ESC-Pau is a Grand Ecole. In the French System, a Grand Ecole is recognized by the Ministry of Education and holds a pride of place in the country’s university education system. It is accredited by Conference des Grandes Ecoles.
ESC-Pau’s roots in industry are strong since it is supported and operated by the Pau Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI). ESC-Pau, founded in 1969, is a borderless business school, which attracts students from across the globe. ESC-Pau courses not only keep pace with changing business and education environment but also lead into new areas of investigation, emerging technologies, contemporary industry practices, promising career paths and social change.