ESCP Business School & Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science establish a dual-degree partnership

ESCP Business School and Columbia University’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science (Columbia Engineering) announce a new dual-degree partnership that will provide participating students with degrees from each school. This strategic collaboration expands on both schools’ commitments to international cooperation and cross-disciplinary approaches to education.

A global and multidisciplinary experience

We are proud to collaborate with Columbia University, an institution with which we share a common commitment: to educate the responsible leaders of tomorrow through global and multidisciplinary education. This partnership strengthens our commitment to providing our students with world-class academic opportunities while aligning with our strategy of international development and pedagogical innovation

Professor Leon Laulusa
Executive President and Dean of ESCP Business School

Through this partnership, up to twenty students from ESCP’s Master in Management program may complete their final year of studies at Columbia Engineering in Master of Science programs such as Business Analytics, Financial Engineering, Management Science & Engineering, and Operations Research. Each ESCP student must study on at least two of ESCP’s six European campuses and will add a new dimension to their international education in New York City at one of the most prestigious universities in the United States.

By combining outstanding curricula in engineering, applied sciences, and management from Columbia Engineering and ESCP, graduates of this dual degree program will be uniquely positioned to tackle real-world problems and have access to a wide range of interdisciplinary careers around the globe,” adds Professor Soulaymane Kachani, Senior Vice Provost of Columbia University.

A new frontier in education

Students who successfully complete the program will receive two degrees: The Master of Management granted by ESCP, and the Master of Science granted by Columbia Engineering. The partnership will start in September 2024 for applications. “Columbia Engineering is a globally-minded institution that welcomes ambitious students from all over the world who want to address challenges through an interdisciplinary lens. Our partnership with ESCP Business School allows us to broaden our offering and equip students with the capabilities and skills needed to be leaders in a rapidly changing landscape,” says Morris A. and Alma Schapiro Professor Shih-Fu Chang, Dean of Columbia Engineering.

Applications will open at the beginning of October 2024 for current first-year and gap-year Master in Management students. For more information, please reach out to the International Relations Department at