You want to change your professional life or give a different shape to your career, but you do not have any business background? The French Riviera MBA is the program you need.

This 18-month full MBA program, designed for executives and students without any previous business background, offers from the general introductory business fundamentals, to the most specialised courses in the areas of finance and marketing.

  • Year 1: During the first 6 months of instruction, from September to March, you are provided with a solid grounding in business. From April to September you conduct your internship and defend a dissertation at the end of your experience. 
  • Year 2: The following Fall, from October to December you complete your instruction on general management fundamentals. The last 3 months of instruction are devoted to tailor your manager profile specialising in the area of your choice: Global Finance or Global Marketing. A range of elective courses, a business simulation role-play and a research project complete this comprehensive curriculum. 

Your courses are scheduled three days a week in order to allow you to study and work at the same time if you so choose. International candidates holding a student VISA are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week during their stay in France.

Cohorts are composed of a maximum of 30 students. 80% of your cohort mates and 60% of your instructors are international. 35% of the MBA candidates are executives and 70% of the Faculty members are hands-on business practitioners. This environment ensures you effective and high interactive lectures, where students and instructors from different horizons, backgrounds, ages and countries meet and share their knowledge and experience.

Second most attractive destination in France - after Paris - with 164 different nationalities represented, the French Riviera will provide you with a true international experience going beyond your classes, and lead you to become a real global manager prepared to nowadays’ business world.

Nice-Côte-d’Azur international airport, second busiest of France, offers you rapid and low-cost connections not only to tourist destinations for your weekends, but also to your next career opportunities around Europe and worldwide.


  • A solid understanding of the financial risks that must be identified and hedge
  • An intimacy with financial tools
  • A sound knowledge of technics in financial sector
  • An understanding of the relationship between Management and Finance
  • A practical training in project finance

Key points

  • Cohorts are composed of a maximum of 15 students per major, 70% of the Faculty members are hands-on business practitioners.
  • Courses are scheduled three days a week, in order to allow you to study and work at the same time if you so choose
  • Development and activation of a professional network
  • Support in the construction of Your professional project
  • Practitioners and guest speakers in the realm of Finance
  • Selection rate: 16%
  • Success rate : 91,7%