An independent, not-for-profit, privately funded and fully accredited, EDHEC operates from five campuses in France (Lille, Nice, and Paris), London and Singapore, all complying with the highest of international standards. It is recognized as one of the best business schools in Europe - in 2017, the Financial Times ranked its Master of Finance global 1st and The Economist placed the GMBA global 44th. Since 2006, all the school’s activities have been inspired by its ‘EDHEC for Business’ strategy on which is based its conviction that its research must serve businesses and, in so doing, its students. EDHEC pursues academic excellence by delivering high-impact research, much being corporately funded, and high-impact educational programs that are designed to answer business needs. Its specific fields of research expertise contribute directly to EDHEC’s educational portfolio by providing new course-content and allowing the creation of specialized training programs; EDHEC also actively shares this research expertise with wider audiences to inform public debate and advance academic understanding. EDHEC offers 20 degree-programs – BBA, Masters, MBAs, and PhD – mostly with full English tuition, and provides executive training to some 10,000 executives in the world’s major economic capitals. Its 8,000 students, a third from abroad, are taught by a core-faculty of over 100 highly qualified professors (79% with PhDs). 70% of master students find jobs with an international dimension on graduation; and all of them can count on life-time access to EDHEC’s network of more than 40,000 alumni in 125 countries for support in professional development, career counseling, etc.