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MASTER OF SCIENCEGlobal Luxury and Management




​​​​​​​​ Two continents for an international experience and an operational vision

Emmanuelle Rigaud, director of the MSc Global Luxury and Management

director of the MSc Global Luxury and Management

"The rapidly evolving worldwide luxury market and the structure of the luxury sector are changing fundamentally. 

Luxury organisations are modifying their business models and accelerating their processes to thrive. They must be more customer-centric, digital, agile, and sustainable than ever before. 

These challenges are opportunities that require innovation, efficiency, and transformational thinking. 

We designed the MSc Global Luxury and Management to give you an intercultural and innovative vision of what makes 'sustainable and connected luxury'."

​​One luxury management degree - Two continents 


  • The first semester takes place in New York City hosted by the NYU School of Professional Studies (SPS), a highly respected thought leader in industry-focussed education.

  • The second semester takes place at SKEMA Business School in Paris for a full global luxury business experience in line with the values of our school.

  • Participants are granted the MSc in Global Luxury and Management. as well as a professional continuing education certificate from NYU SPS (upon meeting the academic requirements).

One master's in luxury management – Three powerful pillars

  • Students will acquire an accurate vison of what luxury is and what it means in their future assignments.

  • Students will develop and improve their understanding of sustainable development and innovation as of major importance in luxury.

  • Students will learn to understand, create, and apply strategies based on a real customer-centric experience.

A powerful community

The MSc Global Luxury and Management is more than just a class.

You will join a collective made up of professors and professionals in the sector as well as students from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures. This way of working reflects how companies in the sector function. Being familiar with it will guarantee employability and rapid adaptation.

Highly selected, diverse cohort

By offering a selective programme (limited to 50 students), based on academic excellence and suitability for the professional world, each student on this master's in luxury management will find an experience suited to their personality and career objectives in the exciting world of international luxury management.

Key facts

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Business focus and luxury industry networking

  • This MSc gives you access to luxury professionals through the Industry Advisory Board, and luxury experts who contribute as lecturers and guest speakers.

  • Access to strongly engaged alumni creating easy access to the world of work.

  • MSc Global Luxury and Management programme is built around an experience which is as close as possible to the experience of working in luxury companies, with missions, internships, meetings, and professionals in the sector. This gives our students high employability soon after, or even before, graduation.

  • This master's in luxury management accompanies students beyond their education, and provides career coaching so that graduates' careers are ongoing successes.

Why choose this programme?

  • One degree and one certificate: an MSc in Global Luxury and Management and a professional continuing education certificate from NYU SPS.

  • International experience: autumn semester on the New York University campus (NYU SPS) and spring semester in Paris (SKEMA).

  • Learn about three luxury sectors: personal luxury, experiential luxury, luxury transportation

  • Experiential learning: corporate visits, industry projects, a study tour of New York City, including visits to major luxury companies such as Tiffany & Co and a study tour on the French Riviera with famous luxury hospitality organisations.

  • Highly selected, diverse cohort: maximum 50 students from around the world.

  • Business focus and industry networking: access to professionals through the Industry Advisory Board and luxury experts who contribute as lecturers and guest speakers​

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About the degree

By joining an MSc, students obtain a master of science degree and the "Diploma of Specialised Studies in International Management" (DESMI), a degree approved by France's Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (master's level. More info - text in French). 

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