Are you eligible for the MSc in Management - Grande Ecole?

The Join a School in France selection procedure is open to candidates holding a degree from a university outside France (Bachelor's degree, Licence, Master…) gained upon successful completion of at least three years of university education outside France; the degree being awarded by a nationally accredited higher education institution.


Candidates may apply the same year in which the degree is obtained.

Application / Procedure Deadlines

International applicants can ONLY apply through the Join a School in France website :


Join a School in France at the Paris-Ile de France Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIP) organises the recruitment of students holding a non-French degree for an admission in the Master of Science in Management programs offered by 5 French Management Schools: Audencia Nantes, SKEMA Business School, emlyon business school, ESCP Europe and HEC Paris.


  • Session 1 : applications open until October 7, 2019 at midnight
  • Session 2 : applications open until January 7, 2020 at midnight
  • Session 3 : applications open until March 3, 2020 at midnight
  • Session 4 : applications open until April 20, 2020 at midnight


Makers Lab


The Admissions Office functions as the first point of contact for all applicants once they have submitted their online application. If you would like to have the contact details of the right person to help you with any questions regarding the MSc in Management program or the selection procedure, you can create your personal space and obtain full contact details on your emlyon business school dashboard.


Once enrolled, international students will join the students selected via a French undergraduate diploma and the Bachelor students selected via the French system of "classes préparatoires" and who have already studied one year at emlyon business school. These three selection processes are highly selective, and only an average one applicant out of 7 will have the opportunity to join the Master of Science in Management program.

Click here to access your admissibility or admission results!

Written test

In French: The TAGE-MAGE, « Test d'Aptitude aux Etudes de Gestion ». This test is conceived by FNEGE (Fondation Nationale pour l'Enseignement de la Gestion des Entreprises). A TOEIC, or TOEFL, or IELTS official score report is required for all candidates taking the TAGE-MAGE
In English: Graduate Management Admission Test. GMAT is a Graduate Management Admission Council registered trademark and exam.
In English: GRE Test

Oral test

Candidates who are declared eligible for the interview are invited to an interview in the language they have chosen (English or French). The interview lasts 30 minutes and focuses on the candidate's personality and motivation.