The IAE (Institut d'Administration des Entreprises) is the business school of Jean Moulin University Lyon 3. The International Management master’s degree programme has been accredited by the EPAS since 2008 and is characterized by a high degree of interconnectedness between research and teaching. In particular, interdisciplinary research as well as interdisciplinary teams are promoted in Lyon. The subjects range from "International Management" and "Complexity, Innovation, Networks" to "Management and Social Responsibility of Organizations".

The master’s programmes are consistently developed in coordination with corporations. Partners include L’Oréal, IBM, Renault Trucks, Adecco, SEB and BNP Paribas.

Lyon is one of the most attractive cities in Europe and France’s second largest city. It is home to roughly 150,000 students, approximately 10,000 of them foreign guest students. The city’s location is ideal for trips to Paris, Southern France or into the mountains.

Obtaining the academic degrees

On completion the double degree programme, the IAE Lyon awards the academic degrees

  • Master Finance – Master in Finance
  • Master Gestion de Patrimoine – Master in Wealth Management
  • Master Contrôle de Gestion et Audit Organisationnel – Master in Controlling and Auditing
  • Master Management et Commerce International – Master in International Management
  • Master Marketing, Vente – Master in Marketing and Sales
  • Master Gestion des Ressources Humaines Master in Human Resources Management

and the University of Bamberg awards the academic degree

  • Master of Science in business administration and management

Application and Language Proficiency

During the application for winter term the double degree application is included in the regular application process for the Master in Business Administration. The application for the double degree programme requires the following additional documents / proofs:

  • Statement of motivation in English or German
  • French at the B2 level of the Common European Framework of References for Languages

>>>Information about languge courses at the language center of the University of Bamberg

>>>Further Information about the dual degree application and deadlines

>>>General information about the application process

The international office organizes the registration for the second year at the School of Management Lyon as well as the application for an Erasmus grant in the first semester. Students receive further information in the introduction session at the faculty.

Fragen zum Programm?

For questions about the double degree programme please contact:

Dr. Tobias Kaufmann
Room KÄ7/01.32
Kärtenstr. 7
D-96052 Bamberg
Tel.: +49 951 863-2096
E-Mail: studium-international.sowi[at]uni-bamberg.de

Degree Programme

The degree programme comprises 4 semesters. Students spend the first two semesters (Master 1, Bac +4, respectively) at their home institution and the last two semesters (Master 2, Bac +5, respectively) at the host institution.

During their stay at the host institution, students remain enrolled at their home institution. Both institutions recognize the academic credit earned according to the double degree programme mutually and equivalently. At the University of Bamberg, course credit and credit recognition are regulated by the examination regulations for the master’s degree programme inBusiness Administration.

Course credit and credit recognition at the IAE Lyon are regulated by the IAE Lyon’s examination regulations. To a large extent, students can define the course of study themselves by their choice of certain areas of focus.

Students initially admitted in Bamberg may choose from all areas of focus that are part of the master’s degree programme in business administration and management. The following tables provide information on the distribution of course credits between the two universities. You will find detailed course information on the pages of the respective institutions.

The programme details mainly depend on whether the student begins the programme in Bamberg or in Lyon. The following overview is designed for planning and orientation, while the individual programme details result from the individual recognition agreement that students reach with the programme coordinators at both universities based on the current studying and examination rules for the underlying degree programme. Students choose their courses in Bamberg according to the current version of the Module Handbook (in German only).

In Lyon students of the double degree programme may choose between the following master programmes:

  • Master Finance – Master in Finance
  • Master Gestion de Patrimoine – Master in Wealth Management
  • Master Contrôle de Gestion et Audit Organisationnel – Master in Controlling and Auditing
  • Master Management et Commerce International – Master in International Management
  • Master Marketing, Vente – Master in Marketing and Sales
  • Master Gestion des Ressources Humaines Master in Human Resources Management

The allocation of the modules to module groups in Bamberg is the following:

Records for students from Bamberg:

Module1st year in Bamberg2nd year in LyonECTS-points
Elective I18 18
Elcective II18 18

General Management

 

36

36
Research18 18
Master Thesis
(as part of a 6-month internship)
 2424
Languages / Context6 6
Sum6060120

In Bamberg, course credits are allocated to the module groups as follows:

 1st year in Bamberg2nd year in Lyon
Module group General Management
Modules from the second year of the selected master programme in Lyon 30
One module from the international week in Lyon in January 6
 36
Module group S-BWL I und II
Two subjects from the module group S-BWL following the current courses in the MHB in Bamberg36 
 36
Module group Business Languages

Business Language Modules following the current courses in the MHB in Bamberg

6 
  
Module group Research

Research Modules following the current courses of the MHB in Bamberg

18 
 18
Master Thesis
Master Thesis in Lyon 24
 24

The current version of the module handbook (MHB) of the M. Sc. in Business Administration can be foundhere.

 1st year in Lyon2nd year in Bamberg
Module group General Management
Tronc Commun Semestre 1*)16 
Tronc Commun Semestre 2*)7 
« Parcours » Semestre 1 12 
equals36
Module group S-BWL I and II
One S-BWL subject following the current courses in the MHB in Bamberg 18
Parcours of the second semester in Lyon18 
 36
Module group Business Languages
Anglais des Affaires (Tronc Commun Semestre 1)2*2 
equals6
Module group Research
Research modules following the current courses in the MHB in Bamberg 18
 18
Master Thesis
Master Thesis in Bamberg 24
 24

*) No accreditation of languages.

The current version of the module handbook (MHB) of the M. Sc. in Business Administration can be found here.