The University of Rennes 1s Graduate School of Management is a founding member of the national network of University Business ­Schools, the IAE France network, which comprises 31 select members throughout France.

Top reasons to study here

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



The University of Rennes 1’s Graduate School of Management (created in 1955) is the largest Business Administration and Management teaching pole in the Western part of France.


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). The School applies a selective entry process. On average, only one out of ten applications is successful. Before acceptance to the School, all candidates are expected to show a realistic, well thought-through and consistent career plan in addition to their academic achievements and proof of their motivation.


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 CREM’s 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

A deposit equivalent to one month’s 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.

There are shared kitchen and bathroom facilities on each floor: kitchen sink, shared refrigerator, stove and microwave oven. Each bedroom measures 10 square meters and is equipped with a single bed, a desk and table, two chairs, a wardrobe, a washbasin, a bookshelf. All university restaurants are located on campus. A three course meal including starter, main course and dessert costs 4 euros.

Student Life

Campus life

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 170 euros (rent for current academic year) is payable a month in advance. However, we advise students to apply for renovated rooms (260 €/month).

Student clubs

Thanks to many student associations, students can participate and carry out various projects and events. Student associations 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.