IESEG School of Management Lille - Paris
Established in Lille in 1964 and member of "Lille Catholic University" and the "Conférence des Grandes Écoles",IESEG School of Managementis now one of the top 10 business schools in France, accreditedwith AACSB and EQUISinternationl labels(awarded only to 1% of the business schools in the world). The School's Master in Management ranked 21st worldwide in the 2015 Financial Times' best management master programs and 7th among French Business Schools.
IESEG’s mission is to train and prepare future executives and leaders in the corporate world both nationally and internationally, create actors of change in a professional environment that is constantly changing and improving.
IESEG has a total of 4300 students on both the Lille and Paris campuses and around 1900 international students.
The “Grande Ecole” programme is a five-year program where students follow both a bachelor and master component.
IESEG was the first business school in France to have a 5 year post- baccalauréat program: a 3 year Bachelor program covering the fundamentals of management followed by a 2 year MSc program in which the students deepen their management knowledge and choose a specialization.
In the Masters program IESEG has 9 fields of specializations: Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Management, Management of Information Systems, Operations Management, Audit-Control, International Negotiation, International Business Economics and Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and General Management.
International mind-set, one of the strong points of the school.
With an international mind set, IESEG is the first school to offer all the courses on the Masters program in English. 84% of the permanent academic staff come from a non-french background. There are over 200 management courses offered in English.
IESEG has a network of235+ partner universities in more than 60 countries. 80% of IESEG students take part in our student exchange program at these universities.
At IESEG research and teaching go together and this is an important part of the school. IESEG along with HEC Paris, the only French business school where the research centre (IESEG Research) is also part of CNRS.
The amount of importance given to research and the means to undertake this activity, is a guarantee of quality and allows the students to be part of an intellectually stimulating environment.
The Catholic University of Lille
Ieseg is part of the Catholic University of Lille, which by the organisation, size, infrastructure, resources and quality is very similar to that of some famous British universities.
As well as the Vauban University library that owns 55,000 books and a subscription to over 600 journals and magazines, houses the Digital Network Library ( Bibliothèque Numérique en Reseau). It gives students the opportunity of having access to documents via internet.
Being a member of the University also allows IESEG students to have access to other resources: academic exchanges, the cafeteria and university restaurants, halls of residence, the sports centre, medical centre etc.
One school – 2 campuses – Lille and Paris
The first and main IESEG campus is situated in the heart of Lille, known as a "student-city" and a dynamic one. With over 100.000 students, Lille is the 2nd largest university city in France.
The Paris campus: location- in the “Grande Arche de la Défense”, the heart of the business district.
This school offers programs in: