Founded in 1897 and built on strong values, Montpellier Business School offers French and International talents who are unique in their diversity and their backgrounds, the excellency of an internationally recognised French Grande Ecole of Management.
By choosing Montpellier Business School, you're choosing to become a responsible actor in a changing world.
Join a Grande Ecole of Management directly after a high school diploma
The Bachelor of International Business Administration Programme (BIBA) is an undergraduate degree (high school diploma + 3 years of high education), delivered over 3 years studies and recognised by the State (RNCP Level II), AACSB accredited and EESPIG labelled: a choice that prepares the future in one of the best European Business Schools.
AACSB and EFMD accredited, the Grande Ecole Programme (Master in Management) of Montpellier Business School enables graduating with a Master’s grade degree. It is regularly ranked among the World Top 50 and the French Top 15.
To join the Grande Ecole Programme of Montpellier Business School means choosing to develop your talents and expertise to become an actor in a changing world.
In December 2018, an article written by Dr Meena Andiappan and Dr Lucas Dufour from Montpellier Business School has been accepted in the very prestigious Academy of Management Review. This journal belongs to the very selective Financial Times 50 ranking system.
A simplified version of this article for Managers has been developed by the journal. The main results of this research are available from here.
Meena and Lucas are both Associate Professors at Montpellier Business School. Their research deals with Human Ressources [...] Read more
As part of its renewed emphasis on development and internationalisation, Montpellier Business School is to launch 9 new Masters of Science (MSc) programmes in September 2019.
Like the existing 6 MSc, these new programmes will be offered 100% in English and accessible to French and international students who are holders of a Bachelor's degree (Baccalaureate + 3 years of higher education) or equivalent. The various MSc courses, which last from 10 to 18 months, allow students to specialise in a particular [...] Read more
Relive the Graduation Ceremony 2018 with the full video replay: REPLAY
The Grande Ecole and Bachelor Programmes graduation ceremony will be held this Saturday 15th of December at the Zenith Sud in Montpellier. A moving and solemn moment in front of over 3500 people.
MBS will offer the opportunity to those who could not come to the Zenith the chance to follow the ceremony live and on video on the Facebook page of Montpellier Business School.
But that is not all ! For even [...] Read more
Montpellier Business School announces the departure of its Dean, Didier Jourdan (64). After 26 years at the helm of the Grande Ecole, leading its spectacular development, Dr. Didier Jourdan will retire at the end of the year.
Director since 1992 of Montpellier Business School, Didier Jourdan has built the exceptional growth of the School upon a strategic vision unique in the business & management schools’ landscape: a parallel development of academic excellence and social footprint, in accordance with the values of [...] Read more
Published on Wednesday 21st of November, Le Figaro’s 2019 ranking of business schools ranked Montpellier Business School and its Grande Ecole Programme in the 13th position among post-preparatory business schools (14th for all schools combined).
This 13th place is mainly synonymous with strong growth since MBS has moved up 4 places in this ranking which "highlights academic excellence, corporate relations and the international outreach of schools".
Also synonymous with recognition for MBS, this 13th place is in line with the most recent [...] Read more
Published on Tuesday, November 6th, the new "General ranking of the major management schools of 2019" of l’Etudiant magazine classifies the Montpellier Business School as the 13th best major post-preparatory class Management school (14th of all schools).
With 38 major schools ranked this year and despite the increasingly strong and qualitative competition, this 13th place, which is a recognition for MBS, confirms the progress made in 2018 in this national ranking.
Among the three main sub-criteria highlighted by l’Etudiant, it should be [...] Read more
On Tuesday the 6th of November, Pierre Farouz, HR manager for Sage Southern Europe and Didier Grino, Secretary-General of Montpellier Business School, signed a partnership agreement marking the merger of the two institutions around an important sharing of common values and a broader collaboration in the recruitment of students and recent graduates. Sage, the international leader in software publishing, has become the 49th major historical business partner of Montpellier Business School.
A partnership based on shared values and students’ employability
This partnership [...] Read more
Yann Jouannic, a 2000 graduate of the MBS Grande Ecole Programme (management control specialisation), currently works in the film industry in Montreal, Canada. At 43 years old, he remembers the years spent at MBS and tells us about his rich and unique career. A journey that even led him to win the 2018 Canadian Screen Award for Best Visual Effects!
What has been your career path within Montpellier Business School?
I had joined the first year of the MBS Programme after a [...] Read more
Carolina and Atik arrived in Montpellier in early September. They are MBS Foundation for Equal Opportunities’ new international excellence scholarship recipients. They have joined the 2nd year of the Grande Ecole programme's English track, and are already well integrated after a short period of adaptation, including 3 weeks of intensive French classes.
A native of Venezuela, Carolina completed her Bachelor's degree at Simon Bolivar University in Caracas. She is passionate about management and already has a business creation project that she [...] Read more
On Tuesday 25 September 2018, Pierre Chauvis, Executive Director of Banque Populaire du Sud, Didier Grino, Secretary General of Montpellier Business School, and Matthias Bauland, Deputy Dean in charge of development at MBS, signed a partnership agreement marking the start of a joint collaboration between the two institutions around a managerial training programme.
Banque Populaire du Sud thus becomes the 48th Major Partner of the Grande Ecole of Management
The signing of this major partnership, at Montpellier Business School Campus, preceded the [...] Read more
Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), the reference body for its world university rankings, has just published its 2019 ranking of the best business Masters in Management and Finance in the world.
Montpellier Business School has recorded several very good results, starting with a national top 10 and an increase of 5 places worldwide! The MBS Grande Ecole Programme thus takes 10th place in France among the top business schools and 66th in the world. This new good ranking follows that of the Financial [...] Read more
The Financial Times' new ranking of the world's best Masters in Management was published on Monday 10 September and the MBS Grande Ecole Programme posted a very good result, ranking 52nd. Despite the context of ever-increasing international competition and the entry into the ranking of 5 new schools, MBS has moved up one place compared to 2017, while remaining the 13th best Grande Ecole programme in France.
The 2018 Financial Times Ranking, which is considered as a global benchmark, includes the [...] Read more