Classements EM Normandie


National and international accreditations and distinctions that apply very demanding criteria awarded to EM Normandie bear evidence of its academic excellence.

International Accreditations



EM Normandie was awarded the prestigious EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) accreditation in 2016 for 3 years. Granted by EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development), this accreditation guarantees the quality of the School and the relevance of its strategy. 



In 2014 the School obtained accreditation by the US AACSB (Association to advance collegiate schools of business), which rewards excellence in teaching.  Thus, the School joined the group of 20 French Business Schools accredited by AACSB and EQUIS and the prestigious league of the Best Business Schools in the world. In 2019, the school's accreditation was renewed for the next 5 years.  

National Distinctions

Visa and Grade de Master

The Grande Ecole Programme at EM Normandie received the visa Bac+5 and Grade de Master in 2015 from the Ministère de l’Education Nationale for another 5 years. Awarded by the State, the Grade de Master is one of the four HE degrees recognised at European level. 

As for the Bachelor's International Management, it holds the visa Bac+3. 


The Répertoire National des Certifications Professionnelles (RNCP) (the National Directory of Qualifications) is a certification awarded by the Commission Nationale de la Certification Professionnelle (CNCP): it shows that a programme is recognised by the State and that it is relevant to the employment market. EM Normandie offers several programmes listed in this Directory: 


Conférences des Grandes Ecoles

EM Normandie is a member of the Chapter of Management Schools of the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles (CGE), which comprises, in particular, 38 Management Grandes Ecoles, all State accredited and awarded the Grade Master degree.

In 2010, the School joined the Union des Grandes Ecoles Indépendantes (UGEI) as an associate member.

The School has also qualified as an Etablissement d’Enseignement Supérieur Privé d’Intérêt Général (EESPIG) since 2016.

Label BSIS


EM Normandie was awarded the BSIS label (Business School Impact System), which was renewed in 2017), which measures the impact and attractiveness of Management Schools in their territories. This scheme pointed out ‘the excellent results achieved by the School as regards Managerial Innovation and Finance and its impact at regional level’ in particular. The BSIS also pointed out the School’s very good results regarding economy, teaching and diversity. 

These accreditations and quality labels guarantee pride of place in the Grandes Ecoles ranking issued every year by dailies or specialised magazines.  
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Vincent Lepers
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