On September 11th, 2023, the Financial Times published its ranking of the world's best Masters in Management: emlyon business school confirms its 4th rank among the French business schools, behind HEC, ESCP and ESSEC. On a global scale, the School goes up 2 ranks as compared to last year, and is now #7 worldwide.

A high-quality Master in Management program

The Master in Management (Grande Ecole Program) of emlyon business school is thereby recognized as a program of excellence, in France and on the international scene. While the School was #4 in France and #9 worldwide in the 2022 Financial Times ranking, it is now #7 worldwide, going up 2 ranks.

An outstanding career progression

The Financial Times demonstrates how the graduates of the Master in Management of emlyon business school experience an amazing career start:

  • #2 of the business schools in France on the “career progress” criteria. The young graduates of emlyon business school are rapidly advancing in their careers.
  • Three years after graduation, alumni's average salary is at € 101,747 (101.7 K): that is a +64% increase as compared to their salaries on coming out of the program.

An exceptional social and environmental commitment

The FT also acknowledges the School's extraordinary commitment on criteria such as social and environmental responsibility. emlyon is making its status of benefit corporation (société à mission) come to life in its core pedagogy. On the ESG and Net Zero teaching criteria (including ethics, social and environmental issues), the Master in Management (Grande Ecole Program) of emlyon business school is:

  • #3 worldwide
  • #1 in France
Isabelle Huault, President of the Executive Board and Dean of emlyon business school

emlyon confirms its fourth rank in France in the Master in Management ranking of the Financial Times and ranks #7 worldwide. We are so proud as these results reflect the efforts put into by the emlyon teams to deliver a Master in Management up to our students' expectations. As for the social and environmental responsibility, a subject truly dear to our hearts, The Financial Times ranking comes as a recognition of the unfailing commitment of emlyon. We will continue to pursue our social and environmental commitment and to impulse our strategy, in terms of academic excellence, knowledge hybridization and internationalization

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About emlyon business school:

Founded in 1872 by the Lyon CCI, emlyon business school has an enrollment of 9,050 students of 125 nationalities over 6 campuses worldwide (Lyon-Ecully, Saint-Etienne, Shanghai, Paris, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai). emlyon draws on a Faculty of 166 international professors and researchers, and a network of 200 global academic partners, to provide learning tracks of excellence opened to the world. emlyon runs a community of 41,700 alumni spread out in 130 countries. As a Société à Mission since July 2021, emlyon's raison d'être consists in: “providing life-long training and support to meaningful individuals able to transform organizations, for a fairer society, with more solidarity and respect for the planet.” In its early makers pedagogy, action and reflection are closely intertwined. Skill hybridization and social responsibility are at the heart of its training programs, where the best of both socio-economic and academic worlds meet.

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