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
  • #96
    Worldwide, FT Global MBA Ranking 2018
  • 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

  • 48%
    Changed Sector
  • 46%
    Changed Function
  • 48%
    Of graduates are working outside their home country
  • 65%
    Of graduates found their job thanks to Networking
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Meet us

  • QS World MBA Tour - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Meet Lincoln Wang, program advisor for Global MBA.

    16:00 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • 1-2-1 Meet-Ups on a Career in the Luxury Industry after the MBA

    Meet Ms. Anthea Davis, Director of Corporate Relations and Career ...

    09:00 | Delhi and Mumbai, India

  • Access MBA - One-to-One MBA Event - Beirut

    Meet with ESSEC representative Eric Lucrezia.

    10:30 | Le Gray Beirut

  • Access MBA - One-to-One MBA Event - Riyadh

    Meet with ESSEC representative Eric Lucrezia.

    17:00 | Riyadh Marriott Hotel

  • QS World MBA Tour - Ho Chin Minh, Vietnam

    Meet with ESSEC representative Lincoln Wang.


  • Access MBA - One-to-One MBA Event - Abu Dhabi

    Meet with us in Abu Dhabi.

    17:00 | Hotel Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche

  • Afterwork: ESSEC International Programs

    Meet us for an international afterwork

    18:15 | CNIT, Paris la Défense

  • Access MBA - One-to-One MBA Event - Dubai

    Meet with ESSEC representative Eric Lucrezia.

    14:00 | Dusit Thani Dubai

  • QS Connect MBA - Mumbai

    Meet ESSEC representative Meenakshi Kaul.

    10:00 | Taj Lands End, BandStand, Bandra (West) Mumbai, Maharashtra 400 050, India

  • QS World MBA Tour - New Delhi

    Meet with ESSEC representative Meenakshi Kaul.

    16:00 | Shangri-La Eros Hotel, New Delhi

  • QS World MBA Tour - Hyderabad

    Meet with ESSEC representative Meenakshi Kaul.

    16:00 | Avasa, Plot no 15, 24, 25 & 26, SURVEY NO.64, Hyderabad, 500 081

  • QS Connect MBA - Bangalore

    Meet with ESSEC representative Meenakshi Kaul.

    10:00 | Vivanta by Taj, M G Road

  • QS World MBA Tour - Chennai

    Meet with ESSEC representative Meenakshi Kaul.

    15:00 | Hyatt Regency Chennai

  • Open Day 2019 | ESSEC France

    Discover all academic and non-academic activities of ESSEC during the ...

    09:30 | Cergy


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