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ESSEC Business School and Keio University, Faculty of Business and Commerce in Japan Sign a Double Degree Agreement

GBSN member school, ESSEC Business School, signed a Double Degree agreement with Keio University, Faculty of Business and Commerce at the French Embassy in Tokyo on April 12th. ESSEC Business School was represented by Prof. Christian Koenig, Director of International Affairs and Keio University, Faculty of Business and Commerce was represented by Dean Kengo Sakakibara.

This new Double Agreement will enable the Global BBA students at ESSEC Business School to better understand Japan’s business and economic environments. The agreement will also allow Keio University students to complete two semesters in the Global BBA program, a four-year internationally-oriented training course. Keio University students will be able to deepen their knowledge of the European business context.

Since 2012, ESSEC Global BBA students have been able to complete an academic exchange at Keio University and vice versa. In addition, a double degree agreement between ESSEC and the Keio Business School already exists for MSc in Management students. Keio University has been a strategic partner of ESSEC for more than 30 years.

Japan’s huge technology potential needs marketing skills to help companies access international markets. This is why this double-degree will be very valuable to students from both institutions as it will open new career opportunities to to graduates with a dual experience“Prof. Christian Koenig, Associate Dean, International Affairs, ESSEC Business School