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 six 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.

Global MBA in brief

  • #7
    in Europe for employability (QS top MBA rankings)
  • 12
    Intensive Months
  • 90%
    International Students
  • 3
    Countries Included
Duration: 12 months
Language: English
Location: Paris, France and Singapore
Format: Full Time
Average age: 30 years
Intake: September
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 (6 majors) ans benefit from immersion in consulting projects, study trips and hands-on experience.

> Learn more about program structure

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 6 majors


The ESSEC Global MBA ​Alliance of Strategic Partners​

This Alliance of Strategic Partners is chaired by Mr. Pierre Nanterme, CEO of Accenture. With industry experts representing all the six majors, this Alliance provides advice on the corporate needs and trends, academic content, strategic partnerships, and access to corporate resources. The Alliance partners also serve a​s​ the program’s ambassadors to help establish strong relationships between the industry and Global MBA students.Members​ of the Alliance of Strategic Partners​:

  • Pierre Nanterme - Chairman & CEO at ACCENTURE
  • Arnaud Vaissié - CEO at INTERNATIONAL SOS
  • Bénédicte Richard - Director Human Resources and Organizational Development Fragrance and Beauty at CHANEL
  • Chin Yin Ong - Head of People at GRAB, SINGAPORE
  • Cyril Ranque - President Lodging Partner Services at EXPEDIA INC.
  • Eric Labaye - Senior Partner (Director) at MCKINSEY & COMPANY,
  • Floriane de Saint Pierre - Founder and President at FLORIANE DE SAINT PIERRE & ASSOCIES
  • Jean-Luc Placet - President, People and Organization at PwC,
  • Nitila Natarajan - Head, Banking Products APAC at UBS WEALTH MANAGEMENT, SINGAPORE
  • Purushotaman Ramakrishna - Deputy CEO at CIO ACADEMY ASIA,
  • Robert Vassoyan - President at CISCO FRANCE,
  • Thierry Oriez - Chairman at J.M. WESTON,
  • Yves Perrier - CEO at AMUNDI

Designed to accelerate your career

  • 84%
    Change job sector
  • 53%
    Change job function
  • 42%
    Change location
  • 90%
    secured employment within 4 months

> How the ESSEC Global MBA is a career accelerator

Next round admission* December21 7 Steps to apply

ESSEC Experience

Latest news from our students

Over the course of one calendar year, the students in this rigorous program will go from Europe, to Asia, to Africa and beyond. Here you'll find some of their experiences.

Meet us

  • Nov 21

    QS World MBA Tour - Manila

    Meet with ESSEC representative Lincoln Wang in Manila. 16:00 | Makati Shangri-la, Manila Sign up
  • Nov 23

    QS World MBA Tour - Ho Chi Minh City

    Meet with ESSEC representative Lincoln Wang in Vietnam. 16:00 | Sofitel Saigon Plaza Sign up
  • Nov 25

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

    Meet with ESSEC representative Eric Lucrezia in Dubai. 14:00 | Dusit Thani Dubai, 133, Sheikh Zayed Rd Sign up
  • Nov 26

    QS Connect 1-2-1 - Mumbai

    Meet with ESSEC representative Meenakshi Kaul in Mumbai. 10:00 | Taj Lands End, BandStand, Bandra (West) Mumbai, Maharashtra 400 050, India Sign up
  • Nov 29

    QS Connect 1-2-1 - New Delhi

    Meet with ESSEC representative Meenakshi Kaul in New Delhi. 18:00 | Le Meridien New Delhi Sign up
  • Nov 30

    Masterclass on Enterprise Innovation

    Join us for a Masterclass led by Prof. Kevyn Yong, ... 19:30 | ESSEC Business School, Asia-Pacific, 5 Nepal Park, Singapore 139408 Sign up
  • Dec 03

    QS Connect 1-2-1 - Bangalore

    Meet with ESSEC representative Meenakshi Kaul in Bangalore. 10:00 | Vivanta by Taj, M G Road Sign up
  • Dec 05

    QS World MBA Tour - Hyderabad

    Meet with ESSEC representative Meenakshi Kaul in Hyderabad. 16:00 | The Westin Hyderabad Mindspace Sign up
  • Dec 07

    QS World MBA Tour - Chennai

    Meet with ESSEC representative Meenakshi Kaul in Chennai. 16:00 | Hyatt Regency Chennai Sign up
  • Dec 12

    Masterclass on the Future of Retail and Luxury Retail in the Digital Age

    Join us in Beijing as Prof. Denis Morisset shares his ... 18:00 | The Westin Beijing Chaoyang, 7 E 3rd Ring Rd N, SanYuan Qiao, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100027 Sign up


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