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emlyon business school

emlyon business school

emlyon business school


Founded in 1872 by the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry, emlyon business school welcomes 9,050 students of 125 nationalities on 6 campuses around the world (Lyon-Ecully, Saint-Étienne, Shanghai, Paris, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai).

emlyon relies on a faculty of 166 international professors and researchers and a network of 190 academic partners around the world to offer excellent learning programs that are open to the world. The School has a community of 41,700 graduates in 130 countries.

A Mission Company since July 2021, emlyon's raison d'être is to: "train and support throughout their lives enlightened individuals who effectively transform organizations for a more just, supportive and planet-friendly society". Its early makers pedagogy closely links action and reflection. It places the hybridization of skills and social responsibility at the heart of its training programs to bring together the best of the socio-economic and academic worlds.

Campus Features

Campuses and learning environments

When you study on an emlyon business school campus, you'll enjoy an innovative living and working environment. The school's campuses are designed to accommodate the latest teaching methods and provide state-of-the-art technology, such as 3D printers, digital whiteboards, writable walls, and creativity boards. The learning hub and makers' lab are perfect examples.

The campuses are also friendly, relaxed areas where you can work, surf the internet, eat, be entertained, learn, talk to people and be creative. In short, all the resources you need for effective learning!

  • Lyon Ecully Campus

Situated in the heart of a six-hectare property just 25 minutes from Lyon's city center, the campus houses over 30,000 m² of modern, connected buildings.

  • Shanghai Campus

The Asian campus is currently offering study abroad programs for bachelor and master degrees, GEMBA and GDBA degree programs, as well as EDP programs.

  • Paris Campus

A 5,500 m2 learning environment, just a 5-minute walk from the Gare de Lyon train station, fully equipped with the latest digital technologies and closely linked to the business world.

  • Bhubaneswar Campus

Xavier Emlyon Business School (XEBS), as it has been named, is currently offering short-term online certificate programs and a dual degree program in sports industry management.

  • Mumbai Campus

Emlyon business school has its own working space, within the St Xavier's College Indo-Gothic campus, classified as a historic monument and located in the city center of Mumbai.

    Alumni Statistics

    All emlyon business school events


    • 12th Annual Global Employability University Ranking (GEURS) : #2 in France
    • Financial Times - European Business School 2022 : #12 best business school in Europe
    • QS World University Ranking 2023: #4 in France
    • Shanghai GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2022
      • Management: #2 in France in the 76 -100th bracket (over 500 international institutions).
      • Business Administration: #3 in France in the 101-150th range


    EFMD Equis AccreditedAMBA AccreditedAACSB Accredited

    Program Admission Requirements

    Demonstrate your commitment and readiness to succeed in business school by taking the GMAT exam – the most widely used exam for admissions that measures your critical thinking and reasoning skills.

    Download the GMAT mini quiz to get a flavour of the questions you’ll find in the exam.


    • Lyon

      emlyon business school Lyon-Ecully Campus 23, av. Guy de Collongue , 69134, Lyon

    • Shanghai

      emlyon business school Asian Campus 2F, Global Education Center, East China Normal University N°3663 Zhong Shan North Road , 200062, Shanghai

      • Saint-Étienne

        Cours Fauriel,51, 42009, Saint-Étienne

        • London

          London, United Kingdom

        • Shanghai

          Shanghai, China

        • Écully

          Écully, France