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Travel the world with the Global BBA


The ESSEC Global BBA has an international exchange network of +175 partner universities in 45 different countries across 5 continents so you are sure to find what you are looking for!

From your 3rd year in the programme, depending on the track you choose, you will enrich your international experience further by going on an exchange for 1 or 2 semesters.

ESSEC has been awarded the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education for 2021-2027. Read ESSEC's strategic statement here (in French). 

Double degrees

Starting on the 3rd year, you will have the opportunity to follow a double degree programme with one of the following universities:

EBAPE / FGV - Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazil

ESA Business School, Beirut, Lebanon

ESIC Business & Marketing School in Madrid, Spain

Fachhochschule Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Germany

Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University, Japan
Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University

Plekhanov Russian University of Economics in Moscow, Russia

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Tongji University in Shanghai, China

Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea

We are proud to inform you that as of now there is a double degree option available with the Yonsei University in Séoul, South-Korea. The Yonsei School of Business and ESSEC Business School have exchanged students before in the past, but this is the first time Yonsei University has signed a Double Degree agreement at the Bachelor Level.

Guanghua School of Management 

ESSEC Business School and the Guanghua School of Management, Peking University in Beijing are launching a double degree as part of the "Future Leaders" program, which will be available to the ESSEC Global BBA students as of the fall 2020 semester. *Students will have to apply for this double degree during their 1st year at the Global BBA. 

There are a limited number of places on each exchange programme. Certain eligibility criteria may apply such as having studied and passed the foreign language classes of the partner university in question during your first cycle of studies at ESSEC.

IBEA International Business Education Alliance

At the end of your 1st year, you can apply to take part in the IBEA programme which will see you spend  the three first semesters at the ESSEC campus where you began your studies, a semester at our ESSEC Asia Pacific campus in Singapore, then one semester at each of the following universities:

University of Mannheim, Germany

University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business, USA

EBAPE / FGV - Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazil

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Innovation and Digital Management track

This track relies on a partnership with Ecole Centrale in Casablanca, which has proven expertise in digital science. They will be responsible for the more specialized courses in the Digital management specialization. In addition, this track will be open for students from both institutions, who will work together on a common project involving the mobilization of digital solutions as part of an entrepreneurial project.

Each institution will offer refresher courses to allow, on one hand, the engineering students to understand managerial concepts and, on the other, the ESSEC students to master the analytical tools necessary for the more specialized courses on digital management. Thereby, they will be apt to conduct the project together.

Responsible International Leadership track

Cohort program developed jointly with USC (University of South Carolina), Darla MooreSchool of Business.
This track will allow 20 students from each of the 2 schools to specialize in the field of
Responsible Leadership during their 2nd cycle.
Global BBA students will be able to complete a 6 to 12-months internship in the United States.
USC students will study at ESSEC for 2 semesters before returning to the United States with the rest of the cohort.

UC Berkeley Extension - Berkeley Global: Innovation Management track

 This track will allow 80 students of the Global BBA to join the "Premium Track": Innovation Management of the prestigious UC Berkeley Extension - Berkeley Global. Global BBA students will be able to complete a 6 to12 months internship at the Silicon Valley.


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