Audencia Business School

Internationally recognized, and triple accredited, Audencia Business School is a top business school in France and Europe. Audencia is among the elite 1% of business schools to hold triple accreditation from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA - the international triple crown of quality. Audencia is one of the most corporately connected business schools in Europe and is a leading school in advanced management practices.

Programs Offered (Through CAT)

Master in Management (MiM) Grande Ecole Program

The Audencia Business School offers a wide range of programs. But of interest to us is its management program called "Masters in Management, Grande Ecole Programe". This is a 2 to 3 year management program which is taught in both English and French Language. Students can choose the language of instruction based on their preference.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Proficiency in English
  • Bachelor Degree (minimum 3 years) from an institution outside of France
  • You can apply through one of the following Aptitude test scores - GMAT/ GRE/ CAT/ TAGE MAGE;

How to Apply?

There are two options for candidates to apply for admission:

  • Applications can be submitted through a joint platform called 'Join a School in France'. The application fee for the same is €190 (INR 15,200).
  • The other option is to submit your application through Audencia Business School Website. The application fee through their portal is €100 (INR 8000).

The deadline for application through 'Join a School in France' is:

  • Round 1: 20 October 2018 at midnight
  • Round 2: 7 January 2019 at midnight
  • Round 3: 28 February 2019 at midnight
  • Round 4: 19 April 2019 at midnight

Selection Process

The selection criterion of Audencia Business School includes a thorough assessment of your application. If shortlisted, you may have an interview with an academic counselor who will assess your suitability for the program. The selected students will be invited to join the program.




  • Pre-selected applicants will be called for an interview at the campus or at local centers or through skype.


  • Selected applicants will be invited to join the program.

Documents Required

In addition to the online application, candidates will be required to submit the following documents:

  • CV and letter of motivation in English
  • Copies of diplomas and academic transcripts
  • English test score* (TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS)
  • Written test: GMAT, GRE or CAT (if chosen language of instruction is English); TAGE MAGE (if chosen language of instruction is French)
  • Copy of identity document (e.g. passport)
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

How much do I need to score in CAT to apply?

In order to apply for Audencia Business School the minimum CAT score required is 150. If you are applying through GMAT you need a score equal or above 550, through GRE you need a score equal or above 300.

Fee Structure

The academic fee for students for the two year program is €29,740 (INR 23, 79,200).

Placement Report

  • 93% of the students are employed before or after two months of graduation
  • 36% Audencia students found employment through the Alumni network
  • 33% of the students found employment through Internships
  • 86% of the students work in France and 14% work internationally
  • The average annual salary is €41,415 (INR 33,13,200)
  • Top Employers of Audencia Business Graduates who comes for Campus placements are: Microsoft, Google, Louis Vuitton, Nike, PepsiCo, Accenture, Bank of America, Sotheby's, Procter and Gamble etc.

Why should Indian students apply for admission to Audencia Business School?

Listed below are the top reasons why an Indian student should apply to Audencia Business School for their management studies:

Internationally recognized - triple accredited

Audencia Business School is EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB accredited - only 1% of business schools worldwide have this triple accreditation.

CAT is accepted in Audencia Business School

What makes the Audencia Business School an interesting study destination for Indian students is the acceptance of CAT as a legitimate admission criteria.

Audencia Business School is a globally recognized Business School

Audencia Business School is consistently ranked in the Top 10 business schools in France.

International Exposure

Doing your management studies from abroad especially from an international top University like Audencia Business School is all sorts of rewarding: brilliant faculty, cultural exposure, vibrant crowd, academic excellence, etc.