Since its creation, emlyon business school has been driven by entrepreneurship, innovation and humanism. These are strongly present in our current mission, beliefs and values, captured in our core belief : the power to take action.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • emlyon business school is a major force in the world of European Business Schools.
  • emlyon business school has strong roots in the Rhône-Alpes region of France, where it is a flagship international management school.
  • emlyon business school is always on the look out for talented individuals who embody the entrepreneurial spirit.



On October 14th 1872, the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Lyon opened its doors to 75 pupils and 17 teachers in an 18th century building in the heart of Lyon.

By 1875, the School had 118 pupils of whom 12 were foreigners and almost half from other regions in France.


  • Bachelor Programme
  • For all our graduate programmes, emlyon business school offers you the means and the environment to make your learning experience the best one possible - with a distinct focus on entrepreneurship.
  • A world class MBA needs to take into account these challenges and be able to manage the transformations that these challenges need.
  • emlyon business school has been supporting future entrepreneurs in their entrepreneurial endeavours for over 140 years, by offering both French-taught and English-taught programmes. Whether you are a young entrepreneur or more experienced and wish to start or take over an established company, you’ll find the right programme for your ambitions at emlyon business school.


The research conducted at the heart of emlyon business school is a key factor in its academic strength and strategic reputation.


emlyon business school is always on the look out for talented individuals who embody the entrepreneurial spirit. If you want to work in a fast-moving, innovative and demanding environment and want to make a difference, please get in touch to find out about the opportunities available.

Master's Programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Humanities (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at emlyon business school!


Housing services

The “Résidences et Loisirs” Association offers a free accommodation service on and off campus, giving priority to all emlyon business school students and programme participants.

  • Le Galion and le Drakkar are 5 minutes walk from the emlyon business school campus.
  • The Résidences et Loisirs Association offers an Accommodation Service in priority to emlyon business school students and programme participants. This service offers off campus accommodation search service with a list of offers private landlords

Student Life

Campus life

  • The Lyon-Ecully Campus is just minutes away from the centre of Lyon, a major European city.
  • emlyon business school is bringing its entrepreneurial culture to Paris.
  • The campus in Casablanca is a new infrastructure with rooms that are equipped with the latest technologies.
  • The first two years of the emlyon business school BBA programme take place at the Saint-Etienne campus. The 9,500 sq. m. listed building is equipped with fully modern facilities and is just 10 minutes from the city centre.
  • The Shanghai Campus is located within the complex of East China Normal University in Shanghai, just minutes from Zhongshan Park.

Sports facilities

The campus features a gym (Building D) with wood flooring for handball, basketball, volleyball, football, badminton, table tennis, fencing, step aerobics, stretching etc.


  • emlyon business school is accredited by AMBA, AACSB, EQUIS.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Other Degrees

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