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ESSECESSEC Business School

Since its founding in 1907, ESSEC has been developing a unique learning model based upon
 its strong identity and core values: innovation, open-mindedness, responsibility and excellence. The ESSEC mission is to educate responsible leaders for tomorrow’s world. Its comprehensive range of programs – covering undergraduate, graduate and executive education – reflects ESSEC’s tailor-made approach and is designed to train entrepreneurs and managers who are ambitious, economically aware and socially responsible.
Today, the ESSEC community represents over 90 nationalities, 4,400 students, 5,000 managers in executive education and 130 permanent faculty, on 3 campuses in Cergy-Pontoise, Paris-La Défense and Singapore. Its network of 44,000 graduates stretches across the globe.
ESSEC promotes interactions with the business world and fosters a strong sense of community via student associations. Students of the GLIMPSE dual degree program will benefit from the school’s support and services, enjoy the rich and lively campus life and, of course, get to discover Paris!
Website: www.essec.edu
Read more about the GLIMPSE program at ESSEC.


KU Leuven Faculty of Social Sciences (Belgium)

KU Leuven is a university with nearly 600 years of history (founded in 1425). There are currently approximately 41,000 students enrolled, among which more than 6,700 international students from 140 different nationalities. KU Leuven is a research-intensive, internationally oriented university, ranking 5th in projects approved under the EU’s large-scale Seventh Framework Programme. Many subjects are being taught in English. 
Several services are helping international students and staff to get settled into their new home away from home. The International Admissions and Mobility Unit provides intercultural guidance and administrative services, and the Housing Service assists with finding accommodation. Leuven is a truly a unique town. With approx. 100,000 inhabitants and a large student population, it remains a relatively small city that is bursting with youthful energy, offering plenty of choice to go out for a drink or a meal in a safe and friendly environment. Getting around is easy on foot, by bicycle or bus. Moreover, Leuven is only a 20minute train ride away from the heart of the European capital Brussels. 
For more information on living and studying in Leuven, we kindly refer you to http://www.kuleuven.be/english/living 
Read more about the GLIMPSE program at KU Leuven.


KDI School of Public Policy and Management (Korea)

The KDI School of Public Policy and Management was established in 1997 to educate and develop the next generation of leaders in today's rapidly changing and globalizing economy. The School offers an innovative educational program focusing on policy and international issues and aims to transform its students into leaders of their respective fields by equipping them with new knowledge, vision and a global perspective. The School also offers cultural courses to familiarize the students with the Korean language and culture. Students will also benefit from the experience of the Korean Development Institute (KDI), of which the KDI School is the educational arm, as KDI is one of Asia’s top-rated economic think-tanks and one of the main engines for economic policies in Korea.
Consult the brochure of the KDI School here.
Read more about the GLIMPSE program at the KDI School




Seoul National University Graduate School of International Studies (Korea)

Founded in 1997, the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) at Seoul National University (SNU) is widely acknowledged as a leading educational institution of international studies. Located at the heart of Seoul, South Korea, GSIS programs aim to cultivate its students to connect with the world true to the motto of “think globally and act regionally.” GSIS offers a two-year Master’s program in International Studies based on four major divisions of study; International Commerce, International Cooperation, International Area Studies, and Korean Studies. Most courses are seminar-based and conducted in English, encouraging lively discussions to promote active learning. The student body at GSIS boasts of highly qualified graduate students from around the globe. Along with the nation’s largest and most prominent faculty members specializing in various areas, GSIS provides an encouraging research and educational environment.