ESCP Europe is an international business school and one of the foremost Grandes Écoles in France. It is one of the oldest institution dedicated to business education in Europe, being established in 1819. It has campuses in five major European cities: Paris, London, Madrid, Berlin, and Turin.
It is considered one of the best business schools in France and Europe, noted for its European and international activities. In 2010, its core degree, the Master's in Management, was ranked 1st worldwide by the Financial Times. It stands 15th in the world ranking for its Executive MBA, and in the 2009 QS Global 200 Business Schools Report the school was ranked 15th in Europe.
Its programmes are accredited by the international AMBA, EQUIS, and AACSB. The school has many notable alumni in business and politics, including many CEOs, the former Prime Minister of France, Jean-Pierre Raffarin and the former Foreign Secretary Michel Barnier. After graduation, most former students are offered positions of responsibility or graduate training in major companies in the field of Marketing, Finance and Consulting.