Founded in Nantes in 1900, Audencia – from the Latin audientia, meaning “listening”, and audacia, meaning “daring” – was first accredited by EQUIS in 1998 and is ranked amongst the top European business schools.
Increasing its influence both in France and internationally from its territorial roots, Audencia Business School educates and accompanies in the development of their competencies, students and managers of diverse origins and backgrounds who are attentive to giving meaning to their projects and commitments.Guided by the values of innovation, cooperation, and responsibility, Audencia produces and disseminates knowledge useful to society, designed to develop management education and inspire new business practices.
3 disciplinary research areas
Companies at the heart of the group
Office of International Relations
We really are here to help. We have a dedicated team who can provide advice on the following issues – as well as things that didn’t make the list!
You have a lot of options, including rooms in student residencies; homestays with local families; and private apartments, studios and flats. We have a housing platform that will give you information on what’s available. You can access it easily from the student intranet once you’ve been accepted to your programme and completed registration.
Audencia's housing platform will enable you to:
Our 1,140m2 (12,270 ft 2) multimedia library offers access to Wi-Fi, over 20,000 titles (25% of which are in English), over 15,000 periodical titles (both in print and online), 500 French- and English-language journals and 20 databases including full-text articles.
Audencia Tomorrow, a virtual platform which allows students to access their course timetable, e-mail, work files, and courses details.
Audencia’s main campus in Nantes is one of the most beautiful in France. We designed it specifically to give you a high-quality learning environment. We are housed in a 23,000m² purpose-built campus opposite the University of Nantes, so student life here is bustling. We also have campuses in Paris and Beijing. Our facilities are modern and comfortable, with everything you need for class, study and relaxation.
Audencia offers you access to a sports hall equipped for team sports such as basketball, volleyball and football. You can also take advantage of our well-equipped gym as well as a fitness centre for activities such as dance, yoga and more. A public swimming pool and ice-skating rink are within seven minutes by foot.
Get involved in activities you love and meet students from different programmes, backgrounds and countries. With a wide range of on-campus clubs and organisations, you are sure to find a group of people you connect with.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.