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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 (AEBS) is the unique business school that crafts cross-disciplinary talents. AEBS 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 is expected to have students in various programs: bachelor, master, MBA, Ph.D,etc.


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 competency: speaking 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. (Subject to Modification)

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

* High employability: various internships opportunities in China and France

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.


Programs at a Glance


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 six modules:

. International Business Courses

. 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 (Grande Ecole)

   - emlyon business school (France)

Start of program

Early September

Application fee


Tuition fee****

. ECNU: CNY168,000

. emlyon: EUR17,500

(For the whole program of 2 years)

*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 ECNU Master degree.
**Interviews will be arranged once a month from January; early application is encouraged because the number of program participants is limited.

***ECNU single degree (English-taught) is available since 2021 intake

****Subject to modification

Program Requirement

| Academic: Bachelor's Degree or above with transcripts (no major restrictions)

| English*: IELTS 6.5 / TOFEL iBT minimum 90 score or equivalent

| Others: A face-to-face or Skype interview is required

* Native English Speakers and English-Taught Bachelor Degree graduates may exempted from the English language certificate.

How to Apply

| 01

Complete AEBS application form. (please contact Cindy Zhang by xzhang@aebs.ecnu.edu.cn for the form)

| 02

Email application supported documents together with the application form.

(1) Resume/CV

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

(3) 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)

(4) Official transcript related*

(5) Two recommendation letters from associate professors or professors

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

(7) A passport photo

(8) Photo copy of passport

(9) 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 July 31.



Director of International Recruitment,AEBS of ECNU

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

E-mail: xzhang@aebs.ecnu.edu.cn



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Tel: (86-21)62232013/ 62238353
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