96 Best Business schools in France

Below is the list of best universities in France ranked based on their research performance in Business. A graph of 811K citations received by 33.5K academic papers made by 96 universities in France was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Business

    Normal Superior School logo
    Enrollment
    2,400
    Founded
    1794
  2. For Business

    HEC School of Management logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1881
  3. For Business

    ESSEC Business School Paris logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1907
  4. For Business

    Paris Dauphine University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    3%
    Enrollment
    8,681
    Founded
    1968
  5. For Business

    Polytechnic School logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    2,316
    Founded
    1794
  6. For Business

    EDHEC Business School logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1906
  7. For Business

    University of Lille logo
    Enrollment
    72,200
    Founded
    2018
  8. For Business

    National Graduate School of Engineering, Paris logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1783
  9. For Business

    Grenoble Alpes University logo
    Enrollment
    60,000
    Founded
    1339
  10. For Business

    University of Bordeaux logo
    Enrollment
    50,174
    Founded
    1441
  11. For Business

    ESCP Europe logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1819
  12. For Business

    EMLYON Business School logo
    Enrollment
    8,600
    Founded
    1872
  13. For Business

    SKEMA Business School logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1892
  14. For Business

    University of Montpellier logo
    Enrollment
    49,000
    Founded
    1289
  15. For Business

    Lille Catholic University logo
    Enrollment
    32,000
    Founded
    1875
  16. For Business

    University of Aix-Marseilles logo
    Enrollment
    63,948
    Founded
    2012
  17. For Business

    University of Strasbourg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    50,822
    Founded
    1621
  18. For Business

    Toulouse Business School logo
    Enrollment
    5,600
    Founded
    1903
  19. For Business

    University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis logo
    Enrollment
    28,333
    Founded
    1965
  20. For Business

    Kedge Business School logo
    Enrollment
    12,000
    Founded
    2013
  21. For Business

    University of Technology of Troyes logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1994
  22. For Business

    Paris Institute of Political Studies logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    14,000
    Founded
    1872
  23. For Business

    Grenoble Graduate School of Business logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    8,000
    Founded
    1984
  24. For Business

    University of Nantes logo
    Enrollment
    36,948
    Founded
    1460
  25. For Business

    University of Lorraine logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    58,320
    Founded
    2012
  26. For Business

    Pierre and Marie Curie University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    35,037
    Founded
    1150
  27. For Business

    University of Clermont Auvergne logo
    Enrollment
    29,727
    Founded
    1854
  28. For Business

    Paul Sabatier University - Toulouse III logo
    Enrollment
    31,388
    Founded
    1960
  29. For Business

    University of Burgundy logo
    Enrollment
    34,169
    Founded
    1722
  30. For Business

    Paris Descartes University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Enrollment
    32,302
    Founded
    2019
  31. For Business

    University of Angers logo
    Enrollment
    22,887
    Founded
    1971
  32. For Business

    University of Evry-Val d'Essonne logo
    Enrollment
    12,000
    Founded
    1991
  33. For Business

    National Institute for Applied Sciences, Lyon logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    5,383
    Founded
    1957
  34. For Business

    University of Limoges logo
    Enrollment
    19,134
    Founded
    1968
  35. For Business

    University of Orleans logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Enrollment
    16,629
    Founded
    1962
  36. For Business

    University of Savoy Mont Blanc logo
    Enrollment
    14,831
    Founded
    1979
  37. For Business

    University of Technology of Compiegne logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    4,400
    Founded
    1972
  38. For Business

    School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1947
  39. For Business

    Polytechnic University of Hauts-de-France logo
    Enrollment
    11,361
    Founded
    1964
  40. For Business

    Paris-Sud University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    31,400
    Founded
    2014
  41. For Business

    National School of Statistics and Economic Administration logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1942
  42. For Business

    University of Franche-Comte logo
    Enrollment
    28,283
    Founded
    1423
  43. For Business

    TELECOM ParisTech logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1878
  44. For Business

    National School of Bridges and Roads logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    1,797
    Founded
    1747
  45. For Business

    Paris West University Nanterre La Defense logo
    Enrollment
    31,001
    Founded
    1964
  46. For Business

    Cergy-Pontoise University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    15,052
    Founded
    1991
  47. For Business

    Audencia Nantes School of Management logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1900
  48. For Business

    Grenoble Institute of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    6,000
    Founded
    1900
  49. For Business

    Claude Bernard University Lyon 1 logo
    Enrollment
    38,002
    Founded
    1809
  50. For Business

    National Advanced School of Engineering logo
    Enrollment
    5,512
    Founded
    1780
  51. For Business

    University of Poitiers logo
    Enrollment
    25,078
    Founded
    1431
  52. For Business

    Francois Rabelais University logo
    Enrollment
    25,843
    Founded
    1969
  53. For Business

    Paris Institute of Technology for Life, Food and Environmental Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    2,300
    Founded
    2007
  54. For Business

    National Graduate School of Engineering - Saint Etienne logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    2,160
    Founded
    1816
  55. For Business

    University of Technology of Belfort-Montbeliard logo
    Enrollment
    3,059
    Founded
    1999
  56. For Business

    University of Pau and Pays de l'Adour logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    12,331
    Founded
    1970
  57. For Business

    NEOMA Business School logo
    Enrollment
    8,893
    Founded
    2013
  58. For Business

    Graduate School of Management, Chambery logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1975
  59. For Business

    University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallee logo
    Enrollment
    12,335
    Founded
    1991
  60. For Business

    Paris Diderot University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    25,889
    Founded
    1970
  61. For Business

    University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne logo
    Enrollment
    40,551
    Founded
    1971
  62. For Business

    Central School of Nantes logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1919
  63. For Business

    University of Caen Normandy logo
    Enrollment
    27,465
    Founded
    1432
  64. For Business

    Sorbonne University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    55,600
    Founded
    2018
  65. For Business

    Montpellier SupAgro logo
    Founded
    2007
  66. For Business

    University of Perpignan Via Domitia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1970
  67. For Business

    Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University logo
    Enrollment
    13,820
    Founded
    1991
  68. For Business

    National School of Civil Aviation logo
    Enrollment
    3,000
    Founded
    1949
  69. For Business

    University of Rheims Champagne-Ardenne logo
    Enrollment
    22,971
    Founded
    1548
  70. For Business

    University of Southern Brittany logo
    Enrollment
    8,245
    Founded
    1995
  71. For Business

    Normal Superior School of Lyon logo
    Enrollment
    2,300
    Founded
    1987
  72. For Business

    Normal Superior School of Paris-Saclay logo
    Enrollment
    1,700
    Founded
    1912
  73. For Business

    University of Picardie Jules Verne logo
    Enrollment
    26,721
    Founded
    1970
  74. For Business

    University of Rouen Normandie logo
    Enrollment
    27,899
    Founded
    1966
  75. For Business

    Pantheon-Assas Paris II University logo
    Enrollment
    16,221
    Founded
    1970
  76. For Business

    University of Avignon and the Vaucluse logo
    Enrollment
    6,768
    Founded
    1984
  77. For Business

    Jean Monnet University logo
    Enrollment
    18,982
    Founded
    1970
  78. For Business

    University of Corsica Pascal Paoli logo
    Enrollment
    3,945
    Founded
    1981
  79. For Business

    New Sorbonne University - Paris III logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    16,265
    Founded
    1971
  80. For Business

    University of Reunion logo
    Enrollment
    13,472
    Founded
    1960
  81. For Business

    CentraleSupelec logo
    Enrollment
    4,300
    Founded
    1894
  82. For Business

    Paris-Est Creteil Val-de-Marne University logo
    Enrollment
    26,276
    Founded
    1970
  83. For Business

    National School of Engineering, Tarbes logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    1,083
    Founded
    1963
  84. For Business

    University of Western Brittany logo
    Enrollment
    19,986
    Founded
    1461
  85. For Business

    Central School of Lille logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1872
  86. For Business

    Agrocampus Ouest logo
    Enrollment
    2,000
    Founded
    2008
  87. For Business

    Eurecom logo
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1991
  88. For Business

    University of Toulon logo
    Enrollment
    9,439
    Founded
    1979
  89. For Business

    University of La Rochelle logo
    Enrollment
    8,193
    Founded
    1993
  90. For Business

    University of Le Havre logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    8,097
    Founded
    1984
  91. For Business

    EHESP School of Public Health logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1945
  92. For Business

    Jean Moulin University Lyon 3 logo
    Enrollment
    28,467
    Founded
    1809
  93. For Business

    Paul Valery University, Montpellier 3 logo
    Enrollment
    22,119
    Founded
    1970
  94. For Business

    Artois University logo
    Enrollment
    11,500
    Founded
    1992
  95. For Business

    American University of Paris logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1962
  96. For Business

    TELECOM SudParis logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1979

The best cities to study Business in France based on the number of universities and their ranks are Paris, Jouy-en-Josas, Cergy-Pontoise, and Palaiseau.