The International Master in Business Studies, granted by the IAE DIJON, University School of Management (University of Burgundy), is designed to provide skills in the core areas of business (Strategy, Finance, Marketing, International Business, Human Resource Management, …). It is a National Master’s degree recognized by the French Ministry of Education. This degree is aimed at all those who are looking to develop both a cross-functional and an international view of companies. The program is mainly dedicated to students who hold a degree in other fields than in Management.
Program : The International Master in Business Studies is a two-year full-time program in management with internship and mobility periods. The first semester starts mid-September and ends at the end of January – during this term students attend classes in the IAE’s facilities. The second semester goes from February to mid-July, and students attend classes in the IAE’s facilities. Students will spend the third and fourth semester (second year) on an exchange program and will be enrolled in a 4-6 months’ internship in France or abroad.
3500 euros special fees per year + 243 euros national registration fees per year + 92 euros of CVEC (contribution to campus life) per year.
Access to courses of the IMBS program is conditionned by the payment of the total amount of fees before the beggining of the courses.
Fees subject to vote by the Board of the University of Burgundy.
Who should apply ?
French and European candidates (Erasmus program) should hold a university degree of 180 ECTS credits in Social Sciences or other disciplines.
For non European candidates, a Bachelor Degree is required, and prior studies will necessarily be examined and validated by a university committee.
However, students that already hold a degree in Management or Business Administration are excluded.
Erasmus and French students can follow just a few seminars or the equivalent of one semester of the program.
A good level of English is required.
How to apply
A university committee will examine :
- the applicant’s previous university results (quality, homogeneity, regularity, distinctions, etc.)
- the applicant’s motivation for an international program
- the coherence between the program and the applicant’s career plan
Applicants with a minimum level of French-language skills, or that are able to demonstrate a strong motivation to learn French quickly are privileged because the program includes a compulsory internship in France.
International Students : Follow the uB International Relations registration procedures at the University of Burgundy.
The procedure depends on your individual status :
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Be careful : Depending on your status, deadlines can be before March.
French Students or Residents in France : please contact Éric COMBET before May 15.