Lines are moving within the Schools of Management in France. The merger between Euromed and BEM already gives efficient results in particular with the strong progress for the Executive MBA (Master of Business Administration) of this school in the international ranking of Financial Times.

This classification confirms the international recognition of this Global MBA (MASTERS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION) (43rd worldwide best Executive MBA), which has the triple accreditation AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB giving evidence of its academic quality.

We know that the negotiations on the professional training in France between unions and employers are probably going to result in the implementation of a CFP (Personal account professional training) with a validation during all the professional life. KEDGE has already innovated and has created a flexible and personalized MBA throughout the professional life! Indeed, the global MBA adapts itself to the professional constraints of the students who can choose the duration of their program, accelerate or slow down their rhythm and move between different campus (Marseille, Paris, Bordeaux or Shanghai). Besides, every graduate can follow once a year a module of training with the existing promotion of the MBA, to update his knowledge and make his network live! And this opportunity is both innovative and unique in the world of business schools….

The evolution of ESC Marseille was spectacular these last years:

– The Deans of this school and the board of the Chamber of commerce and industry gave at first a new international positioning by renaming the EUROMED School and by giving it a major role in within the Mediterranean economic space.

– Secondly, they have followed the example of the other graduate schools of Management (HEC, ESSSEC, ESCP, EM LYON…) and have built several international partnerships (in particular with the emerging countries such as China) by creating in particular Global MBA with in partnership with one of the best universities : Jiaotong University / Antai College of Economics and Management; which allows to favor the exchanges and to create a network of high-level students and professionals and generate new opportunities of  international business.

– Finally, the merger between EUROMED and BEM allows today KEDGE to become one of the top business schools of management in France and in Europe. Two regional capitals with very complementary (additional) ecosystems decided work together (the first one with a geostrategic position in the Mediterranean Sea at the heart of EMEA zone and the other one known to be the world capital of the wine). This merger gives to the school of management better human education, and financial resources. And with all these new resources, the school will be able to better anticipate the stakes in the globalization, in the digital economy, and in the social and environmental aspects.

The partnership between the Deans/Managers and students of this school works well with the new slogan found by the students: “Create, Share and Care “. With this signature, the School is going to convey some key values needed for the emergence and self-fulfillment of the new entrepreneurial profiles = > the Creation and the innovation, synonymous of growth and performance in an economy of the knowledge, sharing within a community for prosperous economic exchanges and the corporate social responsibility for a better consideration of the environmental and social impacts of the activities of companies!


Senior Partner Alhambra International

Former student KEDGE Business School