3 March 1892

Creation of ESC Lille

(Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Lille)

ESC Lille

3 March 1963

Creation of ESC Nice (which later became CERAM)

ESC Nice later became CERAM (Centre d’Enseignement et de Recherche Appliqués au Management) when it settled in Sophia Antipolis, the first European technology park.

CERAM Sophia Antipolis

2 November 2009

Official launch of SKEMA Business School

SKEMA Business School — created by the merger between CERAM in Sophia Antipolis and ESC Lille.

SKEMA Business School Paris

3 December 2009

Opening of our first international campus (China)

SKEMA's 3500m2 Suzhou campus is at the heart of an international community of more than 50,000 Chinese and international students in one of the region's most advanced technology parks.

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10 January 2011

Launch of the Raleigh campus...

SKEMA's Raleigh campus opened in North Carolina, USA. Nestled within the vibrant Centennial Campus of North Carolina State University, SKEMA Business School boasts a sprawling space of over 30,000 square feet (2,500 m2) dedicated to its students.

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SKEMA Raleigh campus

3 September 2015

Belo Horizonte campus opened in Brazil

Belo Horizonte is an entrepreneurship and innovation powerhouse in Brazil. It is the third largest city for business and is situated in the heart of a high-tech startup cluster called the San Pedro Valley, also known as the Brazilian Silicon Valley.

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8 September 2015

SKEMA obtains the EESPIG qualification

SKEMA obtains the “Établissement d’Enseignement Supérieur Privé d’Intérêt Général“ (EESPIG) qualification.

8 January 2020

Stellenbosch campus opened in South Africa

SKEMA shares the building and facilities of Stellenbosch University – a huge documentation centre, a music school, concert halls, an athletics stadium, several Olympic swimming pools and sports fields (rugby, football, tennis, hockey, cricket, squash…).

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SKEMA Stellenbosch campus

15 January 2020

SKEMA launches the SKY25 strategic plan

SKEMA launches its strategic plan (SKY25 - SKEMA YEARS 2020-2025).

3 April 2020

Launch of the AI Innovation Centre in Canada

Situated in Montreal QC, Canada. SKEMA Canada trains professionals as well as companies looking to use artificial intelligence in their business and provides AI training to students on the various international campuses of the school.

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SKEMA Canada

3 July 2020

Opening of the International Joint Audit Institute

A joint school created in collaboration with Nanjing Audit University (NAU) in Nanjing, China.

3 January 2021

Opening of the new Grand Paris campus

SKEMA Business School's Grand Paris Campus in Suresnes used to house Louis Blériot's aircraft manufacturing facilities in the late 19th and 20th century. In 2002, it became the headquarters of Airbus (formerly EADS). It is here that a large portion of France’s industrial history was written. SKEMA has set up its campus in the birthplace of the ‘Made in France’ expertise and is a contributor to France’s history and knowledge economy.

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4 September 2022

Launch of four new schools

SKEMA launches four new schools:

  • SKEMA AI School for Business
  • SKEMA Law School for Business
  • SKEMA Design School for Business
  • SKEMA School of Geopolitics for Business

1 September 2024

Dubai campus opened in the UAE

The new Dubai campus is located in the prestigious Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC).

SKEMA Dubai campus

25 December 2024

Coming soon

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