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IPAG Business School

IPAG Business School

IPAG Business School


IPAG Business School is a French higher education institution located in Paris and Nice on the French Riviera. Our mission is to educate managers about fast-changing worldwide environments and to produce quality research with national and international visibility. The school relies on top-level research that enriches the academic principles of its subjects, a great network with the business sector, an appreciation among students for the diversity of cultures and knowledge, and raising our student’s awareness of major contemporary issues and ethics.

The school offers a range of programs from BTS (2-year degree) to DBA (8-year degree), including Bachelor (3-year degree), MBA (5-year degree), and the Grande École Programme (5-year Master’s Degree and EFMD accredited). We have tailored also, online programs for those who prefer greater flexibility in their studies. Professionals can also follow various short or diploma courses such as the master’s in Management & CSR from IPAG Executive Education. Relying on an international network of more than 130 partner universities in 37 countries, students have a large choice of international destinations to choose from when deciding to study a semester abroad. Each year, the school welcomes more than 1,000 foreign students attracted by French business schools and IPAG programs. Also, with leading research, IPAG appears in the most renowned rankings (Shanghai, RePEc).

Our Mission

To educate managers for fast-changing worldwide environments and to produce quality research with national and international visibility

To this end, IPAG Business School relies on:

  • Top-level research that enriches the academic principles of its subjects
  • A great network with the business sector
  • An appreciation among students for the diversity of cultures and knowledge
  • Raising our students’ awareness of major contemporary issues and ethics
  • Our objective is to train multi-skilled, adaptable, and responsible managers.

Campus Features

In Paris, to the foot of the Eiffel Tower and in the heart of Saint-Germain des Prés area
In the heart of Paris, our campus located at Beaugrenelle in the 15th arrondissement offers 5,000 sqm², complete with a media library, numerous study rooms, and a cafeteria. Our "historic" Parisian campus is ideally located in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, a high spot for the cultural and intellectual life of the capital.

In Nice, nestled between the sea and the mountains
IPAG Business School has also been rooted in the heart of Nice for more than 30 years, on the site where the former Chambre des Métiers was located. Our campus, which is historically listed, welcomes more than 1,000 students of over 40 nationalities. The studying environment is ideal: two large theatres, a garden, a cafeteria, and a sunny terrace.

Paris Campuses

In the heart of Paris and soon another one next door to the Eiffel Tower.

Nice campus

In the heart of the city, the Nice campus welcomes more thant 1000 students with over 40 nationalities.

Associate campuses

In China Kunming and Los Angeles in the US.

We have a platform especially dedicated to find an accommodation which is named IPAG Housing. You will have a large choice of accommodation (studio, apartment, room in a private home, etc). We also advise to check on LinvinFrance platform which is dedicated to international students looking for an accommodation in France.

    Scholarships and Funding

    Merit Scholarship

    Every year, on every campus, the best students on the Grande École Programme outside PGE3 are rewarded for their excellent results in the form of reduced tuition fees.

    Eligibility criteria: Academic results.
    Value: Financial award from the school for the top 3 students in each super promotion, regardless of the student's status (alternating or not). If alternating: transfer to the student. For the PGE5, the first 3 students in the initial training super promotion and the first 3 students in the Double Diploma super promotion are awarded.

    Excellence Scholarship

    50% off tuition fees for the first year is granted:

    • To all students who have passed the baccalaureate with the highest honors
    • To students on state scholarships who have passed the baccalaureate with honor

    IPAG Scholarship

    The school has set up specific scholarships for the Grande École and Bachelor programs, granted by an allocation committee, subject to means-tested and academic results. This scholarship is available to Grand École Programme, Bachelor, and BTS students.

    Alumni Scholarship

    A 10% discount on tuition fees is given to all children of our graduates, regardless of the programme.

    Family Scholarship

    A 25% discount on annual tuition fees is granted to students who have a brother or sister enrolled at IPAG in any programme.


    IPAG has been included in the Top 10 French institutions in's “Universities Ranking” in the “Economics and Finance” category.” This is a great reward for the school's faculty and all its teacher-researchers.

    4th French Business School IPAG is now ranked 9th in the Top France for research in Economics and Finance. As the 4th largest French business school, it also joins the world's Top 300 (282nd) dominated by the giants Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of California Berkeley. For Duc Khuong Nguyen, Dean of Faculty and Research at the school, « this ranking reflects the tremendous work done by IPAG's teacher-researchers, the quality of their publications in the most prestigious international journals and the consistency of the efforts made for several years now ».

    Once a year, updates its rankings of the top research-performing universities and schools in scientific fields ranging from Computer Science and Engineering to Mathematics, Neuroscience, Economics Finance, and Medicine. The methodology employed by the platform is based on the use of bibliometric data and the examination of the work of over 160,000 researchers from half a thousand institutions. It is therefore the scientific publications of IPAG researchers and their influence – through the citations they receive – that have enabled the school to obtain this award.

    Very proud of its position in this ranking, IPAG is now looking towards the prestigious Shanghai ranking in which it has appeared every year since 2016 - the results are expected in the summer.

    Student Testimonials

    Why study at IPAG Business School

    • IPAG Business School offers students programs of excellence in an ideal learning environment with its 2 campuses in the very heart of Paris and Nice and its 135 partner universities around the world.
    • IPAG enables students to gain professional experience in France and abroad while developing the high-level managerial skills sought after by companies.
    • International openness: More than 30 nationalities make up the IPAG Student body. 135 partner universities around the world.
    • Academic excellence: The teachers-researchers and the quality of their work enable the programmes to match the need of the corporate world. In addition, nearly 200 business professionals are involved each year.
    • Practical experiences: The possibility of up to 12 months of professional experience with experiential based learning such as business games and case studies. Throughout their studies, students benefit from personalised support (advice, guidance, etc.).
    • A rich student's association life: With more than 30 associations, the school offers a dynamic associative life to all students, with lots of opportunities to get involved on campus. Whether you want to be part of an existing association or create a new one, you will get the chance to find the association that suits you best.

    Awards & Accreditations



    Member AACSB

    Ranked 3rd in Economics at the Shanghai ranking

    Conférence des Grandes Écoles

    IPAG Business School is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad Top 10 Europe rankings 2023 badge Top 10 Global rankings 2023 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2022 badge Top 10 Global rankings 2022 badge Top 10 Europe rankings 2021 badge


    • Paris

      Rue du Théâtre, 10, 75015, Paris

    • Nice

      Boulevard Carabacel, 4, 06000, Nice

    • South Wales

      South Wales, Wales, New York,USA, 14139, South Wales

    • Bournemouth

      Bournemouth, England ,United Kingdom, , Bournemouth

    • Griffith

      Griffith, Griffith City Council, New South Wales, Australia, 2680, Griffith

    • Paris

      Rue du Théâtre,10, 75015, Paris