European Business Schools 2013

Read advice from some of Europe’s top deans, including Jean-Michel Blanquer from Essec

Are you considering studying at a European business school? If so, find out why business schools in the UK, France and Germany are distinctive and are attracting a different kind of student to business schools in North America.

On Wednesday 4th December 2013, a panel of experts answered questions about European business schools on our MBA blog.

On the panel were:

Jean-Michel Blanquer is a professor of public law. He holds a PhD from the University of Paris II and masters degrees in philosophy and political sciences from Sciences Po. Prof Blanquer joined Essec in July 2013.

Jörg Rocholl, dean of the European School of Management and Technology in Germany

Jörg Rocholl joined ESMT in July 2007 as an associate professor. He became dean in April 2011. He holds his PhD in finance and economics from Columbia Business School.

Francisco Veloso, dean of Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics in Portugal

Francisco Veloso has a PhD in technology, management and policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His work focuses on how companies and regions develop and leverage scientific and technological capabilities for economic growth.

Abhinav Charan, MBA student at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School in the UK

Abhinav has worked in three different industries - energy, manufacturing and infrastructure. He is a certified project management professional and has an masters in engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Since September 2013, Abhinav has been blogging for the FT about his business school experience.

Della Bradshaw, FT Business Education Editor

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