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ESSEC Master in Management (MIM) - Grande Ecole - International Admissions

Ranked #4 worldwide by the Financial Times (2018) and recognized by the French Ministry of Education, the Master in Management (MIM) – Grande Ecole is one of the oldest and most prestigious Master-in-Management programs in the world. Its objective is to educate the next generation of responsible top leaders. Students are able to design their own learning path, tapping into any of the program’s more than 45 specialization tracks, offered on ESSEC campuses in Paris, Singapore, and Rabat or at one of the 97 partner universities worldwide. They gain professional exposure through 12 months of work experience and through a powerful network of 55000 Alumni in all corners of the world.

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Accreditations of ESSEC : EQUIS, AACSB, AMBA 
Duration: 2 years average 
Location: Cergy - Singapore - Rabat
Language: English-French
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  • Felix PAPIER - Professor, Operation Management Department, Dean for Academic Programs
  • Ms. Yilin Yan - Alumnus of the program
  • 00:19

    The Pitch


    How is ESSEC truly pioneering as mentioned on your site?


    I want to apply for the apprenticeship track of MiM. Is it true that the company will pay all the tuition fee or just partly? Will ESSEC support me in finding one apprenticeship or the whole process must be done on my own?


    What’s the Rabat campus like and why study there as a non-local?

  • 11:39

    Do I have to speak French to be admitted?


    What does it mean, “grande ecole?”


    Three Words Max Taboo


    How do the programs between the Cergy, Singapore and Rabat campuses differ?

  • 20:07

    I’m in third year at KEDGE Business School through a Dual Degree track at a Vietnamese university that includes a year in Belgium. Would you recommend me to apply with a Belgian or international degree, or French degree?


    Do you provide academic counseling or career coaching to help us choose our courses and specialization?


    What kind of support do you offer for entrepreneurial-minded students with start-up concepts?


    What kind of hands-on, real-world projects do we work on in this program?

  • 28:12

    Hi Yilin! What was most valuable part of this program for you? What would you change?


    Final Destination


    What should I expect in the admissions interview?


    What access do we have to career services after graduation?

  • 37:00

    Your site says the average starting salary is 65K after graduating. Even in France?


    Hi to both of you, I would like to study at UC Irvine: how are students selected to go there? and how much money do I need ? (Tuition fees...)


    I have a 3 year engineering diploma, is it possible for me to integrate the program?


    Cergy looks far from Paris. Is it possible to live in Paris and commute?

  • 44:21

    Is there competition for specializations or am I guaranteed my first choice?


    Who Am I?


    What are my rights to work in France after graduation if I’m not an EU citizen?


    Do you offer external academic exchange opportunities with other universities?

  • 51:25

    On your site, it seems there are less courses taught in English for entrepreneurship than in French. Why is that?


    Can I turn in my application now and update later with my GMAT score?


    Hello. Is it possible to intersect specializations, like digital business and health and food?


    For the apprenticeship track, it is obligatory to be at school for 2 days and at company for 3 days. Or is it possible to rotate studying and working: 3-month full-time studying and 3 month full-time at company for a period of 2 years?

  • 56:41

    Oldest doesn’t mean best. What makes this management master better than others in terms of content?


    The Sweetest