SKEMA Business School

Sophia Antipolis [near Nice, France]


SKEMA Business School [formed by the recent merger of Ceram and ESC Lille] has a student body of over 6200 students. Over one third of its students are international students, coming from nearly 40 countries.

Its campus is located in the core of one of Europe’s leading technology parks. The campus benefits from the presence of 1,300 companies in the near vicinity (Information and communication technologies, sciences). Sophia Antipolis is a laboratory of 21st century companies and an exceptional knowledge community.

SKEMA Business School now operates from six different sites: in France (Lille, Paris La Villette, Paris La Défense and Sophia Antipolis), China (Suzhou), Morocco (Casablanca) and the USA (Raleigh, NC), The campuses are located in well-known science parks or business centres and offer students exceptional opportunities and career prospects. SKEMA’s foreign campuses all have the same goal: to combine international academic and professional experience. Other international campuses, based on the same criteria, will be opened over the next few years.

SKEMA offers an innovative range of 4-year bachelor programmes where an important emphasis is on international experience (between 6 months and 2 years abroad) , giving students an important insight into cultural differences and unfamiliar business environments, making them highly employable and attractive in the future business world

SKEMA’s objective is “to encourage the emergence of leaders and managers who are able to understand their environment and deliver sustainable performance.To produce ethical decision-makers who are conscious of their responsibilities and who take a “humanistic” approach, who are trained to deal with the challenges of corporate social responsibility and who are focused on sustainable performance. To produce decision-makers who can apply the latest managerial practices and who are prepared to meet future challenges: capacity to manage innovative projects, encourage innovation, manage information and knowledge, manage intangible assets, lead in cross-cultural environments, manage virtual teams and demonstrate a critical, analytical mind”

Degree Courses Available Through English

Bachelors in Business and Management
→International Business
→Business Administration
→Management and Entrepreneurship
→Sport Management
→Hotel, Travel and Tourism Management

Bachelors in Communication
→Communication Studies
→Public Relations
→Corporate Communication

Bachelors in Engineering
→Aerospace Engineering
→Biological Systems / Biomedical Engineering
→Civil and Environmental Engineering
→Mechanical Engineering
→Ocean Engineering

Bachelors in Environment and Marine Sciences
→Marine Biology
→Environmental Science
→Molecular and Genetics Biology
→Environmental Management

Bachelors Aviation
→Aeronautical Science with or without Flight Option
→Aviation Meteorology with or without Flight Option
→Aviation Management with or without Flight Option
→Aeronautical Science & Management

And also…

→Ecole Supérieure des Hautes Etudes en Management (ESDHEM)
Prep School + French Licence in Economics/Management or Law

Overview of the Town or City

Sophia Antipolis was established in 1960 to rival Silicon Valley in the USA.  Located just above Nice and Cannes on the French Riviera, there are 9 universities and research institutes on the site, together with many international hi-tech companies.  The quality of life is excellent with an average of 320 days of sunshine a year, near to the Mediterranean beaches, ski stations (lower Alps) and many ancient villages as well as vibrant towns like Nice, Cannes, Antibes, Monaco and St Tropez. Italy is 40 minutes away by car, and the location is ideal as a hub to explore Europe. Nice Cote d’Azur international airport is the second largest in France

€7200 pa plus €800 Registration Fee

Degree courses available through english: