The Join a School in France selection procedure is open to candidates holding a degree from a university outside France (Bachelor's degree, Licence, Master…) gained upon successful completion of at least three years of university education outside France; the degree being awarded by a nationally accredited higher education institution.

Candidates must be less than 30 years old when taking the Join a School in France selection tests. Candidates may apply the same year in which the degree is obtained.


Tuition fees: €17,500 per year

Pricing is for the 2021 intake. All indicated fees include tuition, enrolment fees and lifelong membership of emlyon business school forever alumni network.

Extension of studies beyond the official length of the program is subject to payment of €500 administration fees per year.

Public Aids

1. Before your arrival

First of all, you should ask the French Embassy or the French Cultural Service of your own country about individual scholarships granted by the French government.



Campus France: discover more scholarship options available depending on your country of residence here.

EIFFEL Scholarship: if you meet the requirements of excellence of the Eiffel Scholarship program, emlyon business school may propose your application to this financial aid for 2022/2023. Only students from the MSc in Management - Grande Ecole can apply. See details in www.campusfrance.org

Please contact youPprogram Advisor for more information.

2. After your arrival

Mobility Scholarship from the Rhône-Alpes Region

These scholarships may help you to finance your internships abroad (minimum of 4 weeks) or your exchange programs abroad (minimum of 8 weeks) with emlyon business school partners Universities.

Application / Procedure Deadlines

International applicants can ONLY apply through the Join a School in France website : joinaschoolinfrance.com

Join a School in France at the Paris-Ile de France Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIP) organises the recruitment of students holding a non-French degree for an admission in the Master in Management - Grande Ecole programs offered by 5 French Management Schools: Audencia Nantes, SKEMA Business School, emlyon business school, ESCP Europe and HEC Paris.

Admission Calendar 2022 Intake
Session 1
Closing date:2021/10/7
Session 2
Closing date:2022/01/06
Session 3
Closing date:2022/03/03
Session 4
Closing date:2022/05/02
Session 5
Closing date: 2022/06/08

Written test

In French: The TAGE-MAGE, « Test d'Aptitude aux Etudes de Gestion ». This test is conceived by FNEGE (Fondation Nationale pour l'Enseignement de la Gestion des Entreprises). A TOEIC, or TOEFL, or IELTS official score report is required for all candidates taking the TAGE-MAGE


In English: Graduate Management Admission Test. GMAT is a Graduate Management Admission Council registered trademark and exam.


In English: GRE Test

Oral test

Candidates who are declared eligible for the interview are invited to an interview in the language they have chosen (English or French). The interview lasts 30 minutes and focuses on the candidate's personality and motivation.