ESSEC Global BBA - Applying with an International High School Diploma



Do I have the profile that fits?

  • Have you graduated or will you graduate shortly from high school with good grades?
  • Are you high-achiever planning to pursue an international career?

The application deadlines

The online application portal is now available for the 2023 intake of the ESSEC Global BBA (applying with an international diploma). The application deadlines are as follows (all campuses: Cergy, Singapore and Morocco): 


Round 1 Tuesday, November 1st 2022
12PM Paris time (Noon)
Friday, November 18th 2022 Between December 1st and 7th 2022       Tuesday, December 13th 2022
Round 2 Friday, January 20th  2023
12PM Paris time (Noon)
Wednesday, February 8th 2023 Between February 15th and 20th 2023 Wednesday, March 1st 2023
Round 3 Wednesday, March 8th 2023
12PM Paris time (Noon)
Wednesday, March 29th 2023 Between April 12th and 17th 2023 Friday, April 21st 2023
Round 4 Wednesday, May 3rd 2023
12PM Paris time (Noon)
Wednesday, May 24th 2023 Between June 7th and 9th 2023 Friday, June 16th 2023

Round 5

(Singapore Campus Only)

Friday, May 26th 2023
12PM Paris time (Noon)

Monday, June 12th 2023 Between June 19th and 21st 2023 Friday, June 30th 2023


English Tests: TOEFL iBT, TOEIC, IELTS, Cambridge

Step 1: Start your online application

The application form is to be filled in online. Create your account and you will receive an e-mail with your login and pin number. These are required each time you sign in so don’t lose them! You can fill in the application form at your ease and come back to it at any point.

Step 2: Upload supporting documents

 Together with the online application form, you will need to provide official or authenticated copies of the following: 

Academic transcripts

 Of the last 3 years of high school


An enrollment certificate 


Stating your expected graduation date + the diploma you will graduate with 


High School Diploma

 If already graduated





An English test score

You will need to provide one of the following English proficiency tests as part of your application form :

    • TOEIC listening and reading: 850 (online version is accepted)
    • TOEFL ITP and iBT: 90 (Special Home Edition is accepted) 
    • IELTS Academic: 6.5
    • Cambridge (B2 First minimum, Advanced and Proficiency are of course accepted): 175

The English test is not required if the last 2 years of your academic curriculum are taught entirely in English.

Tests that have been sat more than 2 years ago (at this application deadline) will not be accepted.

It can take several months to prepare and register for an exam slot, so keep this in mind before starting your application as, without a test score, it will be incomplete.


Your CV

One page


Your passport or ID card (in English)

2 academic reference letters, which are confidential

It is the applicant's responsibility to enter details of two referees as soon as possible, to allow them to send the online reference letter on time. Once you enter their details and save, a link is sent to them immediately to fill out the letter online. A file is considered complete if at least one of the two referees fill in the recommandation form. 



You may include any other supporting documents (SAT, language scores...)


Application fees:

  • Cergy Campus: €100 non-refundable fee
  • Singapore Campus: SGD100 non-refundable fee
  • Morocco Campus: €50 non-refundable fee 

Applications fees must be paid on the online application portal (for all campuses). 



All documents must be provided in English or French - If you are applying to start in Singapore, please, make sure to provide documents in English- Official translations must also have to be provided for documents in other languages.

Please note that each section of the online application must be filled in conscientiously. Candidates who fail to upload all the required documents by the stated deadlines will not be considered. Make sure that all your documents are ready before you submit your application.

Step 3: Submit your online application

Once you have completed your online application and have attached all the supporting documents, the final step is to submit your online application.

Step 4: Check if you have been shortlisted

Your application will be fully studied by the admission committee. Each part of your application is taken into account. The result will then be published online and you can access this via your application summary.

Shortlisted results will be announced on the dates communicated in the table above.

Step 5: Sit your interview

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted to organise an interview either in person on one of our campuses or via videoconference.

The interview will last 30 minutes in front of two examinators. It is a classic motivational interview. The aim is for you to be able to demonstrate your motivation to join the programme and the school and also get across your personality.

Please be aware that no interview will be scheduled out of the announced dates. 

Step 6: Get your admission results

Results will be published online in your application summary.

If you have been successful, you will be notified by email. 

Step 7: Secure your seat!

If you have been successful, you will then be contacted by a member of the admissions team who will tell you how to go about confirming your place in the program. This will include paying a non-refundable deposit of €5,500 (France Campus), SGD 4,000 (Singapore Campus) or 25,000 MAD (Morocco Campus) which will then be deducted from your tuition fees. 

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