Master of Science (MSc)

Esdes Business School offers 3 MSc programs, all dedicated to Business with impact. All MSc at Esdes owns the MSc label from the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles, this label guarantees a high academic level and offers to graduates a 2 years visa to enter the European employment market. All 3 MSc are dedicated to international students willing to manage business abroad or within multicultural environment. Programs are 1 year long, including a 4 months internship and are taught in English.

Esdes Business School choose business with impact as a field of expertise for its MSc programs as the majority of permanent faculty members are working on this subjects. Learn more about circular economy, impact finance or sustainable tourism and join the School pf Responsible natives.  

Become an expert in innovative and sustainable solutions!

The Higher School for Economic and Social Development (ESDES) prepares students and professionals through teaching and research to create sustainable value in a globalized and digital world. Through its commitment, ESDES Lyon Business School contributes to the emergence of a responsible economy carried by its employees, partners, alumni and students.

The school trains responsible, competent and professional managers who aim to have a positive impact on their environment: to grow the economy without harming the environment; to develop employment by including all those who have the most limited access to it; to innovate in order to solve social or environmental problems. The students and alumni of ESDES Lyon Business School all have in common the desire to contribute to building a better world. They build, day after day, a more responsible society.

ESDES is committed to PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education): it measures its societal impact in its environment by questioning its own role. The objective: to allow responsibility and sustainable development to grow in the corporate culture.

The school has also been accredited by the BSIS in May 2021, in order to better measure its impact on the territory. The Business School Impact System is an impact measurement tool specially designed for leading business schools. It is managed by the EFMD.

With over 35 years of experience, ESDES Lyon Business School has opened a Master of Science in Circular Economy and Sustainable Innovation. This 100% English-speaking program aims to train professionals in the circular economy, capable of defining a strategy for transforming the economic model of a company or organization by proposing innovative and sustainable solutions, in line with the concepts and challenges of the circular economy.