About Asia Europe Business School

Co-founded byEast China Normal University (top 15 universities in Mainland China) and emlyon business school (No.2  business school in France, top 20 in Europe), located in Shanghai, the  most vibrant international metropolis, Asia Europe Business School is  the unique business school that crafts cross-disciplinary talents. Asia  Europe Business School has the ambition to build the future global  business leaders and ambassadors of the Belt and Road, combining Eastern  and Western wisdom, best management practices, and a high level of  social responsibility.

Developed to train global entrepreneurs, AEBS will combine the excellence of East China Normal University in the humanities and social sciences with emlyon business school’s  excellence in entrepreneurial management and innovation. By 2020, the  school isexpected to have students in various programs: bachelor,  master, MBA, Ph.D,etc.

Program Objectives

This program aims at cultivating future entrepreneurs by infusing them with strong knowledge of both natural and social sciences, global vision and a sense of social responsibility. The program attaches high importance on developing students’ innovation and entrepreneurial abilities, as well as enhancing their employability in the global business environment.

Program Development

Double Degree Global BBA is a bachelor’s program of the Asia Europe Business School. Students come from world widely, such as China (Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan), the United States, France, Italy, Ukraine, Russia, Morocco, Costa Rica, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, etc.

Distinctive Features

•    Double degree from one leading Chinese university and one top French business school

•    Four years of global experience: with an enriching and vibrant experience in China and France

•    Double language competency in speaking fluent Chinese and English, and some French, will give you a distinctive edge

•    Triple international accreditation by AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA (top 1% of world business schools)

•    A range of specializations: marketing & brand management, entrepreneurship, innovation & leadership (HRM), operations & supply chain management, finance & accounting, and more... giving early insight into career prospects and postgraduate education

•    Teaching innovation in digital and blended learning, project-based learning

•    High employability: totally 11 months for internship in China, France, and other countries

Program at a glance (for international students)


4 Years (full-time)


All courses are taught in English with additional Chinese and French language courses

Teaching approach

Combining courses, tutored projects, periods in companies and overseas


2 years in Shanghai, China

2 years in emlyon business school (France)

 (if academic requirements achieved)

Double degree

. Bachelor Degree of Management - East China Normal University (China)

. Global BBA degree  - emlyon business school (France)

Start of program

Early September

Application deadline**

June 30th

Application  fee


Tuition  fee***

. Shanghai Campus: CNY24,000 / year (4 years)

. French Campus: EUR12,500 / year (2 years)

*Chinese language skills are not required for enrollment, but the HSK 4 certificate is a precondition for receiving the Chinese degree

**Interviews will be arranged once a month from January; early application is encouraged because the number of program participants is limited

***Subject to modification

Further Education

After complete this program and obtained degrees, students can be preferred for enrollment into master’s programs offered by emlyon business school or apply the world - class universities for further study.

Career development

AEBS’s   Career Development Center (CDC) provides personalized consulting and   placement assistance, powered by its strong relationship with local and   multinational companies, and through its powerful alumni network.  Highly  valuable service includes: career mentors, career coaching,  career  consulting day, company visits, summer internship programs,  employer  presentations, job postings.

Employment Prospects

After graduation, students can utilize their global perspective, sound professional knowledge, exceptional international communication skills, and Chinese, English and French linguistic competitiveness, to enter management positions in multinational companies and foreign companies, and work in management positions in governmental agencies and public institutions.
• Encourage entrepreneurs' children to success their parents' career and apply what they have learned into practice, thus pushing forward business reform and transformation and enhancing business  competitiveness.
• Passionate students and alumni that have mature ideas and necessary qualifications, shall be supported to start their own businesses. AEBS shall support and help incubate such startups by learning from emlyon's experience.

How to Apply


Complete AEBS application form. (please contact Cindy Zhang by for the form)


Email application supported documents together with the application form.

a) Resume/CV

b) Personal statement and study plan (maximum 2 pages)

c) Official diploma or degree* (graduating students should provide an official proof of graduation for the time being, and present the official diploma or degree by September 1.)

d) Official transcript related*

e) A prepared personal presentation (E-portfolio) in a creative digital format

f) English tests* for non-native English speaking students: TOEFL iBT or IELTS

g) A passport photo

h) Photo copy of passport

i) Proof of remittance of application fee: 800RMB


A face-to-face interview or a Skype interview will be arranged after application finished.

*Early application to reserve a place with a Conditional Offer is acceptable. Official diploma or degree, transcript and English test report could be submitted later before September 1.

Admission Timetable


Application Deadline

Interview Date*

Session 1

December 31st, 2018

January 11th, 2019

Session 2

February 22nd, 2019

March 1st, 2019

Session 3

March 29th, 2019

April 12th, 2019

Session 4

April 30th, 2019

May 10th, 2019

Session 5

May 31st, 2019

June 14th, 2019

Session 6

June 30th, 2019

July 12th, 2019

(*subject to change)

Note: early applications are encouraged, as offers of admission and scholarship will be made on a first-come basis to qualified candidates.

Download the Program Brochure

Double Degree Bachelor's Program .pdf

For further information, please contact:

Tel:(+86-21)62231012 ( Cindy Zhang)