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

  • 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

  • ESSEC CREAR presents “Graphical Models for Extreme Events”

    Assessing the risk of extreme events, such as hurricanes, floods, ...

    19:30 | ESSEC Business School, Asia-Pacific, 5 Nepal Park, Singapore 139408

  • ESSEC Open House Day

    Meet with the Global MBA Team and current participants on ...

    09:30 | Cergy-Pontoise Campus

  • Access One-to-One MBA Event | Brussels

    Meet us in Brussels.

    17:00 | Brussels, Belgium

  • Access One-to-One MBA Event | Paris

    Meet with us in Paris.

    10:00 | Paris, France

  • QS Connect MBA - London

    Meet with ESSEC representative Eric Lucrezia.

    12:00 | London

  • The MBA Tour | New York City

    Meet with us in New York.

    11:30 | New York City, USA

  • The MBA Tour | Washington DC

    Meet with us in Washington DC.

    17:00 | Washington DC, USA

  • Access One-to-One MBA Event | Amsterdam

    Meet with us in Amsterdam.

    17:00 | Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • The MBA Tour | Delhi

    Meet with us in Delhi.

    17:00 | Delhi, India

  • The MBA Tour | Bangalore

    Meet with us in Bangalore.

    12:30 | Bangalore, India

  • ESSEC Open House at La Défense

    Meet with the Global MBA Team and discover the program.

    09:30 | CNIT La Défense campus

  • Access One-to-One MBA Event | Moscow

    Meet with us in Moscow.

    11:00 | Moscow, Russia

  • Access One-to-One MBA Event | Kiev

    Meet with us in Kiev.

    17:00 | Kiev, Ukraine

  • Access One-to-One MBA Event | Bangalore

    Meet us in Bangalore.

    17:00 | Bangalore, India

  • QS Connect 1-2-1 Event | Abu Dhabi

    Meet with us in Abu Dhabi.

    18:00 | Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • QS Connect 1-2-1 Event | Dubai

    Meet with us in Dubai.


  • QS World MBA Tour | Dubai

    Meet with us in Dubai.

    15:00 | Dubai

  • QS Connect MBA - Paris

    Meet us in Paris.

    10:00 | Paris

  • e-fellows.net MBA Day Munich

    Meet with us in Munich.

    11:00 | Munich, Germany

  • QS World MBA Tour - Paris

    Meet with us in Paris.

    13:30 | Paris

  • Access One-to-One MBA Event | San Francisco

    Meet us in San Francisco.

    11:30 | San Francisco, USA

  • Access One-to-One MBA Event | Vancouver

    Meet us in Vancouver.

    17:00 | Vancouver, Canada

  • Access One-to-One MBA Event | Casablanca

    Meet us in Casablanca.

    10:30 | Casablanca

  • 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

  • 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


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