Paris La Défense campus

ESSEC Executive Education


ESSEC Business School's Paris-La Défense Campus, located inside the CNIT building, is home to participants in the school's continuing education programs. It is easily accessible and enables our talents to effortlessly balance their professional life with learning.

We know that your time is valuable. That's why we chose the Paris La Défense business district to be the place for you to learn. Thanks to a well-connected public transport network, you can reach the campus from Paris and its suburbs, Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport, the provinces or abroad.

The campus is designed to accommodate your needs and allow you to study in an optimal environment.

Paris La Défense, Europe's leading business district

More than 180,000 people work in what is one of the world's largest business districts. With some 500 companies, including the headquarters of the largest listed companies on the French CAC 40 stock market index, as well as SMEs and start-ups, the Paris La Défense business district offers more than 3.85 million m2 of office and coworking space.

The neighborhood also has housing and retail facilities with one of the largest shopping centers in Europe, Westfield Les 4 Temps.

There are more than 150 restaurants, not forgetting the food trucks that you can find on the plaza, a huge space where you can have lunch, grab a coffee or have a break in the open air.

Find out more about the Paris La Défense business district

So that you can study in the best possible conditions, our Paris-La Défense Campus has various spaces dedicated to teaching, ranging from classrooms to small group work areas.

In the campus atrium, you can also attend regular business-related conferences featuring leading experts. A good way to establish links between the classroom, your professional project and the business world.


How to get to the campus

CNIT Paris La Défense

2 place de La Défense

92800 Puteaux


Public transportation

RER A - La Défense stop

Transilien - Line L - La Défense stop

Metro - Line 1 towards La Défense Grande Arche - La Défense stop


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  • On-campus food service with a cafeteria open Monday through Saturday offers sandwiches, salads, drinks.
  • Two self-service coffee areas 

  • A large number of restaurants offer a variety of food both in the CNIT building, as well as in the 4 Temps shopping center or via food trucks on the plaza.

    • The price per meal for students is capped at €3.15. All you need to do is show your ESSEC student card.

    • There are four subsidized CROUS restaurants near the campu

Other services available on campus to facilitate your life between learning and working

  • Phone charging stations

  • Luggage storage space