KEDGE Business School is a benchmark French business school with 4 campuses in France (Paris, Bordeaux, Marseilles, and Toulon), 2 in China (Shanghai and Suzhou), 1 in Dakar, Senegal, and 3 partner campuses (Avignon, Bastia, and Bayonne).

Kedge in numbers

The KEDGE BS community is made up of 12,000 students (25% of whom are international students), 196 permanent professors (44% of whom are international), 300 international academic partners and 54,000 alumni around the world.

Training Programs

KEDGE BS offers a portfolio of 31 management and design programs for students and industry professionals. It also provides customized educational programs for businesses at national and international levels.

Kedge training programs:

  • General management programs
  • Design program
  • Preparation for the DCG (equivalent to an undergraduate degree) and DSCG (equivalent to a master’s degree) in accountancy
  • Rotational work-study programs
  • Specialist programs: MSc and Specialised Masters courses
  • Intra- and inter-company training programs
  • An Executive MBA


Teacher-researchers at Kedge contribute to the advancement of knowledge in management through basic and applied research. They are behind the production of publications, works, conferences and more which puts the school in 2nd place for research in the French Business Schools rankings.

The school is internationally recognized for the management research it conducts in the areas covered by its centers of excellence and specialisms.

Centers of excellence

  • Marketing
  • CSR
  • Supply Chain


  • Wine & Spirits
  • Health Management
  • Creative Industries & Culture
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Finance reconsidered

The research emerging from the school contributes to strengthening the quality of its teaching, the performance of companies and public bodies, and the increase of knowledge within the academic management community.


The Executive MBA offered by Kedge Business School came 33rd in the Financial Times’ European Business School rankings and 22nd in the world. Kedge Business School is AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accredited, recognized and approved by the French government, and a member of the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles in France.


  • Bordeaux

The new Bordeaux campus has been designed to be a living space. Spread over 35,000 m2, it has dedicated work and chat rooms, and sports and relaxation areas.

  • Marseille

KEDGE Business School continually invests in substantial logistics resources, both in terms of its educational infrastructures and cutting-edge technological resources.

  • Paris

In 2015, the group created a new establishment in Paris' 9th arrondissement, a vibrant hub of activity where students, teaching staff and businesses can meet, exchange and interact.

  • Toulon

Currently under construction, KEDGE BS Toulon’s new campus will be ready to welcome its students next fall.

  • Suzhou

The opening of the Suzhou campus in 2010 was part of an ongoing policy began in 2003 to develop our activity in China.

  • Shanghai

The main campus is located in the Xuhui district of Shanghai and is home to several educational institutions. The buildings demonstrate a mixture of American architectural influences with Chinese style.

  • Dakar

KEDGE BS has been located in Dakar since 2008. Dakar campus students benefit from the educational innovation and expertise of KEDGE BS.

Our Commitment

The entire KEDGE BS community: teaching staff, administrative teams and students alike support the directions it takes with respect to the school's social responsibility commitment.

What makes KEDGE BS distinctive, what makes the School a renowned key player in sustainable development and CSR, is its viral approach that combines excellence with consistency.

It is not simply a case of adding exemplary practices (a master's course, a research center), but of implementing consistent actions across its research, teaching, social and environmental management of the campuses and its governance.

Through its commitments and its network of experts, the School contributes to the development of higher education through the lens of CSR.

Programmes taught in:
  • English (US)

This school also offers:

Summer courses

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Bordeaux, France, voted the most attractive city in the world by the Los Angeles Times and Lonely Planet in 2017, is renowned for its fine wine and knowledge of luxury. W ... [+]

About Bordeaux

Bordeaux, France, voted the most attractive city in the world by the Los Angeles Times and Lonely Planet in 2017, is renowned for its fine wine and knowledge of luxury. We’ll take a closer look at the crossroads between traditional expertise and standards of excellence as they intersect with the concepts of brand management and experiential marketing.

Thanks to its location on the Atlantic coast and with an excellent level of infrastructure (now just 2 hours from Paris by high-speed rail!), Bordeaux is a hub for many multinational companies, making it a logical choice for a closer look at innovations in Supply Chain Management & Design.

And did you know that Bordeaux is also labeled as a center of “French Tech” for its aptitude in developing innovative technologies? We’ll give participants a first-hand look at what it means to create a sound Business Model Design and couple it with the soft skills necessary to lead your vision to the marketplace.... [-]

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Marseille, the 3rd largest city in France, is beautifully situated on France's southern coast, bordering the Mediterranean Sea. The first Greek settlement in France (est. ... [+]

About Marseille

Marseille, the 3rd largest city in France, is beautifully situated on France's southern coast, bordering the Mediterranean Sea. The first Greek settlement in France (est. 600 B.C.), it remains one of the largest European ports linking Europe to Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. A ‘Crossroads of the Mediterranean,’ modern Marseille is a city with a diverse population, both in terms of ethnicity and culture.

Named as the European Capital of Culture in 2013 and the European Capital of Sport in 2017, Marseille is one of France's most dynamic large cities. With 7,200 companies created in the city in the last 5 years, as France's second largest research center with over 3,000 research scientists within Aix-Marseille University, what better place to come and join one of our International Summer School programs dedicated to Diversity Management, International Business or Sports Marketing & Management?!... [-]

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Our Summer Program at the KEDGE Design School in Toulon offers international students the chance to study Design Thinking and Managing Creativity at the gateway to the Fr ... [+]

About Toulon

Toulon, 1 hour’s drive east from neighboring Marseille, is the third-largest French city on the Mediterranean coast and a gateway to the famous French Riviera, less than one hour from celebrated seaside hotspots like Cannes, Antibes, Nice, and Saint Tropez. The capital of the Var department, it is a major French naval base and home of the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle and her battle group. The city is an important center for naval construction, fishing, winemaking, and the manufacture of aeronautical and electronic equipment.

The location of Kedge’s Design School, Toulon is home to a thriving community of engineers, designers, and entrepreneurs. The annual Toulon-Hyeres International Design Parade brings together creative minds from across the globe to exchange ideas and push the boundaries on conventional thinking and approaches. Join us next summer to see for yourself!... [-]

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Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
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Shanghai, Shanghai, China
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Dakar, Dakar Region, Senegal