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Global Business Development

ESDES Lyon Business School

36 months
8970 EUR/year
8010 EUR/year
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The structure of the Global Business Development BA program at ESDES Lyon Business School, based on professional, social, cultural and international experiences, allows the student to personalize their career path, to quickly gain autonomy and professional experience whilst integrating the core values of the School.


Program Objectives - Global Business Development BA program at ESDES Lyon Business School

  • To provide graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge in a certain industry so that they can make an effective contribution to an organization in the capacity of junior manager.
  • To develop students’ critical appreciation of the role of managers in a global context with a focus on a chosen geographical location (Asia, Europe, America, Middle East, Africa) and an industry sector.
  • To prepare students to design and follow their own continuing professional development with the ability to specialize in third year.
  • To equip students with the analytical and evaluative skills ie. develop students understanding, judgement, and problem solving skills with an ability to communicate to a broad public.
  • To enhance their appreciation of cultural differences.


  • Ideal for students who want to study business in France and wish to follow a program taught in English.
  • A truly international program (professors and students in this program come from a wide array of different backgrounds with students of around 35 nationalities studying in the program)
  • A balanced mix of academic and professional learning experiences
  • One semester abroad possible (2nd year) in our partner universities
  • A focus on business practices in three geographical areas
  • A focus on an industry sector of your choice (Wine & Gastronomy, Wellness, Luxury, sports…)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Societal and Environmental Issues
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Financial Mathematics
  • International Contract Law
  • Consumer Psychology
  • Entrepreneurial Process and Creativity

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Monthly session: send your application file before the 5th of each month.


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Year 1 - The candidate must:

  • hold a recognized high school diploma or end of secondary school certificate (Baccalaureate, A levels...)
  • be in good academic standing
  • have at least a B2 level of English:

Year 3 - The candidate must:

  • currently be finishing or already completed their second year of a bachelor degree (equivalent to 120 ECTS) and have at least a B2 level of English
Documents required:
  • A copy of the student’s passport
  • Curriculum Vitae in English
  • Cover letter in English
  • Official copies of secondary education transcripts in English or French
  • Official copies of high school diploma or end of secondary school certificate
  • Official English test results (TOEIC, BULATS, TOEFL, IELTS, CAMBRIDGE, EasySPEAKing) except for native English speakers (English as mother tongue) or candidates who have studied at least two years in a program taught in English (the candidate will have to provide supporting documents)
  • Application fee: 90 euros (non-refundable)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8970 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8970 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8010 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8010 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Lyon

891 - 1300 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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