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MiM Financial Economics

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At a Glance

The Master in Management (MiM), Financial Economics track, also known as "Grande Ecole," 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 finance.

Our flagship programme, the EDHEC Master in Management (Grande Ecole) programme awards graduate-level students and young professionals a Master in Management degree with the opportunity to complete a Master of Science. The programme benefits from its close ties with leading companies and the valued support of its Corporate Programme Sponsors and Academic Partners: CFA Institute, Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), PricewaterhouseCoopers, MINES ParisTech, and Société Générale.

The Master in Management (MiM), Financial Economics will appeal to you if you are a self-motivated learner with high intellectual capacity, with a first degree in a numerate discipline, wishing to have an international career in finance. You will acquire the fundamental knowledge and technical competencies in finance valued by employers. 

Length: 2 year academic programme
Language: English 
Location: Nice Campus 

Start Date: Early Sept-21 
Deadline to apply: 30-June-21 


The MIM FE (Master in Management, Financial Economics) is a CFA Partner programme. The partnership with the CFA Institute, the world’s largest association of investment professionals, provides access to various on-campus CFA resources and you can prepare for the CFA Level I, a professional diploma, whilst completing your degree.

This partnership gives a strong indication of the close ties between EDHEC and the industry and further emphasises the quality of EDHEC programmes and their relevance to business. Its broad curriculum gives equal attention to corporate finance and capital markets and allows participants to develop expertise in corporate financial strategy, investment banking, financial accounting, reporting and analysis, risk management; and equity and fixed income portfolio management. CFA curriculum textbooks are used as core programme readings to maximise participants' industry readiness

Upon completion of the Master in Management (MiM), Financial Economics track you will master all of the specific knowledge, abilities and personal attributes required for success in life in 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 finance through academic coursework and will have constant interaction with business executives. You will gain the technical competencies required for your mandatory internships.

Year 2 : June 2022 − Aug 2023

Your professional immersion or exchange programmes

Work experience is a crucial step towards employment: many students find their current positions as a result of their internships. This experience is also an opportunity to reflect on your choice of specialisation in year 3. On completion of your internships between year 1 and year 3, you will have the opportunity to complete one of the five Master of Science offered by EDHEC.

Year 3 : Sept. 2023 onwards

Master 2 (MSc)  – Advanced specialisation 

You will have the opportunity to complete a Master of Science in an area of finance, from a choice of:

♦  Climate Change & Sustainable Finance

♦  Financial Markets

♦  Corporate Finance & Banking

♦  Risk & Finance (London)

♦  International Accounting & Finance




Average Age
Languages Spoken
Age Range


Previous Academic Discipline

Finance or Economics
Business Management


Key Figures

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EUROPE (42% in France)


Main Sectors

Financial Institutions / Banking / Insurance





Main Selection Criteria for the 1st Job 

Adapted to Career Plans (salary / company's reputation / job description / sector)


Top Recruiters

  • EY
  • PWC



"The EDHEC Master in Financial Economics programmes have equal impact on skills and careers. They provide business relevant education for students who seek top-level positions within leading, global financial institutions. Thanks to their close ties with major financial industry players, the EDHEC-Risk Institute and Programme Corporate Partners, our programmes will help you become a leader in finance."

Laurent DEVILLE, Director, Financial Economics Track 

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 

  • Embraces the latest technology
  • Responds to trends in the market
  • Co-developed with leading business partners

♦  Blended learning

  • Tutorials
  • Lectures
  • Workshops
  • Seminars

♦  Applied learning

  • Business Games
  • Case Studies
  • Entrepreneurship Projects

♦  Personal performance coaching

  • Interviewing strategies
  • Teamwork development
  • Intercultural communication skills


Associate Professor

CROUX Christophe, PhD

Head of Data Science, Economics and Finance Faculty - Professor

DAVY Dennis

Associate Professor


Associate Professor


Professor, Researcher at LegalEDHEC Research centre, Head of Faculty ( Management and Humanities)

DEVILLE Laurent, PhD

Associate Professor


Associate Professor, Member of the LegalEDHEC research centre


Director of the EDHEC Value Creation research centre - Academic Director of MSc Financial Management in European Apprenticeship Track - Director of Executive MBA & Professor

HAGUET Daniel, PhD

Associate Professor


Associate Professor

LIOUI Abraham, PHD

Professor, Co-Director, Scientific Beta Advanced Factor & ESG Investing Research Chair


Assistant Professor

Lionel martellini - Portrait


Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute - Professor of Finance

PARISE Gianpaolo, PhD

Associate Professor


Associate Professor

REBONATO Riccardo, PhD

Professor, Researcher at EDHEC-Risk Institute




Associate Professor


Coordinator for Accounting Finance & Economics Courses, EDHEC BBA - Associate Professor


Professor & Director of the PhD in Finance

UPPAL Raman, PhD



Associate Professor


Affiliate Professor, Member of the EDHEC Economics Research Centre


Associate Professor


Associate Professor, Member of the EDHEC Value Creation research centre


Professor - Assistant Dean, Intercontinental Honours Track & International Academic Affairs


Adjunct Faculty & Adjunct Visiting Faculty


Affiliate Professor Finance

JACQUET Frédéric
Affiliate Professor Finance

CHUBERT Sylvaine
Adjunct faculty Finance


 The objective of this course is to provide a solid grounding in the principles and practice of finance and develop the understanding of the tools necessary to make good financial decisions. You will learn to evaluate risk and apply its portfolio theory; appraise risk and construct risk-minimizing portfolios, and examine and critique different practices in capital budgeting.

Climate change is no longer hypothetical. Scientific evidence is clear about the fact that temperatures are rising at an unprecedented rate and that it is most likely due to human activity since the mid-20th century. To be able to limit the increase in global average temperature to 2°C above pre-industrial levels at most, all industries will have to take investment decisions that will alter the current path. Delaying emissions reductions will lead to long-lasting implications. This course will lay the foundations for the development of solutions in the financial industry.

This course covers the mechanisms through which companies are controlled and directed. Rather than providing an exhaustive overview of the field, the course focuses in depth on selected topics including decisions under asymmetric information, monitoring, control rights, signaling, takeovers, and activism. You will notably learn to understand the conflicting incentives of different stakeholders and suggest optimal governance policies.

This course aims to develop the theoretical and practical skills required to carry out research in financial markets using standard econometric software. You will acquire an in-depth and practical understanding of the basic tools for empirical modelling and statistical inference in Financial Markets and develop the necessary skills to critically interpret the results of econometric models.

FinTech, RegTech, customer centricity and agility are now on top of the agenda. In this course, students will develop their innovative capabilities and teamwork with a start-up spirit. Students will participate in a challenge over two days to solve real business cases provided by managers from banking, insurance sectors as well as FinTech entrepreneurs and startups.

Commonly used in investment and corporate financial management, derivatives play a key role in transferring risks in the economy. This course offers an overview of the world of derivatives securities such as forwards, futures, swaps, and options. The objective is to provide the grounds for a good understanding of how these instruments trade, how they can be valued and how they should be used. After this course, you will be able to build derivatives portfolios fitting specific needs and/or expectations and price derivatives instruments.

This course aims to give you an overview of Excel and VBA programming for solving financial problems. Designed for students with no prior knowledge of VBA programming and only basic notions of problem-solving with Excel spreadsheets, it course focuses on developing basic financial modeling skills in Excel for the manipulation of financial data and for financial applications.

This course examines the principles and techniques of accounting for the planning and control of business organizations. You will gain fundamental insights in the importance of cost and management accounting information for both controlling purposes and for decision-making within business environments.

This course is an overview of accounting concepts and practices, with an emphasis on analysing, understanding and interpreting basic financial accounting numbers of stock-listed companies. You will learn the contents and dynamics of the four fundamental financial statements: the balance sheet, the income statement, the cash flow statement and the equity statement, as well as the relations between these statements and differences between US GAAP and IFRS.

The course will teach you how accounting occurs, and why it occurs as it does, for the most relevant items on the balance sheet and the income statement. The focus includes among other items property, plant and equipment, accounts receivable, inventories, intangible assets, equity and debt transactions, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing and research and development. You will learn the key financial analysis concepts and key techniques used in multinational corporations to manage incoming and outgoing equity, transfers of funds, performance evaluation and efficiency. 

This course gives you the skills necessary to understand the pricing and managing of fixed income securities. You will learn about interest rates and risk management in bond markets. The course develops insights into different bond portfolio strategies and provides extensive coverage on the techniques for valuing bonds. 

The objective of this course is to strengthen interpersonal communications by enhancing self-awareness, self-management and presentation of self in the context of 1-1 job exploration and professional environments. You will focus on boosting your communication skills and the knowledge of leadership and management concepts that support how you relate to others. 

This course will help you to understand the range of business valuation models and techniques that are available and commonly used by practitioners (financial analysts, investment and merchant banks, consulting firms) in business valuations and deal-making (M&As, LBOs, etc.)  You will learn how to apply these models and techniques to contemporary market conditions and examples of business valuations in real-life situations.

You will acquire, in this course, an in-depth and practical understanding of the basic tools for empirical modelling and statistical inference in Financial Markets and develop the necessary skills to critically interpret the results of econometric models. Completion of this course will give you the skills to develop empirical tests and estimate some econometric models that can be used, for instance, in asset pricing, forecasting and risk estimation.

Assessing national and international macroeconomic developments is critical to business and investment decisions. The macroeconomics theory course provides a basic but solid conceptual framework for understanding the relationships between key macroeconomic variables and the rationale and effects of macroeconomic policies. It uses real-world examples to illustrate general principles and theoretical mechanisms. [GS1] [DC2] After this course, you will be able to discuss the most likely short term and medium path of the economy and the impact of macroeconomic policies and understand a number of economic indicators followed by international financial investors.
To attend this course, there are a few prerequisites: knowledge of arbitrage-free finance; demand, supply and equilibrium economic concepts.

This course develops the basic principles of portfolio construction, as well as asset pricing and introduces to the fundamentals of risk and performance measurement in an asset management context. Students will be able to build investment portfolios, conduct empirical analysis of investment strategies, and evaluate risk and performance measures. You will implement different data-gathering techniques and methodologies to build investment portfolios. You will learn how to estimate and test asset pricing models, as well as to test the efficiency of financial markets and to assess the performance of portfolio strategies.
To attend this module, you’ll need to have attended the corporate finance and asset markets or an equivalent course. The knowledge of fundamentals of linear algebra and a basic one of Excel are also mandatory.

This course will introduce you to the most important analytical tools and concepts used in Strategic Management. The course is organized in two parts: the first part will cover the foundational elements of strategic thinking; the second part will cover the strategic options. In order to ensure relevance of the knowledge acquired, each analytical tool and concept will be introduced by referring to real-world business situations and concrete cases.  You will learn how to craft a strategic thinking, the important tools to master for achieving a strategic analysis, the ‘appropriate’ strategic choices to make to develop and sustain superior value creation and how to ensure an efficient implementation of the strategic options for reaching expected business outcomes.

EDHEC provides a wide range of languages to study: german, chinese, arab, spanish, hebrew, italian, japonese, portugese and russian.

 (For visiting students only)

This course will introduce international students to the socio-economic environments in which French business takes place and will take place over the next decade. You will use a diversity of research methods to investigate industry, services, entrepreneurship and public policy strategies within France and to analyse the socio-economics of France by combining demographic, social, and economic indicators.


The objective of the course is to focus on understanding the several steps of the Deal Continuum and approaching powerful due diligence exercise before making any investment decision. You will learn to identify all the types of financial analyses performed during a due diligence assignment, how a due diligence assignment is run, and how to perform preliminary financial due diligence analyses (quality of earnings, net debt and working capital review) based on “real life” case studies.

This course will give you an overview of the microfinance sector. You will learn how innovation in the microfinance sector influences the mainstream financial sector. You will discover the landscape of foreign international investments in microfinance and how a microfinance institution (MFI) works.

The objectives of the course is to provide you with a general overview of the objectives, and requirements of the business combination under French GAAP and IFRS and International tax principles.  You will discover cross border transaction from a tax angle and the methodology for performing consolidation and analysis. Completion of the course will teach you to build Consolidated Financial statements (Balance sheets & P&L) for simple group using all methods of consolidation and recognition of Goodwill /Badwill, and Minority Interests.

The main objective of the course is to provide you with a full understanding of the conceptual framework of monetary and financial crises, their causes, mechanisms, consequences, as well to present the space for economic policy. Putting into perspective past monetary and financial crises the course aims to understand the current financial fragilities and to develop a certain number of alert signals. At the core of the lectures is placed the analysis of today's global crisis, its dynamics, its different theoretical interpretations, various policy reactions (especially monetary easing and financial regulation), different scenarios for the future development of the global and European economy are discussed.

This course is intended to increase your knowledge and understanding of economic cycles, of macroeconomic data regularly disseminated by national or international organizations as well as of other economic signals, in order to enable them to build your own autonomous judgment regarding current and future economic conditions. You will learn to identify the most useful indicators of a country or region’s macroeconomic situation and the most probable short-term and medium-term economic developments. How to understand the information that these indicators provide as well as their limits and how they can sometimes be misleading. Completion of the course will give you a general notion of business cycles and the interactions between economic players, how they react to the economic environment and how they are most likely to alter it.

The objective of the course is to provide you with the basic insights for why economic activity needs to be regulated, and to which extent. You will learn about the economic and non-economic rationales for the legal framework of a market economy with a focus on the regulation of capital markets and finance. The course will further provide for an introduction to the “Legal Origins Theory”, its criticism and future prospects.

In this course you will learn why corporate departments are responsible for information systems and their governance.  Completion of the course will teach you how to link finance, risks, IT/IS and governance needs, to understand IT/IS roles within the organization and the key principles of IT governance and performance.

The course is designed to give you the fundamentals of a banking audit consistent with IFRS and International Audit Standards. At the end of this course, you will understand the organisation of Banking with a focus on Commercial and Retail banking activities, inherent risks, key internal control processes and the audit strategy to implement in this framework.

The Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) credential has become the most respected and recognized investment designation in the world. The CFA Program curriculum covers concepts and skills that are used at all stages of financial careers, bridging academic theory, current industry practice, and ethical and professional standards to provide a strong foundation of advanced investment analysis and real-world portfolio management skills. The course helps you to be successful on the CFA level 1 exam.


The main objective of the course is to provide you with a detailed understanding of the links between growth and finance. The different lectures provide a solid conceptual framework for describing how financial systems influence savings and investment decisions, and hence growth. You will learn to analyse key growth, financial system, and income distribution information.

Behavioural Finance is a new field mixing insights from psychology and Finance. The objective is to bring both a better understanding of financial markets and investor behaviour toward risk and new practices for professionals in private banking, asset allocation and even corporate finance. You will learn to understand the challenges of market efficiency and identify behavioural factors that influence financial markets and corporate decisions.

This course will help you understand the importance and the nature of leadership and leadership development, recognise other leaders’ leadership style and analyzing its effectiveness, identify your personal leadership style and linking it to your professional ambitions and develop your personal leadership skills by interactive, experiential exercises.

This course has a double objective. The first one is to highlight the importance of the financial system for financing the real economy and economic growth. It offers a broad perspective as to the means available to companies to raise debt from the debt capital market (DCM) beyond the traditional banking relationship as well as bond issuing. The second objective is to offer a view of the available instruments from the field. The course is a combination of traditional lectures with cases from real-world taught by experienced professionals from a leading universal bank (Société Générale).

This course will allow you to perform research, either empirical research or literature or business analysis, within EDHEC-Risk Institute. Research is a great way to expose yourself to different facets of investment management. Participating in research at EDHEC-Risk will expand your academic experience and allow them to work on projects that will enhance their knowledge of the latest trends in investment management.

This course will give you the practical and software skills required to carry out research in financial markets. Completion of the course will give you a solid knowledge of estimation methods in econometrics and how these methods can be used in practice.

Take ownership of your academic environment

This course is designed to give you the basic skills needed to properly use the computers on the campus. You will learn how to use Windows and the French keyboard; Blackboard, Aurion, and the basics of Excel and Matlab. 


Preparing yourself for learning with cases 

This course enables you to understand the relevance of the case study methodology. You will learn how to read the case study, analyse case studies and to write up case study reports.

Introduction to Excel & VBA programming

This course introduces you to the powerful software tools, MS Excel and VBA, commonly used by professionals in the financial industry to develop simple models. 


Introduction to Derivatives

This course offers a first exploration of the world of derivatives securities such as futures, forwards, swaps and options. You will learn how these instruments trade, how they can be valued and how they should be used.

International Opportunities




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 graduate with a competitive advantage in the US financial career market, then the EDHEC double degree agreement with MIT Sloan School of Management is the obvious choice. 

The Master of Finance programme can be completed in 12 or 18 months and can replace the Master 2 year at EDHEC.

The list of global academic partners can be accessed here.   


In addition to their EDHEC Master in Management, some students will also have the opportunity to earn a Master of Financial Engineering degree at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.


EDHEC exchange programmes are prime opportunities to explore new subjects, develop your international reach, and carry out a professional project. You can choose a short-term exchange during your professional immersion year. 

The list of global academic partners can be accessed here.



The Stanford Summer Session /International Honors Program (SIHP) combines top-notch teaching with cultural, social, and geographical activities. As an EDHEC Master 1 student you can study on the Palo Alto campus, for 8 weeks. A large set of courses are available in topics such as Innovation, Data Management, Verbal Communication, and economics. Upon completion of the required courses, you will receive a Stanford SIS Certificate.

Career Centre

EDHEC Career Centre helps you to master your career plan.

A dedicated team organises numerous training and recruitment events, on- and off-campus, to prepare you for challenging international recruitment processes and to help you network with potential employers.

The EDHEC Career Centre is a one-stop-shop for career development. As of year 1, it offers an integrated career programme designed for you to define and achieve your career goals: the Talent Identification & Career Development (TI&CD) programme.

Fine-tune your career plan. The Career Centre helps you design your job-search strategy and assess your recent work experience and managerial competencies. The TI&CD programme, unique in Europe, evaluates and assesses your strengths and areas of improvement based on 8 managerial competencies defined by international recruiters. The TI&CD is a real career booster enabling EDHEC students to assess and hone their managerial competencies to be particularly efficient in their first job.

Year 1

Define your career plan and master international recruitment processes.
The EDHEC Career Centre assists you in defining your career plan by focussing on three key areas:

  • knowing yourself
  • understanding the market
  • mastering international recruitment processes.

Year 2

Professional Immersion

Gain experience and develop your international exposure. The choice of an internship is crucial when planning a professional career path. Many students find their jobs as a result of internships during their time at EDHEC. During this period, the Career Centre continues to support you in your job search and career planning.

Year 3

Fine-tune your career plan. The Career Centre helps you design your job-search strategy and assess your recent work experience and managerial competencies. The TI&CD programme, unique in Europe, evaluates and assesses your strengths and areas of improvement based on managerial competencies defined by international recruiters. The TI&CD is a real career booster enabling EDHEC students to assess and hone their managerial competencies to be particularly efficient in their first job.

List of services Career Centre provides:

  • Individual career counseling (on campus, via phone, via skype) with internal and external counselors
  • Help to define career goals and search strategy
  • CV and CL correction in English and French
  • Career training and workshops (CV, CL, application forms, interview skills, networking, social media, personal branding, etc.)
  • TI&CD
  • Graduate Programmes
  • On-campus events
  • Off-campus events
  • Website with plenty of career resources
  • Placement reports
  • The Teaching Factory concept

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 organisations where they might like to work with.

  • 120 corporate events across campuses
  • +120 companies at our Paris Career Fair
  • 40 companies, of which 50% are international, at our Finance Career Days
  • International Graduate Programme Day
  • Industry-specific events: luxury, audit, marketing, etc.
  • London and Paris treks

Learn more about the various events organised by the career centre department. 


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  • FEES: €35,900 (EU students) / €41,000 (non-EU students) supplement of €4,000 when doing the MSc in Climate Change & Sustainable Finance
  • All MSc programmes: €25,600 but the MSc in Climate Change & Sustainable Finance: €27,000

► Please Note: Applications are received and evaluated on a rolling basis until 30th of June 2021.

Fees include: 
  • Tuition fees; including academic exchanges & double degrees(1)
  • Access to the EDHEC Career Centre with personal career coaching during your studies and for the duration of your professional life
  • Access, as a matriculating student, to on-campus facilities (incubator, learning centre, sports facilities, etc...)
  • Lifetime access to the EDHEC Alumni community
  • Administrative fees

(1)Except for MIT Sloan School of Management

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.

COVID-19: access our adapted admissions procedure

We are looking for intellectual talent with a history of achieving high-level goals.

♦  4-year bachelor degree in a finance-related field (or equivalent) or an outstanding 3-year bachelor degree with advanced finance courses. To Note: For French degree holders, please go through AST2 application.
♦  Strong GMAT or GRE or TAGE MAGE or CFA Level III or CAT* official test score report. (CAT* for Indian students only).
♦  Acceptable English proficiency tests/certificates (TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS)

  • TOEFL Internet-based ≥ 92
  • TOEIC ≥ 850
  • IELTS ≥ 6.5
  • Cambridge Test of English > 175

► English native speakers or those holding a degree taught in English (minimum 3 years) are eligible for an English Test waiver.

Admission to the EDHEC Master programmes is highly selective. Normal entrance requirements include: a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from an accredited school, college, or university; academic excellence; superior scholastic potential (certified by GMAT, GRE, Tage Mage or CAT scores); and English language proficiency. Admission decisions are made on the basis of your overall profile as reflected in the application pack.

Successful  candidates come from a wide range of education backgrounds and experiences. They also display distinguished academic excellence, strong analytical skills, interpersonal competencies, international awareness, have proven motivation to undertake the programme, the capacity to make significant contributions to EDHEC Business School’s learning environment, and the potential to succeed as professionals, managers and leaders in the related field of study. The Selection Committee relies heavily on profiles, motivation letters, recommendation letters, and CVs.

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. 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:
♦  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 30 years with an excellence profile:

  • GMAT 650 or above (GRE accepted). Please note that it is not mandatory for programmes not requiring this GMAT test. 
  • Acceptable English proficiency tests/certificates (TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS)
    • TOEFL Internet-based ≥ 92
    • TOEIC ≥ 850
    • IELTS ≥ 6.5
    • Cambridge Test of English > 175
  • Excellent academic records (GPA)
  • Strong motivation and clear objectives
  • Awards, previous scholarships, achievements etc.

When is the deadline: Complete applications must be sent to EDHEC before 1st December

More information:

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.

  • Excellence Scholarship: tuition reduction of 30%
  • Distinction Scholarship: tuition reduction of 20%
  • Foundation Scholarship: tuition reduction of 15%

Who can apply:

EDHEC scholarships are reserved for applicants with excellent profiles:

  • High GMAT score
  • Excellent GPA
  • Impressive extracurricular activities/memberships

When is the deadline:

  • Excellence Scholarship: before March 31st.
  • Distinction Scholarship: before June 30th.
  • Foundation Scholarship: before June 30th.

More information


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 31st March and if accepted, must confirm their seats before 21st April.

More information


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 (applying for MSc programme) should complete their application file before 31st March and if accepted, must confirm their seats before 21st April.

More information


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: 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.

































  • By Fongecif: EDHEC has particularly close ties with Société Generale, BNP Paribas, LCL and HSBC. 





  • Apply to: Deutscher; Akademischer Austauschdienst e. V. (DAAD) Referat 312, Postfach 200 404, D-53134
  • By EDHEC exclusively for students and Master Day participants
  • By BAföG  (for MiM programmes)



































































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.). 

Discover the International Students Office website


What are the deadlines to apply for the programmes? 

  • 30th June (In 2020, the deadline for the MSc programmes is extended to 31st July; the deadline for the MiM programmes remains on 30th June.)

Do you accept scanned documents?

  • Yes, you can make scanned colour copies of the documents required.

Should the application file and the two recommendation letters be typed or written freehand?

  • Recommendation letters: our templates can be used or written freehand.

Will the International Admissions’ team contact the referees to send the letters of recommendation?

  • No, referees should email their letters of recommendation directly to using their professional email. Emails from personal accounts such as yahoo, gmail, hotmail, etc. will not be accepted.

Will my referees receive an automatic confirmation when they send the letters by email?

  • No, no automatic email will be sent to your referees. Please inform them that they should expect to receive an email confirmation later from the Admissions’ team.
  • Please note that you will be copied to this email as well to acknowledge the good reception of the letters of recommendation.

Will I have an interview with the Programme Manager?

  • There is no direct interview with the Programme Manager for students applying for our MIM or MSc programmes unless the Programme Director thinks it is necessary.

Can I apply for more than one programme?

  • It is possible to apply for two programmes.  A separate motivation letter is required for each programme.


  • English proficiency test
  • What are the expected scores?
  • TOEFL =>95 (/120)
  • TOEIC =>815 (/990)
  • IELTS => 6.5 (/9.0)
  • Cambridge Test of English => CPE

What is the EDHEC's institution code for the TOEFL?

  • Code: 0663

Can I apply for a waiver?

  • Waivers apply for native-English speakers and for those who have studied in English.

What is the difference between the MIM and MSc?

  • The EDHEC Master in Management is a 2-year programme designed for students under 29 seeking to increase their general management skills. Also known as "Grande Ecole", the programme awards students a double degree: Year 1: Master in Management degree and Year 2: Master of Science degree
  • Our MSc are specialised programmes accessible to students who wish to acquire new knowledge in a specific field or further strengthen their existing expertise.

Is there any help for students on campus regarding housing?

  • Once officially enrolled, you will be assisted to find suitable accommodation either in the EDHEC residence or in privately owned flats. EDHEC's International Office is familiar with the VISA formalities of most countries and will provide you with the necessary papers. You may contact the International Office to express your concerns about your visa application, provided you have already checked the necessary pages on the Welcome Guide and contacted your local Embassay first. One of the requirements for most VISA applications is proof of accommodation in France. Again the international Office is on hand to provide you with a list of apartments, halls of residence and other types of housing according to your criteria. You can even "visit" them virtually using our new Housing website. The team will do everything they can to make arrangements with the owner and secure your reservation. It will also pick you up from the airport on your day of arrival (when possible) and take you directly to your new home.


GRE and Tage Mage accepted. CAT also accepted for Indian students only.

What is the EDHEC's code for GMAT?

  • MSc & Global MBA Double-Degree: 3QQ-WQ-62
  • MIM Global Economic Transformation & Technology: 3QQ-WQ-06
  • Masters in Management, Business Management: 3QQ-WQ-05
  • Masters in Management, Financial Economics: 3QQ-WQ-36
  • MSc in Creative Business & Social Innovation: 3QQ-WQ-60 (GMAT optional)
  • MSc in Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence: 3QQ-WQ-82
  • MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation: 3QQ-WQ-77 (GMAT optional)
  • MSc in Global & Sustainable Business: 3QQ-WQ-16
  • MSc in Management Studies: 3QQ-WQ-54 (GMAT optional)
  • MSc in Marketing Management: 3QQ-WQ-47
  • MSc in Strategy Consulting & Digital Transformation: 3QQ-WQ-84
  • LL.M. in Law & Tax Management: 3QQ-WQ-26 (GMAT optional)
  • MSc in Corporate Finance & Banking: 3QQ-WQ-73
  • MSc in Finance: 3QQ-WQ-98
  • MSc in Financial Markets: 3QQ-WQ-69
  • MSc in International Accounting & Finance: 3QQ-WQ-04
  • MSc in Risk & Finance: 3QQ-WQ-93

Is GMAT compulsory?

  • The GMAT test is compulsory for most of EDHEC Master programmes. Please check the “Admissions Requirements” of your programme of interest to confirm whether the exam is required.

Why is GMAT compulsory for most of our programmes?

  • EDHEC is accredited EQUIS, AASCSB and AMBA. We are obliged to maintain high quality among students and the GMAT is a good measure of this quality.

Can I add an unofficial GMAT score report to my application file?

  • You will get an unofficial score report immediately after the test and which you should send to the admissions office. This document will provisionally be accepted in your 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?

  • The EIFFEL Scholarship programme offers financial support to high-potential candidates of over € 1000 per month. Applications for the EIFFEL Scholarship need to be submitted to EDHEC before December 1st.

When the tuition fees must be paid?

  • Once accepted by the Selection Committee, you will receive by email a tuition fees payment's schedule. You must make your first payment in order to secure your seat into the programme and get your enrolment letter.

How does financial aid apply to the tuition fees?

  • Financial aid applies to the second and third instalment for the MSc programme and to the second, third and fourth instalment for the MIM programme.


What is the EDHEC Career Center?

  • The Student Career Centre is dedicated to helping students find a job or an internship. The Centre receives every year over 14 000 job and internship offers.

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.

  • Class Size: 15 students per group
  • Contact Hours: 8 hours per week
  • Qualifications of the instructors: courses are delivered by an officially accredited French language teaching institution

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