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DISCOVER EDHEC study abroad With EDHEC 2015



permanent teaching FACULTY

Nationalities on campus

(49% international)





Lille • Nice • Paris • London • Singapore

€13 M

6 200

25 000




A year DEVOTED to academic research



double degrees

Alumni in 120 countries

of students start their careers abroad


Now more than ever the corporate world is in need of innovative, multicultural and socially responsible leaders. EDHEC has a longstanding tradition of providing students with the global perspective they need to succeed. Over the years, the school has built sound academic partnerships with leading business, schools and universities. We believe that the content of EDHEC’s academic programmes taught in state-of-the-art campuses in Europe and in Asia, combined with the involvement of the business community and the reputation of the school, is a key asset. EDHEC truly becomes a natural choice for talented graduate students who have excellent track records and the potential for successful international careers. Olivier Oger, DEAN OF EDHEC BUSINESS SCHOOL


Why Edhec ? At EDHEC Business School, you receive not only a top education in business management and financial economics but also real-world business and forward-thinking skills that set you apart from other graduates. You learn from renowned management specialists and have the opportunity to put this new knowledge to work in some of the most prestigious and exciting companies in the world.

A global business education

An elite teaching and research faculty

unparalleled business relevance

EDHEC Business School is recognised as one of the top institutions in the world for its international programmes, its partnerships with leading universities and business schools, and the diversity of its faculty and student bodies.

EDHEC’s teaching staff is made up of leading experts f rom around the world and includes some of the brightest researchers in the fields of finance, economics, financial analysis and accounting, and business law.

EDHEC’s close ties to business translate into exciting education, internship and career opportunities for students, in France and abroad. Top executive partners are involved in programmes and research projects to ensure real-world relevance.


Master in Management in the world

The Financial Times, 2014



Master in Finance in the world

The Financial Times, 2014

of students start their careers abroad

EDHEC Placement Report, 2013

EDHEC holds the “Triple Crown” of international accreditations (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS) for its outstanding academic programmes, its strong links with the corporate community, its impressive global reach and its commitment to ongoing quality improvement.

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Lille Campus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


A World-Class Faculty . . . . . . . . .


Why EDHEC ? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  02

Nice Campus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


Partner Universities . . . . . . . . . . .


Programmes & Application Process 04

Student Life & Associations . . . .


Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


Academic Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . 05

International Students Office . . .



campuses •


PROGRAMMEs & application process –

We believe that all students would benefit from a semester or a year spent either at EDHEC Lille or in Nice, depending on their interests. Our Lille campus, based in Northern France, is home to our Business Management track, and our Nice campus, based in the south of France is home to our Financial Economics track. The following programmes are available:

nice campus

lille campus



M1 : Financial Economics Track

M1 : Business Management Track

M2 : Masters of Science

M2 : Masters of Science

• MSc in International Accounting & Finance

• MSc in Creative Business

• MSc in Corporate Finance & Banking

• MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management

• MSc in Finance

• MSC in Global Business

• MSc in Financial Markets

• MSc in Marketing Management • MSc in Strategy & Organisation Consultancy • MSc in Management Studies • LLM in Law & Tax Management exchange students

Caroline Darrigues in Nice and Kinga Bertoti in Lille are your direct contacts for academic matters. Please contact your International Relations Office first to check that your university is in partnership with us. Once successfully nominated by your home institution, you will receive all information about the online application procedure as well as academic and practical information you need to best prepare your stay at EDHEC.


academic calendar –

> Fall Semester

> Spring Semester

April / May • Online nomination by partner institution • Application procedure

October • Online nomination by partner institution deadline • Application & course registration deadline

May / June • Course registration procedure • French course registration deadline

Late October • French course registration deadline January • Beginning of classes (specific to each programme)  & Welcome sessions.*

September Intake starting day & welcome sessions •  December End of classes, including exams •

* An International Student Welcome Session will be planned a day or two before the start of each programme. We suggest arriving about two or three days priot to the welcome session to have time to settle in.


Located at the crossroads of Northern Europe, Lille is the traditional capital of Flanders, close to major cities such as Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and London. Named European Capital of Culture in 2004, Lille is a major tourist destination and is renowned for its heritage, culture and dynamism. Lille will surprise you with its many different faces. Lille is also one of the top student cities in France.


the campus Located in 8.5 hectares of landscaped grounds, the Lille campus has been designed to meet the highest international standards and provides students with superior pedagogical, sporting, cultural and hospitality facilities.

Campus & Sport facilities  40 classrooms  20 lecture theatres  750-seat auditorium  Student residence  2000m² of student association premises  3200m² sports building (swimming pool, fitness club, squash court…)  3 restaurants  Digital networked library  Trading room


Nice, the capital of the French Riviera boasts a wonderful climate all year around and is minutes away from Monaco, Cannes and Sophia Antipolis–the largest cluster of ICT companies in Europe. Home to the second largest airport in the country, direct flights connect Nice to major cities around the world.


the campus Located near the city centre, this state-of-the-art campus offers students cutting-edge facilities and provides students with superior pedagogical, sporting, cultural and hospitality facilities.

Campus & Sport facilities  22 classrooms  13 lecture theatres  5 computer rooms  360-seat auditorium  Cafeteria  Restaurant  Fitness club  Learning and media centre  Library  Trading room  Language laboratory  Student association premises


student life & associations –

At EDHEC, there is an association for everyone. More than 50 associations, ranging from sports to charities to those for fashion and the media, mobilise our students, who join forces to carry out their projects, including entrepreneurial ones. EDHEC’s student associations also provide opportunities for hands-on preparation for future professional responsibilities. Organising an event, leading a team and managing a budget are all essential skills for tomorrow’s managers. Some of these associations, such as the Raid EDHEC and the EDHEC Sailing Cup, have become internationally renowned. The Sailing Cup for instance, draws more than 200 international boats every year, including crews from Oxford, LBS and UCLA.



Exchange students in 2013/2014

International students in 2013/2014

My time at EDHEC had been very wonderful. I feel blessed to be given an opportunity to do my exchange here. Although the teaching method is different, I feel that it is very practical and relevant for the working environment. Conferences and seminars by high profile individuals are very beneficial for the students.

The accommodation is amazing, all the professors and officers are very nice and helpful. Huirui Z —EDHEC Nice 2010/11 Shanghai Jiaotong University, Antai College

Shazman Harrith S. Curtin University


Visit the Nice Campus with Google Maps


international students office –

Before you arrive Before your arrival, you will receive our Welcome Guide which will answer most of your questions. This guide will inform you of the essential steps to take to ensure that you are fully prepared for your trip and stay in France.

Pickup Services for non EU students are available in both Nice and Lille. Emails will be sent out for you to register the minute you have booked your trip.

the student card gives you access to all facilities, including the library, computer rooms, cafeteria, restaurants and trading rooms. French language lessons are also available to all international students.

Welcome sessions are planned before the start of the academic year. These sessions are compulsory as all administrative procedures will be explained in detail, meaning that you will start the year stress-free. You also get to visit the town and area, meet fellow students, and more importantly, us!

EDHEC’s buddy system gives you the opportunity to meet a French student who will help you with both practical and academic matters; your buddy will contact you before you arrive, and of course, once you’re here.


accommodation We work with student residences and private owners to find the housing solution that suits you best, be it minutes from school or bang in the town centre. In Nice, off-campus accommodation is available with rooms in student residences, private studios, and flats to share. In Lille, on and off campus accommodation is available. There are two options in the campus residence: kots (shared apartments) and private studios. For information about private accommodation, please contact the I.R. team. All options are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Everyday life Phones, internet, banking, insurance, so many questions! We can advise you on all of them, don’t hesitate to contact us, via email, or once you’re here, pop in and see us!

Visa Paperwork on arrival is the last thing you want to do, which is why the International Relations Office is here to guide you both before and on your arrival to simplify and help you with all administrative procedures.

Cost of Living Accommodation: €450-700 per month Food: €125-250 per month Transport: €20 per month Emails will be sent out before the summer.

EDHEC Business School has built a vast network of prestigious academic partners around the world for students exchange and double-degree programmes. For many years, EDHEC has pioneered a truly cross-cultural and international approach with students, faculty, international corporate partners and alumni from around the globe. As a result, the school itself has become a fantastic melting-pot with international students and faculty representing 91 nationalities on our campuses. EDHEC is proud to welcome close to 250 incoming exchange students per year from our partner schools. Whether it is for a short programme or a double degree, EDHEC offers an intense academic and cultural experience. Richard Perrin, Executive Director for International Relations EDHEC Business School



Do exchange students have access to the EDHEC Career Centre ?


They have the opportunity to meet a Career Adviser and participate in many corporate events (recruiting days, company presentations) EDHEC cannot sign any placement contract between exchange students and French companies. Students must make arrangements with their home university.


What kind of orientation, if any, do you provide?


The International Relations Office offers an Orientation Seminar which includes social activities and practical day seminar. (Residence permit, medical coverage and medical care in France, choice of courses).


How many exchange students attend your institution each year?


350 (for both campuses).


What teaching methods are used?


Tutorials, lectures, workshops, seminars.


Course List and Course Description


Course lists and course catalogs are available on our intranet at (Username: partner, password: guest)


What is the grading system used?


Scale from 0 to 20, 10 = pass.



What is the regular workload?


30 ECTS is the regular (and maximum) workload per semester for EDHEC students but we have no rules for visiting students concerning the number of courses or credits that must be taken. The home university decides what the requirements are for their students (unless it is a double-degree seeking student, in which case they take all courses in their study programme like EDHEC students).


Do you offer make-up exams?


Yes, make-up exams are offered. Schedules will be given to students upon arrival on campus. Makeup exams cannot be taken outside of the EDHEC Lille or Nice Campus. No make-up exams will be organised for French classes.


When do students receive their transcripts?


Visiting students will receive their transcripts on campus or by postal mail (for fall semester: in February for spring semester: in July).


What are the facilities and services available to students?


Computers are available on-campus. Wireless internet access is available on-campus. Each exchange student is given an email account upon arrival. Photocopy machines and printers are available, a gym in Lille, on-campus cafeterias and library facilities.

Visit the Lille Campus with Google Maps



The EDHEC faculty is an exceptional body of international experts who boast both academic and business achievements. Faculty members, who have earned doctorates from the world’s leading universities and are considered experts in their fields, are devoted to expanding the frontiers of knowledge, as their outstanding track record of publication in leading academic and practitioner journals shows. They likewise author or contribute to innumerable professional books. Visiting professors, adjunct faculty and professionals round out the faculty ranks.

Giuseppe Bertola Professor of Economics PhD in Economics Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Guergana Guintcheva Professor of Marketing MSc in Marketing Management Programme Director PhD in Marketing

Florencio López de Silanes Professor of Finance Member EDHEC-Risk Institute PhD in Economics

University of Montpellier

Harvard University

Dominic O’Kane Affiliated Professor of Finance Member of EDHEC-Risk Institute PhD in Theoretical Physics Oxford University

Raman Uppal Professor of Finance Member of EDHEC-Risk Institute PhD in Finance

Lionel Martellini Professor of Finance Scientific Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute PhD in Finance

Pierre Mella-Barral Professor of Finance Member of EDHEC-Risk Institute PhD in Economics

University of California Berkeley

Cambridge University

Monique Valcour Professor of Management PhD in Organisational Behaviour Cornell University

University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business


Anne E. Witte Professor of Culture & Communication PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate School of the City University of New York

PARTNER universities ARGENTINA • Universidad Argentina de Empresa • Universidad Catolica de Cordoba (UCC) AUSTRALIA • Queensland University of Technology* • University of Sydney • Curtin University of Technology-Perth

AUSTRIA • Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz •WU Vienna University of Economics & Business BRAZIL • Universidade São Paulo • Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) • PUC Rio de Janeiro • COPPEAD Rio de Janeiro CANADA • University of Victoria* • Université Laval, Faculté des Sciences de l’Administration* • University of Alberta, School of Business* • University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business • HEC Montréal* • Queens School of Business • Brock University, Ste Catherines • Université de Québec, Montreal • York University, Schulich School of Business • McMaster University, DeGroote School of Business CHILE • Universidad Mayor • Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez CHINA • Antai College of Economics & Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong

• Fudan University • Renmin University • ECNU • The Hong Kong Polytechnic, School of Business • City University of Hong Kong • The University of Hong Kong • Hong Kong University of Sciences & Technology • Sun Yat-Sen University, College of Management CZECH REPUBLIC • University of Economics of Prague

DENMARK •C  openhagen Business School •A  arhus School of Business, University of Aarhus FINLAND • Turku School of Economics & Business Administration • Hanken, Swedish School of Economics & Business Administration GERMANY •European Business School (EBS)* • Universität Mannheim • Katholische Universität Eichstätt • Universität Bayreuth • Universität Trier • WHU Otto-Beisheim School of Management INDIA • MDI Gurgaon* • IIM Calcutta • IIIM Ahmedabad • Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode • IIM Bangalore • IIM Udaipur IRELAND • University College Dublin

ITALY • Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi • Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore • Politecnico di Milano JAPAN • Nagoya University of Commerce & Business Administration * • Waseda University MEXICO • ITESM, Universidad de Monterrey, México DF • ITESM, Universidad de Monterrey, Querétaro • Universidad Iberoamericana, México • Universidad La Salle, México • IPADE, México • Anàhuac del Sur – México DF NETHERLANDS • Universiteit Maastricht, Faculty of Economics & Business Administration* • RSM Rotterdam • Tilburg University NEW ZEALAND • University of Waikato NORWAY •N  orwegian School of Management BI* • Norwegian School of Economics NHH PERU • Universidad Pacífico • Esan PHILIPPINES • Asian Institute of Management PORTUGAL • Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão, Universidade Technica de Lisboa • Católica Portuguesa –


Faculdade de Ciências Económicas e Empresariais • Universidade Nova de Lisboa SINGAPORE • Singapore Management University SOUTH AFRICA • University of Stellenbosch SOUTH KOREA • Seoul National University • EWHA Seoul SPAIN • Escuela de Alta Dirección y Administración (EADA)* • Universidad de Deusto* • Instituto de Empresa – IE Business School • Universitat de Barcelona, Facultad de Ciències Economiques i Empresarials • Universidad de Córdoba – ETEA • Universidad Autonoma de Madrid • Universidad de Salamanca, Facultad de Economía y Empresa • Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE Madrid) SWEDEN • Stockholm School of Economics • University of Göteborg, School of Economics & Commercial Law • Lund University • Jönköping International Business School • Linkoping University THAILAND • Asian Institute of Technology* • Thammasat University – Bangkok • SASIN Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University • Assumption University

TURKEY • Koç University • Bilkent University UNITED KINGDOM • Cambridge University* • London School of Economics* • University of Strathclyde, Business School* • Aston University, Aston Business School* • Loughborough University • Heriot Watt University • University of Birmingham • University of Durham, Durham Business School • University of Newcastle • Sheffield University Management School UNITED STATES • Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business* • Florida International University, Chapman Graduate School of Business* • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Kenan Flagler Business School • Texas A & M University • Marist College • The George Washington University, School of Business • Brandeis International Business School • Fordham University • University of San Diego • Stanford University (SSIHP)** • MIT Sloan School of Management***

* Double Degrees. ** Summer International Honors Program. *** Student Selection by EDHEC and MIT.


QTEM, Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management, is an international network which brings together outstanding students, academic partners and international corporations. The network aims to expand to more than 30 academic partners and more than 100 corporate partners worldwide over the coming years. QTEM focuses on developing skills in analytical and quantitative techniques to support decision-making in an international context. It does so by the creation of a Master’s programme open to outstanding students of the academic partner institutions.

QTEM’s academic partners : BI Norwegian School of Management (Norway), Goethe Universität Frankfurt (Germany), HEC Lausanne (Switzerland), Lluis Guido Carli (Italy), Monash University (Australia), Solvay Business School (Belgium), The Higher School of Finance & Management (Russia), University of Porto (Portugal), Universiteit van Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Waseda University ( Japan), Zhejiang University (China)



The International Relations Office is delighted to welcome you to EDHEC! accommodation

Whether you are familiar with France or not, it is always good to be informed beforehand. Our team is here to We work with student residences and private owners to find the housing prepare you for this exciting experience. You will meet us all at our Welcome Sessions on arrival and we do look solution that suits you best, be it minutes from school or bang in the town centre. forward to getting to know you! In Nice, off-campus accommodation is available with rooms in student residences, private studios, and flats to share. In Lille,International on and off campus accommodation Students Office International Exchanges is available. There are two options in the campus residence: Practical issues for incoming students Caroline Darrigues - Manager, International Exchanges kots (shared apartments) and private studios. Tel : +33 4 93 18 32 46 For information about private accommodation, please contact the I.R. team. Nice campus Email: All options are on a first-come, basis. 393 first-served Promenade des Anglais BP 3116 - 06202 Nice Cedex 3, France Study Abroad Office Yasmine Nicolle Nice Campus & Lille Campus Email: [email protected] Academic issues - outgoing students & incoming double Everyday life Virginie Janlin degree and master students Phones, internet, banking, insurance, so many questions! We can advise you on all of them, Email: [email protected] Kinga Bertoti Tel : +33 3 20 15 45don’t 17 hesitate to contact us, via email, or once you’re here, pop in and see us!

Lille Campus 24 Avenue Gustave Delory CS 50411 - 59057 Roubaix Cedex 1, France Contact for EDHEC outgoing students Visa Céline Marsy Stéphanie Danes (Asia-Oceania & North America) you want to do, which is why Email: [email protected] Tel : +33 3 20 15 45 41 Paperwork on arrival is the last thing the International Relations Office is here to guide Elise Tyc you both before and Email: [email protected] on your arrival to simplify and help youEmail: with [email protected] administrative procedures. Virginie Laden (Europe, Latin America & South Africa + incoming exchange students) Tel : +33 3 20 15 39 86 Cost of Living and Accommodation: Email: virginie.l[email protected] €450-700 per month Email: [email protected]

Food: €125-250 per month Transport: €20 per month Emails will be sent out before the summer.



16 -1 8, rue du 4 septembre 75002 Paris - France Tel: + 33 (0)1 53 32 76 30 Fax : + 33 (0)1 53 32 76 31


10 Fleet Place, Ludgate London EC4M 7RB - United Kingdom Tel: + 44 (0)207 871 67 40 Fax : + 44 (0)207 248 22 09


1 George Street #07-02 Singapore 049145 Tel: + 65 (0)6438 0030 Fax : + 65 (0)6438 9891 EDHEC is one of the 50 business schools worldwide to hold the ‘Triple Crown’ of international accreditations—EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA—from the three international bodies that certify the excellence of study programmes, faculty quality, relations with the business community and commitment to the local and economic environment.

Non-binding document. © EDHEC Sept. 2014


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Photos © : Antoine Belval, Cathy Dubuisson, Sabrina Godemert-Brunat, Olivier Romualdo, Hervé Thouroude,


24, avenue Gustave Delory - CS 50411 59057 Roubaix Cedex 1 - France Tel: + 33 (0)3 20 15 45 00 Fax : + 33 (0)3 20 15 45 01