International University of Monaco (IUM)

Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Funding type: Private
Campuses:
  • Monte-Carlo / Monaco
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* Monaco is one of the top centers for business in Europe as well as being renowned for being a safe environment.
* Our students graduate with the business skills, practical experience and personal development that will serve them for life.
* It is our mission to inspire the global generation.

About

Located in the Principality of Monaco, Monte-Carlo on the French Riviera, the International University of Monaco (IUM) is an English language University offering undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degrees in business specialized in Finance, Luxury Goods and Services, and International Business. As a partner of the INSEEC Group, IUM also offers programs in Paris & London.

IUM provides a unique multi-cultural community of students representing 50 nationalities, an unparalleled business education environment in one of the world's leading business centers. In many ways, the International University of Monaco reflects the country where it is located: both are international microcosms, both are close-knit communities, and both are uniquely successful for their size.

The Monaco Business School at the International University of Monaco (IUM) develops successful and thoughtful leaders and entrepreneurs. We are the only university which provides a business education fully taught in English on the Cote D'Azur. With 60 nationalities represented in the student body and faculty, it is the premier institution for higher education in the Principality of Monaco.
What is the difference at IUM? We pride ourselves on our small class size, where students receive individual attention in their academic endeavors. There is a high-level of interactivity between professors and students, and we encourage innovative and creative thinking.

We encourage students to go beyond the theories and data taught in the lecture hall by using the skills learnt in real world situations. This allows them to develop strong analytical and cognitive skills which provide them with a foundation for their development as successful business people.

Students learn in a thoroughly multi-cultural environment, which brings together people from all over the world to share ideas, change lives and create opportunities on a global scale. Our students take with them a sense of who they are in the world of commerce, and pride in themselves as confident business people and entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

Accreditations

AMBA

The MBA program at the International University of Monaco are accredited in the United Kingdom by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) to award Master Degrees in Business Administration. The Associations vision is to be the international authority on the development of business leaders. It is a vision that recognizes the Association's strengths as the guardian of MBA quality standards and the unique role it plays in supporting business schools, to develop business leaders. AMBA may be contacted at 25 Hosier Lane, London, EC1A 9LQ, United Kingdom. The telephone number is + 44 0 20 7246 2686.

Services

The Career Services
The main mission of the Office of Career Services & Corporate Relations is to enable students to clearly identify their career potential and aspirations, as well as to successfully assist them in finding suitable jobs or start their own business.

Looking for a "home-away-from-home"?

Your residence will be an important place for you throughout your studies at the International University of Monaco.
The Housing Office has a very efficient system that includes:
Deals with a number of residences (apartment complexes) such as Pierre et Vacances, Adagio, Jardin d'Elisa;
Specific agreements with local landlords in France;
In general, 95% of incoming students have selected final accommodation before their arrival. All students have found and moved into transitional or final accommodation upon arrival.

IUM Library
Trying to find your way in a Library could seem like finding your way through a maze or like being in the sanctuary of a cathedral. The awesome splendour and the gigantic sizes of some of the classical libraries may awestruck some readers while others glory in the grandeur. At IUM Library we radiate in the motto of small is beautiful, the same which has led students to gravitate to IUM due to the attraction of having small classes which espouse on individual attention.

Library Catalogue
The Library serves as an important research facility. We support your learning and research through the Library's online public access catalogue, availing print journals, reference services and online databases.

Student life

Although it is the smallest state on the Mediterranean, the Principality of Monaco is internationally recognized as an economic center.

Facts

Monaco has 32,000 inhabitants from 125 nationalities, and covers an area of only 2 square km (less than 1 square mile).
The principality has been a member of the United Nations since 1993 and is also fully integrated in the Euro Zone.
4,500 companies operate in the Principality.
Activities include: international trade (with a turnover of 2.5 billion euros), the service sector, tourism, real estate, construction and engineering work and last but not least, the banking and finance sector, with over 70 establishments.
The Monegasque private sector generated a turnover of over 9 billion euros in 2002.
Monaco is one of the safest places in which to live and to do business.
Low taxation further encourages entrepreneurship and business development.
Contrary to what one may think, revenues from the Monaco Casino only represent around 5% of the Principality's GDP!


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