The Master in Management (MiM), Business Management track, also known as "Grande École", is a two-year academic programme, taught entirely in English. It is designed to provide you with the academic background and competencies required for an international career in business management.
The MiM in Business Management will appeal to you if you are a graduate-level student or young professional—a self-motivated learner with high intellectual capacity—wishing to have a career in business. It awards a Master in Management degree with the opportunity to complete a Master of Science. One programme option is the Apprenticeship Track that provides an opportunity to study while gaining valuable professional experience.
You will acquire the fundamentals of business management and gain competencies and personal skills valued by employers. The Master in Management (MiM), Business Management benefits from its close ties with leading companies and the valued support of its Corporate Programme Sponsors, Academic & Learning Partners: Elan, Linkcity, Capgemini Invent, Cirque du Soleil, Groupe SEB, HEC Montréal, initiativesETcité, La Condition Publique, Sopra Steria, and Prisma Media.
Length: 2-year academic programme
Location: Lille Campus
Start Date: Early Sept-22
Deadline to apply: 30-June-22
Upon completion of the Master in Management (MiM), Business Management track you will master all of the specific knowledge, abilities and personal attributes required for success in life and the business world. Graduates of the programme are innovative thinkers who can easily adapt to change and excel in complex situations.
Year 1 - Sept. 2021 − May 2022
Master 1 - Foundation Year
You will learn the fundamentals of business management through academic coursework and will have constant interaction with business executives. As part of the business management track, you will be exposed to challenging business related topics from day 1.
Year 2 - June 2022 − August 2023
Your Professional Immersion or exchange programmes
QUALIFICATION AND SPECIALISATION INTERNSHIPS: An outstanding opportunity to acquire your first professional work experience through two internships of 6 months each and to leverage your international profile through work experience. You may also opt for a 6-month exchange at a partner university.
Year 3 - Sept. 2023 onwards
Master 2 (MSc) Advanced specialisation
You will return for your final year of studies and specialise in an area of business, from a choice of :
♦ Strategy, Organisation & Consulting
♦ Marketing Management
♦ Entrepreneurship & Innovation
♦ LL.M. in Law & Tax Management
♦ Creative Business & Social Innovation
♦ Global Business & Sustainable Business
♦ Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence
You may choose to take part in an exchange programme or pursue a double degree at a partner university.
As part of the Master in Management, you may choose the Apprenticeship Track located on the Paris campus. This 24-month, part-time track, created in 2006, has placed 1550 apprenticeships (125 places each year) with 300 partner companies. This track, which alternates one week of classroom attendance and three weeks in-company, offers a unique opportunity to combine theory and practice and to develop highly marketable skills.
The Apprenticeship Track accommodates constant rotations between EDHEC and companies and enables you to capitalise on the experience gained. You will receive a monthly salary and the remaining tuition fees are paid by the company. French is recommended for positions in France.
For your final year, you will choose between two specialisations:
The first semester is spent on the campus in Lille where you will follow the M1 courses and will find your apprenticeship with the support of the Career Centre. Thereafter you will follow your courses on our Paris campus. A two-year contract is drawn up between the company, EDHEC, and you, agreeing to the conditions and monthly salary.
To join this programme, any students applying must have a sufficient level of French - C1 minimum (be very fluent, be able to write emails, contracts, letters, have interviews and recruitment test in French, etc.)
For more information on this track, please contact the admissions team.
ACCENTURE, AMAZON, CAPGEMINI INVENT, DELOITTE, EY, NIKE, KPMG, PWC, SALESFORCE, UNILEVER, WAVESTONE.
— Gerguana Guintcheva, Director, Business Management
Our teaching methods are aimed to give you the core competencies necessary to compete in a complex and competitive business environment. You will learn to deepen your analytical thinking, develop practical skills, and design creative strategies for business success.
Our methodology includes:
♦ Core curriculum
♦ Blended learning
♦ Applied learning
♦ Personal performance coaching
Professor - Dean of Faculty and Research
Lecturer, Member of the EDHEC Family Business Research Centre
European Legal Strategy
Operations & Supply Chain, Strategic Management
Organizational Behaviour, Family Business
Professor, Member of the EDHEC Family Business Research Centre
Family Business, Business History, Strategic Management
Professor - Head of Faculty Marketing
Social Network Analytics, Information Systems
Associate Professor - Coordinator of Accounting and Control Department
Professor - Co-director of LL.M Law & Tax Management - Member of EDHEC Augmented Law Institute
Associate Professor and Deputy Head of Data Science, Economics & Finance
Professor & Director, MSc in Management Studies
MBA Executive Director & Professor
Head of Leadership Development Chair & Professor
Associate Professor, Member of the EDHEC Augmented Law Institute
Head of Modern Languages & Professor
Associate Professor & Researcher at the EDHEC Value Creation Research Centre
Head of Faculty (Law), Professor & Member of the EDHEC Augmented Law Institute
Law, Business ethics
Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Academic Director of the Msc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Director of the EDHEC Value Creation research centre - Academic Director of MSc Financial Management in European Apprenticeship Track - Director of Executive MBA & Professor
Associate Professor, Member of the EDHEC Economics Research Centre
Financial Analysis, Banking, Management Control
Director Business Management track, Programme Director MSc in Marketing Management & Professor
Associate Professor, Director of the Open-leadership Chair
Associate Professor and Coordinator International Academic Affairs
Professor of Strategy
Operations & Supply Chain
Assistant Professor - Marketing
Head of EDHEC Family Business Research Centre - Associate Professor
Operations & Supply Chain
Associate Professor, Deputy Head of the Faculty of Data Sciences, Finance and Economics, Member of the Economics research Centre
Associate Professor, Researcher at the EDHEC Augmented Law Institute, September 2020
Associate Professor, member of the EDHEC Family Business Research Centre
Associate Professor & Deputy Head of Faculty (Marketing)
Professor, Member of the Economics Research Centre
EDHEC International BBA Director - Management Studies & Professor
Research Director, Head of the chair Criminal Risks Management, Lecturer
Professor & Director MSc in Strategy, Organisation & Consulting
Operations & Supply Chain
Director of the EDHEC Foresight, Innovation & Transformation Chair - Professor
Innovation Management, Strategic Management, Technology Management, Strategy
Professor - Director of the EDHEC Augmented Law Institute, Co-Head of LL.M Law & Tax Management - Professor
Associate Professor, Member of the EDHEC Family Business Centre
Professor - Director of the MSc in Creative Business & Social Innovation
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor of Decision Science
Associate Professor, Member of the EDHEC Augmented Law Institute
Corporate Social Responsability
Operations & Supply Chain
Professor, Head of Faculty (Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Operations)
Data Science, Data Science
Studying abroad will deepen your exposure to the political, economic and social dynamics that influence today’s business world. This global insight can greatly improve your management practices and your intercultural awareness. The knowledge and experience gained while studying abroad will set you apart on the international recruitment market and give you skills that last a lifetime.
- Richard PERRIN, Executive Director for International Relations
If you wish to have the competative edge in the career market, then you can opt for EDHEC’s double degree agreements with leading international universities.
Enrich your global profile and develop a specialisation in a specific field in management (Information Technology, Human Resources, Supply Chain Management, Data Analytics, etc.) during this two-semester programme (one full academic year) which replaces the Master 2 year at EDHEC.
The list of global academic partners can be accessed here.
You may complete a short-term or full-year exchange in your final year of study or between your Master 1 and Master 2. These study abroad opportunities will allow you to explore new subjects, develop your international reach and realize a professional project.
The list of global academic partners can be accessed here.
The Stanford Summer International Honors Program (SIHP) combines top notch teaching with cultural, social and geographical activities. As an EDHEC Master 1 student you can study for 8 weeks on the Palo Alto campus. A large set of courses are available in topics such as innovation, data management, oral communication and economics.
Upon completion of the required courses, you will receive a Stanford SIS Certificate.
Erasmus+ is the EU's program to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. It provides opportunities to study, train, gain experience, and volunteer abroad. Find out more about Erasmus+ program here.
KICKSTART YOUR GLOBAL CAREER WITH EDHEC CAREER BOOSTER
Understanding and developing the attributes and skills employers require is key to employability. This is why the EDHEC Career Centre offers a programme specifically designed to help master’s students define and achieve their career goals ‒ the EDHEC Career Booster. The programme looks at students' specific needs, wants and goals in the context of their professional development and matches them to job-market requirements.
Your career objectives
Your career training
Your career opportunities
Eighty percent of our EDHEC Career Services for students are tailored to individual needs and career goals.
YOUR CAREER GOALS
Through a four-step programme, which includes self- and 360-degree assessment, you will get to know yourself better, identify your strengths, key attributes and areas for development, and define your career goals and job-search strategy. You will benefit from year-round individual career advice from dedicated counsellors, external experts and coaches, both on campus and remotely, as well as personalised coaching based on our in‑house assessment.
YOUR CAREER TRAINING
Through voluntary and mandatory career training, workshops, CV clinics and assessment centres, you will hone your skills and learn to master the most competitive recruitment processes. As an MSc student, you will benefit from customised training by industry, market and function, in addition to individual mock interviews, including technical interviews and case practice. EDHEC Career Centre also offers a fully online career development programme that allows you to train at your own pace, in line with your goals.
YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
EDHEC Career Centre organises more than 120 events annually, focusing on industry-specific insights or jobs, market trends and companies. It also organises four company trips to Dublin, London, Luxembourg and Paris. You will have access to exclusive internships and job offers.
List of services Career Centre provides:
Every year EDHEC Career Centre organises a number of events throughout the year to give its students an opportunity to learn about job and internship opportunities offered by companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations where they might like to work with.
Learn more about the various events organised by the career centre department.
► Please Note: Applications are received and evaluated on a rolling basis until 30th of June 2022.
The EDHEC Master in Management degree is a level 7 qualification (Bac +5) jointly awarded by the French State which confers the Grade Master. This degree is certified by the CNCP (Commission Nationale de la Certification Professionnelle) under the RNCP registration code 25332.
We are looking for intellectual talent with a history of achieving high-level goals.
♦ 3-year bachelor degree minimum. Note: For French degree holders, please go through AST2 application.
♦ GMAT or GRE or Tage Mage or CAT* official test score report. (CAT* for Indian students only).
♦ Acceptable English proficiency tests
♦ Letter of motivation
♦ Academic transcripts
♦ 2 letters of recommendation
♦ Online interview to complete
► English native speakers or those holding a degree taught in English (minimum 3 years) are eligible for an English Test Waiver.
The online service will enable you to apply for every Masters programme offered at EDHEC Business School - Master in Management (MiM) or Master of Science (MSc). Your application file will be processed by the Admissions Team and sent to the Selection Committee for appraisal. The Selection Committee takes place once a month in Fall and twice a month in Spring. You will be informed by email of the evolution of your file including the final decision.
♦ If you are a new user, you must create your account / Sign up.
♦ If you already have an account (candidate EDHEC student), please jump directly to step 5 by clicking on the "Apply online" button. It means you are already in the system, so there is no need to "create your account".
♦ After creating your own account you will receive a validation e-mail. Click on the link provided in this mail to activate your account.
♦ You will then receive a confirmation containing your personal login and password.
♦ Once you register or if you already have a valid EDHEC account, access the online-application form and enter your login.
♦ To avoid losing your information during your application, please do not refresh the current page or go back to the previous one without saving your application first.
♦ Your application may be done in several stages. The information entered each time will not be lost.
♦ Before going to the tab "Payment", please check that you have not forgotten any element of your application file and that all the information is correct. Further modifications will not be possible after payment has been made.
♦ Application fees must be paid online.
♦ After validation, your application will reach to the final stage and no reimbursement will be possible, even in the event of your withdrawal.
♦ If you encounter any technical problems during the completion of your online application, please send an email to: Contact_iol@edhec.edu
♦ Important Note: Please use only ONE email address to submit your Online Application and to communicate with the Admissions team.
EDHEC offers various scholarships & financial aids based on merit and financial need of the student. The French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs also offers a large number of grants and scholarships. Lastly, students accepted to EDHEC are entitled to apply for private loans to cover the cost of their tuition fees.
The EIFFEL Scholarship offers financial support to high-achieving international candidates. It awards about €1200 per month. The scholarship is financed and managed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development
Who can apply:
Any students under 25-year-old with an excellence profile:
When is the deadline: Complete applications must be sent to EDHEC before 1st December
To note: EIFFEL and EDHEC scholarships cannot be combined.
EDHEC offers scholarships to support high-profile candidates based on the excellence of their academic profile, impressive experience and extracurricular activities. A request for financial aid must be made at the time of application via the Financial Aid & Scholarship Form.
Who can apply:
EDHEC scholarships are reserved for applicants with excellent profiles:
When is the deadline:
EDHEC scholarships are not cumulative
To apply for Women in Finance & Data Science Scholarship, students should be enrolled in a relevant undergraduate or graduate Degree programme in Data Science, Analytics, Computer Science, Statistics or Finance. They will need to submit an essay (1000-1500 words) along with their application demonstrating initiatives they have taken in the field of Data Science or Finance and what objectives they have been able to achieve in those sectors. They should also explain how the Master of their choice will contribute to their future career plan.
The scholarship covers 35 % of the tuition fees. The deadline to apply 31 March 2022.
for Indian Students
The Co-Financed Scholarship is a joint initiative of EDHEC Business School & Embassy of France in India. This scholarship is offered to two Indian students (2 scholarships of 50% for MiM Programmes) with an excellent academic background and clear career objectives.
Who can apply: Indian students who have been accepted into EDHEC's Master in Management programmes with high ranks from our selection committee.
When is the deadline: Students should complete their application file before 15th May and if accepted, must confirm their seats before 31st May.
for Russian Students
The Co-Financed Scholarship is a joint initiative of EDHEC Business School & Embassy of France in Russia. This scholarship is offered to the Russian citizens and to Russian students (1 scholarship of 100% for MSc programmes) graduated from Russian Universities with an excellent academic background, clear academic vison and career objectives.
Who can apply: Russian students who have been accepted with high ranks from our faculty in one of EDHEC’s 1-year MSc programmes.
When is the deadline: Students should complete their application file before 15th May and if accepted, must confirm their seats before 31st May..
French Embassies offer a number of scholarships which are available for excellent students from all over the world.
More information: Please contact the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in your country
Campus France is a French national agency for the promotion of higher education, international student services, and international mobility. Campus France manages CampusBourses, a grant search engine that is an essential tool for financing your education in France.
More information: CampusBourses the grant search engine
QS-EDHEC Scholarship is an exclusive scholarship to attendees of the QS World Grad School Tour. Scholarship value: 50% of tuition fees
Please follow this link to learn more about this scholarship.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
The Make an impact scholarship is open to Master in Management and Master of Science applicants.
Students who want to apply for the Make an impact scholarship will need to submit an essay of 1000-1500 words along with their application, detailing their career plan.
The essay should describe their prior experience, explain how the Master of their choice will contribute to their career plan and, their personal motives for making an impact on UN sustainable development goals throughout their career.
The scholarship covers 25% of tuition fees. The application deadline is 30 June 2022.
The International Students Office (ISO) assists students to settle in smoothly in France by organising orientation events and multicultural seminars to welcome international students to EDHEC Campuses in Lille and Nice. The team guides students with administrative procedures before their arrival and during their stay and answers all questions about French systems (medical and home insurances, banks, resident permits, etc.).
► English native speakers or those holding a degree taught in English (minimum 3 years) are eligible for an English Test waiver.
What are the deadlines to apply for the programmes?
Do you accept scanned documents?
Should the application file and the two recommendation letters be typed or written freehand?
Will the International Admissions’ team contact the referees to send the letters of recommendation?
Will my referees receive an automatic confirmation when they send the letters by email?
Will I have an interview with the Programme Manager?
How is the Online interview conducted?
Can I apply for more than one programme?
English proficiency test
What are the expected scores?
English native speakers or those holding a degree taught in English (minimum 3 years) are eligible for an English Test waiver.
What is the EDHEC's institution code for the TOEFL?
Can I apply for a waiver?
What is the difference between the MIM and MSc?
Is there any help for students on campus regarding housing?
GRE and Tage Mage accepted. CAT also accepted for Indian students only.
What is the EDHEC's code for GMAT?
Is GMAT compulsory?
Why is GMAT compulsory for most of our programmes?
Can I add an unofficial GMAT score report to my application file?
EDHEC offers scholarships and financial aid to candidates with excellent profiles. External financial aid is also available to EDHEC applicants.
What is the EIFFEL Scholarship?
How does financial aid apply to the tuition fees?
What is the EDHEC Career Centre?
Complementary courses in French are offered to all international students enrolled in our MSc programmes. Our French classes cover all learning levels, from complete beginner to advanced study. The goal is to support your acculturation to French culture and give you the linguistic foundation—grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing and listening—to express yourself in the French language.