Paris - ISM - International School of Management

Paris, France

No. Students: 498 No. of Academic staff: 341
Funding type: Private
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  • Students are all accomplished executives; varying ages with an average of 5-10 years of senior management experience
  • Option to participate in seminars in Paris, New York, New Delhi, São Paulo, Shanghai, and Cape Town
  • Accomplished business faculty with extensive firsthand experience in international business
  • Small class size paired with the diversity and global perspectives in the classroom
  • ACBSP accredited, CHEA recognized
  • Candidates create their own curriculum based on their professional interests
  • Degrees designed to be compatible with senior managers busy lifestyles, meaning it is possible to pursue a full-time professional activity while taking courses
  • Ability to pursue a degree specialization for the MBA, IEMBA, and Ph.D programs
  • One on one academic advising
  • E-learning program option.
  • ISMs students and alumni represent nearly 100 countries from around the globe
  • Exposure to networking opportunities with executives from around the world


Our Mission

The mission of the International School of Management is to provide business professionals with a strong and knowledgeable foundation in international business to further their careers. The School provides a program of rigorous academic coursework, support for intellectual contribution, and in-depth exposure to current multicultural business practices. Candidates come here to master and apply the principles of management in the field of international business. Our focus is on quality and institutional leadership in management education.

In a rapidly evolving and highly competitive world, cross-cultural knowledge and international perspective are essential attributes for modern managers and today’s business leaders.

The International School of Management is one of the world’s most innovative executive education communities. From MBA to doctoral degrees, ISM faculty, students, and alumni come together from the four corners of the globe to facilitate knowledge sharing, learning, and networking in ways that produce professional value and life-enhancing results.

Based in Paris and New York, with seminar programs hosted in leading emerging markets, the School’s business experience and reputation for academic excellence empower individuals and enhance their ability to succeed in today’s multinational environment.

ISM is dedicated to redefining executive education by providing students with comprehensive and demanding executive education programs led by leading international professors and practitioners. Students are engaged in interactive learning that is characterized by small and intimate classes, flexibility, and choice.

ISM’s international student body provides an invaluable lifetime resource of personal and professional relationships, contacts and knowledge across geographical boundaries and business sectors.


ISM has been fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Program (ACBSP) since 2005.* ACBSP focuses on teaching excellence and student learning outcomes. ISM is also officially recognized as a private establishment of higher education in France with an official status from the French Ministry of Education: Etablissement d'enseignment supérieur libre.
*All ISM programs, in all locations and formats, are fully ACBSP accredited.


ISMs students and alumni represent nearly 100 countries from around the globe. One of the Schools advantages is small class size paired with the diversity and global perspectives in the classroom.

The Academic Director is your point of contact for all matters related to face-to-face seminars, including seminar attendance, advanced reading materials, assignments, and registration. The Academic Director also provides on-site support to students attending seminars in Paris and can be contacted for academic advising concerning seminar selection and your ISM study plan.

The Student Services Coordinator is available for transcript and transfer credit requests, registration for international programs, visa application process and logistics, attestations, diplomas, and most other matters concerning your academic record or ISM policies and procedures.

Students have the opportunity to attend multiple networking events throughout the academic year with current ISM students and alumni. Student will also have the opportunity to have access to the American Library in Paris and ISM will reimburse students the cost of library membership at their local library in order to facilitate their research. For students in Paris wishing to improve their language skills, ISM organizes group French language courses.

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