emlyon business school

emlyon business school

Founded in 1872, emlyon business school is one of the oldest business schools in Europe. emlyon is among the 1% of global business schools to be accredited by the three international accreditation systems: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. Skill hybridization and social responsibility are at the heart of its training programs, where the best of both socio-economic and academic worlds meet.

Top reasons to study here

  • emlyon draws on a Faculty of 170 international professors&researchers, and a network of 190 global academic partners, to provide learning tracks of excellence.
  • emlyon business school is a public limited company with an Executive Board and a Supervisory Board but also a "Société à Mission" since 2021.
  • Right from the outset, emlyon's ability to reinvent itself has made it a front runner in higher education with a unique take on entrepreneurial spirit.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (1)



emlyon business school was founded in 1872 by the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It is a private higher-education establishment recognized by the French State.


The School hosts 8,900 students representing 121 nationalities in undergraduate and postgraduate programs, along with nearly 6,900 participants in executive education programs. The School counts seven campuses around the world: Lyon, Saint-Étienne, Paris, Casablanca, Shanghai, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai. It draws on a network of 190 international academic partners and leads a community of 35,700 alumni in 130 different countries.


Scientific research is at the very heart of emlyon business school's strategy to contribute to business and society. It is the innovative cornerstone of the school's past and present success, and shall remain so in the future. It is a key aspect of the school's added value, providing the foundation for its international credibility and reputation.


The Career Center prepares and guides the school's student and alumni community for successful entry into the workforce and lasting employability to meet the challenges and far-reaching changes in the world of work.

Our work is geared towards three main objectives:
  • Guide our learners to lasting employment
  • Connect up the student, alumni and employer communities
  • Build expertise and credibility in the field of employability trends

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The School counts seven campuses around the world: Lyon, Saint-Étienne, Paris, Casablanca, Shanghai, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai. 

Student Life

Campus life

When you study on an emlyon business school campus, you'll enjoy an innovative living and working environment. The school's campuses are designed to accommodate the latest teaching methods and provide state-of-the-art technology, such as 3D printers, digital whiteboards, writable walls and creativity boards. The digital library and makers' lab are perfect examples.

Sports facilities

emlyon business school associate sport with its primary mission of preparing our learners to be active stakeholders in a changing world by studying the economic, technological and societal disruptions and innovations at work in the vast world of sport, and then becoming "early makers".

Student clubs

The school currently has over 1,090 students involved in close to 56 associations across all of our campuses. They hold +600 association events per year and manage a total budget of 3.6 million euros.

Student Reviews

International presence and a global learning program
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

- Has a very nice and broad International experience. - It is really global, you learn a lot a of things and get to specialize more on the subject you like at the end of the cursus.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Can be improved: the professors changed quite frequently, lack of quantitative courses Good points: abundant resources, solid business knowledge

To new and rewarding beginnings
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I am an enrolled student at emlyon business school Paris campus. I are still at my early stages of masters program and I feel that this is the right environment for me. The international setting alongside everything emlyon has to offer will most definitely yield a rewarding and professional educational experience.

Écully, Rhône-Alpes, France

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