INSEEC U.

History & values

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A BUSINESS SCHOOL INSPIRED BY THE MODEL OF THE POLITICAL STUDIES INSTITUTES…

Our institution has its roots in our vision and determination: to create a completely new type of Business School, respecting a clear imperative: balance. Uniting features of Business Schools with those of Political Science Institutions, the curriculum combined technical disciplines with humanities and, for the first time, included international experience and an entrepreneurial dimension.

… AND BY THE PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOMETRICS

Inspired by the principles of psychometrics, in which the founder’s family background had given him a keen interest, training was based on the values of attention, listening and a passion for pedagogy with the objectives of progress and fulfilment for students in the respect of each individual and the common good.

FOSTERING FREE SPIRIT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

INSEEC U. came into being from the pedagogical and strategic cohesion of our schools, sharing the same values of openness and commitment in the service of critical thinking, imagination and an entrepreneurial spirit.

The tradition of questioning the modern world, retained throughout the 120-year existence of HEIP – our Political Science Institute; the culture of innovation which has characterized the ECE Engineering School for over a century… INSEEC U. has a philosophy enriched by the educational principles of its federation with a clear objective: producing free spirits ready to explore a world of ideas and to invent and become citizens of a responsible, collaborative society.

 

 

INSEEC U. KEY DATES

1975

INSEEC Business School is founded in Bordeaux.

1983

Master program is launched in Paris.

1990

Lyon opening.

1996

Sup de Pub (formerly “Université d’entreprise” of Havas EuroRSCG”) joins the group. Opening to Communication & Creation disciplines.

2003

The family group is acquired by a Chicago based American group in education, followed by Apax Partners and BPI France in 2013 and Cinven Partners in 2019.

2006

Launch of the INSEEC Research Center and the first Expertise Center (INSEEC U. Wine & Spirits).

2009

Opening of the first European campus in the heart of London, then a design branch in Chicago.

2010

Integration of the International University of Monaco (MBA certified by AMBA).

2012

Integration of the ESC group Chambéry.

2014

CREA Geneva – reference for digital media et marketing training in Switzerland -.joins the group, Launch of Luxury Business Institute (LBI) in Shanghai.

2016

Opening of San Francisco campus. Signature of a partnership with the Citris Foundry of Berkeley business incubator. Integration of Laureate France Institutions (ESCE, EBS, ECE, HEIP, IFG). Opening up to professions in the fields of engineering and political science.

2017

In order to highlight its multidisciplinary development, the INSEEC group becomes INSEEC U.