The Aix-Marseille Graduate School of Management – IAE, part of Aix Marseille University, is located in the South of France, within the second largest national metropolitan area after Paris. Founded in 1955, the IAE Aix was the first Graduate School of Management in the French Public University system. It is also the only French Public University entity to receive dual international accreditation: the international standards of excellence EQUIS and AMBA.

Campus and Location

Located in France’s second largest economic area after Paris, the Aix-Marseille area world-renown for its culture of innovation and entrepreneurship and is home to over 500 multinational companies including Airbus Helicopter, Gemalto and ST Microelectronics as well as a vibrant entrepreneurial community. AMGSM – IAE is situated within the heart of Provence, a few miles from an international airport and the high-speed train network, providing easy access to European capitals.


Courses at the Aix-Marseille Graduate School of Management – IAE are taught by permanent faculty as well as visiting professors from top international institutions and business professionals. Professors share their technical, theoretical and professional knowledge within the context of small class sizes, guaranteeing a dynamic and innovative approach as well as personalized feedback. With the support of the our schools research laboratory  in Management Sciences – CERGAM –  students benefit from teaching methods that promote group work through the practice of active learning, business simulations and games.

A*MIDEX Excellence Academy

In 2014, the MGIM program was awarded with the “Excellence Academy “ Label from A*MIDEX Foundation. The A*MIDEX Foundation, AMU, aims, within the framework of the national program “Investissements d’Avenir”, to prepare the future by building one of the best sites in research and higher education worldwide. It created the Excellence Academy label to develop and give better visibility to the most innovative and attractive training programs of the Aix-Marseille site.

A*MIDEX Excellence Scholarships

Under this label, students enrolled on the training programs are supported throughout Excellence Scholarship.The purpose of this scholarship is to accompany students during their learning experience by defraying part of the cost of this experience.

A*MIDEX excellence Scholarship Application process

A link to the online application form is sent automatically via email to students who receive an offer of admission to the Master of Global Innovation program for the academic year.