The International University of Monaco

An international education for a world of opportunities

The International University of Monaco (IUM) is the Business School of the Principality of Monaco, founded in 1986 and part of OMNES Education, one of the largest French management training groups with 13 schools, 40,000 students, and over 195,000 Alumni.

IUM aims to train highly qualified and responsible managers worldwide in sectors with high added value, such as luxury, hospitality, and financial services, at university and executive levels.

The disciplines developed are closely associated with the expertise of the Monegasque ecosystem, which has allowed IUM to differentiate itself and continue to grow, with the number of enrolled students increasing from 300 in 2010 to 800 in 2022.

To date, over 4,000 students have attended the International University of Monaco, which offers undergraduate degrees in Business and master’s degrees in Finance, Luxury, Sports Business, International Management, and Sustainability and Innovation Management, as well as an MBA (Master of Business Administration) and a DBA (Doctorate in Business Administration). All courses are in English.

A melting pot of cultures, visions and opportunities

With students from over 80 countries, IUM provides a melting pot of cultures, visions, and opportunities to strengthen English language skills or acquire French proficiency. Its location is one of its strengths. Monaco’s cultural diversity and dynamism offer a unique advantage, granting students privileged access to successful companies operating in the Principality and beyond, fostering innovation, corporate social responsibility, and sustainable development.

IUM provides an excellent education in a compact, connected, and stimulating environment, promoting entrepreneurial spirit, collaborative work, experiential learning, and continuous interaction among students, faculty, and staff. Professors, professional consultants, and Alumni ensure that all students have equal opportunities to realize their potential. The faculty consists of permanent, affiliate, and visiting professors from top international business schools, offering students the best expertise and a broad global vision.

Governance

  • President of the International Advisory Board: Prof. Pierre-André Chiappori, Columbia University, NY
  • President of the Scientific Council: Prof. Michel Pham, School of Business, Columbia University, NY
  • Dean & CEO: Jean Philippe Muller

Accreditations and Rankings

  • Since 2021, IUM is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Since 2005, the Association of MBAs has accredited IUM’s MBA programs.
  • IUM’s MBA programs ranked among the top fifty international offerings in “Top 100 MBA Programs,” published in 2022 by “The Economist.”
  • IUM’s MBA programs ranked among the top 35 in “The Best Global MBAs 2021,” published by CNN Expansion, an economic magazine distributed in Mexico and Latin America.

Programs Portfolio

  • 1 Bachelor in Business Administration (Undergraduate Degree)
  • 5 Master of Science (Graduate Degrees): Finance, Luxury Management, Sports Business Management, International Management, and Sustainability and Innovation Management
  • 1 MBA program (accredited by AMBA)
  • 1 DBA program
  • Summer School
  • Executive Education: Professional Certifications (AMAF), Custom Programs for Companies

Bachelor in Business Administration

The IUM Bachelor’s degree program is a highly sought-after undergraduate management program that attracts talented and skilled students worldwide who have recently completed their high school education.

This three-year program is conducted entirely in English and offers a comprehensive curriculum encompassing foundational management courses and specialized tracks: Business Management, Marketing & Communication, and Digital Business Development. During the final year, students delve into a chosen specialization, gaining in-depth knowledge in sectors like Luxury, International Finance, or Sports and Event Management.

At IUM, the pedagogical approach centres on experiential learning, where students actively participate in business events, projects, and Business Plan Competitions and continuously interact with IUM’s esteemed partners.

IUM aims to train highly qualified and responsible managers worldwide in sectors with high added value, such as luxury, hospitality, and financial services, at university and executive levels.

The program’s international reputation stems from its myriad opportunities for studying abroad, such as international business internships, business courses, and various academic programs that provide unparalleled experiences and open doors to global career prospects.

Master Of Science Programs

MSc in Finance

The financial sector is constantly evolving: new technologies, new laws, and monetary policies require reliable professionals with in-depth technical expertise, soft skills, and high ethical standards. The Master of Science in Finance immerses students in an intensive

program that strengthens their technical and cross-functional skills. This ensures privileged access to top financial institutions in Monaco and worldwide. The Master in Finance immerses students in an intensive program that enhances their technical and cross-functional skills.

It offers three specializations: Hedge Funds and Sustainable Finance, Private Banking and International Wealth Management, and Private Equity and Investment Banking. In addition to the academic experience, Master’s students have the opportunity to interact with high-level professionals and engage in the financial industry’s best practices, both in Monaco and London, thanks to dedicated campuses and IUM’s institutional partners.

Master of Science in Sustainability and Innovation Management

The protection of our planet and advancing in sustainability are globally recognized challenges for the 21st century, calling for a solid commitment to change by governments, companies, and civil society.

All industry sectors shall report their environmental and social impacts and create responsible supply chains in their highly internationalized operations.

Monaco’s cultural diversity and dynamism offer a unique advantage, granting students privileged access to successful companies operating in the Principality and beyond, fostering innovation, corporate social responsibility, and sustainable development.

The Master in Sustainability and Innovation Management equips students with the knowledge and skills to manage this change. It offers a broad portfolio of courses to face the sustainability transition and lead a wave of innovation and economic growth that safeguards our planet.

The 16-month program aims to combine the capability of strategic vision on sustainability with understanding the role of technology and innovation in sustainable business. In particular, the program focuses on environmental, energy, and mobility technologies.

This Master of Science will enable students to develop strategic practices and mindsets to identify and seize the actions organizations could take to act as catalysts of effective change.

MSc in Luxury Management

Luxury is a highly competitive global business. Straddling a rich tradition and constant innovation, luxury brands always search for talented, innovative, and globally-minded managers capable of creating added value.

The Master in Luxury Management is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in luxury management and marketing, specific knowledge of current trends and international markets, and close collaboration with prominent established companies and emerging brands.

The diverse areas of specialization offer the opportunity to understand the specificities of different luxury industries and provide a solid foundation in their management: from dynamics to clientele to codes. Over 16 years, the MSc in Luxury Management has nurtured a well-established and ever-growing community of Alumni in dozens of countries worldwide, now working across all sectors of the luxury industry.

MSc in Sports Business Management

The Master’s program is designed to provide participants with the tools and technical skills needed to operate in various sports industries worldwide. The program specifically focuses on the new trends in Sports and Esports and covers various sectors of Sports Management: operational marketing and sponsorship, sports entertainment, Esports, and sports events.

The program promotes experiential learning for students and offers real networking opportunities by integrating the curriculum with practical experiences alongside IUM’s partners, such as Peace & Sport, Sportel Monaco, and Monte Carlo Grand Prix, as well as consultancy projects for major sports organizations like AS Monaco Football Club, Automobile Club de Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix, and Historic Grand Prix.

MSc in International Management

The contemporary economic landscape constantly evolves: digitalization and globalization reshape every industrial sector with new technologies that revolutionize old business models. To be at the forefront of this profound transformation, next-generation leaders must acquire management skills combined with a flexible and creative approach to operate in a rapidly changing global economic ecosystem.

The Master in International Management prepares future managers and entrepreneurs to significantly contribute to improving business performance while always considering a responsible and sustainable future. The course provides students with interdisciplinary knowledge and skills that enable them to tackle the increasingly complex challenges of the modern world with a dual emphasis on theory and practice. The teaching methodology combines rigorous managerial training, case studies, and applied projects.

The International University of Monaco (IUM) is the Business School of the Principality of Monaco, founded in 1986 and part of OMNES Education, one of the largest French management training groups with 13 schools, 40,000 students, and over 195,000 Alumni.

Students will learn to manage international teams on innovative projects, develop creative thinking, and seize new business opportunities. They will acquire the knowledge and tools necessary to embark on careers as managers and entrepreneurs in national and international companies, NGOs, and government agencies.

MBA Program

The Master of Business Administration at IUM prepares professionals for high-level managerial careers. The MBA program develops strategic thinking, leadership, and negotiation skills. Through a comprehensive pedagogical approach that combines lectures, seminars, workshops, case study analyses, group projects, and business simulations conducted by academics and professionals, participants acquire the tools and managerial competencies to become effective in the corporate world or their entrepreneurial endeavours.

Students can work closely with high-level professionals on actual strategic actions and develop an individual business plan with the guidance of successful entrepreneurs and investors (Mentorship). Participants will also be immersed in a multicultural learning environment and benefit from exceptional networking opportunities, gaining the necessary tools to become leaders in internationally recognized companies.

DBA Program

The IUM: MCI Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) is a three-year program with an innovative learning approach that combines in-person seminars in Monte Carlo and Innsbruck, online courses, business insights, and individual support from international faculty.

The DBA aims to enable professionals to rigorously address a managerial problem to generate and disseminate new organizational knowledge without disrupting their professional lives. Participants in the program will gain a new mindset and adopt existing research tools to tackle business challenges.

The program will enhance their ability to design and conduct research relevant to themselves and their companies. It will promote the aspirations of intellectually active and motivated professionals who already hold a degree in their field but wish to continue their education and take their careers to a higher level.

International University of Monaco
[icon name=”map-marker-alt” prefix=”fas”] Le Stella, 14 Rue Hubert Clerissi
98000 Monaco – Principality of Monaco

IUM Reception +377 97 986 986
General phone number: +377 97 986 996
General email: [email protected]

IUM Admissions Office
Bachelor Program
Eloise Biamonti
[email protected]
Tel. +377 97 986 984
Emmanuel Neri
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Tel. +377 97 98 65 22

MSc in Luxury Management
MSc in Sustainability & Innovation Management

Mario Damiani
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Tel. +377 97 986 526

MSc in Sports Business Management
MSc in International Management

Yushu Gastaud
[email protected]
Tel. +377 97 985 725

MSc in Finance
MBA Program
DBA Program

Audrey Valle
[email protected]
Tel. +377 97 986 993

Head of Admissions & Recruitment
Laure Giannotta
[email protected]
Tel.+377 97 986 529

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