Emlyon business school is a French leading business school. It was founded in Lyon, France in 1872 by the local business community and it is a Private business school & fourth Business school in France created after ESCP Europe and the first name of the school was ESCAE Lyon, then École supérieure de commerce de Lyon (ESCL), then changed to EM Lyon in 1997, for the 125th anniversary of the school. The final name, emlyon business school, was chosen in 2005.
Emlyon has 5 campuses currently: the Lyon campus, the Saint-Étienne campus, the Shanghai campus, the Casablanca campus, the Paris campus and the Shanghai campus co-established by emlyon and ECNU - Asia-Europe Business School (AEBS) and it has about 113 Academic staff and 3,300 Students.
Emlyon business school has been driven by entrepreneurship, innovation and humanism. Its vision and mission are nurtured by our global and digital world. Emlyon business school prepares its students by exposing them to a truly international experience. They have access to work and study opportunities across the globe and a multicultural on-campus environment, where over 80 nationalities come together.
Emlyon business school hosts the student association called the Petit Paumé, which is the second biggest student association of France in terms of financial means. emlyon business school also hosts the event called "Le défi de Bacchus" which is the biggest wine-testing competition in Europe, gathering students and professionals. A competition well known for the degustation of French "grands crus" such as Château d'Yquem and because the restaurants where this event takes place are always Michelin starred.