France: Aix-Marseille Université - IAE Aix Graduate School of ManagementLast update: 26 nov 2013 Organizational unit: StS: International Office
Why study at Aix-Marseille Université ?
IAE Aix-en-Provence Graduate School of Management - part of the Aix-Marseille Université - is located in the South of France, within France’s second largest metropolitan area after Paris. Founded in 1955, the IAE Aix-en-Provence was the first Graduate School of Management in the French public university system.
IAE Aix is the only French public university entity to receive dual international accreditation: the European standard of excellence EQUIS in 1999, and the AMBA accreditation in 2004 for its MBA Change & Innovation, in 2005 for its Master’s programs and in 2007 for its Executive Part-time MBA.
IAE AIX is a small
university with only 800 students, of which 20% are international students with
50 different nationalities. Aix-Marseille Université however is a large
university with 22.500 students. Aix-Marseille Université offers study programs
in many different directions such as law, economics, politics, management and
technology science whilst IAE-AIX only offers courses in the direction of
Management. The university is located in the beautiful village of Puyricard,
close to Marseille and the Mediterranean Sea.
- Fall semester: mid August - end of December
- Spring semester: January - end of May
IAE Aix offers intensive language instruction of French as a Foreign Language for exchange students, either prior to the Fall semester or during the semester. They are free for Exchange Students. The true beginner course is offered only in the Fall.
Cost of living: € 500 / € 1,000 per month, based on the following costs:
- Accommodation € 200 / € 550
- Food € 200
- Transport € 20
- Other € 100 / € 150
Erasmus grant available
IAE-Aix offers on - and off- campus housing:
- On campus: The campus housing allocations are managed between partners.
Off campus: Off campus accommodation solutions are described in the International Student
A compulsory Orientation week is organised for free. You can also make use of a Buddy program free of charge.
Specific information per School
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
- Bachelor and Master
The educational system in France is different from our educational system, this means that Bachelor students from Tilburg University will take courses at M1 level, Master students will mainly take courses at M2 level.
- 2 places
- Fall or Spring semester
- Proficiency in English required
- Proficiency in French recommended
students can attend both first or second year courses of the Master programs.
- Overview of English taught master programs and their courses