ESDES, France

We at St. Joseph’s have a stimulating vision for our students with a focus on innovative ways to add value to their learning through internationalization.
In this regard, we are embarking on dynamic Programmes of strategic alliances with some of the top universities abroad.

ESDES School of Business and Management founded in 1987 is a part of the Catholic University of Lyon. Located in the heart of Lyon, the biggest French metropolitan area after Paris, ESDES opens its doors to international students. We at SJCC have entered into an agreement for the following two International Business Programme (IBP) Programmes in the academic year 2014.

6-month IBP program:

This certificate Programme is open to 4th or 6th semester B.Com (Travel & Tourism) students only.

Maximum of 5 students are selected based on their competence in French and academic performance.

The selected students pursue 4 subjects of their interest out of the courses offered by ESDES.


1 - year degree-seeking IBP program:
Final year B.Com and BBM students are allowed to apply for this program.

Maximum of 10 students are selected based on their competence in French, academic performance and extra-curricular participation.

The selected students pursue subjects of their interest out of the courses offered by ESDES over 2 semesters.

The Programme also provides an option to the candidates to go for 6 months of course + 6 months of internship in any country.

The degree will be conferred by the University of Lyon.