In order to meet the critical demand for talents, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and KEDGE Business School (created by Euromed Management and BEM) jointly establish the SJTU-KEDGE Global MBA Programme to satisfy the internationalization of local companies as well as the localization of MNCs. (Authorized by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China: MOE31FR1A20030602O)

About partner college

Shanghai Jiao Tong University is known as one of China’s leading institutions of higher learning with the longest history and enjoys a high reputation both at home and abroad which is directly under the ministry of education and jointly established by Shanghai Municipality. Through 122 years' unremitting efforts, SJTU has become a comprehensive, research-oriented, and internationalized top university in China. The partner college of this project is USC-SJTU Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry (ICCI), a internationalized college of SJTU. As a significant part of the global strategy of SJTU, ICCI integrates global high-quality resources according to the industrial value chain and market demand, and takes "internationalization, interdisciplinary and industry-oriented" as its training characteristics. Taking creation, innovation, and entrepreneurship as its core, ICCI is designed to foster interdisciplinary future industry leaders with creative spirit and thoughts that meet the needs of market and industry.

In July 2013, KEDGE Business School was founded from the merger of two renowned business schools: Bordeaux Ecole de Management and Euromed Management. And it is ranked as one of the top ten Grande Ecole de Management. The part-time MBA programme ranked 36th worldwide (Financial Times 2018), and world top 4 for salary increase (3-year average salary increase of 98%). KEDGE holds the triple-crown accreditations: EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.

Distinguished Features

SJTU-KEDGE Global MBA Programme is one of the few Sino-foreign International MBA programmes having been accredited by EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.

Launched in 2002, the SJTU-KEDGE Global MBA Programme has admitted over 1,300 participants over 16 intakes by 2017. All participants have a high command of English and among them 10% are international participants and 90% are from MNCs.

The programme provides the appropriate cutting-edge solutions and has enjoyed "word of mouth" advocacy from former students. Increasing numbers of applicants are recommended by alumni. 

The distinguished features of the programme are as follows:

  1. MBA Degree certified by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China.
  2. Unified course organization and faculty team both in France and China.
  3. Flexible course design (13 core modules, 1 elective, 1 major, 4 workshops and 2 international business seminars) to better fit your schedule.
  4. Deep international dimension to broaden your vision and offer more commercial opportunities.
  5. Small-scale class to ensure the teaching quality.
  6. Strict enrolment criteria to ensure the student quality.
  7. 7 hours personal coaching sessions to better manage and balance your study, work and daily life.

Programme and Degree

The classroom-workplace format helps you to pursue a graduate management degree without interrupting your career.

Modular teaching, concentrates on three full days (from Friday to Sunday) each month in the delivery of one course. The programme lasts for 20+3 months and participants will take 20 courses and have a 3-month strategic business project. Upon completion of the programme (thesis) with a graduation grade, an MBA degree will be granted by KEDGE, and a certificate will be issued by Shanghai Jiao Tong University.