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July 2020

KEDGE is launching the first digital higher education incubator for its start-ups

July 31st 2020

KEDGE is one of the ten “Business School Champions for Entrepreneurship” according to Forbes magazine, and the leading one according to Le Parisien. Recognised for its activities and for its whole approach to entrepreneurship for its students and graduates, KEDGE is innovating once again and reinforcing its support for start-ups. KEDGE’S incubator, the Business Nursery, now proposes a 100% digital solution, totally accessible remotely.

KEDGE is taking a flexible approach to start the new academic year in view of the evolving health protocols

July 31st 2020

The recruitment phase for the School’s future students is still underway but the number of candidates already in the system is encouraging. While the last stages of the admissions process are being completed, the School is preparing for a variable start to the academic year depending on the health situation.


June 2020

KEDGE Executive Education is expanding its international offer with three new “Advanced Executive Master Programmes”

June, 25th 2020

Building on its widely recognised expertise in Purchasing Management, Supply Chain Management, Innovation and Health, KEDGE is expanding its range of international continuing education programmes in these three areas of excellence.

Alexandre de NAVAILLES appointed Director General of KEDGE Business School

June, 10th 2020

The Board of Directors of KEDGE Business School, chaired by Agnès GRANGÉ, has appointed Alexandre de NAVAILLES, the current President of Hertz France, to the head of the management school. After more than 23 years of success at Hertz, Alexandre de NAVAILLES will take up his position as of 1 July 2020.


May 2020

Funding studies during the crisis : KEDGE provides solutions to help students

May, 5th 2020

Paying for post-secondary studies is a growing concern during this health, economic and social crisis.

Coronavirus (and other problems): 2020, a dark year for global tourism

May, 5th 2020

The coronavirus health crisis, tracked statistically in real time by Johns Hopkins University, is hitting the global economy hard and the tourism industry most of all. The World Tourism Organization (WTO) is expecting a drop in tourism revenue of 300 to 500 billion dollars in 2020, up to one third of the 1,500 billion generated in 2019. France could lose out on up to 40 billion euros per quarter. Millions of jobs in the sector are under threat worldwide. Anne Gombault and her co-authors Claire Grellier Fouillet and Jérémy Lemarié analyse the drastic consequences of the crisis for global tourism, the strategic issues that it emphasises and the opportunity for transformation and learning that it offers.


April 2020

Solidarity in the age of Covid-19 : A Neapolitan tradition, the ‘caffè sospeso’, has provided the inspiration for a new form of community-spirited solidarity: anonymous mutual assistance

April, 27th 2020

The Italian ‘caffè sospeso’ or ‘suspended coffee” is a community spirited tradition from the Naples area. It involves paying for two coffees, one for yourself and the second for another customer at the bar who may possibly not have enough money to buy one. A Neapolitan tradition, the suspended coffee is a coffee you offer to humankind to share your own joy and good fortune. With the current lockdown restrictions, this tradition has assumed a whole new dimension with the emergence of ‘spesa sospesa’ (suspended shopping) a humanitarian gesture to help those who have lost their source of income. Gregorio Fuschillo and Bernard Cova see this altruistic anonymous gift as a wish to give meaning to one’s day-to-day life.

Admissions and confinement: KEDGE adapts to recruitment 2.0

April, 23rd 2020

In an unprecedented context of confinement involving admissions by portfolio and an absence of oral examinations on some of the programmes, KEDGE is finding ways to innovate for its eligible candidates. The school is offering a novel digital experience to introduce its programmes, expertise and campuses and to immerse candidates in their future life as a student and then as a graduate.

COVID-19: KEDGE releases €100k from its emergency fund for students in highly precarious positions

April, 8th 2020

The lockdown ordered by France and many other countries to tackle the spread of COVID-19 has hit some students extremely hard, putting them in highly precarious positions essentially overnight. In response to this unprecedented situation, KEDGE has decided to take extraordinary action by releasing €100k from its emergency funds to help students facing significant financial difficulties relating to the health crisis.




December 2019

Financial Times 2019 Rankings: KEDGE forges ahead to become 31st best Business School in Europe and 8th best in France

December, 9 th 2019

Now ranked 31th best Business School in Europe out of 95 in total, KEDGE has moved up a further 4 places this year in the Financial Times 2019 international rankings.


November 2019

AmyPore, the biotechnology company supported by KEDGE, just demonstrated why & how its innovative solution to cure Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases is to go through quickly

November, 11 th 2019

The company which designs and develops therapeutic peptides thus confirms its path to the very 1st effective treatment against Alzheimer's (AD) and Parkinson's (PD) diseases, at the 3rd World Congress on Neurology and Therapeutics, in Madrid, Oct. 7-8th 2019.

October 2019

Pr. Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize 2006, gives an exceptional conference

October, 15 th 2019

On October 9th, 2019, KEDGE Business School Marseille Campus welcomed Professor Muhammad Yunus for an inspiring conference on the theme "Bringing Social Business to Your Campus". More than 1000 students, among which 600 attending in the amphitheater and 400 connected through visio-conference from Paris, Bordeaux and Toulon campuses, listened to Pr. Yunus sharing his path, learnings and vision for a world of three zeros: zero poverty, zero unemployment, zero carbon emission. 

KEDGE Business School & Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne make their partnership official and launch their new program “Master of Science Wine & Hospitality Management”

October, 3rd 2019

José Milano, Director General of KEDGE Business School, and Inès Blal, Managing Director and Executive Dean of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, made their partnership official this morning at the new KEDGE Paris campus and announced the launch of a joint “Master of Science Wine & Hospitality Management” program for the 2020-2021 academic year.

CANDRIAM and KEDGE Business School create a research chair dedicated to sustainable finance

October, 1st 2019

Paris, 1 October 2019 – In the spirit of responsible finance week(1), CANDRIAM and KEDGE Business School announced today the launch of a research chair entitled “Finance Reconsidered: Addressing Sustainable Economic Development”(2). Led by Christophe Revelli, associate professor and director of the KEDGE Business School Corporate & Sustainable Finance Master’s programme, the Chair aims to explore how sustainability and accountability issues create additional value and impact businesses and, ultimately, the economic development of society as a whole.

June 2019

The CASINO affair, the lessons to be drawn

June, 20th 2019

With the Rallye group placed in a safeguard procedure, indebted and faced with the collapse of the Casino share, which represents its main asset and its guarantee for creditors, Eric Pichet, professor of finance and researcher in corporate governance at KEDGE Business School, decodes the affair.

Why isn't intrapreneurship developing more quickly?

June, 20th 2019

At a time when innovation has become essential to company strategy, intrapreneurship seems to be a way of promoting the process. Xavier Hollandts, professor in strategy and enterprise at KEDGE Business School, is invited by XERFI to analyse the challenges involved. According to Xavier Hollandts, businesses want to develop intrapreneurship because of “the speed and low cost of developing innovation internally”. Hollandts also notes that this approach “retains expertise and attracts new talent, pushing out the old, traditional management methods and introducing new managerial practices”.

May 2019

The new Silk Roads at the heart of the power struggle between China and the United States

May, 29th 2019

KEDGE Alumni and it's well established London branch will host for the first time in London on Tuesday 4 June a very interesting conference on The new Silk Roads at the heart of the power struggle between China and the United States. It will be chaired by Laurent Estachy, Marc Mourre and Xavier Rolet, followed by a networking cocktail with the presence of José Milano and Christophe Mouysset (KEDGE Business School’s Director of Corporate Relations).

NEW AGE NEW KEDGE - « Open minded leadership for an optimistic future »

May, 16th 2019

At its annual press conference, KEDGE Business School presents its fresh face at the new Paris campus. One year ago, KEDGE updated its strategic plan with the ambition of developing the skills of the leaders of tomorrow: they will be able to understand the modern world and rise to its technological, social and environmental challenges to become its enlightened leaders.

April 2019

KEDGE Business School opens new spaces for the Wine & Spirits Academy and Executive Education

April, 24th 2019

On Wednesday, 17 April, KEDGE Business School opened almost 1,000 m2 of space at its Bordeaux campus dedicated to the Wine & Spirits Academy and Executive Education: new classrooms and new work spaces, including a creativity room and a wine tasting room and cellar, christened Wine Lab, in tribute to Gérard Basset, a graduate of KEDGE and Master of Wine, Master Sommelier and Best Sommelier of the World.

“In the United States, the Democrats are reviving the idea of a wealth tax... for the very wealthy”

April, 23th 2019

Whilst over the last 25 years Europe has been phasing out wealth tax, with most notably the abolition in 2018 of the ISF (impôt de solidarité sur la fortune), the French wealth tax, which was replaced by the IFI (impôt sur la fortune immobilière), a wealth tax based solely on real estate, there has been growing debate in the United States over excessive social and financial inequalities. Eric Pichet, a KEDGE Business School professor and tax expert, gives us his analysis.

Highlighting the value of an intangible cultural heritage

April, 4th 2019

In the face of intensive agriculture and livestock farming, highlighting the value of local products requires a differentiated marketing strategy. Diego Rinallo, associate professor in marketing and consumer culture and associate researcher at the Centre of Excellence in Marketing and the Culture Creative Industries Research Centre at KEDGE Business School, is the guest of XERFI Canal to share his analysis on a case of highlighting the value of intangible cultural heritage.

March 2019

Teaching about sustainable and responsible finance

March, 1st 2019

At a time when societal and environmental issues are becoming an unavoidable concern to all sectors of business, including the economic and financial world, Christophe Revelli, finance professor and head of the Corporate & Sustainable Finance master’s programme at KEDGE Business School, shares his analysis of the necessary evolution in the teaching of economics and finance at universities with XERFI Canal.

January 2019

Well-being at work, a driver of performance

January, 14 2019

At a time when employee expectations are profoundly shifting and leading to significant behavioural changes across companies, Arnaud Lacan, KEDGE Business School Management Professor, was invited to be a guest on Xerfi Canal to share his analysis of new managerial practices and how well-being at work is a driver of all our collective performance.

Launch of the SDSN France network: French higher education and research rally around Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

January, 2019

Paris,  November 21, 2018-Led by Université PSL, KEDGE Business School and Université de Cergy-Pontoise (UCP), the SDSN France network (Sustainable Development Solutions Network) was launched on November 13, 2018 with the mission of promoting the sustainable development goals in the scientific community and civil society, through associations and politiciansIn 2015 the UN’s General Assembly adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the 2030 Agenda. The SDSN (Sustainable Development Solutions Networkwas founded in 2012 with the support of the United Nations with the aim of mobilising global researchers and experts in order to define practical solutions and accelerate the implementation of the SDGs.


December 2018

COP 24 Toward an eco-efficient resource use in the circular economy

December, 6 2018

With experts calling for immediate and urgent action at Cop 24 in Poland, it is imperative to understand how to increase the efficiency of resource use quickly. Frank Figge, Professor of CSR and Sustainable Development at KEDGE Business School, works on this research topic and has published an analysis of longevity and circularity as indicators of eco-efficient resource use in the circular economy.

A businesswoman assumes Chairmanship of KEDGE : Agnès Grangé takes over from Stanislas de Bentzmann

December, 4 2018

Agnès Grangé's candidacy for the position of Chairperson of KEDGE, which she will hold until 2021, was presented to the board of directors and adopted on Tuesday 4 December, thus replacing the outgoing Stanislas de Bentzmann.

Financial Times Rankings 2018: KEDGE named 35th best European Business School up 5 places

December, 3 2018

Now ranked 35th best Business School in Europe out of 95 in total, KEDGE has moved up a further 5 places in the Financial Times international rankings 2018.

November 2018

The 2019 “Le Figaro Etudiant” Master programmes rankings : KEDGE has been ranked 9th among the best French schools and is continuing its progression

November, 23 2018

Moving up a further place, KEDGE has reached the 9th spot in the 2019 “Le Figaro Etudiant” rankings of the Master programmes. For the 4th time in 2018, the school reached the top 10 business schools in this leading French rankings, ahead of its competitors Néoma (10th), Iéseg (11th), Toulouse Business School (12th) or Rennes SB (13th).

Advertising and product quality : what kind of relationship ?

November, 16 2018

How to consider the expense of advertising in link with product quality ? What product is more advertised : product of better or lower quality ? Régis Chenavaz, associate professor of managerial economics and marketing at KEDGE Business School answered of these research questions by an analysis of the relationship between product quality and advertising, published in the European Journal of Operational Research.

Brazil: a foreseeable election with considerable economic and environmental consequences

November, 2 2018

Amidst the incomprehension and the concerns raised by the victory of Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right candidate in Brazil’s presidential election, Frédéric Prévot, Associate Professor in Strategy and International Management at KEDGE Business School, gives his factual analysis of the impact and challenges ahead for the eighth largest global economic power.

September 2018

Sidney Gavignet, KEDGE Global Executive MBA participant, launches himself into the Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe 2018 under the banner of the Café Joyeux

September, 9 2018

After having participated in numerous previous « Route du Rhum » races in the « Ultimate » category under the banner of the Sultunate of Oman, Sidney Gavignet, Kedge Global Executive MBA participant, announced that he will run the Route du Rhum 2018 under the banner of the Café Joyeux with the desire to show a change in course in his career. Accompanied by KEDGE in this journey, Sidney Gavignet made the choice to compete in the Rhum Class, an historic category in this competition, aboard a 53 foot (16m) monohull which will shove off the 4 November from Saint-Malo, France.

July 2018

Jérémy Cukierman, Master of Wine, has been appointed as Director of the KEDGE Wine & Spirits Academy

July, 25 2018

KEDGE Business School is pleased to announce that Jérémy Cukierman has been appointed as Director of the Wine & Spirits Academy, which includes all of its specialised programmes in wine and spirits management and its activities for professionals and companies in the industry, both in France and abroad. Jérémy Cukierman replaces Jacques-Olivier Pesme who is leaving the KEDGE group.

PTC appoints KEDGE to perform a strategic case study into opportunities in the IoT market

July, 11 2018

PTC, a global provider of technology platforms and solutions, has appointed KEDGE to perform a case study intended to highlight market opportunities in the IoT field (Internet of Things). This project, as part of KEDGE’s Executive education activities with the collaboration of companies, was developed via two training programs: the Grande Ecole Program and the Specialised Master in Organisational Management, Strategy and Finance.

Agires Development and Synergie Campus Entreprises Awards

KEDGE awarded third place for impact, innovation and the dynamism of its corporate relations

July, 10 2018

At the 1st edition of the Agires Développement and Synergie Campus Entreprises Awards, which took place at the beginning of June in Paris, KEDGE won 3rd place in the Business School category. This award aims to highlight impact, innovation and dynamism in relations between institutes of higher education and companies.

BEM Dakar / KEDGE Business School and BOLLORÉ Transport & Logistics to increase their cooperation with the signature of a major international partnership

July, 6 2018

BEM Dakar / KEDGE Business School and Bolloré Transport & Logistics have announced the creation of a partnership, which was signed by Dr Pape Madické Diop, CEO of BEM Dakar, and David-Alexandre Fournier, Human Resources Director at Bolloré Transport & Logistics, on Friday 29 June 2018 in Dakar on the campus of BEM Dakar at Sacré Cœur 3 Pyrotechnique.

Two KEDGE Business School professors win the 2018 Sidney Levy Award

July, 3 2018

Two KEDGE Business School professors have received the 2018 Sidney Levy Award for the article Selling Pain to the Saturated Self, co-written by Bernard Cova, KEDGE Professor, Julien Cayla, Professor at Nanyang Business School in Singapore and Associate Professor at KEDGE, with Rebecca Scott, a senior lecturer at Cardiff University, whose doctoral work is the basis of this research, published in the Journal of Consumer Research. The awards ceremony took place on Friday 29 June at the Consumer Culture Theory Conference at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense.

June 2018

The challenges of responsible and sustainable finance by Pr. Christophe Revelli in Financial Times and The Conversation

June, 19 2018

Further to the recent announce of the European Commission around its action plan on sustainable finance at a conference with heads of state and high-level financiers, including French President Emmanuel Macron and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg; Christophe Revelli, professor at KEDGE Business School and Director of the Master of Science in Corporate & Sustainable Finance, delivers his analysis about the challenges of responsible finance, both by publishing an article in The Conversation and by his comments about articles of the Financial Times.

May 2018

KEDGE hosts the 2nd #SocialSellingForum

May, 3 2018

In partnership with Loïc Simon, the event’s founder and organiser, and the agency BeeMyBees, KEDGE is hosting the second #SocialSellingForum on Friday 4 May on the Bordeaux campus. More than 30 social selling experts and company managers will be present, with the aim of meeting up and sharing experiences.

“The Women taking the power in Purchasing”

May, 2 2018

KEDGE Alumni and the MAI Alumni Association, would like to invite you to a conference on “The Women taking the power in Purchasing”, THURSDAY 3 MAY AT 7 pm At KEDGE Paris, 52 rue de la Victoire - 75009 Paris.

April 2018

KEDGE signs a partnership with Procter & Gamble

April, 20 2018

KEDGE and Procter & Gamble have announced the signing of their partnership, which formalises their years-long working relationship. KEDGE will assist the multinational Procter & Gamble in the development of its employer brand, while Procter & Gamble will support KEDGE’s marketing programmes.

KEDGE Business School organises its fourth Open Innovation Business Challenge with Epitech

April, 18 2018

For the fourth consecutive year, KEDGE Business School students from all of the specialised MS and MSc courses are taking on the Open Innovation Business Challenge organised with Epitech students this year. Grouped into interdisciplinary teams, the students will have three weeks to provide a solution to a real strategic challenge faced by a business. 

OPEN CHATEAU PIRON - KEDGE wins the Grandes Ecoles Challenge

April, 06 2018

KEDGE students topped the tables at this wine-tasting tournament as part of the 2018 OPEN organised by Château Piron on March 24th. The tournament featured around sixty teams composed of amateurs and professionals. Kedgers won six prizes, including first place in the Grandes Ecoles Challenge and second place in the general grand final for this 5th edition.


April, 05 2018

Students of KEDGE’s ISLI Global Supply Chain Management MSc are qualified for the world final of the Global Student Challenge which will take place April 30th to May 3rd in the Netherlands. This Supply Chain serious game competition is the worldwide supply chain competencies benchmark. The team of four Kedgers has stood out among over 10,000 students from 600 different universities in more than 100 countries.

The Cambridge Analytica / Facebook affair: the challenge of securing personal data on social networks

April, 05 2018

As the scandal deepens concerning the practices of Cambridge Analytica and its use of the personal data of 87 million Facebook users, Mohamed Makhlouf, Professor in Information Systems Management at KEDGE Business School, shares his view of the major risks concerning the security of social network users’ data.

March 2018

The 15th Journées Humanisme et Gestion event “Responsible management, or ‘humanism’s new clothes’ within organisations”

March, 22 2018

In partnership with the association ‘Humanisme et Gestion’, KEDGE Business School is hosting the 15th Journées Humanisme et Gestion (Humanism and Management Days) focusing on the theme of “responsible management or ‘humanism’s new clothes’ within organisations” on 5 and 6 April.

KEDGE Business School heads off to meet its graduates around the world 

March, 19 2018

KEDGE is launching a series of video reports with the aim of putting the spotlight on the school’s community of students and graduates both in France and worldwide. Filming starts this month in China, in Shanghai and Suzhou, where KEDGE has set up.

The 21st European Short Film Festival

March, 14 2018

The 21st European Short Film Festival (Festival Européen du Court-Métrage) in Bordeaux features a top- flight jury and provides an outstanding showcase for Bordeaux and its region. A press conference will be held for the occasion on Thursday 29 March at 2 pm on the premises of France 3 Aquitaine, at 136 rue Ernest Renan in Bordeaux, with the special participation of the jury members.

Le Parisien Etudiant Bachelor Degree ranking 2018 : KEDGE ranked 1st of the French Business Schools for fifth consecutive year

March, 14 2018

In its Bachelor Degree ranking for 2018, Le Parisien Etudiant ranks KEDGE Business School in 1st place. This is the fifth consecutive year in which KEDGE has occupied the leading position in this ranking of Bachelor Degree programmes in France’s management schools.

The Bureau National Interprofessionnel de l’Armagnac (BNIA) and KEDGE Business School’s Wine & Spirits Academy invite you to attend the signature of their partnership agreement and the launch of their programme

March, 13 2018

THURSDAY 15 MARCH 2018 AT 6.30 PM, KEDGE Bordeaux Campus, 680 cours de La Libération - Talence, with the presence of Marc Darroze, President of the Bureau National Interprofessionnel de l’Armagnac and Jacques-Olivier Pesme, Director of the Wine & Spirits Academy at KEDGE. Following the signature of the agreement, you can enjoy a cocktail while watching a special “ArmagnacStyle” feature

Two professors from KEDGE are among the world’s top 10 teacher-researchers in the maritime Supply Chain field

March, 12 2018

In a recently published article in the International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, professors from Inha University (South Korea) and Shandong Normal University (China) compiled a list of the world’s 50 best teacher-researchers specialising in maritime transport. KEDGE is the only Business School to be featured in the top 10, with two professors, Jason Monios and Pierre Cariou who are respectively ranked at 5th and 9th place for their impact scores, over the 2011-2015 period.

Le Point’s 2018 Rankings of French Business Schools : KEDGE achieves its best-ever position in the ‘Master’s Degree’ and ‘International Bachelor’s rankings

March, 9 2018

KEDGE Business School achieves the best performance of all French business schools in the ‘Master’s Degree’ and ‘International Bachelor’s rankings published recently in the magazine Le Point.

KEDGE Business School launches its Master of Science in Arts and Creative Industries Management at the Paris campus starting in September 2018

March, 7 2018

KEDGE made Arts and Creative Industries Management one of its fields of expertise by carrying out innovative academic research into challenges faced by companies, countries and public organisations working within the sector. In September 2018, KEDGE will be strengthening its initial training offering by launching the Master of Science in Arts & Creative Industries Management in Paris.

KEDGE Business School launches its new Summer School programmes

March, 6 2018

KEDGE Business School, France’s largest independant Business School holding triple accreditation, is creating two new summer school programmes dedicated to foreign students who want to benefit from courses delivered by experienced academics and professionals in management.
On one hand, the Premium Summer School Programme is dedicated to Management of Haute Cuisine & Fine Wines, in partnership with France’s leading professional training school in culinary arts, FERRANDI Paris.

The 2018 French Research in Management Ranking : KEDGE maintains its first place among French management schools with 100 articles published in one year

March, 5 2018

In the 2018 Research in Management ranking issued by L’Etudiant, the leading French magazine covering student orientation, KEDGE Business School is France’s best school for the second year running, having published 100 academic articles in one year, well ahead of the second-placed school, which produced only 74 articles. In the 2017 ranking, KEDGE had already surpassed the 100-article mark, with a total of 103 academic articles published by its researchers.

January 2018

Fiscal and Budgetary Doctrine in the French Presidential Term: A New Direction

January, 25 2018

Last Monday in France, the formal re-opening ceremony for the Court of Auditors (Cour des comptes) took place, during which the french Court President Didier Migaud called for structural reforms to public spending. At the same time, Éric Pichet, Professor, at KEDGE Business School and Director of the Specialist Master’s Programme in Wealth & Real Estate Management (IMPI), penned an article titled "Fiscal and Budgetary Doctrine in the Presidential Term: A New Direction," just published in the fourth edition of La Revue de droit fiscal (The Tax Law Journal) n°4 pp 8-28, on 25 January 2018. 


January, 19 2018

KEDGE Business School, recognized for its high expertise in marketing, is contributing to set Digital Marketing standards by participating in the European (EU) Search Awards. Dr Aleksej Heinze, Associate Professor at KEDGE Business School, is one of a select group of individuals serving on the judging panel for the Awards in 2018.


January, 16 2018

AFNOR Compétences, the training/consultancy subsidiary of the AFNOR Group, has asked KEDGE and its professors-researchers to conduct a study on the role of the Quality, Safety, and Environment (QSE) function in the digital transformation of companies. This study has been led within the ‘Parcours Croisés’ Clubs which call in decision makers to discuss the themes of quality and sustainable development.


January, 15 2018

After the consultations which ended in December, the Action Plan for Corporate Growth and Transformation (PACTE), which should become a government bill in the spring, is entering a new phase this Monday with the launch of a public consultation. At the same time, a Private Member’s Bill tabled by a number of socialist party (PS) deputies and other supporters, aiming to rewrite or add to several articles of the Civil, Business, and Labour codes, will be debated in the National Assembly on Thursday 18 January. 


January, 12 2018

KEDGE Business School invites future students and their families to a multi-campus Open Day on Saturday 27 January to meet KEDGE students, visit the campus, discover the options offered to students to help finance their studies or for their personal development, and find out more about the entrance requirements for KEDGE.

KEDGE Business School opens its Master of Science in Digital Marketing & Sales at the Marseille campus starting in September 2018.

January, 11 2018

KEDGE has made marketing one of its priorities for excellence by producing high-level academic research that is internationally recognised and permeates through all of its training programmes. In September 2018, KEDGE is strengthening its initial training offering by launching the Master of Science in Digital Marketing & Sales.

Bitcoin: speculative bubble or money of the future ?

January, 10 2018

As Bitcoin (or BTC), which was created in 2009, breaks new records each week and has now passed the 9,000-dollar mark (versus 10,000 dollars at the start of 2017, and 1 dollar in 2011), economists are divided: is it really a new, decentralised currency free from any central bank or is it a purely speculative instrument? Eric Pichet, a KEDGE professor specialising in macroeconomics and monetary policy, shares his take on the phenomenon.


January, 9 2018

On Monday 15 January, Clepsydre, the student association of KEDGE, welcomes Denis Masseglia, President of the French National Olympic and Sports Committee, for a conference on the stakes, the power play, and the complication of making a bid to host the Olympic Games, with the consequences that it can have.


December 2017


December, 21 2017

During this conference, reserved for students of KEDGE Business School, Andrea Debbane will talk about the rising importance of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) in large companies, and especially at the world champion in aeronautics, AIRBUS. Andrea Debbane is a specialist in CSR and was appointed as Executive Director of the Airbus Foundation in 2015. 

KEDGE Business School increases its CSR expertise by creating two MSc programmes: "Corporate & Sustainable Finance" and "Sustainable Change"

December, 11 2017

KEDGE Business School increases its CSR expertise by creating two MSc programmes: "Corporate & Sustainable Finance" and "Sustainable Change"

Economic Management Under Fire: How did the South Med Policy-Makers Respond to the Demands for Change?

December, 4 2017

While French President Macron goes to Algeria on 6 december and the next EU Summit will take place on 14 and 15 december, the Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Institutes of Economic Sciences (FEMISE) has launched its 2017 Euro-Mediterranean report on the transition of the South Mediterranean economies. 

November 2017

The KEDGE Business School Specialised Master's Programme in Wealth & Real Estate Management has been re-accredited by RICS for five years.

November, 27 2017

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is the world’s leading body for property professionals. The KEDGE specialised Master’s programme in Wealth & Real Estate Management (IMPI) has been RICS-accredited since 2002 and has just had its accreditation renewed for a further five years. The IMPI is the only French training course to offer a dual specialisation in Wealth Management and Professionnal Real Estate, teaching postgraduate students who will be able to meet the demands of these two sphères (Real Estate listed company, Reits, etc.).  

11th edition of SimONU Prépa, a model United Nations organised by KEDGE Business School and its student association SimONU FRIDAY 24 AND SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2017 KEDGE Marseille, Luminy campus

November,23 2017

Since 2006, the SimONU association and KEDGE Business School, in partnership with UNRIC (United Nations Regional Information Centre), has been organising model United Nations conferences for Kedge students and “classes préparatoires” pupils hoping to be accepted into prestigious Grandes Ecoles universities. The event lasts for two days and gathers 150 students from across France and from KEDGE Business School. It reproduces the same situation as a real United Nations General Assembly, during which the students discuss and negotiate on a given topic. The topic this year is “How can we reduce the risk of terrorism and prevent attacks on an international scale?

Management and technology: KEDGE Business School introduces its Executive MSc programme in Business Engineering at its Paris campus

November, 22 2017

The Business Engineering programme (MSC / bac+5 approved) offered by KEDGE, which has been recognised and endorsed by companies for its initial training for 30 years, will have an Executive Education Programme format available at the KEDGE Paris campus as of February 2018. The programme offers a combination of technological and managerial expertise through educational immersion in an innovative, B2B environment.

A research published by KEDGE Business School in the Strategic Management Journal A Property Rights Theory of Competitive Advantage

November, 7 2017

Are companies’ central objectives – to develop a sustainable competitive advantage and maximize profit – disconnected from social welfare and the goals of society? Are traditional theories of strategy still suitable in the knowledge economy? In the article A Property Rights Theory of Competitive Advantage, published by Wiley on behalf of Strategic Management Journal, Roland Bel, a researcher from KEDGE Business School tackles these questions, showing that business objectives can be reconciled with social welfare and proposing an update to two major theories of strategy.

October 2017

Fromarsac CEO Jean-Baptiste van Elslande is the new class sponsor of Chinese students at KEDGE Business School’s Franco-Chinese Institute

October, 24 2017

Jean-Baptiste van Elslande is the new patron of the 2017-2018 class of Chinese students at the KEDGE French-Chinese Institute, who are about to start their new term at the Bordeaux campus. The CEO of Fromarsac (part of the Savencia Groupe) succeeds Daniel Harari and Jean-Claude Fayat in this role, and will open the new class at the training session for internship in France after 2 years of study in China.

KEDGE Businees School organises in collaboration with KEA and the Central Academy of Fine Arts The B.CREATIVE conference for creative entrepreneurship NOVEMBER 15th, 2017 Shanghai

October, 23 2017

b.creative, the global event for creative entrepreneurship, will be held in Shanghai on November 15th, 2017 in the margin of the High Level People to People Dialogue (HPPD) Summit between the European Union and China. 


October, 13 2017

Delivered in Paris, Marseille and China in collaboration with the prestigious Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the Global EMBA has gained international reputation, supported by its ranking (22nd) in the Financial Times' top 100 Executive MBAs worldwide, and its 5-year AMBA accreditation renewal obtained in 2017.

Me Geneviève Maillet President of the Marseille Bar Association and Christophe Mouysset Corporate Relations Manager, KEDGE Business School Signed their partnership agreement on Monday 9 October 2017 at 5 PM

October, 10 2017

Firmly convinced that relationships between graduate schools and professional institutions are a source of professionalism and innovation, and that progress targets must be set accordingly in this area, the MARSEILLE BAR ASSOCIATION and KEDGE Business School are coordinating their activities in the skills development field.

The Wealth tax : A powerful symbol generating hysteria among the French political class

October, 10 2017

With plans to transform the wealth tax (ISF) into a property wealth tax (IFI) soon to be discussed in french parliament, Eric PICHET, KEDGE professor and specialist in fiscal economics (1), shares his analysis of the planned reforms.

KEDGE Business School took part in the 2nd HackaNews event organised by the daily french newspaper SUD OUEST Thursday 5 and friday 6 october 2017

October, 5 2017

On October 5th and 6th, KEDGE Business School took part in the second “HackaNews” event, a major competition organised by SUD OUEST modelled on a hackathon, which has seen 80 students from Bordeaux and professionals all getting involved in digital innovation activities in the media sector.

Stanislas de Bentzmann takes over from François Pierson: from one great business leader to another

October, 3 2017

Following the KEDGE Business School AGM held on September 26, 2017 in Paris, the Board of Directors, composed of elected members from the CCIs (Chambers of Commerce and Industry) of Bordeaux Gironde, Marseille Provence and the Var, as well as leaders of major companies and representatives of local authorities, appointed Stanislas de Bentzmann to succeed François Pierson as Chairman of the Group.

The Wealth tax : A powerful symbol generating hysteria among the French political class

October, 3 2017

With plans to transform the wealth tax (ISF) into a property wealth tax (IFI) soon to be discussed in french parliament, Eric PICHET, KEDGE professor and specialist in fiscal economics (1), shares his analysis of the planned reforms.

September 2017

French chef Sébastien Bras recently renounced his Michelin stars. For good reason, says our expert Olivier Gergaud

September, 21 2017

Sébastien Bras, a three-star Michelin chef, has asked to be removed from Michelin's restaurant reference guide in order to free himself from the intense pressure that comes with such an accolade.

Pascal Vidal named programmes director at KEDGE Business School

September, 18 2017

KEDGE Business School is pleased to announce the arrival of Pascal Vidal, who took up his role as programmes director on 1 September 2017. Mr Vidal will oversee the school's undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

August 2017

The Mittelstand or the impossible adaptation of Germany's successful model for French companies?

August, 29 2017

Gerald Lang, a professor specialising in supply-chain management and international management at Kedge Business School, will give a talk entitled "Very small businesses will become big" at the MEDEF conference on 30 August. The talk will focus on the Mittelstand—Germany's network of small and medium-sized companies—and the interest they are arousing in French politics and among French companies.

July 2017

José MILANO to take over from Thomas FROEHLICHER as Director General of KEDGE Business School on 1 September 2017

July, 26 2017

François Pierson, Chairman of KEDGE Business School's Board of Directors, with the full backing of Stanislas de Bentzmann, the School's future Chairman, presented Thomas Froehlicher’s successor, José Milano, to the Board of Directors, who met today to approve this proposal.

June 2017

6th edition of the e-Performance Barometer

June, 21 2017

At Vinexpo 2017, KEDGE Business School reveals the results of the 6th edition of the e-Performance Barometer study and the ranking of the best French and international wine websites, as rated by over 2,300 internet users from 9 different countries.

May 2017

“The global market for wine: China leads the emergence of a new world order”, an article Op-Ed by Jacques-Olivier PESME, Director of the KEDGE Wine & Spirits Academy, on

May, 24 2017

According to Jacques-Olivier PESME, Director of the KEDGE Wine & Spirits Academy, the latest figures on the world wine market confirm that the industry is undergoing considerable change, with European countries finding their positions and strategies challenged by the US and China.

April 2017

KEDGE Business School (France) and University of Adelaïde (Australia) sign an ambitious partnership for Wine Industry and Wine Higher Education

April, 11 2017

Affirming its leading position in Wine Higher Education, KEDGE further expands its international network in Australia, with University of Adelaïde, promoting innovation, teaching and research.

March 2017

The alumni networks from France’s leading business schools are meeting up at KEDGE BS Conference: Why are elite athletes an asset for companies?

March, 30 2017

Following on from the success of the first event which last year bought together around 200 alumni at KEDGE Bordeaux, the alumni networks from AUDENCIA, EDHEC, EM Lyon, ESCP, ESSEC, HEC, NEOMA and KEDGE Business School are organising the second inter-school alumni evening on the Bordeaux campus on Thursday 30 March, from 6:30 PM onwards.

With its “Adrénaline” student association, KEDGE Business School has scooped the award for the best student association in France for the 2nd year running

March, 29 2017

KEDGE Business School’s “Adrénaline” student association has been awarded the title of Best Student Association in France this year, as part of the Initiatives BDE competition.

Prof. Christopher S. Tang (UCLA Anderson) will receive KEDGE Business School’s “20 Years on” Research Prize

March, 24 2017

KEDGE Business School decided to create the ‘20 Years On’ Research Prize to celebrate an academic research whose impact is still visible and powerful 20 years after its publication.

KEDGE Business School among the prestigious Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship 2017 winners

March, 10 2017

We are delighted to announce that KEDGE Business School’ student Martin DUGAS has been awarded a place on the prestigious Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship.

Why pay for pain? The marketing revolution of hardcore obstacle course series Tough Mudder

March, 08 2017

How do we explain that on the one hand consumers spend billions of dollars every year on analgesics an opioids, while on the other hand exhausting and painful experiences such as obstacle races and ultra-marathons are gaining in popularity?

A Bordeaux wine sold for less than €1 through mass retail outlets: a pernicious strategy for everyone concerned

March, 07 2017

For the first time ever, a mass retail outlet is marketing an AOC Bordeaux red wine at less than €1 per bottle*. Reacting to this news, KEDGE Business School brings you the expert opinion of Jacques- Olivier Pesme, Director of the KEDGE BS Wine & Spirits Academy, who considers the likely consequences of this aggressive strategy for the wine producing industry, the mass retail sector and consumers.

February 2017

KEDGE Business School launched in Marseille, the European project "AlpFoodWay" devoted to the study of the dietary cultural heritage of the Alps

February, 15 2017

From 2 to 4 February 2017, KEDGE Business School welcomed its French, Italian, German, Austrian, Slovenian and Swiss partners to its Joliette campus in Marseilles for the launch of the European project "AlpFoodWay" devoted to the study of the dietary cultural heritage of the Alps, a project which is benefiting from total funding of €2.8 million over three years from the European Union.

Lectra CEO Daniel Harari is the new sponsor of the intake of Chinese students from KEDGE Sino-French Institute

February, 01 2017

Lectra CEO Daniel Harari is the new sponsor of the 2016/2017 intake of Chinese students from KEDGE Business School’s Sino-French Institute (IFC).

January 2017

KEDGE BUSINESS SCHOOL EXPERT’S VIEW - Impact of Brexit on international trade and business

January, 09 2017

KEDGE releases the analysis of Walid Klibi, Professor in Supply Chain Management at KEDGE, about the impact of Brexit on international trade and business.



December 2016

KEDGE ranked 1st French School with 103 articles published in CNRS and FNEGE listed academic journals 

December, 15 2016

In the 2017 ranking of best schools for research in management performed by L'Etudiant, the leading French magazine covering student orientation, KEDGE Business School came out top in France with a total of 103 articles across all categories published by its faculty in 2015. 

KEDGE BUSINESS SCHOOL EXPERT’S VIEW - President-elect Donald Trump and the Middle East

December, 14 2016

KEDGE Business School releases the analysis of Yahia Zoubir, Professor at KEDGE and International Relations and International Management expert, about president-elect Donald Trump’s policy in the Middle East.

CAFA and KEDGE BS inaugurate the new campus of the Sino-French Institute of Arts and Design Management in Shanghai 

December, 8 2016

On Sunday 4 December, in the new district of Pudong, Shanghai, President of the China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), FAN Di'an, KEDGE BS Director General and Dean, Thomas Froehlicher, and the Chinese Ministry of Education and Municipality of Shanghai officially inaugurated the new Sino-French Institute (IFC) campus dedicated to Arts and Design Management in the presence of representatives of the French Embassy in China and many guests. 

November 2016

“Le Figaro Etudiant” rankings KEDGE Business School consolidates its place among France’s top 10 business schools 

November, 25 2016

KEDGE Business School moved up three places to 10th position in the 2016-2017 “Le Figaro Etudiant” rankings of the Master programmes at 38 French business schools. KEDGE BS is ranked ahead of Skema, ESC Rennes, Neoma and Montpellier BS. 

October 2016

The Global MBA from Kedge Business School is now ranked n°22 worldwide and pursues its progress in the top Executive MBA

October, 17 2016

Ranked 22nd, one place up from last year, the KEDGE BS Global MBA pursues its progress in the Top 25 of the 2016 Financial Times Executive MBA ranking. 

August 2016

Kedge Business School welcomes the Members of its International Advisory Board in Bordeaux on august 29 & 30

August, 28 2016

Composed of representatives of universities, business schools and CXO in the innovation field on five continents, the International Advisory Board of KEDGE BS is established to advise and assist the General Director and the Board of Directors of the School on the issues and development of strategic activities of the group. The IAB will take place in Bordeaux on 29 and 30 August 2016.

June 2016

Supply Chain Management at the Industry's Service: ILS International Conference

June, 4 2016

The sixth edition of the International Conference on Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain (ILS International Conference) is co-organized by KEDGE Business School and the University of Bordeaux and will be taking place on the Bordeaux campus of KEDGE BS from 1st to 4th June

Paris-Sorbonne University and The Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs join Kedge Business School and The China Central Academy of fine a...

June, 30 2016

On Thursday 30 June 2016, at the Sino-French Higher Education forum at Paris Descartes University.

Supply Chain Management at the industry's service: ILS International Conference

June, 4 2016

The sixth edition of the International Conference on Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain (ILS International Conference) is co-organized by KEDGE Business School and the University of Bordeaux and will be taking place on the Bordeaux campus of KEDGE BS from 1st to 4th June

May 2016

Kedge Business School and Vinexpo are launching Vinexpo Edu, an innovative programme for decision-makers from the wine industry

May, 25 2016

KEDGE Business Shool and  VINEXPO have joined forces to propose a unique training programme tailored for decision-makers from the global wine industry. 

March 2016

Kedge Business School and La Cité du Vin form a broad new partnership built around the "visitor experience"

March, 30 2016

On Wednesday, 30 March, the Fondation pour la culture et les civilisations du vin (the operator of La Cité du Vin) and KEDGE Business School announced an entirely new type of partnership, uniting their respective brands to promote and increase the visibility of the two organisations.

The 26th ISLI Supply Chain Forum

March, 15 2016

AMAZON, MONDELEZ, LOUIS VUITTON, KIMBERLY CLARK, SEPHORA, SONOCO, KIABI, GEOPOST, SMCP, MONSIEUR T-SHIRT … are some of the companies participating in debates that bring together International supply chain directors on this year's theme “MOVE AS ONE".

February 2016

Kedge Business School is AACSB accredited and confirms its ‘triple crown'

February, 12 2016

KEDGE Business School is very proud to be AACSB accredited and to confirm that it belongs to the closed circle of the top 1% of Business Schools worldwide triple accredited (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA).

1.5 Million Canadian dollars have been granted by Canadian Government to the University of British Columbia, in cooperation with Kedge Business Sch...

February, 18 2016

In this frame of work and funding, the two Partners have formed a special and common “task force” and they are getting ready to launch the 3rd Annual UBC/KEDGE Wine Leaders Forum in April 2016 in Okanagan Valley.



July 2015

International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management 

July, 2015

KEDGE Business School (Creative Industries research centre) and the Institute of Public Management and Regional Governance, IMPGT – University of Aix‐ Marseille are co‐organising the 13th International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management, AIMAC 2015. 

June 2015

KEDGE Business School and Korea University Business School to launch "International Business from Europe to Asia", a Dual Degree MSc/MBA, in September 2015. 

June, 15 2015

KEDGE Business School and Korea University Business School have announced a new Dual Degree entitled "International Business from Europe to Asia", beginning at the start of the next academic year. This programme, a component of the strategic alliance formed by the two Business Schools in 2014, has been tailor-made to meet the growing need for high potential European managers who want to achieve ambitious career goals in Asia.



July 2014

2014 Air Transport Research Society World Conference 

July, 11 2014

The Air Transport Research Society (ATRS) will organize its 18th World Conference at KEDGE Business School in Bordeaux, France, from July 17 to 20, 2014. 



March 2013

Kedge Business School announces a new strategy and organisation 

March, 26 2013

The merger between BEM and Euromed to give birth to KEDGE Business School continues to be officialized in in july 2013. To fulfil its objective of creating a new global school, Kedge Business School has devised an innovative strategy and organisation.



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