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Incoming students


  • UJM Saint-Étienne has 20 00 students, 435 researchers, 370 Phd students , 120 nationalities of students.
    1st design research center in France. 2,000 research laboratories in Lyon - Saint-Étienne!.
    5 campuses, training in science, technology, health, human and social sciences, law, economics, management, arts, languages!
  • Affordable rent (average price of a studio, €362/month).
    Public transport at an unbeatable price (10€/month).
  • A city where NATURE IS EVERYWHERE: 720 hectares of green spaces, 13 km² of forests, 15 large parks, 80 squares and gardens.
  • Saint-Etienne, the only French city designated as a UNESCO city of design!
  • Financial aid : IAE Saint-Etienne aims to award international attractiveness scholarships to foreign students in order to integrate them into its Bachelor's degree program in Management with a specialization in International Business.

 Exchange student at Jean Monnet University click here.

To come and study at the IAE as an exchange student, you must first contact your International Relations Office as well as your pedagogical coordinator at your home university. Please note that most of our courses are taught in French.

IAE's partners:

  • Once you have been selected, your university will send us an official nomination.
  • Jean Monnet University and the IAE will then contact you to provide you with all the necessary information for your registration and your arrival in France.

For any pedagogical question related to your choice of course, please contact iae-ri @ .
Beware : your pedagogical coordinator in your host university must remain your main support in the creation of your Learning Agreement.

Contact us : iae-ri @

After your arrival, you can register on the Buddy System website. You will then be put in contact with an IAE student who will accompany you in your first steps in France!


Information Bachelor degree students

A number of our programs are open to international students wishing to study a complete cycle within our institution.

For this several options are available to you depending on your nationality and the targeted level of study.

  • To apply for L1, an Application for Prior Admission is mandatory.
  • To apply from other countries, please follow the classic application procedure Ecandidat