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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 busines school and ESC Lille
  • Multi-accredited - [EQUIS, AACSB, EFMD EMBA Accredited] – programmes recognised in France (Visa, ‘Licence’ Degree, Master Degree, RNCP, CGE label), as well as in the United States (Licensing), Brazil (Certificação) and China (Ministry of Education). Member of the Conférence des Grandes Écoles (CGE) and the Conférence des Directeurs d’Écoles Françaises de Management (CDEFM)
  • Faculty organised in 3 academies [Globalisation, Innovation, Digitalisation], 1 sports and language institute [SKILS] and 1 Artificial Intelligence institute [SKEMA AI 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)
    • SCS (SKEMA Center on Sustainability)
  • Artificial Intelligence Resource and Research Centre in Montreal, Canada.

  • Two specialised schools: A school dedicated to artificial intelligence: AI School for Business (France) and a law school: Law School for Business, based in Belo Horizonte (Brazil)
  • Main rankings:
    • 3rd best master in finance worldwide [Financial Times 2022]
    • 5th best master in management worldwide for its MSc International Business [The Economist 2021]
    • 5th best business school in France for its Grande Ecole programme [Le Parisien 2022 and L’Étudiant 2021]
    • 6th best business school in France for its Grande Ecole programme [Financial Times MiM 2021, QS MiM 2021, and Le Figaro 2021]
    • 22nd best business school worldwide [Financial Times MiM 2021]
    • 5th best Executive MBA in France and 39th worldwide [QS 2022]
    • 31st best customised Executive Education programme worldwide [Financial Times - Executive Education Custom 2022]
  • 6 countries: Brazil, Canada, China, France, South Africa, United States
  • 9 campuses worldwide: Belo Horizonte, Lille, Nanjing, Paris, Raleigh, Shanghai, Sophia Antipolis, Stellenbosch – Cape Town, Suzhou
  • +70 programmes: Global BBA, Master in Management, Masters of Science, Specialised Masters®, Global Executive MBA, Executive Education programmes, Summer Schools, PhD & DBA.
  • +40 alumni clubs across the world
  • +70 student clubs on the 7 campuses
  • +200 incubated projects at SKEMA Ventures
  • +120 nationalities at SKEMA’s campuses
  • +160 academic partnerships in more than 40 countries
  • +500 professors - including 190 members in the academic faculty
  • 2,500 partner companies
  • 10,000 students with more than 130 nationalities, 40% foreign students
  • 4,200 students on international campuses
  • 54,000 alumni in 145 countries
  • A digital community of 313,000 followers

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