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On the Campus of: SKEMA Business School

ELS/Nice is located at the heart of the SKEMA (School of Knowledge Economy and Management Business School) campus in Sophia Antipolis. ELS students will have access to all facilities and services offered on-campus, as well as having access to dedicated ELS staff who are there to help and assist wherever needed.

SKEMA Business School and ELS offer a global educational programme commencing in France. Taught in English!

General background ELS/Nice is located on the beautiful French Rivierain Europe’s leading technology park. More than 1300 companies, including many renowned globally, are located here whilst the park is also a major educational hub with a number of research institutes and universities.
Housing options There are many options, including a SKEMA residence or apartments in charming nearby towns.
Food Lunches are available at the school cafeteria from Monday to Friday.
Campus facilities Computer labs and wireless networks are available on campus, as well as amphitheaters, multimedia library, and much more.
Airport Most students fly into the NICE airport (NCE), which is 45 minutes from the Sophia Antipolis campus.

The key advantages of SKEMA

Choosing which university to study at is one of the most important decisions of your life. Make the right choice and you will be on the fast track to career success.

Below are just a few of the reasons why SKEMA merits your consideration:

1. Strong academic reputation – SKEMA features highly in the Financial Times’ European Business School, Master’s in Finance and Master in Management rankings.

2. Choice – Bachelor in Global Management (with 11 specializations) and 16 Master’s of Science programs are taught 100% in English.

3. Work experience – Benefit from SKEMA’s close links with industry to gain valuable work experience through internships and/or research projects.*

4. Employability – over 80% of SKEMA graduates are employed within six months of graduation with 41% finding full-time employment before they graduate.

5. International – Bachelor’s degree students can study at up to three different SKEMA campuses on three different continents or, if they prefer, transfer to one of SKEMA’s carefully selected partner institutions for the final two years of their degree.

6. Value for money – SKEMA offers an outstanding business education at a very cost-effective price.

7. Location – Live and study on the French Riviera, known for its chic elegance, superb year-round climate and wonderful, fresh food.

* Internships may be in France or abroad.


The Financial Times’ has ranked SKEMA as follows:

  • 6th in the world (2015 Master’s in Finance Pre-Experience rankings)
  • 25th in the world (2015 Master’s in Management rankings)
  • 56th (2014 European Business School rankings)

In compiling its rankings, the Financial Times’ places particular focus on the level of salaries achieved after graduation and therefore reflects the success of a business school and/or programme for preparing its students for the world of work.