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 provide a conducive environment for intensive exposure and learning.

Our 5 Majors

Designed to accelerate your career

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  • The MBA Tour | Manila

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    17:00 | Manila, Philippines

  • The MBA Tour | Bangkok

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    17:00 | Bangkok, Thailand

  • QS World MBA Tour | Taipei

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    17:00 | Taipei, Taiwan

  • QS World MBA Tour | Singapore

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    16:30 | Singapore

  • The MBA Tour | Shanghai

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    17:00 | Shanghai, China

  • The MBA Tour | Hong Kong

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    10:00 | Hong Kong

  • The MBA Tour | Taipei

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    17:00 | Taipei, Taiwan

  • The MBA Tour | Seoul

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    10:00 | Seoul, Korea

  • Headhunt Postgraduate Fair 2019 | Singapore

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    11:00 | Singapore

  • Access MBA | Bangalore

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    17:00 | Bangalore, India

  • Access MBA | Mumbai

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    12:30 | Mumbai, India

  • Access MBA Tour | Singapore

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    17:00 | Singapore

  • Access MBA | Brussels

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    17:00 | Brussels, Belgium

  • Access MBA | Bruxelles

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    17:00 | Brussels, Belgium

  • Access MBA 121 | Jakarta

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    17:00 | Jakarta, Indonesia

  • Access MBA | Paris

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    10:00 | Paris, France

  • QS Connect 1-2-1 | Dubai

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    12:00 | Dubai, UAE

  • Access MBA | London

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    17:00 | London

  • MBA 25 | Kyiv

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    16:00 | Kiev, Ukraine

  • QS Connect 1-2-1 | New York

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    10:00 | New York, USA

  • QS Connect 1-2-1 | London

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    10:00 | London

  • QS World MBA Tour | London

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    13:30 | London

  • Access MBA | Milan

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    17:00 | Milan, Italy

  • Access MBA | Rome

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    16:30 | Rome, Italy

  • QS World MBA Tour | Paris

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    10:00 | Paris

  • QS Connect 1-2-1 | Paris

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    10:00 | Paris

  • Access MBA | Geneva

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    10:00 | Geneva, Switzerland

  • QS Connect 1-2-1 | Paris

    Rencontrez-nous à Paris.

    10:00 | Paris, France

  • QS World MBA Tour | Milan

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    16:30 | Milan, Italy

  • Access MBA | Zurich

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    17:30 | Zurich, Switzerland

  • Access MBA | Seoul

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    16:30 | Seoul, Korea

  • Access MBA 121 | Seoul

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    17:00 | Seoul, Korea

  • Access MBA | Beijing

    Meet with us in Beijing.

    17:00 | Beijing, China

  • Access MBA | Istanbul

    Meet with us in Istanbul.

    17:00 | Istanbul, Turkey

  • Access MBA | Beirut

    Meet with us in Beirut.

    11:00 | Beirut, Lebanon

  • Access MBA | Dubai

    Meet us in Dubai.

    13:30 | Dubai, UAE


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