École Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur
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MottoInternational in any language
TypeGrande école
Established1968
FounderBusiness France
Academic affiliation
EPAS, Conférence des Grandes Ecoles
PresidentCatherine Lespine
DeanJean Audouard
Academic staff
62 Full-Time and 220 associated
Students2,500
Location
CampusUrban
LanguageEnglish, French
ColorsBlue and White    
Websitewww.esce.fr

ESCE International Business School (ESCE - Ecole Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur) is a business school founded in 1968 by Business France[1] (French Office for International Trade) and located in Campus Eiffel, Paris. It is a member of France's Conférence des Grandes Ecoles since 2012.[2] The school has ~ 2,500 students[3] and 9,300 Alumni.[4]

The school offers Bachelor degrees,[5] internationally accredited Masters in Management and Summer Programs.[6]

Among famous speakers, former Prime Ministers Tony Blair,[7] Jean-Pierre Raffarin, Michel Rocard[8] and Alain Juppé[9] contributed to conferences at ESCE.

The Paris-based business school is renowned in France and Europe for its network of entrepreneurs, who founded some notable french start-ups (Zenly, Simplified, Sixth June, Interactive Mobility...).

Ownership

From 2001 till 2016, the school belonged to Laureate International Universities, that sold all their French assets to perform their IPO.[10] The school now belongs to APAX Partners investment fund,[11] which owns the INSEEC U network.

Degree and Accreditation

The school delivers a Master in Management with EFMD EPAS accreditation[12] as well as French Ministry of Higher Education and Research accreditation. It also cofounded the Consortium of International Double Degrees (CIDD).[13]

ESCE specializes in International Affairs.[14] For long it has been the most demanded school within SÉSAME[15] Examination (famous Business School examination in France), of which it was a founding member in 1992.[16]

It is renowned for its dual degree[17] with Berlin School of Economics & Law as well as its dual degree with UIBE Beijing.

Notable teachers

Jean-Marie Cambacérès (Associated Professor since 2010) - ENA Graduate (Promotion Voltaire),[18] Former Congressman (député), Business Man, President of European & Global Affairs at CESE (Conseil Economique, Social et Environnemental), founder of ESCE Centre Asie.[19]

Notable alumni

Alexandre de Rothschild, Chairman of Rothschild & Co bank.[20]

List of Dual Degree Programs

Notable Companies founded by Alumni

Zenly, acquired by Snapchat in 2017 for USD 250 to 350 Million, quoted by Les Echos to be part of top 10 most expensive french start-ups ever created.

Simplifield, analytics platform for the retail industry, USD 4 Million raised.

Interactive Mobility, entertainment platform for planes and cabs; €4 Million fundraising ongoing.

References

  1. ^ "History - ESCE Business School". ESCE. 2017.
  2. ^ "L'ESCE devient membre de la Conférence des Grandes Écoles". www.studyrama.com.
  3. ^ "Key Figures - ESCE Business School". 2017.
  4. ^ "Welcome to ESCE Alumni". esce-alumni.hivebrite.com.
  5. ^ "ESCE BACHELOR". l'Etudiant.fr. 2017.
  6. ^ "SUMMER PROGRAMS". summer.pariseiffel.fr. 2017.
  7. ^ "Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair Applauds Laureate's Student Focus at Campus Eiffel in Paris". www.laureate.net. 4 April 2014.
  8. ^ "INTERVIEW WITH FORMER FRENCH PRIME MINISTER MICHEL ROCARD, BY FARID EL ALAOUI". esce.fr.
  9. ^ "CONFÉRENCE ALAIN JUPPÉ - COMMENT PANSER L'EUROPE POUR LA REPENSER ?". www.esce.fr. 22 May 2015.
  10. ^ "REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, Laureate Education, Inc". SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION. 18 January 2017.
  11. ^ "Agreement between Laureate Education and Apax Partners". laureate.net. 19 April 2016.
  12. ^ "EFMD Awards EPAS Accreditation to Programmes at ESCE, Bologna, Chulalongkorn and Salford". EFMD. 24 February 2015. Archived from the original on 24 February 2015.
  13. ^ "ABOUT CIDD". www.cidd.org.
  14. ^ "Quelle est la vraie sélectivité du concours Sésame ?". L'Edudiant. 2017.
  15. ^ "Le concours SESAME officialise les statistiques de la session 2008". 2008.
  16. ^ "Le concours SESAME officialise les statistiques de la session 2008". prepa-hec.org. 2008.
  17. ^ "Deutsch-französischer Studiengang Gefördert durch die Deutsch-Französische Hochschule". hwr-berlin.de.
  18. ^ "Promotion Voltaire". Iconic Photos. Archived from the original on 2017-12-01. Retrieved 2017-12-01.
  19. ^ "ESCE CENTRE ASIE". esce/centreasie. 2017.
  20. ^ "Comment Alexandre de Rothschild s'est préparé à reprendre le flambeau - Les Echos". www.lesechos.fr (in French). Retrieved 2018-08-27.