History

In 2013, KEDGE was founded from the merger of two renowned business schools, well-established in their respective regions and already benefiting from international outreach: BEM and Euromed Management.

BEM IN BORDEAUX SINCE 1874

  • 1874: The École Supérieure de Commerce de Bordeaux was created
  • 1969: The School was set up at the Talence campus
  • 2001: The School obtained Equis accreditation
  • 2004: BEM became one of the pilot institutions of the GRLI (Global Responsible Leadership Initiative) programme
  • 2007: The School obtained AMBA accreditation
  • 2008: A campus was opened in Dakar
  • 2009: The School obtained AACSB accreditation

EUROMED MANAGEMENT IN MARSEILLE SINCE 1872

  • 1872: The École Supérieure de Commerce de Marseille was created
  • 1968: The School was set up at the Luminy campus
  • 2001: The Multi-Stakeholder Board of Directors was created
  • 2005: The School obtained Equis accreditation and became a member of the United Nations Global Compact
  • 2007: The School obtained AMBA accreditation
  • 2009: The legal status of Euromed Management was changed (association under law 1901)
  • 2010: The Suzhou campus was opened in China and the Institut Franco-Chinois was launched in partnership with Renmin University of China. The Toulon Ecole Supérieure de Commerce et Technologie (ESCT) and the Ecole Internationale de Design (EID) were acquired
  • 2011: The School obtained AACSB accreditation

KEDGE, A NEW HIGHER EDUCATION PROVIDER

  • 2012: BEM and Euromed Management announced their merger
  • 2013: KEDGE Group was legally established
  • 2015: KEDGE Business Club, the Group's Paris-based campus, was opened
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