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IAE FRANCE – University Schools of Management

IAE FRANCE is a network of over thirty Schools of Management located within French Universities. All IAE Schools of Management offer a range of courses covering all fields of Management, some of them taught in English, and deliver Bachelor’s Master’s and PhD degrees accredited by the French Government.

IAE FRANCE is the first source of Research in management in France. The IAE higher education programs of management stem from accredited Research laboratories or the knowledge of professionals.

  • 35 Schools sharing a frame of mind.
  • Each IAE has its own history, its specific strengths and distinctive elements.
  • The diversity of the development model of each school shows the diversity of the geographical territories where they are implanted.
  • The educational offer depends on each IAE. The heterogeneity of structures allows local adaptations. This is inspired by the idea that IAE, University Schools of Management are a social ladder within a territory.

The IAE University Schools of Management share this common DNA by combining the benefits of the French model
« Grandes Ecoles » with those of the Public University.

These kind of Schools insist on an original approach of responsible and committed management. The members of the IAE FRANCE community gather around an enterprising spirit, study their environment and renew their practices. The principle of equal opportunities applied every day allowing everyone to exploit their potential and access the labour market in the best possible conditions.


Academic Excellence

State recognized degrees

Business oriented Research

Research Centers

Cutting edge Research and business theories applied to real-world challenges

32 Research laboratories, some of them accredited

International Research activities and projects

Student services

French as a Foreign Language courses

Assistance for accommodation and other student services

Campuses in French city centers

Corporate connections

Programs designed with businesses for businesses

Excellent job placement rates

Close links with local and international companies

International identity

Present in major international conferences on Education: APAIE, EAIE, NAFSA

More than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs taught in English

An active network of 1000 top-level international partners

Cooperation areas: student and faculty mobility, double-degree programs, short programs, off-shore programs, etc.


French University Schools of Management Network
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+33(0)3 59 31 29 94
contact [at] iae-france [dot] fr

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