The Conférence des Grandes Écoles (CGE), French for “Conference of Grandes Écoles” is a French association, which represents all the business schools that deliver a Master’s degree in five years, and all accredited engineering schools. Companies, alumni associations and various organisations also are members of CGE.
In order to receive this accreditation, the school must prove its management is uninterested and must commit to a non-profit management of its activity in a application process validated by higher education and occupational integration organisations.
As of 2016, EMLV is one of the higher education technical and private institutions allowed to issue a degree approved by the French higher education ministry and conferring a Master’s Degree for the Grande École Programme.
A trustworthy interlocutor of higher education for over 20 years, UGEI is based on a philosophy – independance – and values – excellence, innovation, humanism and secularity.
These philosophy and values are witnessed everyday on the 64 campus of its 31 members : management and engineering schools.
EMLV’s Grande Ecole Programme is accredited as delivering a Master’s Degree in five years. This accreditation was issued by the Ministry in February 2011 and renewed in 2013. In order to assess a school’s value, the reference remains: “Master’s Degree in five years, accredited by the Minister in charge of higher education”.
EMLV is a member of Campus France, the French Agency for the promotion of higher education, international student services and international mobility. It aims to promote the French higher education system and professional training.
EMLV is a member of AACSB International. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is an American professional organization. It gathers companies and state institutions which aim to promote higher education in business and management. Not all members of the association are accredited.
EMLV is a member of EFMD. The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) is an international non-profit association, based in Brussels, Belgium. EFMD is Europe’s largest network association in the field of management development with over 890 member organisations from academia, business, public service and consultancy in 88 countries. EFMD provides a forum for networking in management development.
EMLV is a member of the United Nations Global Compact, a United Nations initiative to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, and to report on their implementation. The UN Global Compact is a principle-based framework for businesses, stating ten principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption. Under the Global Compact, companies are brought together with UN agencies, labor groups and civil society.
EMLV is a member of PEPITE PON. The PEPITE Paris Ouest Nord is one of the 29 innovation centers created in 2014 by the French state. Training and support are among the PEPITE’s main missions: students and young graduates may bring their entrepreneurial projects to life with them.
EMLV is a member of Concours Link, a competitive entrance examination gathering Grandes Écoles in Paris. EMLV recruits students through the Concours Link examination in order to select students who will join the school in the first year of the Grande École Programme.