École Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur
|Motto||International in any language|
|EPAS, Conférence des Grandes Ecoles|
|62 Full-Time and 220 associated|
|Colors||Blue and White|
ESCE International Business School (ESCE - Ecole Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur) is a business school founded in 1968 by Business France (French Office for International Trade) and located in Campus Eiffel, Paris. It is a member of France's Conférence des Grandes Ecoles since 2012. The school has ~ 2,500 students and 9,300 Alumni.
The school offers Bachelor degrees, internationally accredited Masters in Management and Summer Programs.
Among famous speakers, former Prime Ministers Tony Blair, Jean-Pierre Raffarin, Michel Rocard and Alain Juppé 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...).
From 2001 till 2016, the school belonged to Laureate International Universities, that sold all their French assets to perform their IPO. The school now belongs to APAX Partners investment fund, which owns the INSEEC U network.
The school delivers a Master in Management with EFMD EPAS accreditation as well as French Ministry of Higher Education and Research accreditation. It also cofounded the Consortium of International Double Degrees (CIDD).
ESCE specializes in International Affairs. For long it has been the most demanded school within SÉSAME Examination (famous Business School examination in France), of which it was a founding member in 1992.
It is renowned for its dual degree with Berlin School of Economics & Law as well as its dual degree with UIBE Beijing.
Jean-Marie Cambacérès (Associated Professor since 2010) - ENA Graduate (Promotion Voltaire), Former Congressman (député), Business Man, President of European & Global Affairs at CESE (Conseil Economique, Social et Environnemental), founder of ESCE Centre Asie.
Alexandre de Rothschild, Chairman of Rothschild & Co bank.
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.