International Semester in Management

Campus : Annecy

Tern : Autumn, from September to December

Language of instruction : English

Program manager : Sarah Le-Duigou -


  • improve written and oral communication skills in English
  • study in a multicultural context while remaining in France (Annecy) with the participation of non-French speaking foreign students
  • develop specialised skills in your field of expertise (project management, marketing, economics, finance, communication, information systems, etc.)
  • create links between theoretical studies and the exercise of responsibilities in the business world

Admission requirements 

  • open to regular IAE students in the first year of a Master's degree in the "management" field. The semester is a complete substitute for the first semester of the Master 1. The students resume the normal teaching of their Master course in January.
  • open to international exchange students in the first year of the Master's programme or in the last year of the Bachelor's programme.
  • minimum level B2 in English (TOEIC score 850), a proof of English level must be provided when applying (TOEIC, TOEFL, Cambridge, certificate from an English teacher).
  • knowledge of the basic concepts of management.

Distinctive feature

  • group of 30 students
  • interactive and innovative teaching (group projects)


  • Economic analysis (5 ECTS)
  • Finance (5 ECTS)
  • Human resource management (5 ECTS)
  • Information system (5 ECTS)
  • International project management (5 ECTS)
  • Marketing management (5 ECTS)
  • Marketing research (5 ECTS)
  • Negotiation techniques (5 ECTS)

More information here.

French as a Foreign Language 

French as a Foreign Language courses are offered to international students as part of the International Management Semester. The courses take place in the evening and are worth 5 ECTS.

More information here.


International Semester : International Turism Management

Campus : Chambéry, Jacob-Bellecombette

Term : spring, Mid January to mid April

Language of instruction : english

Program manager : Florence Besson Reynaud - et Guilhem Lobre -



  • Doing business in a disrupted world : business model canvas (3 ECTS)
  • Consumer trend's intelligence (3 ECTS)


  • Internship and academic report (6ECTS)


  • English project for "Doing business in a disrupted word" (3 ECTS)
  • Projet allemand, espagnol, italien, FLE, TDMM (2 ECTS)


  • Consolidate your sale force with optimisation techiniques (4 ECTS)
  • Marketing strategy for Catering Business (5 ECTS)
  • ITMN online management game (2 ECTS)
  • Event management concepts (2 ECTS)

Academic calendar

Mid January to mid April :

Week 3 : ITM Integration week

Week 4 : Regular classes Start

Week 9 : Tour du Monde au Manège International Fair

Week 10 : ITB Berlin

Week 12 : study week

Week 15 : final presentation in front of a jury

Week 16 : Savoie and Double diploma student only : 5 month work placement (April - September)

Presentation of international semester in Turism.