MASTER OF SCIENCEGlobal Luxury and Management




Two degrees, two continents for an international experience and an operational vision

Emmanuelle Rigaud, director of the Msc Global Luxury and Management

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"The rapidly evolving worldwide luxury market coupled with the current public health crisis means the structure of the luxury sector is fundamentally changing. 

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 the 'new sustainable and connected luxury'."

Two degrees - Two continents - Three cities

  • The MSc in Global Luxury and Management is recognised and licensed by The University of North Carolina System and, on the European side, it is accredited by the Conference des Grandes Ecole.

  • The first semester takes place in Raleigh (SKEMA) and in New York City hosted by the NYU School of Professional Studies.

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

One programme – 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 a 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 will find in this MSc an experience suited to their personality and career objectives in the luxury world.

Business focus and industry networking

This MSc gives you access to 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 MSc accompanies students beyond their education, and provides career coaching so that graduates' careers are ongoing successes.

Key facts

Master of science This MSc is a CGE-accredited, full-time programme with eight months of courses followed by work experience or a research project.​​​​


* Talent & Careers 2020 employment survey -  Promotion of 2019

Two degrees: an MSc in Global Luxury Management recognised and licensed by the University of North Carolina System and an MSc in Global Luxury and Management accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles.

Who can apply?

As a one-year MSc: holders of four-year degrees
As a two-year MSc: holders of three-year degrees  (more info)​​

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