École de management de Normandie

The École de Management de Normandie is a business school created in 1871. Incorporated as a Higher Education & Research non-profit association (under the 1901 Act) and operating under private law, it has campuses in Caen, Dublin, Le Havre, Oxford and Paris. It is one of the oldest business schools in France. It holds EPAS,[2] EQUIS,[3] and AACSB accreditations.[4] In 2015, EMN was selected to appear in the ranking of the Financial Times of the best masters in management in the world (69th).[5]

École de Management de Normandie
MottoOpening tomorrow's worlds since 1871
TypePrivate Business School
Grande école
Established1871 (1871)
PresidentFrançois Raoul-Duval
Students4,500 students.[1] 730 international students
ColorsRed and Orange          

In January 2013, EM Normandie launched its new “Values & Performance” Strategic Plan, to guarantee further strategic consistency, to capitalize on its multi-campus experience, to apply active learning, and to serve the Normandy territory in partnership with its entire business community. This has brought new dimensions to the School’s ambitions and reputation, thanks to the La SmartEcole® project and further partnerships with the University of Caen Normandy and the Grenoble School of Management.[6]


  • 1871 - ESC Le Havre is founded in Le Havre.[7]
  • 1977 - Creation of IPER, Institut Portuaire d'Enseignement et de Recherche du Havre, by the Le Havre Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the Grand Port Maritime du Havre, and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (Paris).
  • 1982 - Foundation of Groupe ESC Normandie (ESC Le Havre, IPER and a new international program in Caen) jointly by the Le Havre and Caen Chambers of Commerce & Industry.
  • 1987 - Creation of SUP EUROPE C.E.S.E.C. Originally a 3-year joint programme of France and the United Kingdom based in Caen, it was later extended to four years, recruiting students for first degrees.
  • 1988 - ESC Le Havre was admitted to the Chapter of Management Schools of the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles (CGE).[8]
  • 2003 - Creation of the Polytechnicum de Normandie by the Caen and Le Havre Chambers of Commerce, and included six partners: ESC Le Havre, IPER, SUP EUROPE C.E.S.E.C., IAE, IUP Banque Assurance and UFR d'Economie et de Gestion of Université de Caen Basse-Normandie. This was to be a joint development partnership for the benefit of its component institutions: e-learning platform, customized continuing education, etc.
  • 2004 - Groupe ESC Normandie became École de management de Normandie with a new legal structure of its own. The ESC Le Havre (5 year degree, 'Visé' by the State) is awarded the Grade de Master by the Ministry of National Education.
  • 2007 - Previously a division of the Le Havre and Caen Chambers of Commerce, Ecole de Management de Normandie was transformed into a non-profit company under the French 1901 Act, with self-government by a Board of Trustees and a Strategic Orientation Council.
  • 2010 - EM Normandie joined the Union of Independent Grandes Écoles as an Associate Member.
  • 2014 - Opening of a new campus in Oxford[9]
  • 2016 - EM Normandie has been granted a 3-year EQUIS Accreditation. The School has thus achieved Triple Accreditation status at international level, after having obtained the EPAS Label for its Grande Ecole Programme (Initial Ed) in 2011 (renewed for another 5 years in 2014), and full AACSB International Accreditation, also in 2014, for 5 years.[10]
  • 2017 - Opening of a new campus in Dublin[11]


EM Normandie has more than 200 partner universities around the world, in more than 50 different countries, in which a student can be allowed to spend one or two semesters as an exchange student.[12] 9 Foreign Languages are taught in the 5 campus. Approximately 730 international students are hosted every year. More than 30% of the full-time faculty are foreign. 6 programmes are taught in English ( 1Bachelor and 5 Mscs).[13]

Moral values

The teaching approach of EM Normandie has been founded on 3 pillars: "Openness to the world, Close relations between Faculty and students, and Humility".


The EM Normandie has 4 campuses altogether and the two main campuses are based in Caen and Le Havre.

Le Havre

Le Havre is a major French city located some 50 kilometres (31 miles) west of Rouen on the shore of the English Channel and at the mouth of the River Seine. Its port is the second largest in France, after Marseille, for total traffic, and the largest French container port. Le Havre's campus is the historic campus of EM Normandie. In the center of the city, the campus is located only 200 meters from the Marina.[14]


Caen is a commune in northwestern France. It is the prefecture of the Calvados department and the capital of the Lower Normandy region.[15]

Caen's campus in the second main campus of EM Normandie with 7000 square meters. It holds 5 amphitheaters, 5 computer rooms, 2 language laboratories, 1 media library, and many classrooms. Recently EM Normandie has started to build an extension of 2000 square meters [16] to respond to its increasing activity in the Post-Bac selection.


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  2. "Search". efmd.org. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
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  4. "AACSB Accreditation - Full Global Listing". aacsb.edu. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  5. "Financial Times ranking - Full Global Listing". Retrieved 2 March 2016.
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  7. "Les Havrais en perdent leur latin" (in French).
  8. "List of Schools". cge.asso.fr. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
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  10. https://www.efmd.org/accreditation-main/equis/accredited-schools#country-France. Retrieved 30 March 2017. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  11. http://www.ecole-management-normandie.fr/press-release/2017-127/l_em_normandie_s_installe_a_dublin_et_ouvre_une_nouvelle_specialisation_a_oxford_-428.html. Retrieved 30 March 2017. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. "History – Key landmarks". ecole-management-normandie.fr. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  13. "Keys Figures EMN" (in French). Retrieved 24 March 2015.
  14. "Campus of Le Havre". ecole-management-normandie.fr (in French).
  15. "Caen - History, Geography, & Points of Interest". Encyclopedia Britannica.
  16. "Campus de Caen". www.em-normandie.com.
  • EM Normandie website
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