Paris continues to be one of the most alluring cities in the world for cultural and economic activities.
At the heart of the French business, intellectual and cultural life, Paris hosts millions of visitors all around the year who come to marvel at the wealth of history, art and entertainment the city has to offer. Competitive industries, business innovations, high standard of education and tourism have turned Paris into one of the most sought-after cities for business professionals and young graduates. For career-oriented people, this is the place to be and SKEMA's Paris campus gives them the chance to study and work in a city abounding with diverse opportunities.
About the campus
The campus is located in Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci, at the heart of the La Défense business district. This modern area is a 10-minute metro ride from Champs-Elysées and 20 minutes from the Eiffel Tower.
La Défense is also home to about 1,500 companies (15 of which are among top 50 worldwide) from various sectors such as banking, insurance, finance, marketing, information technology, medicine, and so on, employing more than 150,000 people.
After being named the third most attractive global metropolis by a KPMG study, Paris climbed to third place in the ranking of the most influential cities in the world (Forbes magazine) after London and New York.
Competitive industries, business innovations, high-level education, and tourism have turned Paris into the favourite city of business professionals and young graduates. For career-oriented young people, Paris is the place to be and SKEMA's Paris campus gives students the chance to work and learn in a city of unlimited opportunities.
The Careers Centre helps students to design their career plan and organise their personal development. This process involves enabling them to create a portfolio of skills and become effective, flexible managers.
Students also have access to numerous tools and resources via the online portal of Career Centre: placement opportunities, partner company presentations, recruiter and graduate contact details, an advice area (CVs, letters, interviews, etc.), online tests, etc.
Forums, Company Tuesdays (weekly meetings with companies), and specific recruitment sessions facilitate opportunities for work and internships.
Paris is well-connected to several major cities by buses, trains and flights.
- Amsterdam: 1h 15m by flight
- Brussels: 1h 35m by train
- Lille: less than one hour by train
- London: 1h by flight
- Milan: 1h 25m by flight
- Nice: 1h 25m by flight
- Zurich: 1h 15m by flight
Live the SKEMA experience
Would you like to explore SKEMA Business School's Paris campus without travelling all the way here? The school has launched an app on Apple Store (SKEMA Experience) and Google Play (SKEMA Inside) that can help you get a panoramic 360° view.
Click here to download the SKEMA Experience app (Apple Store)
Click here to download the SKEMA Inside app (Android)
Grand Paris Campus - 2020/2021
SKEMA Business School will be moving to a brand new campus in Paris for fall 2020 intake. Designed to link the northern and southern territories of the school, this new campus has been named the Grand Paris campus. The 30,000m2 campus is situated on the banks of the Seine, an emblematic space previously occupied by the Airbus group.