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International Residency Program

Your opportunity to experience hands-on education

A customized experience

ESSEC Executive Education’s International Residency Program for Executives offers an exceptional opportunity to experience hands-on education at one of Europe’s top Business Schools.

We offer a tailored program specifically matching your expectations and needs. Groups gain first-hand exposure to global business within the context of the French and European economies with interactive lectures at our Paris campus, corporate visits, and cultural activities. The curriculum can be customized to meet the needs of specific groups. Company visits are organized to complement courses by providing practical insights.

ESSEC Executive Education is privileged to collaborate with top multinationals situated both in the Paris Business quarter of La Défense and in the greater Paris region.


What makes our program unique?

Academic excellence

The faculty of ESSEC consists of 147 professors from 36 nationalities.

ESSEC is a research-driven business school, led by a faculty of influential experts, integrated within an international community, and featuring a diverse range of skills. Our faculty members are strongly committed to sharing their expertise and frequently contribute to executive programs, conferences, forums, and symposiums among others. ESSEC’s faculty hails from some of the most prestigious institutions worldwide.


ESSEC faculty academic excellence and expertise


Company visits with local and multinational companies in Paris

An international cadre of professors & industry leaders will guide participants in immersive, multisensory experiences and behind-the-scenes industry visits designed to inspire, provoke, and deliver practical insights into the trends fueling innovation in today’s French business environment.


An immersion program in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities: Paris

From the Eiffel Tower to The Louvre Museum, cultural activities can be included in your residency program to experience a true cultural immersion.


A customized program at any time of the year

Program Highlights

Our residency program will help you:
1. Design a unique program, specifically tailored to your expectations and needs.
2. Gain an alternative perspective on your business.
3. Enhance your understanding of the managerial, political, and cultural concepts that influence and drive European markets and culture.
4. Develop a global mindset through a learning-by-doing approach.


Who is this program for?

Our International Residency Program is designed for students, managers, and executives with an acute business sense, open-mindedness, and sensitivity to the ever-evolving economic world.

Typical clients include

1. Business schools: Global MBA, MBA & EMBA students in search of a customized short program as part of their international curricula
2. International companies interested in providing their executive participants with a global experience at one of Europe’s top business schools.
3. International Study Tour Programs


Our client’s feedback

Stephen RAPIER, Assistant Professor Marketing Pepperdine University, US


Dr. Ambuj MAHANTI
, D.Sc., Professor, and Former Dean - Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, INDIA

“In regards to our Advanced Management Program for the General Managers of Coal India Limited we are thankful to ESSEC Business Schools. As Academic Advisor and Professor-in-charge it gives me immense pleasure to gratefully acknowledge that the program has been successful. In particular, the courses on HRM and managerial decision making were of great interest. I look forward to our future interactions.”


Charles SHELTON
, MBA Program, University of Houston, Bauer College of Business, US

"Unlike most classrooms where students have their own desk, through ESSEC Executive Education, you are put around tables where real business happens. Whether it be for a new line, next season, or vintage, ESSEC curates an experience efficient in its schedule yet impactful in its exposure. The businesses that participate are both proud and happy to share insightful information with interested students. You will interact closely with those who are both experts in their field and passionate about their work. The program is not boring office lectures - visits to design and production facilities create a greater context to study the business of luxury brand management. If considering a study abroad program, know this: ESSEC is worth the trip!"

Talk to our advisor
Nadesh Enow

Nadesh Enow

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