MBA in International Management

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Applications for the next intake are OPEN

Program starts :
September 18, 2023 :  welcome session
Master course starts on October 2, 2023

End of academic year:
October 31, 2025  (including internship period)


IGR-IAE’s 1st Master in International Management was launched in September 2008. It was specifically aimed at English-speaking students with a Bachelor’s degree in economics or management, as well as graduates with a background other than management (engineering, chemistry, health, humanities and social sciences).

Focused on international management issues, the program helps students understand the main steps in the globalization of companies, with a particular emphasis on the interdependence of strategic, cultural, commercial, legal, financial and managerial issues.

This program is an 18 months full-time program with a 4-month professional or research internship which can be extended to 6 months. This timeframe will give students more time to learn about France and French people, and to work in the context of French or France-based companies during the two internship periods included in the program. The new internship calendar will also be more in line with companies’ internship needs.

 Our full-time programs are taught 100% in English in our premises located next to Rennes’ city center. 

The MBAIM will be organized as follows:

  • Master 1: two full semesters from October to March with a specialization in international management and interaction with students from the other Masters in English. Optional internship or work experience is possible from April to September
  • Master 2: Master 2 MBA International Management program, with classes from October to January + 4 to 6 months of mandatory work experience or internship from February to September.

The specificity of the program is to combine intensive French language courses with a comprehensive academic program in Management taught exclusively in English.

The main aim of the course is to provide students with the essential skills necessary to pursue a career as an International Business Executive.

Each year, the program invites many professional and academic speakers from France and abroad. More specifically, students attend lectures given by guest professors from IGR-IAE Rennes partner universities in Germany, Spain and Brazil.

Something pointed out by all the students who attended this Master’s degree: a unique multi-cultural environment, enhanced by the diversity of professional and academic profiles, and the variety of nationalities found in the group. Beyond the lasting friendships made during the program, this diversity is an excellent opportunity to develop an international professional network.

Eager to foster links with entrepreneurial and managerial practices and to help discover the network of partner companies of IGR-IAE Rennes, the program director organizes company visits, meetings with MBAIM graduates, and a Business Game at the end of the second semester, which allows to use all professional skills developed during the year.

Students receive 250 hours of French as a foreign language, which allows even total beginners in French to evolve professionally and to learn more about French culture and management.

The Master of Business Administration in International Management targets students without prior background in management. Therefore the positions held by our graduates are extremely diversified. Here are a few examples of their jobs:

  • Controlling & Performance Manager
  • Marketing & Communication Manager
  • Strategic Planning Officer
  • International Business Developer
  • Product Development Manager
  • Procurement & Supply Chain Manager
  • Community Manager
  • Accounting Manager
  • Project Management Officer
  • Learning and Development Manager

Please note: in a process of continuous improvement, training contents is subject to possible changes.

Contents of the new 2-year program are being edited. Sorry for the inconvenience


Master 1

Master 2


Admission requirements

The Master of Business Administration in International Management (MBAIM) is an English-taught Master program, leading to a Master’s degree fully accredited by the French state.
Students should hold a Bachelor’s Degree, or a business school diploma.

Tuition fee

Tuition fee for the program is 9,500 €, spread as follows over the two academic years:

5,750 € for the 1st year of the program,
3,750 € for the 2nd year of the program.

Not included in this tuition fee:

  • 92€ for CVEC tax (Student and Campus Life Contribution)
  • Accommodation, living and transport expenses

Admission procedure

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