Global MBA

Full-time ESSEC Global MBA

Fast track your career with a one-year MBA

Being business savvy on your home turf is no longer enough. To succeed in today’s fast changing business world, global perspectives and intercultural competencies are essential. The ESSEC Global MBA aims to help you develop your creativity and problem-solving skills in a multicultural context, in very different business environments, and in a number of specialized areas of expertise.

The ESSEC Global MBA is a full-time MBA, offering five Majors with an overall emphasis on international markets. The digital impact currently experienced by all companies will be strongly present in the program giving it a unique structure.

You will focus on fundamental business concepts through strong academic and innovative learning approaches. You will also benefit from immersion in real-world projects and business situations through field trips and company visits, which will provide you with the skills needed to succeed in landing your future dream job.

Academic Director, ESSEC Global MBA

Global MBA in brief

  • #5
    Worldwide for International Experience, FT Global MBA Ranking 2018
  • #7
    Worldwide for International Business, FT Global MBA Ranking 2018
  • #28
    Worldwide, FT Top MBAs for Women Ranking 2018
  • #26
    Worldwide, QS Global MBA Rankings 2019
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Language: English
  • Location: Paris, France and Singapore
  • Format: Full Time
  • Intake: September
  • Average age: 30 years
  • Professional experience 6-7 years (average)

ESSEC Global MBA made for you

ESSEC Global MBA has been created to meet current, quick-changing business challenges.

In the program, you will Learn to deal with complex situations arising from the digital revolution, build up your network, think out-of-the-box, create value, decide despite uncertainty and risk, apply and use the latest technologies, manage in multi-cultural environments, work in global business contexts and think independently and collaboratively in teams.


Over the course of the academic year, you will acquire a solid foundation in core business concepts, have the opportunity to major in a particular area (5 majors) and benefit from immersion in consulting projects, study trips and hands-on experience.

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Choose your specialization

You will choose a deeply-embedded major. Unique to ESSEC, majors are anchored in ESSEC Centers of Excellence, and provide a conducive environment for intensive exposure and learning.

Our 5 Majors

Designed to accelerate your career

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    Changed Sector
  • 54%
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  • 42%
    Changed Country
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Meet us

  • Access one-to-one MBA | Bangkok

    Meet us in Bangkok!

    10:00 | Bangkok, Thailand

  • QS Connect 1-2-1 MBA | Bangkok

    Meet us in Bangkok

    17:00 | Bangkok, Thailand

  • QS Connect MBA | Singapore

    Come and meet us in Singapore

    17:00 | Singapore

  • QS Connect MBA | Jakarta

    Meet us in Jakarta

    13:00 | Jakarta, Indonesia

  • Access one-to-one MBA | Singapore

    Meet us in Singapore!

    17:00 | Singapore

  • QS Connect MBA | Taipei, Taiwan

    Meet us in Taipei!

    17:00 | Taipei, Taiwan

  • QS Connect MBA | Shanghai

    Meet us in Shanghai

    09:00 | Shanghai, China

  • Access One-to-One MBA Event | Casablanca

    Meet us in Casablanca.

    10:30 | Casablanca

  • QS World MBA Tour | Shanghai

    Come meet us in Shanghai!

    13:30 | Shanghai, China

  • Global MBA Masterclass in Shanghai | Optimization of A Company's Capital Structure

    Join us for a Masterclass in Shanghai

    16:00 | Shanghai, China

  • QS Connect MBA - Tokyo

    Meet with us in Tokyo.

    17:00 | Tokyo, Japan

  • Access One-to-One MBA Event | Beirut

    Meet us in Beirut.


  • Access One-to-One MBA Event | Cairo

    Meet us in Cairo.

    17:00 | Cairo, Egypt

  • Vietnam MBA Conference 2019 | Ho Chi Minh

    Meet us in Ho Chi Minh

    13:00 | Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

  • Vietnam MBA Conference 2019 | Hanoi

    Meet us in Hanoi

    13:00 | Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Access One-to-One MBA Event | Istanbul

    Meet us in Istanbul.

    17:00 | Istanbul, Turkey

  • Access One-to-One MBA Event | Dubai

    Meet us in Dubai.

    14:00 | Dubai, UAE

  • Access One-to-One MBA Event | Paris

    Meet us in Paris.

    10:00 | Paris, France

  • QS World MBA Tour | Mumbai

    Meet with us in Mumbai.

    13:30 | Mumbai, India

  • QS World MBA Tour | New Delhi

    Meet with us in New Delhi.

    16:30 | New Delhi, India

  • Headhunt Postgraduate Fair 2019 | Singapore

    Meet us in Singapore

    11:00 | Singapore


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