General application rules

Join a School in France is a selection process that allows you to apply to our 5 member schools (Audencia Business School, emlyon business school, ESCP Business School, HEC Paris, SKEMA Business School) for the Master’s in Management program only.

No, you apply for the 5 Business Schools at once.

Application requirements

Yes you can. Applicants may fill an application in the same year they obtain their degree.

Your application will be submitted to Join a School in France Business Schools and they will decide individually if you can apply to their Master in Management.

No, the selection is opened to all applicants whatever their degree as long as they meet the application requirements.

No, you must have your diploma (in this case, of 4 years) by the latest in the year of the intake. 

Applying online

Application to several rounds is not allowed. You can apply to only one round per year. However, you may ask to transfer to another round. In order to do that, you have to send an email to Join a School in France (joinaschoolinfrance@cci-paris-idf.fr) with your full name, your application number and the round for which you wish to transfer to.

Your application will not be considered complete and thus you will not be considered as an applicant to the Join a School in France Business Schools.

No, the payment must be done in Euros only. You can proceed to the payment by following this link.

The Join a School team does not provide any scholarship. However, you can review some available scholarships on this page.

Standardized written tests

Yes, as Join a School in France does not organize the TAGE MAGE test. This test is organized by the FNEGE.

Please upload your score in your online application.

You upload your test taker copy on your Join a School in France application.

At the same time, please ask for your official score report to be sent to at least one of Join a School in France Business Schools  www.ets.org/gre/

Business Schools codes :

  • Audencia Business School : 5489
  • emlyon business school : 0761
  • ESCP Business School : 1387
  • HEC Paris : 3623
  • SKEMA Business School : 834

We will take into account your best GMAT score, as long as it is received before the application deadline.

You will be declared absent to the written test and thus your application will not be considered for eligibility.

There are no required minimum scores when you apply through Join a School in France. Each Business School has their own admission rules.

No, we only accept the « Official score report – test taker copy » on which we find all the scores (verbal, quantitative, total, analytical writing, integrated reasoning). However we encourage you to upload your unofficial copy if you do not have the official one yet. It must be replaced by the official score copy before the deadline.

You have to select the “Join a School in France” program on GMAT website.

English tests

If you are not a native English speaker, you will have to send us an English test score before the deadline.

If you have studied 3 years (Bachelor, Licence) or more in English, you do not need to take an English test. However, you will need to send us proof that all your courses were taught in English.

You can take either the TOEFL (IBT or PBT), the TOEIC (Listening and Reading, or Speaking and Writing), the IELTS or Cambridge.

The English test is part of Join a School in France Business Schools’ evaluation of your application. If this information is missing, we cannot send your application to the Business Schools.


Under some specific circumstances, Join a School in France can open new interview centres. The applicant must ask for this by email when applying online.