2 Campuses for a Euro-Asian Experience
Join the historic ESSEC campus in France to be close to Paris's bustling business district and other important European places of business, and benefit from the latest technology in our recently built knowledge labs.
Two Campuses: Paris & Singapore
The ESSEC Global MBA gives you a chance to spend a term in Singapore, equivalent to approximately 3 months residency at the ESSEC Asia-Pacific campus located in Nepal Hill at One-north business park in Singapore, which is a vibrant area dedicated to education and innovation and is home to academic institutions, business incubators, high-tech companies, and world-class research facilities.
The experience will give you a broader outlook of international business and expose you to the region's various industry growth sectors and career opportunities.The Campus:
At the heart of the One-North area, a district dedicated to advancing research, education, and entrepreneurialism, stands the ESSEC Asia-Pacific campus. The 6500 square meter campus is brand new: after opening in May 2015, students and teachers alike develop their careers at the edge of modern technology. The focus is truly on the future: the new campus has been built with the environment in mind and is awarded the Green Mark Platinum Award by the Building and Construction Authority in Singapore.
If you choose to study at this very safe and elegant campus, expect the strong presence of multinational firms that can provide access into the promising future of Asia. Like all campuses of ESSEC, the level of the educational systems is world-class. You could use your experience at the Asia-Pacific campus as a gateway into Asia, or as a rich experience to boost your career in other parts of the world. Whatever your choice will be: once you are part of our diverse community of students, trained in a stable, yet vibrant economy with the typically Singaporean high ease of doing business, you will be optimally prepared to take future challenges head on.
Over the years, this small country has become one of the most happening cities for higher education in south-east Asia.
Well-known as a multiethnic and multicultural country in Asia, Singapore is often characterized by an excellent education system, home to strong multinationals businesses, and the best place to live and work in Asia.
As a student in Singapore, there is a ton of activities offered to you. You’ll be spoilt for choice with the entertainment options at Singapura! Once you see the city with a local eye, you will fall in love with the city’s people, natural landscapes, and diversity. Looking for some adventure? Or maybe to hang out and chill? An environmental conscious place? Singapore has it all!
Discover the City:
Singapore is well known as a melting pot of cultures, languages and religions, with a mixed Chinese, Malaysian and Indian population each adding influences to the city’s unique identity. The country also has a reputation as a world leader in healthcare research, innovation and fintech.
Due to it’s location and maritime exposure, Singapore has an overall tropical weather all year round. Moreover, it’s geographical position makes it an ideal base to visit neighboring countries like Indonesia, China, Cambodia, Thailand or India (all no more than a 5-6 hour flight away).
Choose the ESSEC France Campus, if:
- You are attracted to the rich French culture and the French language;
- You want to enjoy the strong established ties to the industry and business community, like no other school in France can provide (ranked number 1);
- You enjoy a melting pot of cultures, languages and diversity in the classroom;
- You look forward to learning from and working with some of science and business’ finest;
- You look forward to - next to studying - enjoying the plethora of wonderful experiences Paris has to offer.
The original campus of ESSEC is based at the heart of France: Paris. Paris has always represented the timeless values of human progress, and it is therefore the ultimate stepping stone for your career. From finding corporate opportunities and growing a powerful business network, to enjoying the arts and a vibrant history: you can find it all in Paris.
Most importantly however, next to great facilities and modern infrastructures, the ESSEC France campus is renowned for the power of its programs. Expect nothing short of top-of-the-bill educational programs provided by the world’s best professors. Your development won’t stop at the classroom door either: 1500 managers yearly come and recruit our students during events. Next to that, at the ESSEC France campus we have our very own two incubators at the heart of our entrepreneurial ecosystem. In other words: you can directly put your most creative and innovative ideas to the test, do internships and apprenticeships at world-changing companies of France, while immersed in the rich French culture (and pick up French, while you’re at it…!).
At just 35 minutes from the bustling business district La Defense, stands the iconic ESSEC France Campus. Located in the second largest student area in Ile-de-France, housing over 27,000 students, the France campus provides everything you need to develop and enjoy your academic career to the fullest. The campus is a very modern home to our 4000 students: they use the latest technologies in our Knowledge Labs, enjoy a nice meal together in restaurant The Daily Market and of course relax and socialize in the Foy’s bar.
At ESSEC a typical day is hard to define because every day is different! As a student, you won’t just be challenged intellectually. You will become a member of a growing, culturally diverse community thanks to the highly international environment. Interacting with people from different backgrounds will open your world view and polish your communication skills.
In order to make the most of you time at ESSEC, it is equally important to stay healthy, active and develop as a human being. It is vital to allow time for areas and interests outside of your studies. Hobbies, social activities, and cultural experiences are also important as a student. During your studies, you have the chance to meet new people and expand your networks with contacts you will be able to enjoy for the rest of your life.
By joining ESSEC you will have over hundreds of student associations to choose from, cultural, athletic, humanitarian, and much more! The campus is equipped with tennis courts, gymnasium and other great athletic facilities that will allow you to enjoy your student life to the fullest.
It’s all about picking the best choices to maximize the experience at ESSEC. Provide yourself with the best conditions to succeed in your studies.
Discover the City:
Paris is currently ranked as the 2nd best student city in the world by the QS best student cities rankings. This ranking is based on a range of indicators grouped into different categories such as university rankings, affordability, student mix, desirability, and employer activity.
Home to many graduate employers, Paris is the gateway to Europe. This proximity definitely makes attending interviews and even networking a lot easier. Europe’s largest purpose-built business district, Paris-La Défense, welcomes many of the top companies in the world allowing the area to become an attractive place for business.
France is of course known as one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, from being a global fashion hub, to the many famous attractions, to its exquisite food and wine. No matter how you’d like to spend your free time, Paris offers a huge range of opportunities.
From the beautiful courtyards of the Louvre Museum to the charming streets of Montmartre, Paris is naturally the destination of choice -particularly for international students.