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ESC Clermont Business School

ESC Clermont Business School

Founded in 1919, ESC Clermont Business School offers business-oriented undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Accredited by AACSB, EPAS, AMBA and CGE, the school differentiates itself through its quality of teaching, innovative approach to management, proximity with the corporate world and strong network of international partner universities.

Top reasons to study here

  • Academic excellence: applied business knowledge, innovative approach, practical experience and managerial preparation.
  • Strong partnerships: 132 partner universities world-wide and more than 550 corporate ties with companies and businesses.
  • International business school: 32% are international 60+ nationalities on campus.

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ESC Clermont business school has been developing business leaders for more than 100 years since its establishment in 1919.


- International programmes.

- Learning by doing approach.

- Traditional disciplines (management, business, finance, project management..) and innovative specialisations (business intelligence, digital marketing, agility..)

- Practical orientation through internships, apprenticeships and job placements.


Research is one of the core activities done by the professors and aims to respond to the academic needs (by publishing in the most reputable journals), the entrepreneurship and professional requirements (producing pertinent research for companies) and the student demands. 


Our programmes welcome students, young graduates, as well as professionals. They prepared to excel in the work placement after studies, with some joining big companies while others working for SMEs, it all differs based on the professional project interest, profile, skills and prior experience.

Our students are provided with guidance, counseling and job coaching sessions to help with the internship/job placement search. The school accompanies students in constructing their professional project:

- Contact with companies through projects, visits and case studies.

- Recruitment and networking events.

- Lectures given by professionals.

- Recruitment platform with offers reserved for our students.


Student services

The International Office is attentive to the needs of international students and accompanies them before arriving to Clermont-Ferrand, during their studies in the school and after they successfully complete their programme of study.

Housing services

There are different options of accommodation around the campus:

 - Moversia service: A local agency specialised in helping international students finding accommodation according to their needs and budget. Moversia offers practical and personalized services to international students to help them to settle in Clermont by finding them suitable accommodation and helping them with all the paperwork, and various other practical matters. The service is free of charge (accommodation search, pick-up upon arrival, helping with housing aid applications).

- Student residences: The business school has an agreement with various student residences that are located around the campus within a walking distance.

Medical services

Students will subscribe for the French public insurance for free.

Student Life

Campus life

The business school is located in a downtown campus, close to the historic medieval center. There are two main buildings and one annex. Access to the school is controlled through an electronic badge system. This allows students and staff to enter the main building at any time 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Students can make full use of the computer laboratories, classrooms, study rooms, student association offices and leisure facilities.

The school buildings comprise around 100,000 square feet (9000 square meters). 

Student clubs

11 student associations focusing on business, culture, integration of international students, art, music, sports and humanitarian causes.


The business school holds the most pertinent national and international accreditations: AACSB, EPAS, AMBA and CGE.

Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne, France

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