IESEG School of Management

Year of foundation: 1875
Approx. number of students: 7,500
MCI partner since: 2014

The City

Lille (for Engineering, Management and Management, Communication & IT and Social Sciences)

Lille is situated in northern France, near the border with Belgium. It has 227,000 inhabitants. A former major mechanical, food industry and textile manufacturing centre as well as a retail and finance center, Lille forms the heart of a larger conurbation, regrouping Lille, Roubaix, Tourcoing and Villeneuve d'Ascq, which is France's 4th-largest urban conglomeration with a 1999 population of over 1.1 million.

Paris (for Tourism and Management, Communication & IT)

Paris is the capital of France and with 2.2 million inhabitants in the city area and 12.2 million inhabitants in the metropolitan area one of the biggest cities in the Western World.
Paris has been a cultural center for centuries. It is still one of the most visited cities of the world. Paris is also the biggest educational center of Europe.

The University

Founded in 1875, and unique in France, the Université Catholique de Lille is a multidisciplinary institution which combines 5 faculties, 20 schools, institutes, and Grandes Ecoles as well as a hospital group. France's largest private, non-profit university offers approx. 300 degree programs in six areas of study. MCI collaborates with three institutes: IÉSEG, JUNIA and ISL.

Established in 1964, IÉSEG School of Management is one of the top business schools in France. The school has a total of approx. 3,000 students (of which over 700 are international students - mainly exchange students) scattered on both the Lille and Paris campuses. The school holds numerous national and international accreditations, among which AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.