EM Lyon Business School

Year of foundation: 1872
Approx. number of students: approx. 3,300
MCI partner since: 2018

The City

Lyon is the third-largest city and second-largest urban area of France. Lyon had a population of 513,275 in 2015. It is the capital of the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. The city is known for its cuisine and gastronomy, and historical and architectural landmarks and a part of it is a registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Economically, Lyon is a major centre for banking, as well as for the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotech industries.

The University

Emlyon business school is a French leading business school. It was founded in Lyon, France in 1872 by the local business community, and is affiliated to the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It has triple accreditation: EQUIS by the EFMD, AMBA, and the AACSB. Emlyon curently has 5 campuses: Lyon, Saint-Étienne, Shanghai, Casablanca and Paris.