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International admissions

Who can apply for the Master in Management Grande Ecole programme?

Applications are open to all students who are currently doing, or already hold, a degree in higher education abroad (equivalent to at least a bachelor's degree); these applicants must have spent at least two years outside France within their Bachelor or/and Master programme. 

Candidates must be under 30 years old when applying. 

How to apply?

There are two routes to the Master in Management Grande Ecole programme. They are mutually exclusive of each other. If you are applying for direct entry, you can not enter via the SAI process (and vice versa).

1. If you are applying for only SKEMA Business School, it can be done through our Apply Online portal.

The following documents must be uploaded to the online application:

  • Copy of your passport
  • Diploma or certificate of attendance if you have not yet graduated
  • University grades transcript
  • Written test scores (TAGE MAGE or GMAT or GRE or CAT)
    To send your official GRE or GMAT score to SKEMA, please use the following school codes:
    GMAT: TQV-85-78
    GRE:  8347 
  • One of the following English language proficiency test score reports: TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, Cambridge English Proficiency, Cambridge English Advanced.
    To send your TOEFL score to SKEMA, please use the following code: 8808
  • CV
  • Two letters of recommendation (academic or professional)
  • Application fee: €100

If you apply directly to SKEMA Business School, and you are pre-selected after review of your file, your interview will take place on our campus or by Skype. 

2. If you are considering applying to at least two French business schools, please consider the concours SAI, which gathers five of the best French business schools, including SKEMA, HEC, Audencia, EMLyon and ESCP. Applications are carried out on the International Admissions Service (SAI) website.

  • Application fee: €180
  • If you are pre-selected after review of your file, your interview will take place in one of the 70 SAI examination centres in your country.

When to apply?

SKEMA's application process

SKEMA holds rolling admissions throughout the year with a deadline every 15th of the month. The final admission decision is released within four weeks after each deadline.

Students who wish to apply for the Eiffel Scholarship must submit their application to SKEMA and register for the programme before November 15th, 2019

SAI's application process

Application to a consortium of five French business schools are coordinated by ‘SAI’:
Four recruitment sessions are organised by the SAI international selection process 2016/17:

  • Session 1: October 7, 2016
  • Session 2: November 21, 2016
  • Session 3: January 23, 2017
  • Session 4: April 7, 2017

For more information about the SAI selection, please contact:

+33 1 55 65 54 33

Tuition fees
  • Master 1 year: €12,000
  • Master 2 year: €12,000​

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