An International School

An international school

Audencia is one of the leading business schools in France. Highly ranked, with major international accreditations, the school places sustainable development at the heart of its programs, research and operations. The Audencia community is bold, interdisciplinary, international and collaborative. As a result, the school is a key launching pad for international business careers.

Triple Accreditation

Among the 1% of business schools holding the top three international academic accreditations.

Top 10 in France

Ranked among the top 10 institutions in France (Financial Times, European Business School Rankings, 2022).

International Recognition

27th best school in the world and 7th in France in the Financial Time Masters in Management 2023 rankings.


Audencia offers a wide range of degree programs taught in English, as well as exchange and short-term study abroad programs. There are more than twenty degrees to choose from in the following programs: Accounting and Finance, Business and Society, Marketing and Sales, Management, and other specializations. Find out what one of France's top business schools has to offer.

Building a Professional Career

Audencia puts you in touch with over 700 French, European and multinational companies through internships and employment opportunities after graduation. You'll also build strong relationships with our student body and faculty in one of the most international study environments in the world.

partners in France and around the world
+90 000
internships and job offers per year
92 %
of graduates find employment within 2 months of graduation

Developing Sustainable Business Practices

At Audencia, one of France's leading business schools, we've been working for over twenty years to find sustainable solutions to the world's major economic, social and environmental challenges. By studying and working with us, you will help advance the field of corporate social responsibility.

  • Top 30 schools worldwide in the UN's PRME Global Forum's Positive Impact Rating of Business Schools
  • Audencia contributed to the definition of the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education

Access to the latest findings

You'll join a leading center of research and activity in the field, with access to Gaïa, the first business school school dedicated to positive impact management strategies and practices. Courses are delivered within a sustainability framework and aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Connecting with Global Partners

5 th
worldwide for diversity (The Economist)
international academic partners
34 %
international students from more than 100

Partnerships & Collaborations

Audencia's International Relations Office is available to discuss potential agreements with universities, business schools, companies and research institutions outside of France.

How we can collaborate:

  • Dual Degree Programs
  • Online Programs
  • Short Term Programs
  • Student Exchange
  • Faculty Exchange
  • Joint Research
  • Executive Education
  • Career Services and Job Fairs
  • Sharing Business Networks

Vivre une expérience internationale riche pour les étudiants en France

Le campus principal d'Audencia est situé au cœur de Nantes, en France. Avec ses parcs magnifiques et ses châteaux légendaires, notre région attire environ deux millions de visiteurs par an et est classée au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO. Très bien classée pour sa qualité de vie et le bonheur de ses étudiants, Nantes n'est qu'à deux heures de Paris en train et à 30 minutes en voiture de la côte atlantique. Venez faire l'expérience d'une ville moderne et prospère au charme d'antan.

Student Experience at Audencia

Our Erasmus and Exchange Programs