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MBA in International Management - in English

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Czas trwania
1 rok
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About the program

Purpose of study

The MBA in International Management is a one-year full-time programme delivered in two countries of choice, which provides young professionals with the business skills and mindset for a successful international career. Students from around the world form a group with diverse educational and professional backgrounds. The MBA covers all the functional areas of management and provides a multicultural hands-on experience.

You will study, learn, and challenge yourself with 140 faculty among the best in their respective fields. You will acquire critical thinking and the ability to reinvent and imagine new ways of doing business. As much as student body is diverse, so is the Faculty. Choosing an MBA is to start or enhance your career. You will benefit from a range of career supporting activities. You will be able to select among the 20,000 annual jobs and internships offers. Or like 10% of our students you may create or join a startup.

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Professor Maria Koutsovoulou
Zahia Bouaziz

Why to choose us?

  • 10-month programme - an intensive MBA programme with a strong cross cultural approach 
  • 2 countries of your choice - study each semester in a different ESCP inner city campus 
  • 2 Company Consultancy Projects over 2 countries - consult for companies on real projects while expanding your international work experience 
  • 24 electives offered over 7 countries - choose to specialise or diversify your MBA experience while experiencing up to 4 more countries 
  • 60,000 alumni from 150 countries - join a diverse professional alumni network to enhance your future international career. 
  • 155 research active Professors from over 30 nationalities - a hands-on learning experience from our diverse full-time, affiliate and guest professors 

The MBA in international managment careers


The MBA in International Management proposes a career development programme, the International Leadership Advancement Programme (I-LEAP) which purpose is to assist you in finding your ideal job after graduation. 

I-LEAP is developed throughout the academic year in complement to the professional competencies and managerial skills gained in classes. This programme is organised around 3 core topics for professional advancement: 

  • Professional Self-Knowledge 
  • Personal Career Growth 
  • Career Goal Setting 

I-LEAP is constructed with the support and resources of ESCP Alumni Association, the expertise of ESCP Careers Service located on each of the six campuses, along with certified professional coaches. Its objective is to support you in identifying your professional objectives, confirming your career prospects while providing you with the advice, data and tools necessary for their pursuit. The programme includes: 

  • 3-day professional orientation seminar:  discover a set of personalised career tools to manage your career planning 
  • Alumni-Mentor programme:  choose an Alumni to be your mentor and connection to the professional world 
  • Individual Professional Coaching 

Through the combination of ESCP Corporate Relations Service, your membership to the Alumni Association and a variety of specialised and multi sector job fairs in all campuses, you will gain access to 50,000 job opportunities and 20,000 internship offers, as well as gaining a connection to more than 60,000 active alumni in 150 countries. 


Accenture - Acciona - Accor - Aguirre-Newman Airbus - Alixpartners - Altran - Amadeus - Amazon Angelo Vasino Apple - Arietti & Partners - Ariston Thermo Group - AT Kearney - Audi - AXA - Axel Springer - Bain & Company - Banca Sella - Banco Santander - Barceló - Bayer (Business Consulting) BBVA - BearingPoint - Beiersdorf AG - Bertelsmann Bloomberg - BMW - BNP Paribas - Bombardier Transportation - Boston Consulting Group - Capco - Carrefour - CHANEL CNC Communications Network Consulting - Coca-Cola - Colgate - Comau Commerzbank - Costa Crociere - Deloitte - DHL Dylog Italia - E.ON - Eaton Corporation - El Corte Inglés - Elica - EY - FCA Italy - Ferrero - Foodora Gamesa - Gas Natural Fenosa - General Electric Google - Gruppo Comifar - Henkel - Hitfox - Houlihan Lockey - HSBC - IATA - Iberdrola - IKEA Inaer Aviation - Inditex - Indra - Interserve Construction & Services - Intesa Sanpaolo - INVERTO AG - Istarter Johnson & Johnson - Kellogg’s - KPMG - L’Oréal Lavazza - Lazard - Luxottica - LVMH - McKinsey & Company - Mediobanca - Meliá METRO AG - Michelin - Microsoft - Miroglio - Mondelēz - Natixis Nestlé - NH Hotels - Nomura - Novartis - Oliver Wyman Oracle - Orange - Otis - Pernod Ricard Pfizer - Pricewaterhousecoopers PwC - Procter & Gamble - ProSieben - PSA - Puig Reale - Renault Reply - Repsol - Ricoh - Rocket Internet - Roland Berger - Royal Bank of Scotland - SAP - Seat Self Italia Shell - Simon-Kucher & Partners - Sixt Smart Global Trading - SMC - Société Générale Sony - Sopra Steria Consulting Telefónica - Thales Tikehau Investment Management - Total - TRUMPF Uber - Ubisoft - UBS - Unibail-Rodamco UniCredit Unilever - Uniqlo - Valeo - Vision Italia - Vodafone - Whirlpool - Xing - Zalando 


Program details  

The programme covers all the functional areas of management and provides a multicultural hands-on experience. 

Active participation, including the sharing of ideas and experience are fundamental learning methods. Beyond this, methods include: lectures, seminars, tutorials, case studies, workshops, projects, presentations, computer-based activities, reading and private study, group work and group assignments. A four to six month-internship option (starting after your course requirements are completed) is available to students looking to change their career path and get knowledge in a new area increasing their employability across different sectors. 10-MONTH, FULL-TIME MBA 

10 months of intensive courses in management (around 500 teaching hours). The courses are taught from September to June over 2 campuses of your choice, followed by 4 electives of an available 23 over 7 countries.  All courses are taught in English.

CORE COURSES  Mindset: Multicultural – Entrepreneurial – Strategic – Ethical – Collaborative 

SEMESTER 1 – SEP-FEB  London – Paris – Turin 

  • Induction Seminar
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making in Multicultural Teams
  • Big Data and Tech Trends
  • Principles of Finance
  • Financial Accounting and International Reporting
  • International Economics for Managers
  • Company Consultancy Project 1
  • Quantitative Methods for Business
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Skills for International Business
  • International Marketing Decisions
  • International Business Strategy

Optional Course:

  • Languages
  • Fundamentals of Mathematics
  • Computer Skills

SEMESTER 2 – MAR-JUL Berlin – Madrid – Paris

  • Team Building Seminar
  • Business Simulation
  • Marketing and Business Analytics
  • Ethics and CSR
  • Management Accounting and Control
  • Corporate Finance
  • Leading Teams and Organisations
  • Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation
  • Company Consultancy Project 2
  • Closing Seminar

Optional Course:

  • Languages

ELECTIVES In semester 2: 4 electives of your choice from a portfolio of 24 courses

Electives take place in semester 2. Dedicated periods are blocked on all campuses enabling participants to follow four elective courses of interest independently of their campus choice.


  • Financial Reporting for International Capital Markets
  • Global Knowledge Management
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Portfolio Management


  • Creativity Marketing
  • Sourcing and Supply Chain Management
  • Energy Risk Management
  • Mergers and Acquisition


  • Social Media and Digital Marketing
  • A Stakeholder Approach: Happiness, Wellbeing, and Management
  • Family Business Management
  • Total Leadership
  • Negotiation Dynamics


  • Innovation 2.0 and Business Law for Managers
  • Customer Value Management
  • Organisational Transformation
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Negotiation Dynamics


  • Financial Modelling
  • International Capital Markets and Trading Techniques
  • International Luxury Management
  • International Food & Beverage Management


  • Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • Strategic Digital Marketing


  • Doing Business in the Middle East


The Company Consultancy Projects are a key element of the programme that enables students to get to know a specific sector or function while consulting with 2 companies on real projects, within 2 countries. You will accomplish two Company Consultancy Projects during the MBA in International Management, which allow you to put into practice the concepts acquired in the classroom. The projects provide students with collaborative and intercultural work experience on a case provided by a company. In groups of 5-6, students are expected to perform an in-depth analysis and make recommendations for actions that can realistically be implemented by the company. You will learn how to approach an issue with a critical mindset and how to react swiftly in unexpected situations with a creative and open-minded attitude. Throughout the project, tutoring is provided by an ESCP professor and/or an experienced consultant.

Within the framework of the Company Consultancy Projects, dedicated workshops are carried out in:

  • Consulting skills
  • Research strategy, tools and data sources
  • Survey and interview techniques
  • Presentation skills

Throughout the programme, you will be provided the opportunity to boost your leadership potential, to gain insights in some selective key managerial competencies, and enhance your professional effectiveness. All the following topics fit together and aim to bring your leadership presence to the next level.

Effective Communication

  • Listen actively
  • Use your mind, heart and hand: Develop cultural and and emotional intelligence in communicating with varied audiences
  • Be present and find your own voice


  • Master the key characteristics of true leadership: The art of reconciliation differences, be an emotionally intelligent leader, foster multicultural teams, build a vision and strategic goals
  • Building an environment where people can grow, self-direct, and be fulfilled
  • Lead change


  • Deal with different types of negotiation in multicultural environments
  • Prepare your negotiations (build coalitions, relationships) and manage your information effectively
  • Negotiate smartly

Personal Branding

  • Learn how to define your identity and uniqueness
  • Develop a coherent professional image
  • Master the tools (CV, social media, video shooting, dress codes, etc.)


  • Discover your cultural, professional, and personal values
  • Understand the importance of values in decision making (for ex. when selecting a type of job or a type of organisation).

Total: Around 500 teaching hours The MBA in International Management’s curriculum awards a total of 90 ECTS credits.



Student's & Alumni's testimonials

Alex Quah Shu Min

“I signed up to the MBA in International Management to do something that was fulfilling and worthwhile. I achieved this directly through its courses, competitions, knowledge sessions, and the plethora of projects that we were assigned. However, ultimately what I treasured most were the things I learned indirectly through the interactions that I had with the people I have met throughout this whole journey. I treasure the friends I have made, the experiences they have shared with me, those that we have shared together, and lastly those we are sharing right now as we graduate. That's it in a nutshell, my MBA in International Management at ESCP.”

Alexis Picot

“Several key points attracted me when I discovered the MBA in International Management at ESCP. First, it is a full time MBA in two different countries, with a strong multicultural approach. Secondly, becoming a member of the ESCP network is a great asset when you want to work internationally. Lastly, having the opportunity to merge both in class courses and professional experience with Company Consultancy Projects provide us a well tailored balance that I believe will be well recognised in the job market.”

Camila Paris

“ESCP understands how to shape a well rounded business individual and how to prepare us to the real working world with the chance of doing consulting projects with real companies.”

Ashish Anand

“The MBA in International Management offers a well-structured programme with world-class faculties, practical learning through real-life case studies, a wide range of electives, and an opportunity to study in two countries.”

Admission rules


  • A previous Bachelor or Master degree, Maîtrise, Licenciatura, Laurea Magistrale or equivalent in any discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years’ work experience
  • Applicants with less experience who demonstrate exceptional maturity and outstanding leadership through their professional and personal experiences will also be considered.
  • Proficiency in English

Do not hesitate to send your CV to one of our admissions coordinators to check your eligibility for the MBA in International Management.


Application form

Applications are made online. The application form must be completed entirely in English. 

Carefully complete the online application form and submit it before the deadline specified in the Admission Calendar providing the following required documents: 

- Admission Test: GMAT (40W-NP-23),  GRE (DI Code 0849) or Tage Mage certificate. 

If you are unable to provide a GMAT, GRE or Tage Mage certificate, you may take an ESCP admission test during the admission session on-campus or online. 

- English language certificate: TOEFL written test: 600; TOEFL IBT: 100; TOEFL computer-based: 250; IELTS: 7 

Candidates without any language qualification certificates will be tested during the admission session on-campus or online. 

- Candidates who can prove that they have earned a university degree taught entirely in English or those who have lived for 3 years in an English-speaking country are exempt from the English test. 

- Degree certificate 

- Grade transcripts covering all years of university study 

- At least one reference (e.g. an employer’s reference) 

- CV (in English) 

- Photocopy of your passport or ID 

Additional language certificates are a plus. 

An application fee of €180 must be paid at the end of the online application.

Personal interview

Each candidate is interviewed by a panel made up of programme directors, faculty and alumni. 
A Skype interview can be offered to candidates residing outside of Europe. 


You will receive the admission decision within three weeks after the admission session. 
Admitted candidates must confirm their acceptance by the deadline indicated in the offer letter. A non-refundable deposit of  €5,000 is required to secure a place in the programme once admission has been granted. This amount is deducted from the total tuition fees. 


The fee for the MBA in International Management 2024 intake is €57,000

In order to apply to ESCP’s MBA, a payment of €180 for application fees is required.

Anyone interested in receiving an INVOICE, please contact Ms. Agnieszka Fabiańska e-mail: agaf@kozminski.edu.pl