ESSEC Business School has received the "Bienvenue en France" certification, granted by Campus France, a public institution in charge of promoting French higher education abroad and welcoming foreign students and researchers to France. On Monday, July 8, Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, announced that the school is one of the first 25 institutions to receive this distinction, which guarantees that a code of high professional standards are met when welcoming international students.
ESSEC has been recognized by Campus France and the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation for the quality of its international students welcome. On Monday, July 8, the school received the third level "Bienvenue en France" certification, which is the highest level that can be obtained. Only 25 schools, including two business schools, have been selected so far among the 135 candidates. This certification recognizes the quality of ESSEC's reception in all the criteria provided:
- The quality and accessibility of information
- Reception facilities
- The academic offer
- Campus life
- The quality of post-graduate follow-up
The details of each category can be found here.
The quality of the welcome extended to international students is a priority for ESSEC. Of the 34% of international students admitted to the undergraduate and graduate level programs, 90 nationalities were represented. To facilitate their admission and integration, the school offers fully digitalized services for all administrative formalities, from registration to admission, and throughout the students’ academic experience. ESSEC provides a large number of housing options in the student residences, giving priority to international students. The school also offers a wide range of state-accredited programs, French courses and access to a network of alumni chapters in more than 60 countries on 5 continents.