Program Details

A prestigious program that takes students from the beginning of their higher education studies through to a master’s degree. Students are eligible for admission immediately after graduating high school.
Lille, France
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Business Administration & Management, Business Administration & Management

Program Overview

Program Description:

Back in 1978, IÉSEG was one of the very first business schools to introduce the 5-year “Grande École” program. Our pioneering institution is one of the few higher education schools that are able to build a combined degree program: a Bachelor course, followed by a Master of Science in Management.

The Grande École Program at IÉSEG School of Management for study abroad, degree, bachelors & english language programs

This five-year program is divided into a three-year BBA and two-year Master program, either of which can also be completed independently.

This structure offers countless benefits, including compatibility with global standards, which simplifies academic recognition:

  • Courses in English starting in the 1st year of the Bachelor’s degree programme;
  • Consistent, all-encompassing 5-year learning process ;
  • Know-how is gained through 4 compulsory work placements

Programme benefits

  • A strong international dimension
  • Teaching in English
  • After management fundamentals have been gained, 9 areas of expertise are offered to choose from
  • Knowledge gained is applied during 4 work placements both in France and abroad
  • Full personal development programme
  • Possibility to follow the Master’s degree course via apprenticeship training
  • Wide offer of « double degrees »

Objectives of the programme

  • To be ready to work efficiently as junior manager
  • To understand businesses from a strategic perspective
  • Being proactive when implementing change
  • Apprehending the ethical and multicultural dimension of business


Admission in the Grande Ecole program is based on the students’ application, academic performance from the secondary/high school, level of English proficiency and recommendation letters. There is no interview involved.

Application Checklist

  • Completed online application form on
  • Official undergraduate academic transcripts of the final 3 years of secondary/high school (front/back with grading scheme) in either English or French (original language and certified translation)
  • Official secondary/high School graduation diploma in either English or French (original language certified translation)
  • English proficiency test score if applicable: TOEFL (institution code: 8431) or IELTS
  • 3 letters of recommendation from teachers or counselors well acquainted with the candidate’s academic or extra-curricular performance.


There are 4 admission sessions for the September intake. Candidates can only apply to one session.

2nd December 2016

20th February 2017

28th March 2017

22nd May 2017

10506 EUR.

Additional Program Information

Financial Aid:
Scholarships Description:
Entering international students with outstanding credentials are automatically reviewed for merit based scholarships. IÉSEG offers up to 50% tuition waiver scholarships which are based on high academic achievement, demonstrated leadership,

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