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, EFMD and AMBA 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 [...]
As a final year student in the Grande Ecole Programme of Montpellier Business School, Rémi Pfrunner has made international openness one of his leitmotivs, as evidenced by his mission as ambassador for European careers which he has chosen to pursue this year. Rémi wants to help MBS students discover and seize the professional opportunities (internships, jobs, mobility...) offered by a supranational entity as big as the European Union.
Rémi, can you summarize your academic background?
After a scientific High School Diploma and [...]
A few days before Christmas, Montpellier Business School’s students and associations showed a great generosity by launching the "Solidarity Week" on their own initiative. They wanted to collect as much money as possible to provide toys for hospitalized children. The initiator of this project, Alexandre Lechat, who studies for a Master of Science in International Business at MBS, discusses this beautiful story!
How did you get the idea for this Solidarity Week at MBS?
This idea came to me quite naturally during [...]
On Wednesday 9 January, Samih Khalef, ASICS France Country Leader, and Didier Grino, Secretary General of Montpellier Business School, signed a major partnership agreement bringing the famous sports equipment manufacturer closer to the Grande Ecole of Management, both strongly anchored in the regional territory.
MBS students and graduates' recruitment at the heart of this rapprochement
Synonymous with a new Major Partner company for Montpellier Business School, this signature with ASICS marks a formalisation of relations between the two entities that have already [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]