More about ESSEC

A pioneer of business-related learning

Since 1907, ESSEC’s mission is to respond to the challenges of the future. In an interconnected, technological, and uncertain world,where the tasks are increasingly complex, ESSEC offers a unique pedagogical approach.  This approach is founded on the creation anddissemination of cutting- edge knowledge, a blend of academic learning and practical experience, and a multicultural openness and dialog.

Fundamental Values

Since its creation in 1907, ESSEC Business School has built a reputation on high standards, a quest for excellence and a belief in intellectual freedom. A research driven academic institution, ESSEC has always tried to incarnate and transmit its five fundamental values of humanism, innovation, responsibility, excellence and diversity. ESSEC’s leadership founded on its capacity to create new, relevant and high-impact knowledge that feeds into the school’s activities across the board. 

A Vast Network

ESSEC is right at the very heart of a vast network above-all based on the dynamism of a tightly knit community counting 46,000 graduates. Striving to propose ever-rich experiences to its students, ESSEC is developing academic partnerships and continuously strengthening its links with companies and organisations.

Humanism, openness and responsibility

They are among the founding values of the School. ESSEC has always been committed to societal responsibility and trains its students to combine managerial effectiveness and collective responsibility at thservice of the common good.


How to get to ESSEC Business School

ESSEC (Cergy campus) can be reached from Paris downtown by train. To get to ESSEC, get off the train RER A at the station "Cergy Préfecture": you can then get to the campus by a 5-minute walk. 
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Essec can also be reached by bus from Paris Roissy Airport :