Mim – International Business Track – ESCE

Master in management
Highschool, 1st year undergraduate, 2nd year undergraduate
Paris, Lyon
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Why choose the International Business track of ESCE’s Master in Management program?

The International Business Master in Management is ideal for students wishing to develop their expertise in international business management and administration.

With an international outlook, it is offered entirely in English on the Paris and Lyon campus. This enables students to familiarize themselves with foreign and English-speaking environments right from the first year of their studies.

It’s a multi-disciplinary training program designed to develop students’ professional skills as well as their personal qualities.

What is the International Business Track?

The International Business track covers the first three years of the Master in Management program. This is what we call the first cycle. During this first cycle, you’ll take a variety of subjects that will help you understand the fundamentals of management in an international context.

For example, you will have the following courses:

  • management ;
  • finance ;
  • micro and macroeconomics ;
  • geopolitics ;
  • intercultural management ;
  • marketing ;
  • digital communication ;
  • quantitative management methods ;
  • organization and team management ;
  • corporate strategy ;
  • commercial prospecting.

At the end of 3rd year, you can choose a pre-specialization course to discover one of the twelve paths offered in 4th and 5th years.

Throughout your studies, you’ll also take courses in foreign languages. You can study up to 3 languages.

What is the degree awarded by the Master in Management program?

Since 2009, ESCE’s Master in Management program has offered the opportunity to obtain a Master’s degree, a guarantee of a very high level of academic and professional skills. It is issued by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

The Master in Management diploma is a level 7 (EU) 2nd year postgraduate qualification, registered with the RNCP (Répertoire National des Certifications Professionnelles) under number 36815.

What are the career opportunities for an International Business degree?

The International Business track trains you for a wide range of management and international business professions.

Above all, it prepares you to choose one of the twelve specializations offered in the ESCE Master’s program.

These specializations are divided into fields:

International Business

  • export management
  • purchases
  • supply chain/logistics


  • corporate finance
  • management control/finance
  • financial markets

Management & Entrepreneurship

  • entrepreneurship and innovation
  • management & consulting

Marketing & Business Development

  • business engineering
  • international digital marketing
  • international consumer marketing
  • communication, luxury & prestige marketing

What are the admission requirements for the International Business Master in Management program?

The International Political Science track is available directly after the high school diploma*.

To enroll in 2nd year, you must have your high school diploma and obtained 60 ECTS credits, or have completed a 1st year undergraduate level. Finally, to enter the 3rd year of the Master in Management program, you need to have completed 120 ECTS credits, i.e. a 2-year higher education diploma.

*All international students at a French High School are subject to the French application procedure. You must go through Parcoursup and Concours Sésame.

Is it possible to study abroad during the International Business program?

ESCE’s Master in Management program has a strong international focus. Throughout their studies, students have the opportunity to carry out exchanges in one of ESCE’s 190 partner universities and schools. In particular, you can study abroad during your 2nd or 4th year. What’s more, internships are planned throughout your course. These internships can also be carried out in foreign companies.

ESCE’s international department can help you with your international mobility needs. In particular, it will help you find accommodation and assist you with administrative formalities before your departure or once you’re here.

Apply to ESCE’s Grande École International Business program


International application

Are you an international student interested in joining the International Business program of ESCE’s Master in Management program, or would you like more information about the program’s courses and career opportunities?


French application

French students can apply directly to ESCE’s Grande École Program via the school’s website.

Program features

program type

This program prepares you for a Master in Management program.

admission level

The level required to apply is high school diploma, 1st year undergraduate, 2nd year undergraduate.

back to school

The intake starts in autumn, in September.


This course is given in French and/or English.


This course can be taken at the Lyon or Paris campus.

Tuition fees*

The annual tuiton fees for this course is
11 400€

*International Student Pack: €490 mandatory fee for exclusive support services for international students.

Updated 20 January 2024