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IGR – IAE Rennes

The school is a founding member of the national network of University Business Schools, the IAE France network, which comprises 33 select members throughout France.The University Graduate School contributes to 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  IGR-IAE Rennes University is divided into three main departments: The School of Management, The Franco-Japanese Center of Management (CFJM) and The Regional School of Training for Chartered Accountants (IRPEC).


IGR-IAE offers a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in management science, six professional and research-oriented Master’s degrees, and a Doctoral program. Additionally Four Master’s degrees (in Management, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources) are taught exclusively in English.


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.

New developments made by our lecturers-researchers is immediately used in class. 

Visiting Professors from partner universities around the globe come to IGR to teach our students and work with our lecturers and researchers on joint research projects.


Thanks to IGR IAE Rennes' 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.

Upon graduating, the alumni network enables graduates to keep in touch with other former IGR-IAE students. The online alumni database can be found at the following link:

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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

IGR-IAE Rennes is located next to the center of Rennes, next to the University of Rennes 1's Law School and Faculty of Economics. 

IGR-IAE Rennes is a medium-sized school. All the courses are taught in the same building. Students can have lunch at IGR's cafeteria or at the nearest university canteen. A convenience stores, a bakery and many other shops and restaurants can be found in the vicinity. 

Sports facilities

The University of Rennes 1 offers indoor and outdoor tracks, a fitness center and weight room and various playing grounds. Most facilities are located in the Beaulieu campus, a 10-minute bus ride from IGR. A symbolic contribution of 26 € can be paid upon registration, in order to access all the sports activities. 

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.


IAE Rennes has achieved the SGS Qualicert certification each year since 2006