International Focus

Today’s successful entrepreneurs think globally. They must have the ability to lead and manage in a changing and increasingly inter-linked world. emlyon business school prepares its students by exposing them to a truly international experience. They have access to work and study opportunities across the globe and a multicultural on-campus environment, where over 80 nationalities come together.  

Programmes of global Outlook

At emlyon business school, all our international programmes are taught in English and all offer the opportunity to study abroad. 

Flagship programmes at graduate level include the Global Entrepreneurship Program in partnership with Purdue University in the US and Zhejiang University in China; the European Master in Management in partnership with LMU in Germany ; the MSc in Sports Industry Management and the MSC in Luxury Management and Marketing benefiting from academic exchanges with the Campus of Shanghai. If you wish to join a diverse group of professionals from over 15 nationalities, we have the full time MBA.

At executive level, our flagship programmes include an international Executive DBA in partnership with Lingnan(University) College, Sun Yat-Sen University, and a Global Executive MBA in partnership with Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunication. Our executive education activity also delivers customised programmes across the world.   

Multicultural environment

40% of students at emlyon business school and 50% of our professors are from countries other than France. Representing over 80 nationalities, this creates a truly multicultural campus experience. Learning is broadened by the input of international students and faculty. Our students gain hands-on experience of working in teams made up of colleagues with different national and cultural insights. And of course, students build life-long friendships and contacts across the world.

In fact, East and West meet at emlyon business school. Our dual campuses in Lyon and Shanghai offer exciting opportunities for student exchanges and allow students at all levels to study in both Europe and Asia. 

International reach

At emlyon business school, our history of partnerships with international business schools dates back almost forty years and we now have exchange arrangements with over 120 leading academic institutions offering flagship programmes such as the  Global Entrepreneurship Program or the  European Master in Management. We are recognised in China as a major European business school and have partnerships with several of the top 20 Chinese universities.

Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum (JWEF)

The Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum gives emlyon business school students the opportunity to connect with over 10,000 students across the globe in an opportunity to meet and exchange views on entrepreneurship.

Asian Campus in Shanghai

Our Campus in China is a strategic priority for emlyon business school to achieve its mission of educating entrepreneurs for the world with a range of programmes and services from the initial training to the executive education. The opportunity to study in both Europe and Asia gives students a truly international perspective on becoming an entrepreneur.