On November 23rd, Emerging, the Human Resources agency, published in the Times Higher Education, its 12th annual ranking of the best 250 higher education institutions in terms of employability. emlyon ranks #41 in the world's top 50 of best business schools, and #2 in France, behind HEC.

Following the 2023 Figaro ranking, in which emlyon business school reached the 4th rank of the best business schools in France, the School stands out this time as #2 in the Global Employability University Ranking 2023 of the best business schools in France in terms of employability.

The GEURS ranking assesses the reputation of institutions and of their graduates from the recruiters' perspectives. This year, the Emerging agency collected 99,000 votes from employers of 24 different countries to rank the best 250 international higher education institutions among the 1,000 ones present in the world. emlyon business school and its graduates were graded and judged as performing outstandingly by recruiting managers in 6 criteria reflecting the great strategic orientations of the School:

  1. Skills (hard, soft & digital skills)
  2. Specialization
  3. Professional experience
  4. Digitalization
  5. Academic excellence
  6. Internationalization

Just one day apart, the GEURS 2023 ranking echoes the Figaro 2023 ranking of the best business school published on November 22nd, in which the international outreach of emlyon business school is also praised (#2 in France behind ESCP), along with the quality of its Faculty and Research.

Isabelle Huault, Executive President and Dean of emlyon business school

The ambition of the School is to allow each and every one to find the job where they will grow, and to promote the professional integration of its alumni. emlyon also stands as a partner for organizations and companies, in training and looking for new talents able to develop virtuous business models for society and the planet. The GEURS 2023 ranking, just like that of the Figaro 2023, shows that our efforts in training and providing guidance have been effective, allowing employers and students to come together, to transform one another, and to achieve a successful collaboration to address the great socio-economic issues.”

For a comprehensive information, here is the complete GEURS 2023 ranking and the Figaro 2023

GEURS 2023 ranking The Figaro 2023 Download the press release

About emlyon business school:

Founded in 1872 by the Lyon CCI, emlyon business school has an enrollment of 9,020 students of 125 nationalities over 6 campuses worldwide (Lyon-Ecully, Saint-Etienne, Shanghai, Paris, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai). emlyon draws on a Faculty of 172 international professors and researchers, and a network of 190 global academic partners, to provide learning tracks of excellence and open to the world. emlyon runs a community of 38,600 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.


Press contacts:

emlyon business school: Julie Guillot – guillot@em-lyon.com - 06 45 23 23 04

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