Master's Program in International Business (Global Management and China Studies)

About Asia Europe Business School

Co-founded by East China Normal University (top 15 universities in Mainland China) and emlyon business school (No.2 business school in France, top 20 in Europe), located in Shanghai, the most vibrant international metropolis, Asia Europe Business School is the unique business school that crafts cross-disciplinary talents. Asia Europe Business School has the ambition to build the future global business leaders and ambassadors of the Belt and Road, combining Eastern and Western wisdom, best management practices, and a high level of social responsibility.

Developed to train global entrepreneurs, AEBS will combine the excellence of East China Normal University in the humanities and social sciences with emlyon business school’s excellence in entrepreneurial management and innovation. By 2020, the school isexpected to have students in various programs: bachelor, master, MBA, Ph.D,etc.

Program Philosophy

To provide necessary support for the “Belt and Road” initiative, Asia Europe Business School has set up a Double Degree Program in International Business (Global Management and China Studies) for master candidates, exclusively for international students. This program’s vision is to “shape business elites and promote Chinese culture”. Its mission is to develop foreign talents in economics and management for the “Belt and Road” initiative, and to spread Chinese culture. By integrating highquality education resources from China and France, the program offers comprehensive, international and innovative theoretical and practical training. It will help develop high-level and all-around talents with global vision, proficiency in Chinese culture, solid theoretical foundation and rich professional knowledge, who can support business operations and management in countries along the “Belt and Road”

Program Objectives

In order to realize the policy intercommunication, facility connectivity, trade smoothness and capital finance of the countries along the “Belt and Road”, this program will train business management professionals with high-level, composite and application-oriented enterprises capable of engaging in international business management and management in countries along the “Belt and Road”. To enable them to do business in China independently, to do business with China on behalf of the “Belt and Road” countries, or to do business  with the countries along the “Belt and Road” on behalf of China.

Distinctive Features

Double degree from one leading Chinese university and one top French business school

* Global experience: with an enriching and vibrant experience in China and France

* Double language competencyspeaking fluent Chinese and English, and some French, will give you a distinctive edge

* Triple international accreditation: AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA (top 1% of world business schools)

* A range of specializations: international business, finance, luxury management, marketing, and more… giving early insight into career prospects

* A tradition of teaching innovation: digital and blended learning, project-based learning

* High employability: various internships opportunities in China and France

Our Programs


2 Years (full-time)


All courses are taught in English


Combining courses, tutored projects, periods in companies and overseas

Program structure

The program consists of five modules:

. Chinese Language & Culture

. Global Business Management Courses 

. China Economy & Management Courses 

. Brand / Innovation Direction Courses 

. Professional Practice & Internship


Most courses will be taught in Shanghai with six months study in emlyon business school(France)

Double Degree

. Master of International Business - East China Normal University (China)

. MSc in Management - emlyon business school (France)

Start of program

Early September

Application fee


Tuition fee***

. ECNU: CNY35,000/year(2 years)

. emlyon: EUR17,500


Up to CNY20,000 / EUR3,000 per student depending on criteria of merit

*Chinese language skills are not required for enrollment,but applicant with HSK 3 certificate would be under priority consideration in admission process.Please be reminded the HSK 3 certificate is a precondition for receiving the Chinese Master degree.
**Interviews will be arranged once a month from January; early application is encouraged because the number of program participants is limited.
***Subject to modification

How to Apply

| 01

Complete AEBS application form. (please contact Cindy Zhang by for the form)

| 02

Email application supported documents together with the application form.

a) Resume/CV

b) Personal statement and study plan (maximum 2 pages)

c) Official diploma or degree* (graduating students should provide an official proof of graduation for the time being, and present the official diploma or degree by September 1)

d) Official transcript related*

e) English tests* for non-native English speaking students: TOEFL iBT or IELTS

f) A passport photo

g) Photo copy of passport

h) Proof of remittance of application fee: 800RMB

| 03

A face-to-face interview or a Skype interview will be arranged after application finished.

*Early application to reserve a place with a Conditional Offer is acceptable. Official diploma or degree, transcript and English test report could be submitted later before September 1.

Admission Timetable


Application Deadline

Interview Date*

Session 1

December 31st, 2018

January 11th, 2019

Session 2

February 22nd, 2019

March 1st, 2019

Session 3

March 29th, 2019

April 12th, 2019

Session 4

April 30th, 2019

May 10th, 2019

Session 5

May 31st, 2019

June 14th, 2019

Session 6

June 30th, 2019

July 12th, 2019

(*subject to change)

Note: early applications are encouraged, as offers of admission and scholarship will be made on a first-come basis to qualified candidates.

Career development

AEBS’s Career Development Center (CDC) provides personalized consulting and placement assistance, powered by its strong relationship with local and multinational companies, and through its powerful alumni network. Highly valuable service includes: career mentors, career coaching, career consulting day, company visits, summer internship programs, employer presentations, job postings.

Download the Program Brochure

Double Degree Master’s Program in International Business .pdf

For further information, please contact:

Tel:(+86-21)62231012 (Cindy Zhang)