qualified but also understands the similarities in Indian and French cultures.
  • In recent years, to fight the loss of regional diversity, many in France have promoted forms of multiculturalism and encouraged cultural enclaves, including reforms on the preservation of regional languages and the decentralization of certain government functions. The French are often perceived as taking a great pride in national identity and the positive achievements of France.
  • Universities multiply the experience and exposure offered to students by offering multiple exchange programs as options to students, such as:
    1. Double Degree Exchange Program
    2. Full Year Exchange Program
    3. One Semester Exchange Program
  • MBA Alumni who have understood the French cultures, its people and an overview of the French society seldom find many new opportunities of trade and business in France and other European countries.

Top MBA universities

France possesses some of the world’s renowned universities for an MBA. Some of them are:

  • HEC School of Management (Established 1985)
    (admissionmba@hec.fr)


    One-Year Full-Time MBA
    Program Features- Course duration is 16 months
    Language of Instruction- English, French

    Part-Time MBA

    Program Features- Course duration is 24 months.
    Language of Instruction- English

    Executive MBA Programs:
    1. HEC Executive MBA
      Program Features- The HEC Executive MBA is offered in in several locations (Paris, Nice, Beijing, Shanghai and St. Petersburg) with three flexible formats (one-day-per-week, end-of-the-week and modular)

    2. TRIUM Global Executive MBA
      The TRIUM EMBA is offered in association with NYU Stern (US) and the London School of Economics (UK) and requires attendance at all three schools, in addition to two international locations chosen annually for their relevance to current global business issues.

      Language of Instruction- English, French

  • Audienca School of Management – Nantes
    (international@audencia.com)


    One-Year Full-Time MBA
    Programs - International MBA
    Language of Instruction- English

    Part-Time MBA
    Programs- Euro MBA
    Program Features-The Euro MBA leads to the MBA degree of the consortium members Audencia Nantes Ecole de Management (France), EADA (Spain), IAE Aix-en-Provence (France), Leon Kozminsky Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management (Poland), Universiteit Maastricht Business School (The Netherlands), HHL - Leipzig Graduate School of Management (Germany) .

    The Euro MBA involves e-learning, as well as compulsory European study weeks every 4 months, making a total of 6 residential weeks during the two-year programme.

    Language of Instruction- English
    Program Website-http://www.audencia.com/enmba/euro-mba-elearning/programme/

    Executive MBA
    Programs- Executive MBA
    Language of Instruction -English, French
    Program Website-http://www.audencia.com/enmba/executive-mba/presentation/

  • EDHEC Business School
    (international.admissions@edhec.edu)


    EDHEC Business School is among the top 10 schools in Europe for general management education and research. EDHEC’s strategic choice is to go back to its roots to serve the business world and facilitate young graduate’s entry in job markets.

    One-Year Full-Time MBA
    Programs - EDHEC MBA
    Program Features- Program duration is 10 months, Taught at EDHEC's campus in Nice.
    Language of Instruction- English
    Program Website-http://theseus-mba.edhec.com

    Executive MBA
    Programs- Executive MBA
    Program Features- The program takes 18 months to complete
    Language of Instruction- English, French
    Program Website-http://executive-mba.edhec.com

  • EMLYON Business School

    EMLYON Business School is affiliated to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Lyon. EMLYON is one of the major European business schools with a mission to help people and companies in getting the best recruits for their companies. The modern buildings located in a large 18-acre park provide 30,000 sq.m of office and teaching space which is also equipped with a WIFI network.

    To apply for the International MBA program, you will need to provide the International Student Recruitment Office with:
    A duly completed application booklet, accompanied by:

    1. a GMAT score
    2. an English Proficiency Score
    3. a recommendation letter duly signed by a referee
    4. a copy of your passport / identity card
    5. a copy of your most recent academic accomplishment
    6. 2 passport size photos
    7. 110 Euros non-refundable application fee


    One-Year Full-Time MBA

    Programs- International MBA
    Language of Instruction- English
    Program Website-http://www.em-lyon.com/theentrepreneurialmba/index

    Executive MBA

    Programs- Executive MBA
    Language of Instruction- French
    Program Website-http://www.eml-executive.com/

    Tuition and Fees
    Tuition fees: 35,900 EURO

    Financial Aid:
    Scholarships and/or financial aids can be granted under specific financial or personal conditions.

  • INSEAD – Europe Campus

    One-Year Full-Time-MBA

    Program Features:

    1. Participants are encouraged to spend time on both campuses, if they begin in either Fontainebleau or Singapore.
    2. Campus switch is possible during the elective periods.
    3. Students will also have the opportunity to take electives at the Wharton School of Business in Pennsylvania, USA for one period.

    Language of Instruction- English
    Program Website-http://mba.insead.edu/home/

    Executive MBA

    Programs:
    Global Executive MBA
    Tsinghua - INSEAD Dual Degree EMBA Programme

    Language of Instruction- English
    Program Website-http://global.emba.insead.edu/home/

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