ISC Paris Grande École remains faithful to the creative spirit of our founder, Paul Icard. Founded in 1963, ISC Paris Grande École is the top school for Action Learning–we emphasize the transfer of knowledge and skills, while emphasizing innovation, active instruction, the student life experience, and multiculturalism, so that our students can reach their full potential.

ISC Paris Grande École is a French government-recognized business and management school, officially approved since 1980, authorized to award Master degrees since 2005, and accredited by AACSB, AMBA, and EPAS.
ISC Paris is a private higher education institution and a member of the French Conférence des Grandes Écoles.
ISC Paris is a non-profit association (law of 1901), a member of the UGEI (Union des Grandes Écoles indépendantes), and the Conférence des Grandes Écoles. Jean-Paul Aimetti is the ISC Paris President. Jean-Christophe Hauguel is the ISC Paris Dean and CEO.

ISC Paris Grande École is a school on a human scale. We are proud of our diversity and our urban location, which fosters our students’ personal growth and professional fulfillment. Students are at the heart of what we do–our faculty, staff, and students work together toward this goal.

ISC Paris Grande École de commerce

Key facts


The first independent school accredited by AACSB (2017) and triple-accredited by AACSB, AMBA, and EPAS (2020).

Mission: To select and train students who will be managers in the corporations of the future, and who are able to defend responsible and ethical management practices, and who are prepared to face the world’s challenges.

Engaged teaching methods that rely on real-world experience through our Student Enterprises: a unique and original model, which makes association life a place for real-world business learning. At ISC Paris, students can become corporate leaders while still in school. They hold management roles with a great deal of responsibility, and generate hundreds of thousands of euros in revenue.

A wide range of programs and locations

A wide range of programs and locations


A complete, high-level curriculum: a Bachelor program (high school + three years), a Master in Management (high school + five years) accredited as a Master degree, and an MSc (Master of Science) approved by the CGE (Conférence des Grandes Écoles).

One school with two urban campuses in Paris and Orléans -the heart of a dynamic ecosystem since 1963.

A solidly international school in which all programs can be taken completely in English, and including international educational experiences at one of our 135 partner universities. One third of students on our campuses come from outside France.

An education that meets today's challenges

An education that meets today's challenges


The most sought-after specializations such as information systems management, finance/expert assessment/audit/control, entrepreneurship, digital marketing and data management, luxury, sports, legal and tax expertise, and management of business relationships.

High-level research with a real-world focus in the following areas: marketing practices and consumer behavior, economic transformation, finance and regulation, management, organizational strategies and transformations.

A pathway to career success

A pathway to career success


Impressive career placement statistics: 87% of graduates find jobs in less than two months; 67% have found a job before graduation, according to the CGE (Conférence des Grandes Écoles). ISC Paris ranked 13th among French business schools in terms of “Value for Money” on the Financial Times 2019 ranking of the best Masters in Management programs.

ISC Paris has a solid alumni network of more than 18,500 graduates in more than 80 countries, including business founders, managers, and directors in high-level positions with a strong international component