All about this master, Master in European Business (MEB) ESCP Europe Business School
France - Western Europe
MBA full time

ESCP Europe Business School
Master in European Business (MEB)


Program overview

The MEB  is an intensive general management programme taught over 1 year across 2 countries of your choice. Based on an MBA-style curriculum with a cross-cultural approach, students are given the choice of studying at the ESCP Europe campuses (Paris, London, Berlin, Madrid and Torino) and with partner institutions across the world: School of Management, Xiamen University (China); MDI Gurgaon (India); AIT Bangkok (Thailand); the HSE Moscow (Russia); and Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico). The MEB combines theory and practice in an international context. Students receive a comprehensive education in the major fields of management:  marketing, finance, accounting and strategy.

Curriculum (courses, subject modules)

The MEB curriculum combines different business disciplines to provide the participant with the necessary knowledge and skills for today’s business realities. The curriculum is designed on the basis of different delivery and study modes combining individual work with team projects, cases studies, reports, presentations, as well as interaction among participants and professors.

  • 9 months of intensive courses in management (around 500 teaching hours)
  • 2 company projects
  • 12-week internship (minimum) or direct employment

Semester 1 - Country 1 (300 hours - 40 ECTS credits)

  • Introduction to European Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Economics for Managers
  • Organisational Behaviour & Intercultural Management
  • Business Strategy
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Company Project 1

Semester 2 - Country 2 (255 hours - 40 ECTS credits)

  • Management Accounting
  • Buying Behaviour & New Product Development
  • Financial Strategy
  • European Business Environment
  • European Business Law
  • International Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Finance or Marketing Elective
  • Company Project 2

Admission conditions

Required diploma(s) :

  • Bachelor
  • Master
  • PhD

Minimum working experience required : 1 years

Tuition & Fees

Between 17 and 18 €

Admission sessions take place from October to July for September intake. Candidates who are interested in the MEB can only apply to one of the 5 ESCP Europe campuses (regardless of study tracks). ESCP Europe only accepts applications to the MEB via the online application form. An application fee of €150 must be paid at the end of the online application in order to consider your submission complete.

Applicants whose online applications form are accepted will be invited to sit the on-campus admission tests, which include:

  • A personal interview, which plays an essential role in assessing candidate's abilities and motivation for the Master in European Business programme
  • An aptitude test, which can be a GMAT (40W-NP-23), TAGE MAGE, GRE (DI Code 0849) or PAEP certificate, or the completion of an SHL alpha-numeric reasoning test when applying for the MEB. SHL tests are taken on-campus on the day of your admissions interview, the cost of which is included in the application fee paid to ESCP Europe. You can view SHL sample tests on the SHL Direct website.
  • For non-native speakers language proficiency tests which include an assessment of your writing, listening and oral skills. We require the following minimum scores on the tests: TOEFL written test: 600; TOEFL IBT: 100; TOEFL computer-based:250; IELTS: 7.

In exceptional circumstances, candidates unable to attend interviews on-campus because of distance, current employment outside of Europe, etc., can opt for a webcam interview instead.

Employment opportunities & career impact

Average time for obtaining the first job offer : 61% have found a job before the Graduation Ceremony

Employment opportunities :

93% of graduates Class of 2011 found a job within six months of the Graduation Ceremony.

46% work outside their home country across the 5 continents

56% work in firms with more than 2,000 employees

The First Job Survey indicates that:

  • 28%  Consulting/Auditing
  • 21%  Marketing/Communication
  • 12%  Finance/Accounting
  • 10%  Sales
  • 6%    Executive Management
  • 5%    Supply Chain
  • 2%    Business Engineer
  • 16%  in a broad range of functions

The graduates surveyed took roles in a range of different sectors:

  • 19% in management consultancy
  • 11% in banking and finance
  • 9% in the pharmaceutical, healthcare and cosmetics
  • 8% in the energy industry
  • 8% in the automotive, naval, aeronautical and railway industries
  • 6% in the food and beverage industries
  • 3% in e-commerce and telecoms
  • 3% in trading and retail
  • 2% in accountancy and audit firms
  • 2% in communication and advertising agencies
  • 2% in transport
  • 2% in information and communications technologies
  • and 25% in a broad range of other sectors

Program enrolment information and statistics

Students Age
Minimum age 23 years
Average age 25 years
Maximum age 31 years
Students Full Time work experience
Average Full Time work experience 20 months
Maximum Full Time work experience 12 months

Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines :

Application Form :

Faculty profiles

  • 127 resarch-active professors representing over 20 nationalities
  • 120 affiliate and visiting professors, and more than 700 practioners and experts

Campus facilities & Student Life

5 campuses in Paris, London, Berlin, Madrid and Torino and 5 academic partneships in China,  India, Mexico, Russia, Thailande. More information

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