Aix-Marseille University in the 2019 Financial Times World Ranking: IAE Aix-Marseille moves up another 18 places!

In its edition of 28 October 2019, the Financial Times, which each year ranks the best Business Schools in the world, publishes its 2019 ranking. And the major British daily newspaper gives IAE Aix-Marseille a first-class position!

Date: Monday, October 28, 2019

In the Global Ranking, the Aix-Marseille University component is now ranked 33rd in the world. A remarkable increase of 18 places compared to 2018, when the IAE was 51st. For France, the FT ranks IAE Aix-Marseille in 7th position among business schools. In terms of French schools, IAE Aix-Marseille, with its 33rd place, ranks behind EDHEC and ahead of EM Lyon (40), NEOMA (43), Audencia (46), Grenoble Ecole de Management (47), KEDGE (49), Toulouse Business School (62), etc.

Virginie de BARNIER, Director of IAE Aix-Marseille: "We are very proud of this result, which reflects a strategy of excellence implemented over the past six years and to which all staff and teacher-researchers contribute fully. The recruitment salary level of our students, 96% of whom find a job within three months, attests to the high attractiveness of our training courses and their perfect match with the needs of companies. It is also a recognition for Aix-Marseille University whose University School of Management is, with Dauphine, the only French public school that appears in the FT ranking. ».

Progress on all criteria
In the 2019 Financial Times ranking, IAE Aix-Marseille is in the top 3 of the fastest growing institutions. By placing the IAE Aix-Marseille N°1 in France and in the top 5 in the world in terms of training costs, the ranking confirms the school's role as a social elevator. The IAE Aix-Marseille moved up 7 places in terms of return on investment. The school is No. 1 in France and No. 12 in the world with a gross annual salary for young graduates of the institution that rises from €55,000 in 2018 to €62,300 in 2019. As for the employability criterion, with a professional integration rate of 96%, the IAE Aix-Marseille ranks 5th in France and in the top 30 worldwide.

High international attractiveness
The international dimension of IAE Aix-Marseille is distinguished by the FT, which places the school in 10th place in France on the criterion of international mobility. IAE Aix-Marseille is the only University Management School to have 2 highly prized international accreditations: EQUIS and AMBA. This double accreditation attests to the international influence of the school. This year, international students represent 22% of the total student population, with more than 50 nationalities on campus.


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