IESEG School of Management

Year of foundation: 1964
Approx. number of students: 3,000
Period of study: End August-Mid December; Early January-End May
MCI partner since: 2013

The City

Lille (for Industrial Engineering & Management and Management, Communication & IT)

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 & 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

IÉSEG School of Management is one of the main business schools in France. The school has a total of 3,000 students (of which over 700 are international students - mainly exchange students) scattered on both the Lille and Paris campuses.

The business school is a member of the Université Catholique de Lille, the largest private university in France in terms of student population and endowment. IÉSEG is ranked among the top business schools in France. The French magazine L'Etudiant has ranked IÉSEG 6th in the 2012 French Business Schools Ranking (7th on both academic and international level, 22rd on the relations with companies). The article also said : IÉSEG is the first "PostBac" School to reach the top 10 and has became a serious competitor among the best ESC's.