Founded in 1819, ESCP Europe has produced generations of leaders and entrepreneurs. With its six urban campuses in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin and Warsaw, ESCP Europe's truly European identity allows it to offer a unique multicultural education style in the field of business and a global view in International Management issues. Each year, ESCP Europe welcomes over 6,000 students and 5,000 executives from more than 120 different countries, providing them with a comprehensive offer of Management courses and specialised programmes (Bachelor, Master, Executive MBA, PhD and Executive Education). ESCP Europe is included among just 1% of business schools in the world that possess the Triple Crown Accreditation (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS). – Follow us on Twitter @ESCPeurope

Although the ESCP Europe brand evolved over its almost 200 years of history, it always remained loyal to its first three letters. Starting in 1819 under the name Ecole Spéciale de Commerce et d’Industrie and soon after renamed Ecole Supérieure de Commerce, it developed to ESCP fifty years later in 1869. After merging with its sister school, the European School of Management (EAP), in 1999, the school was called ESCP-EAP for about a decade. Finally, in 2009, the school’s name turned into ESCP Europe, making explicit reference to its European heritage and positioning.

The international scope of ESCP Europe has been visible since its early age. Already the class of 1824 counted 30% of international students with 15 different nationalities, amongst them seven Spanish, five Brazilians, five Dutch, four Germans, and two Americans. Language education was an essential part of its first curriculum which included, in addition to French grammar, also courses in English, German, and Spanish. As of 1825, a total of ten languages were taught at ESCP Europe and students had to study at least three of them.

Around one and a half centuries later, ESCP Europe was again a pioneer through the creation of a multi-campus business school. In order to respond to the School’s European calling, campuses in Germany and in the United Kingdom were opened in 1973, followed by Spain in 1988, Italy in 2004, and Warsaw in 2015. In the context of an ever more globalized world, the ambition of ESCP Europe today is to train truly European managers by fostering the link between humanistic values and management education. ESCP Europe becomes a veritable European School open to the World.

Mission and Values

ESCP Europe connects and shapes the business world by advancing cross-cultural management knowledge and practice.

Teaching management from an interdisciplinary perspective at the highest level of academic excellence, we develop culturally intelligent, multilingual leaders, who are open-minded, adaptable and responsible.

As managers and entrepreneurs, ESCP Europe's graduates are equipped to lead and inspire in a globalised world.

Key Facts

  • 6 ESCP Europe campuses in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Torino, and Warsaw
  • Triple accredited: AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA
  • The World's First Business School (est. 1819)
  • Over 150 research-active professors representing over 20 nationalities across our 6 campuses
  • 90 affiliate professors, 40 visiting professors, over 800 practitioners and experts
  • Over 130 academic alliances in Europe and the World
  • A full portfolio: Bachelor, Masters, MBAs, PhDs and Executive Education
  • 5,000+ students in degree programmes representing 100 different nationalities
  • 5,000 high-level participants in customised trainings and executive education
  • 55,000 active alumni in over 150 countries in the world
  • European Governance representing the School's deep European identity
  • Regularly ranked among the World's best business schools


ESCP Europe’s distinctive model of a cross-border multi-campus business school embodies the heart of our European identity. With its six urban campuses in major European cities, ESCP Europe contributes actively to the development of a European management culture and allows the School to offer a unique type of cross-cultural business education:

Programs taught in:
  • English
  • French

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ESCP Europe Business School

Our MBA in International Management provides young professionals with the business skills and mindset for a successful international career. ... [+]

Live the cross-cultural experience

Our MBA in International Management provides young professionals with the business skills and mindset for a successful international career.

10-month programme: An intensive MBA programme with a strong cross cultural approach 2 countries of your choice: Study each semester in a different ESCP Europe inner city campus 2 Company Consultancy Projects over 2 countries: Consult for companies on real projects while expanding your international work experience 23 electives offered over 7 countries: Choose to specialise or diversify your MBA experience while experiencing up to 4 more countries 55,000 alumni from 150 countries: Join a diverse professional alumni network to enhance your future international career. 150 research active Professors from over 20 nationalities: A hands-on learning experience from our diverse full-time, affiliate and guest professors ... [-]
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ESCP Europe
ESCP Europe Campus Paris 79, avenue de la République
75543 Paris, Île-de-France, France
+33 1 49 23 20 00
ESCP Europe - London Campus
ESCP Europe Campus London 527 Finchley Road
NW3 7BG London, England, United Kingdom
ESCP Europe
ESCP Europe Campus Berlin Heubnerweg 8-10
14059 Berlin, Berlin, Germany
+49 30 320070
ESCP Europe Torino Campus Corso Unione Sovieticà, 218 bis
10134 Turin, Piedmont, Italy
+39 011 670 5894
ESCP Europe Warsaw Campus c/o Kozminski University 57/59 Jagiellonska St.
03-301 Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland
Beijing, Beijing, China
Delhi, India