In the heart of the second most attractive city in France, IAE Nice is a public management school and research centre tailored to meet the needs of enterprises and public organisations.

Located within the Nice - Sophia Antipolis University, the IAE Nice Graduate School of Management's mission is to train future managers in the management methods of tomorrow.  For the last 45 years, the IAE Nice with its real value add in management has honed the students’ skills and future potential.

It’s teaching framework based on autonomy and discipline is typical of the working  world and therefore allows the students to prepare for a professional career. In addition, the IAE Nice also caters for continuing education, accessible to working people who wish to further progress in their professional career.

To choose the  IAE Nice secures your professional future and opens up a network of over 10 000 IAE graduates. 

The advantages of IAE Nice

An ideal location

The IAE Nice is located at the heart of the city on the University campus Saint-Jean d'Angély. As a result all students have access to the University Library, the University Restaurant, as well as the University Services for Physical and Sporting Activities (SUAPS). In addition, local commerce facilitate the students’ daily lives (photocopying, binding, snacks, cafés…).


A large selection of high-level courses

The IAE Nice provides high level courses from +3years to +8years after secondary education for students and employees following their first degree or looking for continuing education.

The IAE Nice emphasises the need to master at least one foreign language.  It proposes a management degree entirely in English (Graduate Degree in Business Administration) and integrates in all streams at least one course in English. As such the IAE Nice prepares students for the TOEIC for which it has become an examination centre.

The network of IAE’s in France is composed of  34.000 students of which 9 .000 on continuing education,  and trains half of the Management Science graduates (+5 years) in France.


Proximity to companies

The IAE Nice entrusts many courses to professionals who bring to the students not only their knowledge and savoir-faire, but also their professional experience.

In addition, all professional degree courses finish with a long period of internship in a company in order to confront the students with the reality on the ground. For example, for a Master's degree, a student can undertake up to one year of internship spread over two 6-month periods.


A vast network of IAE partners

The IAE Nice has developed multiple partnerships including:

  • The Regional Order of Charted Accountants
  • The Regional Order of External Auditors
  • Managers and Salesmen/women of France
  • The 06 Enterprise Union


In addition, the IAE Nice belongs to the foremost national network for Management Research and  Higher Education: The IAE Network


An International Exposure

The Nice IAE has developed exchange agreements with foreign universities notably in the United States of America, China, Germany and in Eastern European countries. In addition,  IAE students have access to the multiple exchange programs put in place by the Nice - Sophia Antipolis  University.  As a result, the IAE Nice welcomes every year foreign students from the world over and encourages French students to be internationally mobile, notably during the internships at the end of their courses.