Double MBA Degree Program

Guanghua – ESSEC


ESSEC is one of the foremost educational institutions in France, and one of Europe’s top business schools. Located just outside Paris, one of Europe’s most iconic cities, ESSEC has a reputation for academic excellence in part due to its top-flight faculty, whose members hail from dozens of countries and are educated from some of the world’s most prestigious institutions. This double MBA program offers Guanghua MBA students the opportunity to gain a European perspective. Exclusive scholarships from Bayer Material Science are available. Students spend their first year at Guanghua, and their second year in Paris, France. Successful completion results in two MBA degrees. 


Basic Entry Requirements


    Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or a degree of an equivalent level (ie: 3-4 years of higher education).

  • Students with a background in Chemistry or Luxury goods are encouraged to apply.

  • Minimum GMAT score: 600 (within 5 years). Scores must be valid at the time the admission decision is made.
  • Relevant applicants are required to complete TOEFL 100 or IELTS 7 (within 2 years).

Application Procedure

  • Sep.-Oct. Applicants send signed application form to GSM
  • Early Nov. Applicants complete ESSEC application form and checklist
  • Mid Nov. Submit application materials to ESSEC
  • Early-Mid Dec. Interview by ESSEC
  • Feb. Interview results released




Balanced ESSEC Double MBA degree candidates are able to pay tuition (around RMB100,000 in 2014) and associated fees to the home institution separately. Please contact Guanghua MBA Office for detailed information.