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Maritime Transport & Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Purchasing Education at KEDGE BS, France

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Established in 2013, KEDGE Business School was born out of the merger of BEM-Bordeaux Management School and Marseille-based Euromed Management, two leading French business schools with EQUIS/AMBA/AACSB accreditations. KEDGE Business School has become the leading French centre for Research in Business Management, with an annual of €9,3 million and 172  permanent faculty.

BEM was founded by the Bordeaux Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 1874, and is one of the oldest “Grandes Ecoles” in France. The school is a member of the “Conférence des Grandes Ecoles”. Originally called the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce, the school became the Groupe ESC Bordeaux then Bordeaux Ecole de Management.

Founded in 1872, Euromed Management - School of Management and Business was founded in Marseille in 1872 by the Chambre de Commerce et d' Industrie Marseille-Provence. The Scholl has Triple Crown accreditations.

Following the merger of these two Grandes Ecoles, KEDGE Business School is one of the biggest business school in France and is ranked among top 5 business schools.

Academic Programs

Masters Program

  • MSc Maritime, International Transport & Logistics Management (Marseille Campus - 15 months): This programme boasts 57 years of experience and expertise in the fields of logistics and business optimisation, drawing its strength from deep links with the corporate world, its particular history and the high quality of its teaching. The Program offers a global approach that enables students to develop key skills in three complementary areas which are critical to global-minded companies.
  • MSc in Global Supply Chain Management - MAI (Bordeaux Campus -14 months): The program prepares individuals to confront the challenges of a new era in business management. Successful managers are the ones who take a global approach to their analysis and know how to build Supply Chain architecture for worldwide networks. An internship of 6 months is required as part of the curriculum.
  • MSc in Purchasing and Business Development (Bordeaux Campus – 15 months): The program offers a unique professionalising approach to train tomorrow's leading purchasers.
  • MSc Admissions: Bachelor 3 years (and professional experience for MAI Program) or Bachelor 4 years (BA, BSc). Fluent English: TOEIC: 780 /IELTS: 6.5/TOEFL IBT: 90  are required, except for students  who have completed a prior  degree in English. GMAT or GRE  score recommended.


The MSc Global Supply Chain Management program is accredited by CIPS - Chartered Intitute of Purchasing and Supply & the school is accredited by AACSB; AMBA; EQUIS (Triple Crown) & CGE - Conference des Grandes Ecoles.

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