Founded in 1897, montpellier business school is one of the oldest schools of management in europe.
1897 Creation of the ESC Montpellier by the Chamber of Commerce of Montpellier (CCI Montpellier).
1899 Creation of the Alumni Association.
1915 First business school to admit young women in its classes.
1917 A woman graduated top of her class.
1993 Admittance in the prestigious Conférence des Grandes Ecoles.
1994 Launch of the Executive MBA program.
1997 Opening of the apprenticeship for students in the Master programme.
2000 Creation of the Bachelor of International Business Administration.
2002 Recognition of the Bachelor programme by the French State.
2003 Creation of the research centre ICORE (International Center for Research and Education).
2004 Incorporation of E-learning and blended-learning into the programmes.
2007 Creation of the MBS Foundation for Equal Opportunities, under the aegis of the Fondation de France.
2009 Montpellier Business School is the first higher education institution to be accredited with the Diversity Label awarded by AFNOR.
2010 EFMD – EPAS accreditation of the Grande Ecole Programme.
2011 AACSB accreditation for all academic activities of the Group. Creation of the MRM (Montpellier Research in Management), the 1st research centre in management science of the south of France, with the universities of Montpellier I, II, III. The MRM brings together more than 100 PhD teachers-researchers in management science and nearly 100 PhD students. Launch of BADGE® Executive Education programmes, accredited by the CGE.
2012 AMBA Accreditation of the Executive MBA programme.
2013 Creation of Montpellier Business School DAKAR. Creation of the Spring School and Business Summer School programmes. Creation of a Centre for E-learning to support apprentices and employees in their online knowledge acquisition.
2016 Renewal of the EPAS accreditation for another five years (Full Accreditation). Renewal of the AACSB Accreditation for another five years (Full Accreditation). Launch of the first 4 Masters of Science.
2017 Montpellier Business School receives from the French State the qualification of Private Higher Education Institution of General Interest (EESPIG), which attests of the absolute non-profit making nature of its activities. Montpellier is the is the 1st higher education institution to obtain the Professional Gender Equality Certification (Label Egalité professionnelle entre les femmes et les hommes).
2019 EQUIS accreditation for all academic activities of Montpellier Business School.