Established as one of the oldest business schools in France, ESC Clermont Graduate School of Management has been raising business managers for nearly 100 years since 1919. The school differentiates itself through its quality of teaching, innovative approach to management, proximity with the corporate world and strong network of international partner universities.
Educate and train our students to become agile and responsible managers and entrepreneurs:
Research is one of the core activities done by the professors and aims to respond to the academic needs (by publishing in the most reputable journals), the entrepreneurship and professional requirements (producing pertinent research for companies) and the student demands.
Our graduates are prepared to take on leading roles in SMEs and multinational corporations. Those graduates have deep knolwedge in their area of expertise and possess excellent skills and competencies. Many graduates also choose entrepreneurship as a path to success.
The International Office is attentive to the needs of international students and accompanies them before arriving to Clermont-Ferrand, during their studies in the school and after they successfully complete their programme of study.
There are different options of accommodation around the campus:
- Moversia service: Groupe ESC Clemront works with a local agency specialised in helping international students finding accommodation according to their needs and budget. Moversia offers practical and personalized services to international students to help them to settle in Clermont by finding them suitable accommodation and helping them with all the paperwork, and various other practical matters. The service is free of charge (accommodation search, pick-up upon arrival, helping with housing aid applications).
- Student residences: The business school has an agreement with various student residences that are located around the campus.
Students will have the chance to subscribe for the French public insurance for free.
The business school is located in a downtown campus, close to the historic medieval center. There are two main buildings and one annex. Access to the school is controlled through an electronic badge system. This allows students and staff to enter the main building at any time 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Students can make full use of the computer laboratories, classrooms, study rooms, student association offices and leisure facilities.
The school buildings comprise around 100,000 square feet (9000 square meters).
Groupe ESC Clermont is AACSB-accredited since 2005 and has had the accreditation renewed till date. The accreditation assesses the quality of a business school and is granted for 5 years, following several reports and audits carried out at the school by a peer review team and it relates to all the programmes offered by the school.
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