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IÉSEG School of Management, Lille - Paris, France

3 rue de la digue Lille, Paris View map


is a Grande Ecole (Grand School), a name given in France to a small elite of highly selective universities. These institutions only admit a few hundred students each year after a rigorous selection process, which involves a highly competitive national exam.

On top of that, IÉSEG School of Management is also very cosmopolitan. 81% of professors are non-native, and as many as 100 nationalities are represented in its student body. At any given time, in fact, at least 40% of the school’s students are international.

IÉSEG School of Management even has a dedicated international student services team to help with visas, accommodation and orientation.


IÉSEG School of Management set up shop in Lille in 1964 and opened its second campus in Europe’s largest business district La Défense, in Paris in 2008.

An incredible track record in employment

In 2015, as many as 98.4% of IÉSEG’s Grande Ecole program graduates found their first job within six months of graduation, while 77.9% actually accepted a job offer before graduating.

A research powerhouse

Sharing a research department with the Nobel-winning body the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), IÉSEG School of Management is particularly strong in:

If you attend IÉSEG, you’ll be educated by a faculty consisting of over 700 extraordinary professors who all hold a PhD and alongside their work, help journalists dig deeper into topical issues by offering expert insight and analysis.

If you are so inclined, you might want to apply to IÉSEG School of Management’s five-year Grande Ecole Program, a combined degree program taught in English and comprising of four work placements, a bachelor’s degree and a master of science in management.

You might also be interested other programs such as 1-year MSc with specialization in Fashion, International Business, Digital Marketing, Big Data Analytics, Negotiation, etc. All our master programs are listed on our website.

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