2 new Eiffel excellence scholarship laureates for 2020-2021 academic year

IAE Aix-Marseille is proud to welcome theirs 2 new Eiffel excellence scholarship winners, Carolina Rivera Rua from Colombia  and Flavia Hablutzel from Peru who are joining the MSc 2 Interntional Business in September 2020.

We welcome them and have a great year in the IAE and in our beautiful region.

Here is their testimony:


"I am Flavia! I am from Lima, Peru and I am 26 years old.

I played basketball for fifteen years developing love for sports and health. I am a believer that practice leads to success.

As an industrial engineer I have worked more than 5 years in multinational corporations across different areas. The jobs I enjoy the most are product development and project management.

The last year, I took the decision to move abroad my comfort zone: France. My objective is to face new challenges continuing my professional carrier with a master while I am learning a different language and culture.

My professional project is to work in a European multinational company. I would like to work in the area of product design to understand how local strategies are made in global companies.

I strongly believe that studying an international program in France will make me gain a global perspective I could not get in Peru. I trust this master will give me a worldwide perspective of the industries in Europe, about how they work and deal with different situations. I chose France to get the opportunity to know this side of the world. Growing in South America and in a developing country has given me an American society perspective. I believe the IAE IB Master program will provide me with the different approach of the world that I am pursuing, allowing me to learn from a different perspective being next to Marseille, one of the most important ports of Europe.

I have a high interest in the natural resources my country has, especially food products that are not only valuable in the field of nutrition but also have a history before pre-Inca cultures. I truly believe this program will give me the tools I need to develop a reliable business with a Peruvian product. A better understanding of international trade and final customer needs will certainly be the key points of achieving the master. 

First, I had to apply to the IAE IB Master in order to be considered for the Scholarship. All French universities are responsible to select the students for Eiffel Scholarship.

After I got into the master, the university selected my profile and I had to complete my application for the scholarship with IAE guidance. For both processes I sent different documents such as my degree, transcripts and proofs of academic excellence, english and business exams, recommendation letters and a statement of purpose explaining why I want to be part of IAE and why I deserve the scholarship.

Although it is necessary to apply a year early if you want to be taken in consideration for the Eiffel scholarship, the process becomes easy with the help of the IAE."

"My name is Carolina, I'm 25 years old and I'm from Medellin Colombia. I studied my bachelor in international business and then I worked for 2 companies in the construction sector in human resources. My biggest dream was to study the master's degree in France, I joined french classes at a young age. I chose the IAE Aix-Marseille because of its good quality and recognized education, the Master that   will be studying is taught in english so I will perform better in the business industry, and also I like the location of South of France.
The administrative procedures to obtain the scholarship and the admission to the IAE were easy to follow, it is about achieving deadlines and accomplish the requirements, this paperwork had to be ready and perfectly complete when applying. The interviews were clear and not that difficult.
I'm very looking forward to start my studies in September."

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship is a program developed by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs to enable French higher education institutions to attract the best international students to diploma courses at the master's and doctorate level. It provides training for future international decision-makers, from the private and public sectors, in priority fields of study, and stimulates applications from students from emerging countries.

IAE Aix-Marseille is proud to welcome its 2 new Eiffel excellence scholarship winners, Carolina Rivera Rua, Colombian student and Flavia Hablutzel, Peruvian student who are joining the MSc 2 Interntional Business in September 2020.

We welcome them and have a great year in the IAE and in our beautiful region.