Established in 1996 following an intergovernmental agreement between France and Lebanon, ESA is a Business School dedicated to the education of executives and managers in Lebanon and the Middle East and managed by the Paris Ile-de-France Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

With its mission to form the elite of Lebanon and the region into the leaders of tomorrow, ESA has become a beacon of academic excellence within Lebanon, and a platform for interaction and meetings between Europe, the Middle East and Lebanon.

Paying keen attention to businesses and their needs, ESA assists them in developing their visions, and helps them better achieve their objectives by training and coaching their executives and managers.

Situated in the center of Beirut, and at the heart of the Middle East, ESA asserts its reach as an important international school, combining the talents of high-level learners and professors who rank among the world's most preeminent specialists.


Programmes and courses made to measure, to train executives and managers, in accordance with the needs of the international workplace.

A faculty composed exclusively of professors drawn from the best business schools in Europe, particularly from ESCP Europe and HEC Paris.

Double degree awarded by two international certifications, to validate each academic path: the ESA Degree and the Degree from a prestigious partner school (NEOMA Business School, ESCP Europe or SKEMA Business School)

Flexible schedules, allowing for both training and professional lives to be combined.

An influential international network, accessible by joining the ESA Alumni Association, which is linked to and a key associate of the ESCP Alumni Association.

An advantageous place for business encounters, ESA organizes regular seminars and panel conferences with international speakers. 



School Info

Name of the school: ESA Business School
Campuses: Beirut
Number of Faculty: 300
International Faculty: 300

Programme Info

Subjects of Masters Study:

Masters in Management (2-year duration)

Masters in Marketing & Communications (16 months duration)

Intake: September 
International Exchanges in France:

ESCP Europe, NEOMA Business School, SKEMA Business School for the participants in the Management programme

ESCP Europe for the participants in the Marketing & Communications programme

Student Body

Average Class Size: 35
Percentage of International Students: 11%
Number of Incoming exchange students:


University degree : Bachelors degree 
Tests required: TAGE MAGE or GMAT for the Masters in Management

Languages fluency: French
Specific Languages tests: language level tested in an interview
Years of work experience:

No work experience required for the Masters in Management

3 years of post-graduate experience required for the Masters in Marketing & Communications


Application fees: 120 USD
Range of Tuition fees:
Master in Management :19 800 USD
Mastere de Specialisation en Markeitng : 18 200 USD
Executive Masters in Financial Management: 19 500 USD
Scholarships availabilities: yes



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