Business School

Excelia Business School is the Management School of Excelia. It offers post-High School programmes, up to Bachelor and Master level. The School is both AACSB and EPAS accredited (for its Master in Management Grande École and BBA programmes), and the Financial Times has ranked it amongst the best business schools in the world. Its Bachelor and Master programmes prepare students for key industry roles in careers such as finance, marketing, communications, human resources and management, both in France and internationally.



A major
business and management school

In educating students to become responsible managers, Excelia Business School places great importance on experiential learning and on humanity, as exemplified by its Humacité© and Climacité© initiatives.

A school with strong values, ranked among the top business schools in the world.

Our programmes are built on innovative pedagogy and designed to develop your professional skills. You will acquire a range of specialised competencies in line with the latest needs and expectations of today’s companies… veritable added value in terms of employability!

From the moment you arrive right up until you graduate, Excelia provides personalised support and guidance, encouraging your personal development and ensuring your successful vocational integration.

Your career is our priority!

Excelia’s accreditations and certifications

  • Excelia Business School has awarded EQUIS accreditation in 2020 for a period of 3 years.


  • Since 2013, Excelia Business School has been AACSB accredited, an international label of excellence held by only 5% of business schools worldwide.

  • AMBA international accreditation is a label of excellence, the awarding of which is based on demanding criteria.

With a choice of more than 30 outstanding study programmes, we are sure to have the perfect one for you!

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4 study programme(s) match your criteria

  • LanguageEnglish / French
  • QualificationBachelor (3 years of higher education)
  • LocationLa Rochelle, Tours, Orleans
  • Start DateSeptember or January
  • AccreditationLicense degree / CEFDG Bachelor (3 years of higher education) / AACSB / Bachelor des CCI / RNCP Level 6
The Bachelor in Business is a 3-year post-High School State-certified qualification leading to a Grade de Licence, providing you not only with a solid foundation in management, but also offering you… See programme
  • LanguageEnglish / French
  • QualificationBachelor (4 years of higher education)
  • LocationLa Rochelle, Paris
  • Start DateSeptember
  • AccreditationAccredited by the French Government / CEFDG Bachelor (4 years of higher education) / AACSB / EFMD Bachelor / RNCP Level 6
This international Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) is a 4-year post-High School programme that follows the tradition of the Anglo-Saxon Bachelor with Honours programmes, whilst having its… See programme
  • LanguageEnglish / French
  • QualificationMaster (5 years of higher education)
  • LocationLa Rochelle, Tours
  • Start DateSeptember
  • AccreditationMaster Degree / CEFDG Grade de Master qualification / AACSB / AMBA / EFMD Master
The Master in Management known in French as the famous Master Grande Ecole is the flagship programme of the School and the renowned Grande Ecole network, for those business schools who are members… See programme
  • LanguageEnglish / French
  • QualificationMSc (5 years of higher education)
  • LocationLa Rochelle, Tours, Orleans, Paris
  • Start DateSeptember or January
  • AccreditationAACSB
Our Masters of Science (MSc) educate students to become managers who are experts in a particular industry sector. The programme will enable you to develop specific professional skills that are… See programme

Programme rankings

  • Excelia Business School
    • HappyAtSchool® 2022 : 6th
  • Bachelor in Business
    • L'Étudiant 2022: 2nd
    • Eduniversal 2022: 3rd
    • Le Parisien 2022: 9th
  • BBA International
    • Le MOCI 2021: 1st
    • Challenges 2022: 6th
    • L'Étudiant 2022 : 3rd
  • Master in Management
    • Le Point 2022 : 10th
    • The Economist 2021: 11th
    • Challenges 2022: 13th
    • Financial Times 2022: 36th
    • L'Étudiant 2022: 15th post prépa
    • Le MOCI 2021: 3rd
    • Le Figaro Étudiant 2020-2021: 15th
    • Le Parisien Etudiant 2022: 14th
    • QS Rankings 2022: 95th
  • Masters of Science (MSc) International Business Management
    • Le MOCI: 11th
    • Eduniversal 2022: 15th
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
    • QS Rankings 2022: 34th
    • Eduniversal 2022: 15th
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Digital Marketing
    • QS Rankings 2022: 63rd
    • Eduniversal 2022: 13th
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Audit and Consultancy
    • QS Rankings 2022: 93rd
    • Eduniversal 2022: 7th
  • Masters of Science (MSc) International Event Management
    • Eduniversal 2022: 7th
  • Masters of Science (MSc) Ingénieur d'Affaires, Management Industriel (MIND)
    • Eduniversal 2022: 7th
  • Masters of Science (MSc) Sustainable Development, CSR & Environment
    • Eduniversal 2022: 14th
  • Masters of Science (MSc) in Banking and Business Administration
    • Eduniversal 2022: 13th

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