France, Lyon

EMLYON Business School

Bachelor, MBA

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EMLYON Business School, formerly École de management de Lyon, is a French business school. It was founded in Lyon, France in 1872 by the local business community, and is affiliated to the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

It has triple accreditation: EQUIS by the EFMD, AMBA, and the AACSB. It is widely known as one of the top Grande écoles in France. EMLYON has 4 campuses: the Lyon campus, the Saint-Etienne campus, the Shanghai campus (2007), and the Casablanca campus (2015). The Asia-Europe Business School (AEBS) will be co-established by EMLYON and ECNU in 2016.

Saint Etienne is a city welcoming 25 000 bachelor studentns annually and hosting 12 universities. Home to 20 000 firms Saint Entinne is famous for Design, Textile, Digital Economy and medical technologies. Their 9500 sqm campus offers all modern facilities and is located downtown in a historical building labeled by the Government as National Monument. Geographically it is close to the mountains as well as to the French Riviera.

The Country

France is the largest country in Western Europe and the European Union, and the third-largest in Europe as a whole. It is a unitary semi- presidential republic with its capital in Paris. France is the most popular tourist destination in the world with over 75 million visitors annually. It has both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines. The landscape is diverse, with mountains in the east and south, including the Alpine peak of Mont Blanc which is Western Europe’s highest point. Due to favorable conditions for grape growing in the south, France is the world’s largest wine producer. Also, the country’s wines are rated among the best in the world.

The City

Lyon is a city in east-central France, in the Rhône-Alpes region, situated between Paris and Marseille. Lyon is located about 470 km from Paris, 320 km from Marseille, 420 km from Strasbourg, 160 km from Geneva, and 280 km from Turin.

The municipality of Lyon has a population of 491,268 (January 2011) and is France’s third-largest city after Paris and Marseille. The city is known for its historical and architectural landmarks and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lyon was historically known as an important area for the production and weaving of silk. Since the late 20th century, it has developed a reputation as the capital ofgastronomyin France and in the world. The city is also known for its famous light festival, Fête des Lumières, which occurs every 8 December and lasts for four days, earning Lyon the title of Capital of Lights. Economically, Lyon is a major centre for banking, as well as for the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotech industries. It ranked second in France and 39th globally in Mercer’s 2015 liveability rankings.

Estimated Expenses

Rough Expense Comparison

Semester at ZSEM

Semester at EMLYON

Health Insurance


220 EUR


287 EUR

136 EUR


28 EUR



177 EUR

300 EUR





16 EUR

59 EUR


*per month

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There are a number of housing options available to students, from residence halls to furnished studios in a private student residence. EMLYON Business School offers and on and off campus accommodation. Residences called Le Galion and Le Drakkar are 5 minute walk away from EMLYON campus. Also Résidences et Loisirs Association offers an Accommodation Service in priority to EMLYON students.

Travel opportunities

France has been the world’s most popular tourist destination for over twenty years. It has beautiful beaches, high mountains, finest historic monuments, magnificent castles and many more. While in France, you should definitely visit Paris, the capital and most populous city of France. You can also visit the Provence, southeastern region of France which is known for its historical and geographical importance.

Trains are a great way to get around in France. You can get pretty much from anywhere to anywhere else by train. For interregional trains you can book tickets online at