IAE Pau-Bayonne

IAE Pau-Bayonne is the University School of Management and offers graduate courses in management in the University of Pau and the Pays de l’Adour (UPPA). IAE Pau-Bayonne benefits from 45 international partnerships. China, Europe, Canada, the USA, Latin America and South America for certain Master courses, students have the opportunity to participate in an academic exchange abroad for one semester.

Master's Programmes



IAE FRANCE is a network of over thirty Schools of Management located within French Universities. For more than 20 years, IAE Pau-Bayonne has maintained strong links with universities in Latin and South America, with regular exchanges between the schools strengthening these partnerships.


  • IAE offers 17 specialised programs from Bachelor to Master and PhD level that are adapted to meet the needs of businesses and enhanced by the latest research in the academic field of management.
  • It offers three work-study programs: an apprenticeship contract, professional training contract and internship placements.
  • IAE Pau-Bayonne prepares their students through their studies for senior positions in management and business roles in France and internationally.
  • IAE Pau-Bayonne benefits from 45 international partnerships. China, Europe, Canada, the USA, Latin America and South America; for certain Master courses, students have the opportunity to participate in an academic exchange abroad for one semester.


IAE FRANCE is the first source of Research in management in France. The IAE higher education programs of management stem from accredited Research laboratories or the knowledge of practitioners.

The research at IAE Pau-Bayonne is largely organised around CREG (Centre of Research and Management Studies), a research team recognised by the the Ministry of Higher Education and Research.

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Student services

One to one assistance for settling down in France (accommodation, CAF, bank account, Visas, doctors).

Housing services

  • Résidence Universitaire Crous
  • Foyer Jeunes Travailleurs
  • House share
  • Home stay

ICT services

  • Following your registration at IAE, you will be given a student account.
  • You can print and copy your documents on the photocopiers connected to Aquipass Reprographics system.
  • Free internet access all over the Campus

Student Life

Campus life

Between the Pyrénées and the Basque coast, in the heart of the Aquitaine-Euskadi Euroregion and on the doorstep of Spain, IAE Bayonne-Pau has established two campuses: Pau and Bayonne. This ideal working environment is enhanced by the high quality facilities and equipment, innovative teaching methods and academic partnerships in France and internationally. The students at IAE Pau-Bayonne benefit from personalised support within the accommodating structure of the School.

Sports facilities

The sports department (SUAPS) o ers various sports activities throughout the year. It is mandatory to enroll before starting any activity in September. 

Student clubs

Created in 2012, the Students’ Union (BDE) at IAE Pau-Bayonne brings together student projects within the school. BDE reinforces the cohesion in the school, encourages communication between students, administration staff, professors and organises events to develop and promote the image of the school. BDE 64 is organised by a team of 19 permanent members in the campuses of Pau and Bayonne who represent the students and the school for the duration of the university year.


  • Qualicert accreditation
  • All IAE Pau Bayonne Master programs ranked among the 450 best French Masters in Nouvel Observateur magazine 2014.
  • Master International Management and Trade ranked in the top 15 Masters in Management and Finance in France by Challenge Magazine 2015 and 2014.
  • Master Health Management ranked in best Masters, MS and MBA 2015 by SMBG EDUNIVERSAL

Student Reviews

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It was really good until COVID-19 started and we have to have courses online

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It's really good University for studies in peaceful environment front of Beach


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