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Mission and key figures


SKEMA is a global research and higher education institution that trains talents who are committed to transforming the world through a sustainable approach. The hybridisation between the human and social sciences and data is at the heart of its model, and its modus operandi is global exposure.

Key Figures

  • Founded in 2009 following the merger of CERAM business school and ESC Lille
  • Multi-accredited - Equis, AACSB and EFMD Accredited EMBA. Its programmes are recognised in France (Visa, Master Degree, RNCP, CGE label), as well as in the United States (licensing), Brazil (certificação) and China 
  • Faculty organised in 3 academies [globalisation, innovation, digitalisation], 1 sports and language institute [SKILS] and 1 Artificial Intelligence institute
  • 5 research centres:
    • FAIRR (Finance and Accounting Insights on Risk and Regulation)
    • KTO (Knowledge, Technology and Organisation)
    • MINT (Marketing Interactions)
    • PRISM (PRoject Information and Supply Management)
    • RISE² (Reflections and Research In International Strategy Sustainability Entrepreneurship and Economics)
  • 7 global campuses in 5 countries [Brazil, China, France, South Africa, United States]
  • More than 70 programmes [Global BBA, Master in Management, Masters of Science, Specialised Master® programmes, Doctoral Programmes, Global Executive MBA, Executive Education programmes, Summer Schools]
  • More than 40 alumni clubs across the world
  • More than 70 student clubs
  • More than 100 incubated projects at SKEMA Ventures
  • More than 120 nationalities at SKEMA’s campuses
  • More than 130 academic partnerships in more than 40 countries
  • 400 professors, including 170 members in the academic Faculty
  • 2,500 partner companies
  • 9,000 students
  • 48,000 alumni in 145 countries

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