EMLyon Business School
emlyon business school was founded in 1872 by the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It is a private higher-education establishment recognized by the French State. It is one of the oldest business schools in Europe. emlyon is among the 1% of global business schools to be accredited by the three international accreditation systems: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. As such, it merits its status as a global-ranking school of business and management.
The School hosts 8,900 students representing 121 nationalities in undergraduate and postgraduate programs, along with nearly 6,900 participants in executive education programs. The School counts seven campuses around the world: Lyon, Saint-Étienne, Paris, Casablanca, Shanghai, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai. It draws on a network of 190 international academic partners and leads a community of 35,700 alumni in 130 different countries.
emlyon’s distinctive academic signature early makers molds learning into a lifelong endeavor to have an impact on the world and offers a real alternative in its environment. It sees learning as not only a transfer of academic knowledge but also a “course of learning experiences” that equips students to forge a constant link between thought and action: “doing to learn, learning to do”.
Through these collective and individual learning experiences, emlyon has set out to train responsible managers capable of taking up the challenges of today and tomorrow. This general-interest calling lies at the heart of the school’s identity and will be written into its articles of association in July 2021 when it transitions to the status of a benefit corporation.