MESB Advavced Specialised Master's degree: Equine science and business, core cycle View larger

MESB Advavced Specialised Master's degree: Equine science and business, core cycle

Course fees: 7 610 euros must be paid to AgroSup Dijon when enrolment is confirmed.

Administration fees: 115 euros must be paid at enrolment when the admission form is given to the candidate. This is non-refundable. The sum will be deducted from the total price of course fees for candidates accepted onto the course.

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13 500,00 € tax incl.

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Course fees cover:
- Training sessions on the three sites

- Distance learning (online)

- Educational documents given out by teachers

- Travel costs in France and in the USA as part of teaching modules

Course fees do not cover:

- The return trip to the University of Kentucky

- Travel costs incurred during the professional internship and project

- Social security coverage

- Accomodation costs at AgroSup Dijon, the Haras National du Pin and at the University of Kentucky as well as while on internship


This course takes place in France and the United States, in three separate places: AgroSup Dijon, Haras national du Pin, and the University of Kentucky.

It is a high-level course in the world of horses leading to professional qualifications. It is open to students having completed the core cycle either normally or via continuing education. It enables students to:

  • develop skills in the fields of science and business
  • gain knowledge of horses and the European and American horse sectors
  • develop managerial skills

Possible jobs and professions

  • managerial positions, project manager, products manager, and all high positions in the equine field
  • jobs in companies in the field, equestrian organisations, racing and breeding associations, organisations on other equestrian activities and administrative organisations, public establishments, territorial collectivities, subsidiary activities, breeding and training organisations, etc.


MESB candidates must have 5 or more years of post-secondary education in France (engineer, school of commerce, university master's degree, etc.) or abroad. Exceptions may be made for students with different academic careers and professional experience.
MESB candidates must master both French and English.


Candidate selection occurs in two steps:

  • Step 1: Admission based on application. Chosen by selection jury which weighs academic results, professional or internship experience, as well as the candidate's motives for doing the course, in line with their professional plans and academic history
  • Step 2: If accepted, the candidate is called before a jury for an interview (conducted in French and English) on their professional plan.