emlyon business school, created in 1872, stands out among the few business schools worldwide awarded three international accreditations. Choosing to study at emlyon business school is choosing to study in a resolutely international environment, fully connected to today’s business world. emlyon business school offers a full range of graduate programme, and so you will be able to enroll in the programme that suits your career goals at best.
  • 8 Masters
  • 3000 Students
  • Public Institution Type


Facts & Figures
  • Founded in 1872
  • 3,300 students, 40% non-French, representing 80 nationalities
  • 112 permanent faculty members> Over 100 foreign partners: universities or business schools
  • An international network of more than 400 industry experts and visiting faculty
  • Campuses in Lyon, Saint Etienne, Casablanca and Shanghai
  • A network near to 26,000 alumni in over 107 countries
  • 3 international accreditations: AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB Rankings
EMLYON in the Rankings
The Times Higher Education
  • #2 Business School in France
  • #64 in the world
  • Global Employability University Ranking 2015
The Economist
  • #4 in France
  • Top 100 MBA programmes worldwide - October 2015

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (6)
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!


Staying healthy with sports

Over 30 individual and team sports are on offer to relax and have fun or for training and inter-university competitions.

The campus features a gymnasium (Building D) for handball, basketball, volleyball, football, badminton, table tennis, fencing, step aerobics, stretching etc, two outdoor tennis courts, a beach volley court, a mini outdoor football field, a dance studio, combat-sports gym and a weightlifting room.

Outside of the campus, students can find two football fields, a rugby field, a swimming pool, a horseback riding club, a golf course, a climbing gym, a sailing club, a rowing club, ski resorts, jogging trails around the campus and more.

This multitude of facilities demonstrates the importance emlyon business school gives to sports, as seen, for instance, in the accommodations made for High-Level Athletes of some of the School's degree-awarding programmes, as well as the compulsory participation of all Grande Ecole students in sports or movement education activities, so as to promote the students' good health.

In the same vein, as the School firmly believes that sports and business have much in common, a colloquium on Coaching, Sports and Business was held on September 2007 on the campus.

Trading room

With the help of its historic partner, Société Lyonnaise de Banque, in 2001 the school inaugurated a trading room that gives all its students direct access to stock market prices and lets them check trade papers every day, apply their financial knowledge, stay informed about the latest news and experiment!

And whats more, the data processing software enables students to make real-time financial-management simulations.

The student association Transaction now directly manages emlyon student access to this facility.

Accomodation service and halls of residence

The Résidences et Loisirs Association offers a free Accommodation Service in priority to emlyon students and programme participants.

Student Life

Located in pleasant surroundings only 15 minutes from the centre of Lyon, emlyon business school combines the advantages of a large metropolis with those of a campus in countryside-like surroundings. The modern buildings located in a large 6-acre park are equipped with the latest technologies.


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

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Other Degrees

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