ICN Master in Management

The ICN Master in Management is a graduate program, approved by the French government’s Ministry of Higher Education and Research, taught on our campuses located in Nancy and in Metz (France), in Nuremberg (Germany) and in Chengdu (China).

The program allows you to acquire knowledge in general management with strong emphasis on International Business and Management. It is taught in French or in English languages.

Why join the ICN Master in Management?

  • Build your customized program depending of your professional project: choose your specialization among 15 study routes and more than 20 Artem Workshops.
  • Choose, from among the ICN’s 140 partners in the world, the foreign university which you think will contribute most to your training program (optional).
  • Learn to overcome yourself and to manage your future career thanks to the Management Seminars included in the program.
  • Join one of the best Masters in Management, as ranked 43th by the Financial Times in 2016.

Academic program content

Based on the knowledge of oneself and others, our active pedagogy positions you as an actor in your training. It integrates two fundamental dimensions: pluridisciplinarity and the international experience. At ICN, you also have a wide choice of courses in French and English (including the core courses).

Year 1: develop your specialization field

    – Information systems management
    – Business environment
    – Data analysis
    – Organizational behavior
    – Intercultural communication
    – Management accounting
    – Strategic marketing
    – Investment and financing decisions
    – Cost accounting
    – Professional skills
    – Strategic analysis
    – Risk and company valuation
    – Industrial and services marketing
    – Intercultural management
    – Organizational design
    – Project management
    Choice of a specialization among 15 available (detail in the brochure)
    Choice of a Artem Workshop among 27 available
    Carry out an internship in a company (for 3 months minimum)


Yea 2: assert your role as the future decision-maker manager

    – Governance, ethics and CSR
    – Managing early growth and performance
    – Leadership
    – Strategic management
    – Risk management
    – International business and doing business with China (CHENGDU)
    – Logistique et transport international (DAKAR)
  • ARTEM:
    – The Artem courses
    – The Artem Insight Challenge
    – “Developing your career”
    Carry out an internship in a company (for 6 months minimum)
    The final year Dissertation provides an opportunity for students to examine in depth a problem which will be of interest to them in their professional life.

To get more information about the program and options available, please download the brochure.


Build your own study route thanks to the choice of a specialization.This will allow you to specializing in a field and completing the mandatory core courses.


  • Art and entertainment industry management (in Nancy)
  • Audit (in Nancy)
  • Banking, funds and markets (in Metz)
  • Communication and digital marketing (in Metz)
  • Contrôle de gestion (à Nancy)
  • Design de l’offre et innovation (à Nancy)
  • Distribution, e-commerce et management des grands comptes (à Nancy)
  • Droit (à Nancy)
  • Finance d’entreprise (à Nancy)
  • Finance, insurance and risk management (in Nuremberg)
  • International business and doing business with China (in Chengdu)
  • Logistique et transport international (à Dakar)
  • Management of innovation (à Nancy)
  • Marketing and brand management (in Nuremberg)
  • Talent management in organizations (à Nancy)
  • Management de la Supply Chain et des achats (apprenticeship – à Metz)

International academic stay

  • The academic semester abroad is not mandatory for the foreign students. This option is possible in the second year under conditions.
  • If you choose the academic semester abroad option either the international double degree option, choose your destination here!

Individual professional tutoring

  • Throughout the year, ICN’s Center for Personal and Professional Development organises days devoted to personal tutoring and guidance, when you can improve your decision-making skills (via tests, questionnaires on your interests, etc.) and learn how to construct the most appropriate course of study for your career.
  • Your ICN Tutor (a permanent Professor of the school) is there to help you to stand back and look objectively at your ICN experience and fialise your curriculum vitae, which you will soon be sending out to your ideal company!

Careers & Alumni

The ICN Master in Management allows Alumni to have international careers and to work in large companies or middle-size companies.

Develop your professional network:

  • Meet the 300 professional teachers who teaching each year in the program.
  • Develop your managerial skills during the mandatory internships in France and abroad.
  • Meet representatives from nearly 100 companies during the 3 companies fairs organized each year by ICN!
  • Access to a large companies’ network thanks to strategic partnerships that ICN Business School develops with companies.

Focus on the ICN Graduate 2016:

92,1% of Graduates responding to the questionnaire had found employment less than 4 months after graduation. This includes 62,4% who had found employment before graduating (ICN Employment Survey 2016).

Join the ICN Alumni Association:

ICN Business School has a strong network of more than 13,000 graduates who are always ready to share their experience and to help you during your studies.

Get more information about the Association by visiting the ICN Alumni website.

Admission information

French students:

Foreign students:

  • Access to year 1 open to graduates holding a 3 year degree (no direct access to year 2 of the program)
  • Completed application form
  • Certified copies of all transcripts and diplomas
  • Non-native English speakers must provide proof of proficiency: TOEFL (minimum required: 80), TOEIC (minimum required: 750), IELTS (minimum required: 6)
  • Detailed CV in English or in French
  • Letter of motivation
  • Two academic letters of reference

Practical information


  • 1 or 2 years of studies


  • The program is taught in Nancy, Metz, Nuremberg.


  • Depending on the curriculum chosen, courses are taught either in French or in English, either in both languages.


  • ICN Business school is approved by the Ministry of higher education and research for awarding a state-recognized graduate degree, the ”ICN Master in Management”, a high school diploma plus 5 years of h.e study.

TUITION FEES 2017-2018:

  • Year 1: 9 900 €
  • Year 2: 9 600 €