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Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
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Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

 From the school:IÉSEG School of Management is one of the top Business Schools in France, ranked 6th in France and 21st overall in the Financial Times Masters in Management 2015 ranking.As a French Grande École and member of the Conférence des Grandes Écoles, IÉSEG is part of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the country. It is also awarded with the international accreditations EQUIS and AACSB.IÉSEG is part of Université Catholique de Lille, which, by its organization, size, infrastructure, resources and quality is very similar to some famous British universities.Established in 1964 in Lille, the school has a second campus in Paris – La Défense, European biggest business hub. With its two campuses, the School counts more than 4300 students.IÉSEG is particularly proud to welcome nearly a quarter of its students from outside France making us a truly multinational and multicultural school.International degree-seeking students who decide to study at IÉSEG the chance to earn an excellent academic education at one of the most exciting and culturally diverse business schools in Europe while adding an international dimension to their studies and diploma.Here at IÉSEG information and help is always available with any of the issues and questions that may arise before and during your studies here in France.Our dedicated student services department will be very happy to help you with the following: • Housing• Visa & Residence• Health• Language Courses At IÉSEG we have a student run club dedicated to incoming international students called The international Club Lille and Paris and this club offers support to international students and organises events during the orientation week and the semester. They are in charge of the Buddy System, orientation week, the International Gala and the Farewell Ceremony.The International Clubs arrange regular events, to create links between French and international students, such as Language Cafés (where everyone can come and talk with people in various languages), visits, parties, sporting activities, exhibitions (and more). These are organized all year long to make international students live the life of an IÉSEG student and discover the French way of life. They also organize trips to French and European cities and regions such as to London, Berlin, Brussels, Reims, Chateaux de la Loire, etc.

What are the admissions criteria?

IESEG has a rolling admission period held from October-May. Admission decisions are based on the applicants' grades (minimum 3.0 GPA), CV, and motivation letter. Applicants also need to include English proficiency scores (if from a non-anglophone country or high school) and a photocopy of their passport. Close attention is given to the motivation letter.  The admissions department wants to understand why the student wants to join their specific program. Merit-based tuition waivers of up to 25% are also available.

What is student life like?

IESEG offers 130 student clubs and associations including groups centering around sport, cultural activities, international students, arts, wine tasting, and even sailing.  Students benefit from the partnership with Universite Catholique as they have access to their facilities, including their sports and fitness center.  IESEG promotes personal development and includes various activities and classes that help students with self-awareness and leadership skills.

Scholarships & Funding

There are merit based scholarships of 10-25% tuition waivers.

Housing options.

Housing in student residences is offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. Priority is given to international students based on the number of miles they are from their home country.  Most first-year students stay in the residences which cost around 400-500 euros per month are is a 15-minute walk from the school.

Dining information

There are cafeterias on campus that are open for lunch and students can also use the dining facilities at University Catholique.

Additional notes.

In France, a program has to run for 5 years before the Ministry of Education gives accreditation. Since this program is just finishing its first year, they don't have that accreditation.  However, since IESEG is part of Universite Catholique de Lille, the university has validated the program and all degrees from IESEG also are from the University.  Of course, IESEG is also internationally accredited by EQUIS and AACSB.

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