SKEMA Business School is a top ten French global business school. Member of the “Conference des Grandes ecoles” and internationally recognized: triple accreditation EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB as well as the FT rankings: MSC Financial Markets and investments (ranked 4th worldwide), and Master in Management (25th best in the world).

The school has 6 campuses worldwide, in France (Lille, Paris and Sophia Antipolis), China  (Suzhou), the US (Raleigh) and Brazil ( Belo Horizonte). SKEMA has a network of 48 000 graduates in 140 countries.


Our School’s missions

SKEMA School of Knowledge Economy and Management defines the school’s ambition : to be the point of reference among Business Schools internationnally.

Skema prepares students for the reality of today’s businesses, antcipatng the careers that emerge from the combinaton of academic research, single or multisite programmes and the involvement of businesses in the design and operation of programmes. As a student at Skema, you will be exposed to unforgetable experiences and will be ready for work all over the world. Skema’s dynamic is yours: with our programmes, you will discover, learn and be ready to live in an interconnected and multipolar world.


A multi-campus international structure

Skema Business School operates from six different sites:

- France : Lille, Paris La Défense and Sophia Antipolis

- Suzhou, China

- Raleigh, (North Carolina), USA

- Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

The campuses are located in well-known science parks or business centres and offer students exceptional opportunities and career prospects.

A team of expert 

Skema has a faculty of 160 members who devote all their working time to Skema. Courses are also given by numerous practitioners who are experts in their fields, as well as by visiting professors from partner universities abroad. In addition to their own teaching activities, permanent faculty members develop programme content and liaise with practitioners and visiting professors to provide students with a seamless learning experience. The missions of Skema’s faculty do not stop at teaching – they also carry out academic research in areas closely related to the business environment, supervise students and coach them on their future career choices.


Carreer center

The Skema Career Center helps its students and graduates to gain all the key skills necessary to succeed in today’s challenging workplace and to achieve their career goals. The Career Center also develops partnerships between Skema and local, national and international companies.


SKEMA ALUMNI, a global network

Skema Alumni is a network of nearly 40,000 in key positons located in 145 countries all over the world. Its vocaton is to generate business and career opportunites amongst Skema graduates, to contribute to their professional success and to bolster pride in belonging to one of the biggest alumni communities in the world


Employment rates


- Master in Management

96 % of Skema students are employed six months after graduation

63 % of our MIM students have an international role

30 % work outside of France


- Master of Science (MSc)

93% of Skema students are employed six months after graduation

40% sign their contract before graduation

75% of our MSc students have an international role

2015 graduates work in sales, finance & accounting, marketing and consulting.


- Master Spécialisé (MS)

90% of our students are employed six months after graduation

57% sign their contract before graduation

59% of our MS students have an international role

Positions are mainly in finance/banking/accounting (23%), sales and supply (22%), consulting (18%), marketing (10%)

SKEMA Business School offers programmes in French and in English :

BBA in Global Mangement :

The BBA in Global Management is a unique undergraduate programme that leads to an international degree, recognised by the French Ministry of National Education. This programme allows students to do one or two years of studies on our campuses in Raleigh (USA), Suzhou (China) and Belo Horizonte (Brazil) or in one of the prestigious partner universities, then obtaining a double degree. Students have the opportunity to specialize from the first year, choosing among 13 different fields either in business areas or in dual competence domains.

More about our BBA in Global Management here


Master in Management- Programme Grande Ecole :

This program is open to students with a non-French bachelor degree. This programme is taught in Two-year. During the first year, students will study Advanced Business Management and Global Business Environment, At the end of the Master 1, all students may undertake a company placement of three months. During their final year, students have the opportunity to fine tune their profile and acquire specialised knowledge.

Options available in Master 2 include:

· Studying an MSc or Specialised Master

· Choose from the dual track programmes on offer (leading to prestgious exams such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

· Studying on one of our internatonal campuses

· An academic exchange or double degree with one of our foreign partners

Skema’s Master in Management diploma is recognised by the French state and endorsed as Master. It is 29th in the Financial Times Master in Management worldwide ranking (three-year average), and ranked 7th for its internatonal dimension (2017).

More about the MIM here


Masters of Science : 4 Majors with 17 specializations

Mostly taught over a one-year period, SKEMA's MSc degrees are entirely in English, and developed especially for students with a good bachelor's degree. 

Our One-year MSc programmes are for applicants who have a four-year degree, while our Two-Year MSc programme is for those with a three-year university degree. The two-year MSc offers one-year general internatonal management programme followed by the MSc specialisaton in the second year. SKEMA Business School offers 17 specialization programmes covering all business domains (Finance, Marketing, Management, Busisness Strategy)

More about our 17 masters of science programmes


Specialised Masters

These one-year programmes at SKEMA are taught entirely, or mostly, in French. The MS are accessible to students with a master degree (Bac + 5). They are professional-oriented programmes aimed at providing a specialisation or a double qualification to students, in accordance with companies needs.


SKEMA Business School offers six specialised masters (Mastères Specialisés®) programmes.

More about our 6 Mastères Specialisés® programmes

Average Class Size: 30/35
Percentage of International Students: 37%
International Faculty: +50%

University degree : 

Bachelor degree : After IB, or A level

Master’s degrees : 3-year or 4-year Bachelor's degrees


Prior educational background : Management, engineering, economics, business administration, humanities, languages management etc.

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Application fees:  

60€ for the Bachelor programme

100 € for the postgraduate programme

Range of Tuition fees: from 9,000 € to 35,000 €


SKEMA Business School
Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci (PULV)
Esplanade Mona Lisa
Courbevoie - 92916 Paris La Défense Cedex


Admissions Information:
International Admission officer
Tel: (00 33) 1 41 16 74 15