Introduction: KEDGE Business school is a multi-specialist management school with 4 campuses in France (Paris, Bordeaux, Marseille, Toulon), 2 in China (Shanghai and Suzhou) and 4 associate campuses (Avignon, Bastia, Bayonne, Dakar). It has an International Outreach with 275 University partners in 60 different countries. With Thomas Froehlicher as the present Dean, KEDGE Business school is one of the French leaders of Higher Education in triple Accredited Management AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB. KEDGE was created in July 2013 by the merger of two renowned Business Schools from an International reputation, BEM and Euromed Management. 2015 led to the opening of the KEDGE Business Club, Parisian Group Campus. The governance Bodies of the School contains of 10 Office members, 16 members from the Board of Directors, 31 members from the General Assembly and 4 special committees. KEDGE Business school is ranked by the Financial Times 33rd best business school in Europe and 22nd worldwide for its executive MBA.
Campuses and Affiliations: KEDGE Business School is truly an International school with 10 campuses spread across 3 different continents with 6 permanent campuses at Bordeaux, Marseille, Paris, Toulon, Suzhou and Shanghai, 4 associate campuses at Bayonne, Bastia, Avignon and Dakar. KEDGE is a triple accredited school (EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA). It provides general background in Management with a change to specialize in the second year. The school also provides Specialized MSC in various fields along with MBA such as Global Supply Chain Management, Maritime, International Transport & Logistics Management, Marketing, and Finance & Organisational Management. The school has hundreds of International Partnerships with major Global universities and the policy of the school is to send the students to foreign universities for a term or a year.
Statistics: The KEDGE Business School community is made up of about 12,000 students among which 25% are international Students. The school has 196 permanent professors among whom 44% are international. The school also contains about 300 international academic partners and about 54,000 alumni around the world. The school offers a portfolio of about 31 Management and design programmes for students and industry officials. The school has about 275 academic partners all over the globe. The school has published around 1074 peer-reviewed articles since 2011 among which 295 are total refereed articles.
Research and Development: KEDGE is one of the European leaders in academic research on management, with a very ambitious research output. Professor Robert Spencer is the Associate Dean for Faculty and Research. The creative lab of case studies encourages teamwork between teachers of different campus of KEDGE Business School and share their expertise and experiences. Various Academic journals were started by the school such as Logistique and Management Journal which is led by Professor D. Estampe in 1993 has published more than 300 research articles, Supply chain Forum: An International Journal which is led by Professors M. Babai and D. Estampe in 2000 and it publishes original materials, reflections, methods, case studies and conference communications covering logistics and supply chain management - research based works and case studies including the comments of respected personalities.