emlyon business school

EFMD Equis Accredited

emlyon business school is a European Institution in the French "Grande Ecole" tradition devoted to lifelong learning for entrepreneurial and international management.

emlyon business school is a European Business School devoted to lifelong learning for entrepreneurial and international management.

  • Its entrepreneurial and educational project consists in stimulating the social responsibility of its students, thus giving them all the support needed to achieve business success in the various cultural and economic systems around the world.
  • Its know-how in training is based both on theory and on day-to-day company management.
  • Its distinctive quality is founded on teaching innovation and an entrepreneurial approach to management education.

4 Campuses

  • emlyon business school is located in pleasant rural surroundings only 15 minutes from the centre of Lyon. The modern buildings located in a large 18-acre park provide 30,000m² of office and teaching space equipped with a WIFI network.
  • Shanghai campus - The economic boom in China, the world's 3rd largest economic power and the gradual integration of Asian economic and cultural models in the globalization process have drastically altered traditional western perception.
  • emlyon business school also has a campus located in Saint Etienne, France and Casablanca, Morocco.

Moreover, the cultural references in Europe and in the English-speaking world are in China confronted with values and approaches that are totally different. Keeping these observations in mind, this campus aims at exposing the students to the Chinese culture in particular and to the East Asian culture in general.

Faculty Composition and Organization

The Faculty is made up of 113 full-time professors and organized in 4 departments :

  • Markets and Innovation
  • Strategy and Organisation
  • Economics, Finance, Control
  • Management, Law and Human Resources

School rankings:

The Times Higher Education

2 Business School in France

64 in the world

Global Employability University Ranking 2015

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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This school also offers:


Global Entrepreneurship Program

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 France Lyon

The Global Entrepreneurship Program is a consortium of international business schools jointly run by three internationally-leading institutions in entrepreneurship [+]

Global Entrepreneurship Program

The Global Entrepreneurship Program is jointly run by emlyon business school(Europe)and Zhejiang University (Asia) in collaboration with Pace University, who together form a partnership of international business schools recognized as experts in Global Entrepreneurship.

emlyon business school prides itself on providing globally distinguished lifelong learning for entrepreneurial and international management. Zhejiang University has placed itself as one of China’s top national universities as it embraces a solid research foundation and has substantial technical strength. As Pace University believes that opportunity comes with entrepreneurship, the institution hosts a multitude of entrepreneurship-focused events every year. Furthermore the Lubin School of Business of Pace University has been named one of the top 100 Entrepreneurial Colleges and Universities in the United States by Entrepreneur magazine for three consecutive years. ... [-]

Master of Science in Management

Campus Full time 2 - 3 years September 2016 France Lyon

Join the #11 MSc in Management! Top 80 Master in Management - FT September 2013 [+]

Master of Science in Management

The EMLYON MSc in Management is designed to help each of you develop your professional project and acquire the business skills needed to achieve it. It aims to prepare you for your first job as well as for early career developments.

The right programme for the right personal project

Before the end of this academic year, you will get a bachelor degree in any field. You feel like it is time for you to spend a long period abroad and to get your master degree in another country. You feel like you need to confront to another way of learning, to be closer to the expectations of the labor market.

You feel like you need to develop your skills in the managerial field.You feel like you need to prepare for the entrepreneurial adventure and you want to be ready to meet what the companies are expecting in order to implement your professional project.... [-]

MSc in Management Triple Degree European Master in Management track

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 France Lyon United Kingdom Lancaster + 2 more

2-year Master in general management + specialisation (finance, Strategy or Corporate Development), taught fully in English. [+]

A triple advantage to start your career in global management A triple degree from leading European institutions, a 2-year multicultural experience, worldwide career opportunities! This master is a general management course, offering a specialisation in the second year as well as tangible work experience through the internships and business projects. This master's degree is jointly run emlyon business school (France), Ludwig Maximilian Universität - LMU (Germany) and Lancaster University Management School - LUMS (United Kingdom) The first year takes place on emlyon business school's European Campus in Lyon or at Lancaster University and provides you with a broad foundation of management knowledge, insights and skills. For each of these fundamental courses you benefit from the joint expertise of all three institutions’ faculty, as a team of professors from emlyon business school, LMU and LUMS provide a unique vision from the three cultures. This gives you a broader perspective of global business, helping you develop the capacity to adapt in your future international career. The second year represents the opportunity for students to specialise: Change and Strategy at LMU, Corporate Finance at emlyon business school( European Campus in Lyon or Asian Campus in Shanghai) or Corporate Development at LUMS. As part of the European Master in Management, you will also have two internship periods allowing you to gain professional experience and develop your network. Students enrolled in this course will receive a triple degree diploma (EMLYON + LMU + LUMS). Program requirements: Bachelor's Degree in any field English Proficiency Score (TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, Cambridge CPE/PTE/CAE) GMAT/GRE/TAGE-MAGE/CAT score [-]


MSc in International Hospitality Management

Campus Full time 16 months September 2016 France Lyon

The MSc in International Hospitality Management is a 16-month joint program, delivered by emlyon business school and Institut Paul Bocuse, taught fully in English. The students study the specifics of the global hospitality industry in both France and China. [+]

Join the next generation of global hospitality leaders The MSc in International Hospitality Management, a 16-month, full time graduate program, was created to help meet the recruitment needs of this evolving industry. You will benefit from the combined expertise of the world-renowned Institut Paul Bocuse school of hospitality management and gastronomy with the unique entrepreneurial approach of the leading European Business School EMLYON. Delivered exclusively in English, the program provides you with a solid foundation in general management as well as specialist knowledge in new venture creation, lifestyle hospitality management, brand design and innovation management. 

The program ensures an international learning experience with the opportunity to study in Lyon, the capital of French gastronomy, as well as on emlyon business school’s Asian campus in Shanghai, where the excellence of Asian hospitality is known around the world. With access to a full range of careers services, you will gain access to a select network of companies in the international hospitality industry such as Club Med, Hilton Worldwide and Radisson, alongside practical experience during the internship period. A focus on project-based learning throughout the course allows you to translate theory into a real-life business setting with the Entrepreneurial Business Project and the Concept Design & Development Project.... [-]

MSc in Luxury Management & Marketing

Campus Full time 16 months September 2016 France Paris

Study Luxury Marketing & Management in three of the world's centers of the luxury industry, Paris, London and Shanghai, while benefiting from the expertise of emlyon business school. [+]

MSc in Luxury Management & Marketing

Want to work in the Luxury Industry? This programme is for you!


This 16-month MSc delivered in association with London College of Fashion, is centered around the international luxury industry and combines general management knowledge with specialist knowledge of the luxury industry. Individual coaching, work experience and a unique study period in Paris, London and Shanghai are a full part of the standard curriculum. In this programme, you will learn what it takes to succeed in the international luxury industry.


The MSc in Luxury Management is a true multicultural, experience. You will start by studying the fundamentals of management and acquire specialist skills delivered by emlyon business school in Paris, France. You will then attend classes at London College of Fashion  where you will master the skill set that plays an essential role in increasing your value to any future employer in the luxury industry, regardless of whether or not it is a fashion label.... [-]

MSc in Sports Industry Management

Campus Full time 16 months September 2016 France Paris

In a 16-month period you will study management as it relates specifically to the sports and outdoor business in Paris, The French Alps and Shanghai, and share the classroom with students from all over the world. [+]

MSc in Sports Industry Management


The MSc in Sports Industry Management programme will help you:

    develop a broad general view of the dynamics in the international sports market and,     acquire the specialist management skills and techniques that are necessary for success in this highly coveted and competitive industry.

In a 16-month period you will study management as it relates specifically to the sports and outdoor business, and share the classroom with students from all over the world. Starting your studies in Paris, you will first acquire the fundamentals of management as they apply to the sports industry in a global environment. Consecutively, specialist courses will help you manage the specifics of the sports industry. After your time in the Alps, you will move on to EMLYON’s Asian Campus in Shanghai, for the “Asian Business Environment” module. Throughout the programme you will have the opportunity to visit companies and meet and hear from industry experts. If you want to develop all it takes to start a successful career in the international sports industry, then this is the right programme for you!... [-]

Location address
emlyon business school
Lyon-Ecully Campus
23, av. Guy de Collongue

Lyon, Rhone-Alpes, 69134 FR
Location address
emlyon business school Asian Campus
2F, Global Education Center, East China Normal University
N°3663 Zhong Shan North Road

Shanghai, 200062 CN