Do I have the profile that fits?
Are you a young applicant and wish to:
- acquire an aptitude to work on international scale in a multicultural environment
- benefit from top-level teaching with intense learning curriculum
- reposition or launch your career in consulting, project management, etc. or engage in entrepreneurship/intrapreneurship
- work with Asian partners or want to discover Paris, Singapore, Rabat, Kingston, Columbia or Monterrey?
Have you obtained or are currently pursuing:
- A Master Degree (No prior professional experience is required but 3-6 months is a plus).
- A 4-year Bachelor Degree or equivalent (Master 1) with 3 years of professional work experience
In exceptional cases, we accept a strong undergraduate degree (Up to a maximum of 30% of total places available)
- 4-year Bachelor or equivalent (Master 1) with no or less than 3 years of professional work experience
- 3-year Bachelor or equivalent (Licence 3) with 3 years of professional work experience
Online application portal is currently available. Application deadlines for the academic year starting September 2021 are below
ROUNDS OF ADMISSION
ONLINE APPLICATION DEADLINE
NO LATER THAN
NO LATER THAN
||September 1st, 2020
||September 30th, 2020
||October 1st, 2020
||October 31st, 2020
||November 1st, 2020
||November 30th, 2020
||December 1st, 2020
||December 31st, 2020
||January 1st, 2021
||January 31st, 2021
||February 1st, 2021
||February 28th, 2021
||March 1st, 2021
||March 31st, 2021
||April 1st, 2021
||April 30th, 2021
||May 1st, 2021
||May 31st, 2021
||June 1st, 2021
||June 30th, 2021
COVID-19: Adapted Admission Procedure for candidates based in Mainland China | Last updated: Wednesday, 1st July 2020
Please note that the following conditions are subject to change based on the evolving global situation. Kindly check this page regularly for updates.
English Tests: TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Cambridge
Given that English test centers are currently closed in Mainland China, candidates who have not already taken the test are allowed to apply to Round 1 by submitting the TOEFL ITP.
You will need to provide:
- 1 Management test score - mandatory
- 1 English test score - exempted if native-speaker or have studied/lived/worked last 3 years in an English speaking university or in a country where native language is English
Click here to take the GMAT Quiz and get an estimate of your score
|Depending on the tracks
||only certain tests are accepted
|Corporate Strategy in Western Countries
All test scores are accepted.
Fluency in French is required for the track in Morocco
|Strategic Consulting in Western Countries
|Managing Digital Transformation & Innovation
|Doing Business in Asia
|Doing Business in Africa
|Financial Management of International Projects
Only GMAT (+600) and TOEFL (+100) or IELTS (+7.5) are accepted.
Fluency in Spanish is required for the track in Mexico
|International Trade & Investment
These can take several months to prepare and to register for an exam slot. Keep this in mind before starting your application as without these test scores it will be incomplete.
Create your candidate account. You can fill in the online application at your own pace and come back to it at any point. You can only apply once per program each academic year.
Once validated, your campus choice is final.
A complete online application includes the following items. Incomplete application will not be processed.
||Official and authenticated copies from each year of University
||Authenticated copies of official degrees since high school (school leaving).
While applying, if you do not have your final diploma that makes you eligible for the program, you can apply with an Enrolment Certificate.
Important: By mid-December of your starting year at ESSEC, you will have to provide a copy of your final diploma (or a certificate of completion/attendance).
|1 Curriculum Vitae
||One page maximum
|1 Identity Card
||Passport or other national identity card
||1 passport sized photo
|1 English Test
||TOEIC/TOEFL/IELTS/Cambridge English Advanced, if applicable
|1 Management Test
|2 x Recommendations
||One of which is a professional reference.
It is the applicant's responsibility to enter details of both the referees as soon as possible to allow them to complete the online recommendation on time. Once you enter their details and save, a link is sent to them immediately to fill out the recommendation online.
||115 € non-refundable and payable online
Click to see if you are exempted
|All documents must be provided in English or French.
Official translations will also have to be provided for documents in other languages.
There are several rounds of admissions. Once you have submitted your application online you cannot make changes on your application.
Your application will be fully studied by the admission committee. Each part of your application is taken into account. In case of further clarification on your application, an interview may be scheduled.
You will be notified via email and you can also access the result via the application portal.
Please note that once your registration is confirmed, you will not be able to change tracks anymore. You may use the time frame between admittance and registration confirmation to discuss your track choice directly with our Academic Director, to help you make your choice if necessary.
Soon after you receive your letter of acceptance, confirm your place by paying the non-refundable deposit fee. This fee has to be paid within two weeks from the day of admission, and will then be deducted from your tuition fee.
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