Toulouse School of Management (TSM)

Toulouse School of Management (TSM)

TSM offers full-time educational programmes in the main disciplines of management at undergraduate, graduate and Doctoral level.  Its aim is to train socially responsible and enterprising managers with a global outlook. The large network of international partners throughout the world offers the students the possibility to internationalize its education and several degrees are taught in English.

Top reasons to study here

  • TOP RESEARCHERS: Courses at TSM are taught by top researchers, including members of the laboratories TSM Research, TSE, TBS Research and LGCO.
  • AFFORDABLE: The cost of graduate school in a public university in France is more than reasonable and one of the lowest worldwide.
  • VIBRANT EUROPEAN CITY: Toulouse is ranked one of the best French cities to be a student, with 125,000 students, the city always has something going on.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (2)



TSM was created in 1955 and started by opening its doors to engineers and business executives to educate them on modern-day management techniques. Now, with 3,000 students, an excellent employment rate of recent graduates, a nationally recognized research laboratory, a renowned doctoral school, and internationally acclaimed teaching staff, TSM is and will remain a top school of management.


TSM delivers top-quality academic and professional education, ensuring that students will quickly find employment upon graduating.

TSM offers full-time educational programmes in the main management disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate level. The subject areas we propose are accounting and financial control, finance, human resource management, marketing, and strategy.

We prepare students for the working world through teaching, talks by top-level professionals, supervised projects, and extended internships.

TSM proposes concrete international opportunities for students. We have a large network of international partners throughout the world and several degrees are taught in English.


Toulouse Capitole University enjoys a reputation as a university of excellence in the areas of law, economics and management.

TSM's research centre is a certified CNRS research unit (French National Centre for Scientific Research); the doctoral school received wide academic recognition.

Its doctoral programme has been designed according to international criterion and is recognised by its students as a challenging environment, ideal for developing expertise and research.

TSM is producing and sharing scientific expertise in the area of management and its faculty is increasingly working with acclaimed international research centres and publishing articles in the top scientific journals.


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60% job offer after internship or alternation

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Student services

The TSM Student Body Association is in charge of animating student life on campus. It allows students and alumni to develop relationships, both amicable and professional. Throughout the year, the association puts on several events such as the integration weekend, the Gala, Snow Day… Through the wide selection of proposed events (conferences, business dating, etc.) students can start building a valuable network of friends and colleagues.

TSM Consulting created in 2007 and maintained by a dynamic and rigorous group of students offers its management council. TSM Consulting can assist you with: knowing your market, improving your finances, optimizing your costs, managing your team.

Housing services

The CROUS (Regional Student Social Support Service) provides rooms and flats in student halls on TSM campus and on other campuses.

Other student halls can be found off campus.

The Youth Information Centre (CRIJ) provides online information about private owners’ offers to students.  

Students can also have access to the Toul'Box: a complete set of tools for the students who are looking to easily settle in Toulouse

Library services

TSM, as part of  Toulouse Capitole University, offers 1,600 desk spaces at 4 libraries. Students can book group study rooms, access free tutoring and IT support, and loan tablets and computers.

TSM libraries also include a Language Resource Center where students can join a conservation workshop, work by themselves or in groups, borrow books, CDs, DVDs in foreign languages. 

ICT services

  • Full wifi access on campus
  • Computer rooms on campus
  • IT support at the library

Medical services

The SIMPPS preventive medicine department is a medical and social service exclusively reserved for students, located on campus. They can take consultations without any fees with general practitioners, specialists and social workers and get assistance for social care and administrative formalities. They can also get special arrangements for temporary or permanent disabilities.

Student Life

Campus life

TSM is located in the “Anciennes Facultés” garden. Classes are held there as well as at two other sites of the University, “Arsenal” (right across from TSM buildings) and “Manufacture des Tabacs” (along the canal, a beautiful 10-min walk from TSM buildings).

TSM is located at the heart of the city centre, giving students the opportunity to grab a coffee or their lunches at one of the many restaurants around. All facilities can be found within a few minute walk: restaurants and bars but also supermarkets, post offices, shops, pharmacy…

They can also find several cafeterias and canteens on campus. When the weather allows it students like to stay outside in the beautiful garden.

Sports facilities

Our sports service, the DAPS, offers weekly classes open to all students registered at TSM. 

Our students have the opportunity to practice sport for fun or to obtain a bonus mark.

Our classes’ catalogue is varied and gives students the opportunity to practice 36 different sports such as Dance (Rock, Swing, Salsa, African Dance…), Fitness training (Pilates, Yoga, Workout, Training and Coaching,...), Team sport (Basketball, Football, Handball, Rugby…), Individual sport (Tennis, Golf, Climbing, Gymnastic, Self-defense…) and so on. 

All classes have level (complete beginners, intermediate and expert).

TSM has a specific section (SHN) for High Level Athlete.

Student clubs

At TSM students can join more than 70 students associations. The associations spread across the fields of sport, culture, solidarity, film promotions or the reception of foreign students, also allows each student to discover a wide variety of topics.

Associative life is a laboratory of ideas, creativity, exchanges and learning that allows each speaker to gain practical experience, a sense of responsibility that will be needed in the professional world. In this sense, this involvement represents an ideal springboard for professional life.


  • EPAS (EFMD Programme Accreditation System) is an international programme accreditation system operated by EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) , the main European agency for strategic audit and accreditation, which also delivers the EQUIS label.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Pretty innovative uni, with a great student network

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