The IPA (Institute for preparation to business) was created in 1955 and opened in Lautman Street, in the old buildings of the former Law and Medicine faculty of Toulouse. Its main mission was to train engineers and managers to the modern techniques of management, and to deliver them a recognized diploma: the CAAE (certificate of training in business administration).
IAE Toulouse, the school of management of Toulouse 1 Capitole university, offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in management with majors in the main management disciplines for both full-time and continuing education students.
IAE focuses on professionalization courses to bring students rapidly up to speed for their future corporate responsibilities. IAE also offers a Doctorate in Management, designed to train elite professors and researchers.
IAE Toulouse is an internationally renowned centre of academic expertise. Its reputation is founded on the scientific Center for Research in Management (CRM) (CNRS UMR), its active programme of partnerships with national and international educational and research institutions, and the involvement of business partners in framework agreements and academic positions.
IAE’s research and teaching staff make valuable contributions to management research, regularly producing new scientific work and organising numerous conferences and international collaborations.
Employment requirements can be solved by our alumni organization. Iae toulouse alumni can help to increase enrollment and job placement.
Efficient logistic services: up-to-date computer and library network facilities, video conferencing room.
Modern IT facilities, a wide range of high-performance electronic resources, language courses, top-notch administrative support and other services, a wealth of extracurricular events and a solid alumni network: IAE offers students a multitude of assets and ideal conditions for academic success and a fulfilling student life in Toulouse.
IAE Toulouse is located in the very heart of Toulouse, providing students with a rich environment and constantly evolving resources to help them succeed in their careers.
Throughout their time at the school and even when they have graduated, students have the opportunity to join several student organisations:
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