ESCP Business School

Master in Management

The Master in Management, ranked 7th worldwide by the Financial Times, is designed to develop the skills needed to analyse complex strategic and operational management issues within a global context. This two-year, full-time general management Master programme provides the opportunity to study in up to four countries, with options ranging from ESCP’s own six European campuses to more than 140 partners worldwide.

Master in Management graduates leave with a minimum of 36 weeks of professional experience. This ensures that you finish the programme with the invaluable practical experience top recruiters are looking for.

Master program

The Master in Management programme consists of four semesters with a total of 120 ECTS credits. These semesters can be completed at our European campuses (Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin and Warsaw) or at one of our over 140 partner universities worldwide.

In order to help you achieve your career aspirations, ESCP created a flexible study track. This allows you to customise the programme over two to four years, with the possibility of taking gap years.

Innovative teaching – based on case studies, lectures, group projects and instruction by executives from ESCP’s corporate partners – ensures the link between in-class theory and the reality of the business world.

First year – in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris or Turin

During your first year of Master’s, you will take a deep dive into the fundamentals of management*, and start to build your career development plan by choosing:

  • Study location
  • Languages courses
  • A specialisation

*Core courses of intercultural management:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Business Law
  • Financial Reporting IFRS
  • Human Resource Management
  • Data-Driven Marketing
  • Management Control
  • Organisation and Management
  • Strategy
  • Sustainability

Second year – in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Warsaw or at partners worldwide

During your second year of Master’s, you will carry on with your career development plan by choosing:

  • Up to two specialisations (1 per semester)
  • Electives amongst a selection of 140
  • Study location, including at partner institutions worldwide

There are many specialisations to choose from amongst these categories:

  • Business Development
  • Consulting
  • Cross disciplinary
  • Digital
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance / Accounting / Control
  • Law & Economics
  • Marketing
  • Specific industrial sector
  • Sustainability

Career opportunities

99% of Master in Management graduates found a job within 3 months of graduation. 67% are employed before graduation. Here are some examples:

The most recent graduating class is currently working in these job functions:

  • Project Management: 6%
  • Finance: 15%
  • Consulting: 25%
  • Marketing: 8%
  • Business Development: 11%

Partner companies

As ESCP Master in Management graduates acquire two to three specialisations in addition to the fundamentals of how companies operate and thrive, they have excellent job placement opportunities: 97% are employed within 3 months of graduation.

Here is a selection of the companies that they join:

  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • AT Kearney
  • AXA
  • Axel Springer
  • Bain & Company
  • Banco Santander
  • BearingPoint
  • Bloomberg
  • BNP Paribas
  • Bombardier
  • BCG
  • Deloitte
  • Deutsche Bank
  • ON
  • Eaton Corporation
  • EY
  • Ferrero
  • General Electric
  • Google
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • KPMG
  • L’Oréal
  • Lavazza
  • Lazard
  • Luxottica
  • LVMH
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Michelin
  • Microsoft
  • Mondelez
  • Natixis
  • Nestlé
  • Nomura
  • Oracle
  • PwC
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Roland Berger
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • SAP
  • Société Générale
  • Telefonica
  • Thales
  • Total
  • Ubisoft
  • UBS
  • Unilever
  • Vodafone

Questions regarding the MiM program at ESCP Business School

Is it still possible for MiM students to do an internship in France or elsewhere? If so, what could be the duration of the internship?

Yes, students are expected to complete between 20 and 36 weeks of work experience to graduate so there are plenty of opportunities to do an internship in France, the EU or elsewhere.

Each job or internship must have a minimum of 8 weeks. Previous experience can be taken into consideration for up to 16 weeks maximum. You need to gain a minimum of 20 weeks of professional experience during your Master studies. Local career service teams will help you find internships. 

Located on each of the six ESCP campuses, the Careers Service provides students with the advice, data and tools to connect you to companies.

  • Internship offers: 20,000 / year
  • Job opportunities: 30,000 / year
  • Companies on campus: 130 / year
  • Active alumni: 60,000
  • Countries: 150

Could the MiM be paired with an apprenticeship program?

Yes, students from the European Union and under 30 are eligible. Employment must be in a company governed under French law; therefore students must have a sound knowledge of French. 2 formats are possible: 18 months and 14 months.

What are the possibilities for students to get scholarships or financial aid?  

Non-European students are eligible for Merit-based scholarships. They are awarded upon admission to the Master in Management. Merit-based scholarships vary from 25% to 100% of the first year tuition fees. Merit-based scholarships are only awarded for the first year of studies.  ESCP scholarships based on financial need may be awarded to European students. European students who are eligible for CROUS* scholarships may also be eligible for an ESCP Europe scholarship.

What job employability opportunities are there currently in France, especially during this COVID-19 pandemic?

Up until now, we have had excellent employment rates with 99% of students employed within 3 months of graduation.

It is a bit early to say what impact Covid may have had but students can be assured of the support from the School:

  • Career workshops and individual coaching to achieve professional objectives
  • Company presentations, seminars, conferences, roundtables and interviews with recruiters
  • On-campus or virtual generalist and industry-specific job fairs
  • Bootcamps on Consulting, Banking, Tech and Marketing led by ESCP Alumni on how to be recruited by the leading companies in these sectors
  • Personality and logic tests etc.


Financial need-based scholarships

ESCP Business School need-based scholarships may be granted to European and NonEuropean students admitted through the following admissions paths:
– Classe préparatoire française. (PREPA)
– Engineering Partner Schools: Centrale/Supélec, ENSAE, ESTP and MinesParisTech.
– Sportif de haut niveau (top-level athlete in France), registered on the national list.
– Talent Spring.

European students admitted by the ESCP Direct Admissions or by “Join a school in France
(SAI) are also eligible.

The following student categories are not eligible for financial need-based scholarships:
– Apprentices (Apprenticeship Track)
– Incoming Double Degree students
– Non-European students admitted by the ESCP Direct Admissions
– Non-European students admitted by “Join a school in France” (SAI).
– Visiting students
– Sanpaolo scholarship holders (scholarship given by ESCP Turin Campus)
– Students admitted through the PreMaster Admission Test holding the Sanpaolo

Students who are eligible for CROUS* scholarships may also be eligible for an ESCP needbased scholarship.

As of September 2021, students who are eligible for CROUS* scholarships, level 4 to 7, are
exempt from tuition fees for all years of study, including the Pre-Master Year, M1 and M2
years. This full scholarship covers both standard Tuition Fees and Fees related to the prerequisite courses in Management.
All other fees such as the Registration fees, additional courses, catching up failed courses,
Diploma deferral, GAP semester/year, etc. must be paid in full.
Students who are not eligible for the CROUS social criteria grants may request a partial
exemption from tuition fees based on their financial. Grants will be awarded if possible,
based on available budget. Financial need-based scholarships are given for one academic
year. They are renewable for following academic years upon submission of a scholarship
renewal request on the yearly registration file (June/July).
In all cases, awards are subject to academic results and behaviour in line with the values of
the school, or a change in financial situation.

How to apply
Applications for need-based scholarships are open starting in June or July of the year
preceding entry into ESCP via the Registration File. The form and accompanying
documents, such as financial statements, proof of citizenship, CROUS certification (if
applicable), and fiscal residence. Awards are announced in October of the entry year and
will be deducted from the first year tuition fees.

Merit-based scholarships
Non-European students from admissions paths “ESCP Direct Admissions” and “Join a
school in France” are eligible for merit-based scholarships. They are awarded upon
admission to the Master in Management. Merit-based scholarships range from 25% to
100% of the first year tuition fees.
Merit-based scholarships are only awarded for the first year of studies (M1). The scholarship
is not renewable for M2.
No additional merit-based scholarships are given during the studies.

* CROUS scholarships are financial need-based grants allocated by the French Ministry of
Higher Education. See their website:


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