BSc Data Science for responsible business : 1st year admission

Are you eligible?

Students holding, or soon to hold, a French Baccalaureat must apply via the Parcoursup procedure.


Students holding, or soon to hold, an international equivalent of the French Baccalaureate (IB, A-level, High School leaving degree, Abitur, etc.) with a specialty in Mathematics or Science can apply via the emlyon admission process


This program is eligible for VAE (APEL : accreditation of prior experiential learning), find all the information on

You are eligible for our program, apply!

Selection for the BSc Data Science for responsible business is competitive and follow a full online admission process.


You are first evaluated on the content and quality of your High School course work, your grades, your English proficiency. After successfully submitting your application online, you will then take an online admission test.


Create an account or go to your dashboard to start your application file.


Selection sessions for the academic year 2024-2025 are organized from November 2023 to August 2024 (subject to availability).

Step 1: Your application file

Mandatory documents (all the documents provided need to be in English or French - except passport and identity card):


  • A resume
  • A copy of an official valid identity card or passport
  • A certified copy of your most recent academic degree
  • A proof of enrolment statement for applicants currently enrolled in higher education
  • A certified copy of your transcripts from the first year of high school until now

Step 2: Your digital test and online interview

Part 1: cognitive test
You have to solve a series of logic reasoning tests (for instance, domino test).


Part 2: mathematics test
You have 30 minutes to answer as many math questions as possible (for instance, primitive or derivative computations, limit of a sequence, extrema of a function, polynomial roots, probability and number theory puzzles, etc.)


Part 3: deferred video interview
You are filmed while answering questions displayed on your screen. You have 15 seconds to read each question and a limited time is set for each answer.

Step 3: Eligibility Board

The Admission Jury meets on a monthly basis after the receipt of the test scores; members of the jury analyze the results and decide on the eligibility of each candidate.

Step 4: Individual video interview

Candidates who have met the eligibility requirements will be invited to an individual interview with a member of the emlyon or Ecole Centrale Lyon panel.

Step 5: Admission Results

The Admissions Board will fully review your application and will decide on your admission. You will receive an email as soon as possible to inform you that your results are available on your candidate area.

Application Fees

Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year will be open from early November 2023 to August 2024 (subject to availability). The non-refundable application fee is €60 (payment only online by credit card when submitting your application).


High Level Athletes are exempted of the application fees if they provide a sport resume validated by the director of the Sports department. If this is your case, please contact Mr. Mickaël ROMEZY:

You are temporarily or permanently disabled, or with a disabling medical condition?

The Disability Unit can provide customized support in strict compliance with confidentiality, and can:


  • Take into account your specific needs and make sure that your years at emlyon business school go as smoothly as possible, and that you are integrated to the student life
  • Provide specific arrangements and resolve your access issues via the implementation of an individualized pedagogical follow-up
  • Act as the interface with all other school departments
  • Guide you through your administrative and pedagogical procedures
  • In case we are unable to provide the specific arrangements you may need, we can follow through with external partners to find solutions to level out your disability


You will find the welcome guide and all the information on how we welcome and support our students and participants with disabilities here


Our team is available at the following email address: