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The Center in Franchising, Retail and Services Chains

What is the Center in Franchising, Retail and Service Chains doing ?

As explained on this page, the Center is focused on three activities:

What are the links among the Center in Franchising, Retail and Service Chains, the Graduate School of Business (IGR-IAE Rennes) and the University of Rennes 1 ?

The Center in Franchising, Retail and Service Chains is located in the offices of Graduate School of Business (IGR-IAE Rennes) and our three Master degrees are part of the program of the Graduate School of Business (IGR-IAE Rennes).

On the other hand, the Graduate School of Business (IGR-IAE Rennes) belongs to the University of Rennes 1.

You can find more information on the Graduate School of Businees (IGR-IAE Rennes) and the University of Rennes 1 on their respective website :


What are the tuition fees ?

According to the Graduate School of Management:

Tuition fees for the academic year, inclusive of 300 hours of French classes, is 6035 EUROS. This does not include affiliation to the French student social security scheme (213 € for the 2014-2015 academic year) and other living expenses.
This Master is also accessible to French students attracted by international franchising, retail and service chains and willing to have their last year of studies in English in a multicultural environment.”

What are the application deadlines ?

You can check the application deadlines on the right side of this page, in the box “Learn more”.

How do I apply ?

According to the Graduate School of Management:

Whatever your country of origin, you are required to send in your complete application file, including accompanying documents, directly to the program coordinator. Documents written in languages other than French or English must be accompanied by certified translations into French or English
Program Application Form, duly completed and signed;
Certified copy of the Bachelor’s degree and accompanying certified transcripts;
Evidence of English language proficiency. The language test in English is not mandatory if you are a Native English speaker or if you studied in English at University level. Non-English native speakers must submit official international scores of one of the following tests:
– TOEFL: 550 minimum paper test (80 IBT);
– TOEIC: 750 or above;
– IELTS: overall band score of 6 for Academic version;
– Proof of prior Higher Education in English speaking country (GPA of 2-4 scale).
2 passport sized photos (format 4cm x 4cm);
Copy of all passport pages or “carte de séjour” if applicable;
Certified translation in French or in English of birth certificate;
Detailed curriculum vitae;
Motivation letter written in English explaining the reasons why you are applying to the program;

If you reside in one of the countries listed below, you will also have to apply for admission via the official government’s website for foreign students: www.campusfrance.org.

Countries concerned by this procedure: Algeria, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Burkina, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo, South Korea, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Guinea, India, Japan, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mauritius, Mexico, Peru, Russia, Senegal, Syria, Taïwan, Tunisia, Turkey, United States, Vietnam.

Both direct applications to IGR-IAE RENNES and Campus France procedure should be conducted in parallel.

If you need help with the application process, please contact your local French Embassy or Campus France office for advice and guidance.
Please note that you may have to choose: “formation hors catalogue”.

If your country is not listed above, you will only have to send us your complete application file.”