EDHEC Business School

Created by and for entrepreneurs, EDHEC has embodied the fundamental values of business for over a century. The aim is to pass on the keys to business success to new generations of managers and entrepreneurs, spreading the conviction that companies can have a positive impact on the economy and on society as a whole.

Top reasons to study here

  • EDHEC is one of the leading schools for business and entrepreneurship worldwide.
  • EDHEC community beneficiates from pioneering options towards business development.
  • We have a long-standing commitment to a culture that fosters creativity, risk-taking, continuous improvement, leadership and entrepreneurial spirit.

About

History

Operating from campuses in Lille, Nice, Paris, London and Singapore, EDHEC is one of the top 15 European business schools. Fully international and directly connected to the business world, EDHEC is a school for business, rather than a business school, where excellence in teaching and research focuses on innovation to stimulate entrepreneurship and creativity.

Education

By choosing EDHEC, you join an international community committed to your success. Along the journey, you will experience the best of business education, develop your professional and leadership skills, build life-long friendships and unleash your potential. in addition to a top education in finance you will also gain professional expertise and forward-thinking skills that will set you apart from other graduates. 

Research

EDHEC spends more than 20% of its resources on research – the core of its business model. EDHEC’s research centres inspire and encourage innovation in fields as diverse as finance, business law, ethics, marketing and management.

Career

The academic excellence of its programmes, the support of its Career Centre and the strength of its international alumni, partner and company networks make EDHEC a springboard to employment. 

The EDHEC Career Centre is a one-stop-shop for career development. It offers an integrated career programme designed for you to define and achieve your career goals

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Services

Student services

  • The International Students Office (ISO) assists students to settle in smoothly in France by organizing orientation events and multicultural seminars to welcome International students to EDHEC Campuses.
  • The ISO guides students with administrative procedures before their arrival and during their stay and answers all questions about the French systems (medical and home insurances, banks, resident permits, etc.)

Housing services

The International Students Office assists students in finding suitable accommodation on or off-campus.

Library services

The EDHEC Digital Library grants access 24/7 to an exceptional wealth of information and online resources: over 70,000 e-books, journals and reviews, and student dissertations. It also enables remote access to over 50 specialized databases. 

Medical services

Medical cover can be offered to students in various forms. Preventive measures, including:

  • medical appointments, including a mandatory check-up in the first year;
  • healthy lifestyle advice, including advice on giving up smoking, diet, etc.;
  • screenings for AIDS, etc.
As well as care including:
  • general medical appointments
  • gynaecological appointments
  • psychological consultations 

Student Life

Campus life

The Lille Campus, which is eco-friendly, entrepreneurial and within easy access of the city, embodies both the dynamism of the EDHEC Business School and its innovative strategy. The campus welcomes 4,000 students (one third of whom come from abroad) every year, and provides cutting-edge equipment such as its digital networked library and its trading room.

The Nice Campus offers all EDHEC initial training activities, its Global MBA and PhD in Finance programmes and intra- and inter-company training programmes. Several chairs and research centres are also located at the campus, including the EDHEC-Risk Institute, which enjoys a worldwide reputation.

Sports facilities

The Lille Campus offers its students 3,200 m² of sports facilities, including a swimming pool, a sports hall, a dance studio, a squash court and a gym. Everyone can practise the sport they love: over 20 sporting disciplines are on offer, including weekly training sessions led by qualified teachers. These facilities are open to the School’s students and also to staff, who can therefore take part in their favourite sport as a leisure activity outside lecture hours.

Student clubs

EDHEC’s strong commitment to its on-campus voluntary organisations stands out. Initiatives backed by the students, which form an integral part of its educational programme, are a direct expression of the School’s values, and a strong driver for developing a spirit of enterprise. 

The student organisations, which cover a wide range of interests and enable everyone to find something for them, provide a unique opportunity to acquire experience, work in a team and put your talents and sense of leadership into practice.

Accreditation

AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS accreditation.

Student Reviews

MBA
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I graduated from MBA in Nice. That was a solid experience with a 32 international minds.

Best life decision to come to this school!
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I really like my school, how diverse and international it is... most, if not all of our classes are very interesting and very useful in the future

EDHEC BUSINESS SCHOOL - LILLE
Enrica rated 4 out of 5 stars

The school is very demanding but very innovative in its way and with a wide variety of courses to choose. People are very friendly if you try to speak french and to participate in activities. Anyway when I was there (2016) the school's international association was not that active. I would therefore recommend it as a nice way to know a new particular culture and live great...

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