Montpellier Business School France management programmes online admissions 2020

Want to graduate from a reputed B-School in France? Montpellier Business School in France welcomes international students to pursue a management programme that is beneficial for those who wish to take up a career path in marketing, production, sales or other management fields or who wish to become entrepreneurs. This article provides complete information on the three management programmes that are currently open for 2020 admissions.

Montpellier Business School (MBS), France offers management programmes in business and entrepreneurship and the online admissions are open till 10th July 2020. MBS is a globally reputed B-School and ranks in the top 15 business schools in France. Details of the three management programmes that are open for admission to international students have been provided below. Fees are reasonable; there are superb opportunities to get hands-on learning experiences through internships, and a number of merit-based scholarships are available, as well as ones from the French government, and from the Montpellier Business School Foundation.

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Bachelor of International Business Administration (BIBA)

BIBA is of three years' duration and can be taken up in either English and/or French. There is a three-point advantage to pursuing this course. Firstly, you are free to select the integration year. Secondly, you can choose the company where you would like to intern during the various stages of the course; and thirdly you are allowed to select one of the foreign partner universities. Ph.D. qualified faculty teach the curriculum and seminars are scheduled with experts in specific subject fields. To give you an opportunity to decide and focus on a career path, you can take up a placement year between the second and third years of the curriculum. The Career Centre assists students in getting good internships as well as an apprenticeship in the final year.

Depending on your academic background, there are three tracks as explained in the image below-
Montpellier Business School BIBA Curriculum Tracks

Tuition fees

The tuition fees for the 2020 batch is as follows-
  1. For students pursuing BIBA through the French track: 8,500 Euros for each of the three years.

  2. For students pursuing BIBA through the English track: 10,900 Euros for each of the three years.

  3. For students pursuing BIBA through the Global track: 10,900 Euros for the first year, 12,000 Euros for the second year, and 12,000 Euros for the third year.

You will be happy to know that the above is the complete fees, with no additional charges later for the academic year abroad and you don't even need to pay any tuition fees when selecting the apprenticeship. You will get a 3% discount if you pay your tuition fees in full by bank transfer within 15 days of the date of the invoice. The registration fee is 90 Euros.

Grande Ecole Programmeme (Master in Management)

There are 140 seats for this programmeme which combines theory and practice with internships and an apprenticeship in a company to provide an all-round professional academic experience. You will learn to develop your critical and inter-personal skills as well. A specialization as per the MBS curriculum can be taken up during the third year or as per the course structure of the dual degree programme of a university in France or that of another country.

Know the curriculum as displayed in the image below-
Montpellier Business School Ecole Program Curriculum Track

Course fee: The tuition fee is 12,500 Euros for the first year and 12,500 Euros for the second year. The registration fee is 90 Euros.

Masters of Science (M.Sc.)

This is a one-year programme which can be pursued by those who have completed a four-year undergraduate degree programme (Bachelor's Degree or equivalent) with good English skills. Those having a three-year Bachelor's Degree can take up the two-year M.Sc. programme. You can opt for any of the M.Sc. specializations, but all are full-time ones.

The specializations and curriculum for each is as follows-
MSc in Finance: Advanced Finance, Energy and Environmental Finance, Responsible Finance or Innovative Finance. Learn about MSc Finance courses in India.

MSc in Marketing: Advanced Marketing, French Excellence, Luxury and Fashion, Food and Wine Management or Tourism and Hospitality Management. Compare with Master's Degree in Marketing Management courses in India.

MSc in Digital Transformation: Digital Management or Data science, Big Data and A.I.

MSc in Business Excellence: Lean Operations Management or Supply Chain Management.

MSc in International Business: Marketing management, HR management, Big Data and Business Analytics, Soft skills development. We also have MBA courses in international business in India.

All the above programmes are 18 months' duration, including an internship of four to six months, with no apprenticeship.

Course fee: 13,900 Euros for each (for the full course). The registration fee is 90 Euros.

Tri-continental MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation: This is a shorter programme from the others, of 15 months, which includes an internship of four to six months. You study in three different countries, namely at the SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysore in India, the MBS in France and the Universidad PanAmericana in Mexico. The programme incorporates aspects of business and innovation, and entrepreneurial and sustainable leadership. The curriculum track is depicted in the image below-
Montpellier Business School Tricontinental MSC Program Outline

Course fee: 16,500 Euros for the full TMEI course. The registration fee is 90 Euros.

Application process

For all the above MBS programmes register and apply online, uploading all the requisite documents. Note that to submit the application in English, you have to click on the image of the U.K. flag in the top righ-hand corner.

The documents that are required are-
  1. Your C.V./resume.

  2. Your identity card (e.g. passport).

  3. Your photograph.

  4. The copy of the highest degree that you have got, in the original language.

  5. A copy of the official transcripts of the last three years of your studies including the current year, in the original language.

Note: In case the document is not in French, English or Spanish, then you need to provide a certified translation into English or French.

Admission procedure

Admission to the above programmes is through an international admission process if you have previously studied in a non-French educational institution, regardless of which country you are from. This assessment includes tests to gauge English skills, reasoning, and an interview. You need not appear for the English test if you have a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score, or Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) score.

Contact information

Campus Address: Montpellier Business School - 2300, avenue des Moulins, 34185 Montpellier cedex 4.
Contact Ph: +33 (0)4 67 10 25 00 (Main switchboard)/Fax: +33 (0)4 67 45 13 56.

Campus timings: 7 a.m. to 9.30 p.m. from Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. on Saturday.
Reception desk timings: 7.45 am to 6.30 p.m. from Monday to Thursday and until 6 p,m. on Friday.

Contact information for Admissions

International Admissions' Department: +33 (0)4 67 10 60 16. Email:

Academic relations:-
(i) International Relations: Call +33 (0)4 67 10 28 54 / Email:
(ii) International Students and Programmes: Contact person is Carole Santos Magliozzi, Deputy Director for International Academic Relations – Email:; Zorie Théron, Head of Incoming Mobility – Call +33 (0)4 67 10 28 42 / Email:


Attend Webinars of MBS to learn more-
On 10th June 2020: Alumni Department and their testimonials.
On 18th June 2020: Know more about the MBS Career Center.
On 24th June 2020: Learn all about Visa and administrative procedures and find out about accommodation.
On 1st July 2020: Meet the M.Sc. programme Director and know the specializations.

Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to study abroad in France!

[Note that the images depicting the curriculum are all sourced from the official website]

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