ICN Business School

ICN Business School was first established in Nancy in 1905 and is now one of France’s foremost Schools of Management. It is a member of the Conference of Graduate Schools and ICN is Triple Accredited: EQUIS AMBA and AACSB are synonymous with the highest standards of excellence in business education worldwide. In a list of French Schools of Management, the Financial Times ranks our Master in Management course #12.

Our School is socially engaged. We stand for sustainable development, socially responsible management and mutual aid, backed up by our 15.000 strong alumni network. As part of this commitment, 20% of our programmes Sustainable development and corporate responsibility and DIVERSITY are the cornerstones of the school’s development plan.

Become a creaCtive leader: ICN identity and its development are rooted in the links between Management, Technology and Art. Thanks to the transdisciplinary cooperation with the School of Art and Design and with the School of Engineering, the students are encourages to think differently and to take on challenges which are far removed from their initial field of expertise. The objective is to develop in them a new mind-set, a new behavioural approach

Recently, ICN opened campuses in Berlin and Paris to provide more innovative and international programs for its students.


Bachelor's degree
Management Delivery method Length Location
Bachelor in Management On campus 3 years Multiple (2)
Master's degree
Creative Industries
MSc in Cultural and Creative Industries Management On campus 4 semesters Paris
International Business
MSc in Global Business Management On campus 4 semesters Paris
MSc in Marketing and Innovation On campus 4 semesters Berlin
Economics & Finance
MSc in Corporate finance On campus 4 semesters Multiple (3)
MSc in International Finance & Fintech On campus 4 semesters Paris
Brand Management
MSc in Luxury and Design Management On campus 5 semesters Multiple (2)
International Management
MSc in International Management – MIEX On campus 2 years Nancy
Transportation & Logistics
MSc Supply Chain Management and Purchasing On campus 4 semesters Paris

Scholarships & funding

ICN reserves a few scholarships for students in financial need. ICN does have a social commission which, subject to financial resources, can exempt part of the tuition fees.
These aids are intended for all ICN students combined (and therefore not specifically for international students). It is a partial scholarship and would only cover part of the tuition fee.

In this case, the information can be found on the institute's website.

A list of scholarship awarding German and French institutions is available upon request.

All study programmes at Berlin campus follow the "alternance structure" and allow students to study three days a week and spend the rest of the week working. Employers in Berlin are used to have working students.


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Why study at ICN Business School

  • ICN has the triple crown of international accreditations with EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. It belongs to the top 1% of Business Schools worldwide
  • ICN is part of the ARTEM Alliance- a partnership that promotes interdisciplinarity, creativity and innovation to train a new generation of creators and decision-makers
  • 120 partner universities worldwide, 2 campuses in France, 900 international students and 60 visiting professors welcomed each year

ICN Business School is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad

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Awards & Accreditations

Accredited Member

AACSB (2020)

Accredited Member

AMBA (2020)

Accredited Member

EQUIS (2020)

Student services & facilities

The school’s distinctive brand is based on the personal development of its students, stimulated through close support from the school, the cultivation of openness to other cultures, and significant practice working in teams and on concrete projects.

Professional Experience

Our programmes are career-oriented with flexible courses on all our campuses. We offer personalized support in finding internships and jobs. We also run company forums and workshops thanks to our large network of corporate partners and alumni. Junior consulting associations are another opportunity to peek into real work challenges.

Personal Tutoring

Being close to each student is a core feature of ICN. Easier integration is ensured thanks to small promotions, varied leisure activities and seminars as well as project work.

Every campus features a modern knowledge hub that invites students to work on their projects collaboratively. For that reason access to a comprehensive library including current journals, databases and eBooks is facilitated. Students can work with the Bloomberg terminal on campus or by VPN from home to obtain the Bloomberg certificate.


ICN features three modern campuses in Nancy, Paris (France) and Berlin (Germany).

In Nancy is our main campus, where the school was founded in 1905 together with the local chamber of commerce. The Artem (ArTeM stands for Arts, technology and Management) campus in Nancy, is a common campus shared between the ARTEM partner institutions, the National School of Art and Design and the National School of Engineering. It facilitates the cooperation for transdisciplinary pedagogy and research.

The ICN Paris campus is situated in the heart of La Défense – Europe’s largest business district – and boasts three lecture theatres on its 400 m² site. It is a centre for learning and a hub facilitating dialogue and relations between students, businesses, lecturers and graduates, a meeting point for ICN’s international community

In 2019, ICN opened another campus in the heart of Berlin, which stresses the international orientation of the business school. With almost 40% foreign students, the university attaches big value to tolerance, diversity and commitment. Berlin has 3.7 Million inhabitants, 40.000 newly founded start-ups a year, is the center of creative industry and technology providers and thus a good place to study. Companies such as Microsoft, Siemens, Amazon, Google, Fujitsu, Zalando and not least Tesla have also recognized this and settled here.

Student lifestyle

All our campuses are located in student cities and have many different offers for students. Located in the beating heart of Europe, ICN boasts several vibrant campuses in Paris, Nancy and Berlin. Here’s a snapshot of each campus in turn to visualize the essence of student life and how it enriches the student experience…

Paris Campus

Situated in the heart of La Défense – Europe’s largest business district - the ICN Paris campus benefits from a convenient, centralized location and a wealth of cultural attractions .

Nancy Campus

The Artem campus in Nancy is a common campus shared between the ARTEM partner institutions, the National School of Art and Design and the National School of Engineering. Combining historic charm with creative innovation, Nancy features the best of both worlds.

Berlin Campus

The central hub of countless new start-ups, Berlin is a mecca for entrepreneurship, making it perfect for enterprising students who favor the buzz of a capital city.


Starting your master's degree often means moving to a new city. We have put together a few websites to make this challenge a little bit easier for you. Whether you want to live by yourself, with flatmates, short or long term – there is an option for everyone. A list of student dorms in Berlin is available upon request.


Average rating 4.9

Based on 8 reviews.


Currently enrolled in the Finance and Risk Management, I’m very satisfied with the program so far. Most of the classes are held on campus, sometimes there is an online session but it is perfectly fine. What I appreciate the most is the small size of classes which is more personal and better to contribute in class. Looking forward to the next m...

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Yann S

It was an amazing experience !


I had the opportunity to live for two years in the most international city of Europe. I also had the possibility to work as a consultant in a startup alongside my studies. the city offers great advantages.


ICN Business School

86 rue du Sergent Blandan
54003 Nancy Grand Est

Phone no: +33(0)3 54 50 25 00

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