Selecting the right participant is about more than just test scores. At emlyon business school, we take an applicant's entire potential into account. Elements like motivation to pursue an MBA, your background and professional project weigh just as heavily in our selection procedure.

If you would like to have the contact details of the right person to help you with any questions regarding the program or the selection procedure, you can create your personal space and obtain full contact details on your emlyon dashboard.

Admissions Requirements

To apply to the International MBA, you need to fulfill the following requirements:

  • University Degree (minimum Bachelor's Degree or equivalent)
  • Minimum 3 years' work experience
  • GMAT, GRE or TAGE MAGE Score (You can send your scores directly to us using our codes: GMAT/MBW-FX-70 and GRE/0761)
  • English proficiency score (TOEIC or TOEFL or IELTS or Cambridge CPE or PTE)
  • 2 professional recommendation letters

Please note:

  • You may apply even if you have not taken the GMAT/GRE/TAGE MAGE test yet
  • An exemption from a GMAT/GRE/TAGE MAGE test is possible but only under specific conditions


Tuition Fees: €38,500

Application fees: €120

Pricing for the academic year of 2022/2023 may be subject to change. Indicated tuition fees include administration fees and lifelong membership of emlyon alumni network. Extension of studies beyond the official length of the programme is subject to payment of 500 € administration fees per year.

Admissions Process

Start your online application
Continue with a digital test
Admission board
1. Start your online application
  • Start your application through our Online Application Portal which you will find on our website.
  • Here you will complete information on your academic and professional background as well as motivations behind joining the MBA.

  • You will also be asked to attach your supporting documents.
2. Continue with a digital test
  • This is a series of tests that includes professional scenario cases related to the program for which you are applying and emlyon business school's early makers spirit. You’ll equally have to pass cognitive tests and a video exercise that will allow us to know more about yourself and your project.

    The digital tests will require a computer and a stable wifi connection.

3. Admission board

After filling our your online application and recording your video using eayRECrue, the Admission Board will review your application.

From then on, there are four possible outcomes:

  • Admitted
  • Admitted under condition
  • You are invited to a face-to-face or Skype interview
  • Non admitted
  • Graduation rate: 100% over the last 3 years

Deadline to apply

Session Deadline to apply
Session 1 1st October, 2021
Session 2 5th November, 2021
Session 3 2nd December, 2021
Session 4 6th January, 2022
Session 5 4th February, 2022
Session 6 3rd March,2022
Session 7 1st April &29th April, 2022
Session 8 2nd June, 2022
Session 9 31st August, 2022