IGR – IAE Rennes

A member of the IAE FRANCE network in France, IGR-IAE is the biggest public management school and management research center in western France. For over sixty years, IGR-IAE Rennes has been one of the leading French university schools in management, aiming to educate responsible managers through very high-quality undergraduate, Master’s and PhD programs.

Top reasons to study here

  • IAE FRANCE community brings together various profiles: students from everywhere in the world, 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.


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: www.igr-alumni.fr


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.


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