Founded by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Montpellier, Montpellier Business School was initially created to train economic managers who would help in developing activities and businesses in its region.
Montpellier Business School has received, in 2017, the qualification of Private Higher Education Institution of General Interest (EESPIG). This label issued by the French State ensures that all its resources are exclusively assigned to the public service mission of higher education.
Montpellier Business School is an association under the law of 1901 since 2013.
The Governance of the Association brings together the many Major Partners, grouped within the Advisory Board, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hérault, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Occitanie region, the Regional Council of Occitanie, Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole, the Alumni Association as well as representatives of universities and other higher education and research institutions and qualified personalities.