The MEB becomes the MBA in International Management - ESCP Europe

Master in European Business

About the programme

The ESCP Europe Master in European Business (MEB) becomes the MBA in International Management in September 2017.

The ESCP Europe Master in European Business (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.

Open to graduates with a diversity of educational backgrounds, professional experiences and nationalities, the MEB provides an excellent connection to the world of business and a solid foundation for an international management career across a wide range of sectors, organisations and positions.

Over one year (divided into two semesters), students are given the choice of studying in Europe at the six ESCP Europe campuses (Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin and Warsaw) and with our partner institutions across the world: School of Management, Xiamen University (China); Beijing Foreign Studies University (China) and Management Development Institute (India).

The MEB offers the opportunity to learn about business reality and professional behaviour in an international and multicultural context. Students receive a comprehensive education in the major fields of management (business), such as marketing, finance, accounting, leadership, strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship. They work in groups from different educational backgrounds and nationalities, fostering their personal development and intercultural skills at the same time.

The modules combine different business disciplines to provide the participant with the necessary knowledge and skills for today’s business realities.

Active participation, including the sharing of ideas and experience are fundamental learning methods.

  • 9 months of intensive courses in management
  • 2 company consultancy projects
  • 12-week minimum professional experience (internship or direct employment) finalised by a professional report


Core modules

Semester 1 - Country 1

  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Project Management
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance and Marketing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Operations Management & Supply Chain
  • Economics for Managers
  • International Business Strategy
  • Finance
  • Organisational Behaviour across cultures
  • Company Consultancy Project 1

Semester 2 - Country 2

  • Consumer Behaviour & New Product Development
  • European Business Environment
  • International Business Law
  • Management Accounting
  • Management Control
  • Financial Strategy
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Ethics and CSR
  • International Management
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Human Resources for Managers
  • Marketing or Finance elective
  • Company Consultancy Project 2
  • Closing Seminar

Professional experience report after an internship or direct employment (minimum of 12 weeks - 10 ECTS credits)

Languages
Language tutoring can be offered in the local language of the chosen country.


Classes are very diverse with students coming from various educational and cultural backgrounds with around 30 different nationalities represented each year.

Class of 2017

169 participants
Nationalities: 32
Age range: 20-33 (average age: 25)
Work experience: 2 years on average (including internships, gap years, apprenticeships, etc.)

Previous studies:

  • Engineering: 32%
  • Management / Business: 14%
  • Law: 11%
  • Economics: 8%
  • Social Sciences: 7%
  • Political Sciences / International Relations: 6%
  • Language / Literature: 5%
  • Sciences: 3%
  • Marketing / Communication: 2%
  • Finance: 2%
  • Others*: 10%
  • (*Architecture/Design, Media, Music, Pharmacy, etc.)

Nationalities:

  • French: 15%
  • Italian: 17%
  • German: 11%                      
  • Spanish: 4%
  • British: 1%
  • Other European: 11%
  • Asian: 34%
  • American: 5%
  • African & Middle Eastern: 2%

Careers

The last job survey indicates that 96% of the MEB graduates found a job within six months of the Graduation Ceremony:

  • 66% before
  • 10 % less than a month after
  • 10% between one and four months after
  • 10 % between five and six months after
  • 3% (only) six months after

Average yearly salary: €43,200K (depending on age, professional experience, country, sector and job):

  • €95K - Consultant at UBS, Zurich (Switzerland)
  • €74K - Diplomat at United Nations, Santiago (Chile)
  • €50K - Key Account Manager in Sales at Google, Dublin (Ireland)
  • €45K - Head of Sector in Sales - Rocket Internet (E-commerce), Paris (France)
  • €22K - Key Account Manager in Sales - Tata Steel, Delhi (India)
  • €20K - Founder in the new technologies for the education sector - Paris (France)

Choosing the MEB is choosing a career… a way of life!

Our alumni…

  • would recommend the Master in European Business (MEB) – 97%
  • work outside their home country (UK, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, Ireland, Chile, Mexico, US, India, China, etc.) – 48%
  • have a job with an international dimension – 84%
  • work in firms with more than 2,000 employees – 56%
  • have launched a startup – 8%
  • work in sustainable development – 56%

The 5 top criteria they use to choose their jobs:

  • international dimension (60 %)
  • company’s reputation (48 %)
  • career advancement potential (36 %)
  • relevance to career goals (34 %)
  • interest of the work itself  (29 %)

Industries and Opportunities

Functions

  • 22 %  Marketing  / Communication
  • 17 % Consulting / Auditing
  • 11 % Finance
  • 11 % Sales
  • 8 % Purchasing / Supply-chain / Logistics
  • 6 %  Executive Management
  • 3 % Organisation / Information systems
  • 2 % Law and taxation
  • 20 % Other functions

Sectors

  • 17 %  Auditing / Consulting / Accounting
  • 11 % Transportation
  • 8 %  Finance / Banking / Insurance
  • 6 % Other industries
  • 5 % Energy
  • 5 % Sales
  • 3 % Chemical / Pharmaceutical / Cosmetics industry
  • 3 % Information technology
  • 3 % Food processing
  • 3 % Public service
  • 3 % Education & Research
  • 3 % Communication / Advertising
  • 30 % in a broad range of other sectors (Media, Agriculture, Tourism, Entertainment, e-commerce, etc.)

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