World ranking 2021 of the Financial Times: IAE Aix-Marseille confirms its place in the top 15 French schools

IAE Aix-Marseille TOP 1 Value for Money in France: What distinguishes IAE Aix-Marseille is the MSc in Management, which gives access to excellence at an affordable price. According to the FT ranking, this degree offers the best return on investment among all French schools and this degree is transverse to all specialties chosen by students. Aix-Marseille University is therefore able to offer a financially accessible Management training programme that is recognised as one of the best in the world. The School ranks 25th in the world in terms of value for money.

Antonin Ricard, Director of IAE, said: "This ranking is the pride of IAE Aix-Marseille, a university management school imbued with values, which aims to train responsible managers in the service of a humanistic leadership. This success is the result of a great collective work done by the School's teams dedicated specifically to coaching students throughout their educational path within Aix-Marseille University. It also testifies to the success of the French University business school model as represented by the IAE France network, which constitutes a public service entity having known how to associate equal opportunities with the role of social elevator, in a competitive environment.

IAE Aix-Marseille is the only French university ranked by the FT: IAE Aix-Marseille is the only University School of Management in France ranked by the Financial Times.

It has been ranked continuously for 15 years, thus demonstrating a solid worldwide reputation. It is also one of the management school pioneers in France (public or private) to have been accredited by the prestigious EQUIS accreditation over 20 years ago (extended for 5 years in 2018). 

These results echo the IAE Aix-Marseille pedagogical model that is characterised by focusing on stimulating the academic progress of students, the irrigation of teaching by research and relationships with companies, and the respect of diversity.