IAE Rennes

Rennes, France
For more than 60 years, IGR – IAE Rennes, University Rennes Graduate School of Management, France, has combined both academic research and innovative teaching methods in order to offer its recognized high quality program. IGR- IAE offers a Bachelor’s of Arts in Management Sciences, professional and research –oriented Masters, and a Doctoral program.



The University of Rennes 1’s Graduate School of Management is the oldest French Graduate School of Management. The School is a founding member of the national network of University Business Schools, the IAE Network. It is divided into three main departments: The Graduate School of Management, The Franco-Japanese Center of Management and The Regional School of Training for Chartered Accountants.


The School of Management offers 40 programs in all the fields of Management:

Marketing –Finance –MBA- Human Resources – Accounting – Management Control

And 4 Master degrees taught exclusively in English (Included 300 hours of French Class)

The University Graduate School contributes towards the development of European studies in Management Science and is an active member of the Academic Council of the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM), and of the Steering Committee of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).


At IGR-IAE RENNES, all our professors are also researchers in Management science. Their research works serve the progress of managerial knowledge and practices, while ensuring excellent teaching. Most of them are authors of reference handbooks in management.

Basic courses in research methodology are included in all Master curriculums.

Company issues provide material to research in management projects and gain direct impact from it: discovery of new ways to consume, evolution of managerial practices, optimization of financial management, cost rationalization.

IGR-IAE RENNES' research policy relies mainly on a Scientific Board and two CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research) laboratories.


A school opening up to corporate environment

  • 450 partner companies
  • The IGR –IAE Foundation, aiming at developing educational programs in management and enhancing research in management.
  • Compulsory internship periods
  • Recruitment simulation Day
  • Company Forum
  • Conferences by guest lectures and company visit programs
  • A dynamic alumni network.
A dynamic club working for its graduates and alumni
  • Career and employment space
  • Career management professionals
  • Online Alumni directory
  • Thematic conferences
  • Company visits program
Official groups on professional networksA secured integration into the Labour force with:
  • 80% of the answerers found a job in less than 5 months
  • 59% found a permanent position


Student services

Rennes, is regularly in the “top ten “when it comes to places where people want to live, and is famous throughout France for its vibrant arts and entertainment scene. It is also known for its academic environment, with a dense network of Universities, research laboratories, and R&D centers. Rennes can also boast a rich and varied historical heritage going back thousands of years.


  • A student city 60 000 students among a population of 200 000.
  • Best city to study in France /top ten when it comes to places where you want to liveRennes is only 2 hours from Paris (soon 1h30), 45 minutes by plane

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.

Welcome Students

  • The University of Rennes1 provides a “student-guide” service. A student will be available to greet upon your arrival at the railway station or the Rennes airport. He will take you to your Residence and help you.

Library services

IGR-IAE’s multimedia library serves people seeking information in the fields of management, accounting, finance, marketing, human resources management, logistics.

It contains :
  • 9000 books in French and foreign languages
  • 300 periodicals - specialized or topical, in French and foreign languages
  • Master’s thesis and Ph D thesis presented at IGR-IAE
  • Databases: on line and on CD-ROMs

ICT services

Computers in free access & WIFI

More than 100 computers are at your disposal in rooms 214, 215, 401, 402/403 and 408/409. Internet terminals (Web + e-mail) are situated on every floor and you have a WIFI access in the whole of the School including the cafeteria, therefore allowing you to connect to the Internet from a laptop.

Student Life

Sports facilities

Sports Facilities

  • You will be able to enjoy the University Rennes 1 sport facilities. More than 45 activities, from Aikido to - Volley ball (Football / Rugby/ Dance/ Swimming/Running/Boxing)

Culture Facilities

  • You will be able to enjoy the University Rennes 1 culture activities.

Student clubs

Move and Share:

  • An International student association that will help you to integrate IGR IAE RENNES student’ life (Party, dinner, tourist trip, life in Rennes..)


IGR IAE Label Qualicert

Member of :

  • European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
  • Fondation Nationale pour l'Enseignement de la Gestion des Entreprises (FNEGE)
  • Conférence Internationale des Dirigeants des institutions d'Enseignement supérieur et de recherche de Gestion d'Expression Française (CIDEGEF)