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Admission Procedure

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The Admissions Office functions as the first point of contact for all applicants once they have submitted their online application. If you would like to have the contact details of the right person to help you with any questions regarding the programme or the selection procedure, you can create your personal space and obtain full contact details on your emlyon business school dashboard.

Once enrolled, international students will join the students selected via a French undergraduate diploma and the Bachelor students selected via the French system of "classes préparatoires" and who have already studied one year at emlyon business school. These three selection processes are highly selective, and only an average one applicant out of 7 will have the opportunity to join the program.


The Join a School in France selection procedure is open to candidates holding a Degree from a university outside France (Bachelor's degree, Licence, Master…) gained upon successful completion of at least three years of university education outside France; the degree being awarded by a nationally accredited higher education institution. 

Candidates must be less than 30 years old when taking the Join a School in France selection tests. Candidates may apply the same year in which the degree is obtained.

Application / Procedure Deadlines

International applicants can ONLY apply through the  Join a School in France website joinaschoolinfrance.com

Join a School in France at the Paris-Ile de France Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIP) organises the recruitment of students holding a non-French degree for an admission in the Master in Management - Grande Ecole programs offered by 5 French Management Schools: Audencia Nantes, SKEMA Business School, emlyon business school, ESCP Europe and HEC Paris. 





Written test:

In French: The TAGE-MAGE, « Test d'Aptitude aux Etudes de Gestion ». This test is conceived by FNEGE (Fondation Nationale pour l'Enseignement de la Gestion des Entreprises).  A TOEIC, or TOEFL, or IELTS official score report is required for all candidates taking the TAGE-MAGE
In English: Graduate Management Admission Test. GMAT is a Graduate Management Admission Council registered trademark and exam. 
In English: GRE Test

> Oral test:
Candidates who are declared eligible for the interview are invited to an interview in the language they have chosen (English or French). The interview lasts 30 minutes and focuses on the candidate's personality and motivation.

Hints & tips to apply successfully 

“Communicating a positive attitude is key for a successful application.” - Rémy Paliard - Professor in Corporate Finance

 “Where you can, keep it simple.“ - Richard Ruble - Assistant Professor in Economics




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