ESSEC Business School
City: Cergy-Pontoise, near Paris
Website: www.essec.edu
Approximate semester dates:

POSTGRADUATE*
Fall term (T1): October – December 
Winter term (T2): January – March
Spring term (T3): April - June
Postgraduate Academic Calendar - see fact sheet below
 

UNDERGRADUATE
Autumn Semester: August - December
Spring Semester: February- June
Undergraduate Academic Calendar 

Language of instruction: English, French
Full time load equivalent:

POSTGRADUATE: 25 ECTS (typically 5 courses per term)
UNDERGRADUATE: 30 ECTS

Fields of Study Available:

Courses in English:

  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Public and Private Policy
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing
  • Information Systems & Decision Sciences
  • Languages

Postgraduate Exchange information
Postgraduate Course Catalogue

Undergraduate Exchange Information
Undergraduate Course Catalogue 

Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study:

POSTGRADUATE: the following courses are NOT open:
- The following ESSEC core courses: Management Control, Financial Accounting and Reporting, Principles of Finance;
- Financial Statement Analysis;
- Big Data Analytics;
- Courses from some Chairs reserved to students admitted into the Chair (mention «reserved» indicated on the course offer)

UNDERGRADUATE: TBA

Approximate living expenses:

Euros 5,000 per semester
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Living expenses breakdown - see fact sheets below
Campus France's cost of living estimate in France

Additional information:

Accommodation in the privately owned ESSEC residences is guaranteed. Click here for ESSEC's student residence booklet.

Fact sheet for Postgraduates 

*Postgraduates studying at ESSEC Business School on exchange during UQ's semester 1 have the choice of studying for winter term, spring term or both. If studying for a single term, all courses must be completed at the same time. If studying for two terms the courses can be split between the two.
*Postgraduate students studying in UQ's semester 2 must study for fall term only and must complete all courses in that term.

Global BBA Fact Sheet for Undergraduates

ESSEC Institutional Brochure

French Diplomat's guide to Studying in France

What our students say about ESSEC Business School
Yushan: ESSEC Business School (Semester 1, 2016) Yushan: ESSEC Business School (Semester 1, 2016) Master of Business
Michelle: ESSEC Business School (Semester 2, 2015) Michelle: ESSEC Business School (Semester 2, 2015) Master of Commerce (Applied Finance), Year 1
Hugh: ESSEC (Semester 2, 2015) Hugh: ESSEC (Semester 2, 2015) Masters of Business Administration
Catherine: ESSEC (Semester 2, 2015) Catherine: ESSEC (Semester 2, 2015) Masters of Business Administration
Hing Lok: ESSEC Business School (Semester 1, 2015) Hing Lok: ESSEC Business School (Semester 1, 2015) Master of Business Administration
Jenna: ESSEC Business School (Semester 2, 2014) Jenna: ESSEC Business School (Semester 2, 2014) Bachelor of Business Management
Austin: ESSEC Business School (Semester 2, 2013) Austin: ESSEC Business School (Semester 2, 2013) Bachelor of Commerce
Thomas: ESSEC Business School (Semester 2, 2012) Thomas: ESSEC Business School (Semester 2, 2012) Bachelor of Finance
Nick: ESSEC Business School (Semester 2, 2012) Nick: ESSEC Business School (Semester 2, 2012) Bachelor of Commerce/Economics
Zhongheng: ESSEC Business School (Semester 2, 2011) Zhongheng: ESSEC Business School (Semester 2, 2011) Master of Business
Jiangying: ESSEC Business School (Semester 2, 2011) Jiangying: ESSEC Business School (Semester 2, 2011) Master of International Hotel & Tourism Management