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10 reasons to choose SKEMA


What makes SKEMA the rig​ht choice? 



A top French business school  

SKEMA is one of the largest French business schools in terms of student numbers (8500).  


Internationally recognised - triple accredited 

SKEMA is EQUIS, AACSB and EFMD EMBA accredited - only 1% of business schools worldwide have this triple accreditation.   

SKEMA is ranked 12th worldwide in the Financial Times international ranking of best business schools, Masters in Management programmes (all SKEMA's rankings). 

SKEMA's Grande Ecole diplom​a is recognised by the French state and endorsed as “Master”.  

120 nationalities of students on our campuses

​​Campuses where things are happening 

SKEMA has seven campuses: in France (Lille, Sophia Antipolis, Paris), in the USA (Raleigh), in China (Suzhou), in Brazil (Belo Horizonte) and in South Africa (Cape Town).   

The campuses are located in well-known science parks or business centres and offer students exceptional opportunities and career prospects. 



To tailor the programme of study to their own interests, career plans and individual strengths, students choose from a very wide range of electives, options and international campus study tracks.  


​​Individualised guidance 

Throughout their time at SKEMA, every student is individually accompanied by a dedicated team of tutor-teachers.   

Students benefit from individualised support and guidance at key stages in their education (newly-arrived student, work experience, academic exchanges, specialisations, job-finding). 



SKEMA has more than 100 international exchange agreements in 43 countries and 13 joint degree programmes. 35% of the school’s students are from outside of France and 40% of its faculty have an international background. 


​​Professional experience 

Students get between six and 21​ months of in-company experience during their time on the Grande Ecole programme. Students can also do a work-experience sandwich year. 


A powerful alumni network​

Benefit from an active alumni network of over 45,000 worldwide, many in senior management positions. 


Top-flight faculty 

Our international faculty comprises high level researchers (70 CNRS stars, 268 publications). They work in close collaboration with companies so that students here get the best of both worlds: cutting-edge academia along with its professional application. 


A rich and diversified student life 

There are more than 65 different student societies and clubs in all areas: culture and arts, sports, humanitarian, business enterprise… These provide opportunities to develop skills and interests, as well as the possibility of earning academic credits for major projects.



Why choose SKEMA?
At the top of French and international rankings SEE RANKINGS
A global business school SEE SKEMA NEWS
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