The University of Rennes 1s Graduate School of Management (created in 1955) is the largest Business Administration and Management teaching pole in the Western part of France.The School is a founding member of the national network of University Business Schools, the IAE France network, which comprises 31 select members throughout France.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • IAE FRANCE community brings together various profiles: students, faculty members, practitioners, companies, staff, Alumni.
  • The University Graduate School contributes towards the development of European studies in Management Science.
  • IGR-IAE Rennes has a very dynamic student life.



Recognising the need for attracting select international students in quest of global business management training, the English-taught Masters degrees offered at the School are specifically designed to give students that additional cutting edge to become immediately operational in today's dynamic and evolving working environment.

All programs taught in English are complemented by 300 hours of French language training throughout the academic year, in order to allow students to make the most of their stay in France and improve dramatically their French language proficiency.


Research programs are supported by the Center for Research in Economics and Management (CREM), the only research center in Economics and Management in the west of France, accredited by the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). The CREMs main goal is to develop analyses, conduct experiments and simulations in Business, Finance, Management and Marketing, amongst other fields.


With this Career Center, students can :

  • build their career objectives : 1,500 coporate videos and 100 chats per year to discover the daily work of employees in companies;
  • find internship/job offers that fit their criteria amont 6,000 internships, full-time and part-time jobs;
  • succeed in their job interviews: they can browse companies's profiles and seek advices from their recruitment experts.

Students have to complete their personal workspace and then:

  • they keep themselves informed of news of all their favorite companies;
  • they receive invitation for career events (recruitment, chat online...);
  • they have access to IGR-IAE 's HR information (Career Fair, profesional events...)


Housing services

All students accepted on the course will be given the possibility to be housed in the student residence halls located on campus for the entire academic year

A 10-15 minutes bus journey from any of the residence halls will take you directly to IGR-IAE Rennes. The rent per month of 150 euros (rent 2014-2015 academic year) is payable a month in advance. However, we advise students to apply for renovated rooms (250 /month).

A deposit equivalent to one months rent will also be required. This is the cheapest accommodation for students available in the city. All successful applicants will be sent a request form for this purpose.

Student Life

Campus life

Rennes is the historical and administrative capital of Brittany, a dynamic and friendly city, home to a large community of researchers and students representing around 32 % of the population.

The centre is a mix of half-timbered houses lining narrow streets and majestic 18thcentury buildings overlooking spacious public squares. A river, La Vilaine, runs through the city whilst a large botanical garden, the Thabor in the north-east, provides a peaceful green area for workers, students and city dwellers.

Student clubs

IGR-IAE Rennes has a very dynamic student life. Thanks to many student associations, students can participate and carry out various projects and events. Studentassociations successfully aim at: making student life more exciting, enabling students to take part in extracurricular activities, integrating them and more generally providing them unforgettable memories.

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