Founded in Nantes in 1900, Audencia – from the Latin audientia, meaning “listening”, and audacia, meaning “daring” – was first accredited by EQUIS in 1998 and is ranked amongst the top European business schools.
In 2004, Audencia joined the UN initiative uniting companies, the business world and civil society around 10 universal principles for labour and environmental standards and human rights.
Audencia Business School is a specialised higher education and research institution, whose three key types of programmes: those of Audencia Business School, the Audencia Bachelor BBA and those offered by Audencia SciencesCom.
3 disciplinary research areas
Finance, risk, and accounting performance2 interdisciplinary research areas
Companies at the heart of the group
Office of International Relations
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You have a lot of options, including rooms in student residencies; homestays with local families; and private apartments, studios and flats. We have a housing platform that will give you information on what’s available. You can access it easily from the student intranet once you’ve been accepted to your programme and completed registration.
Audencia's housing platform will enable you to:
The library team supports teaching, learning and research at Audencia Business School by providing the Audencia community with library and academic information services. Our mission is to give access to information and knowledge, to guide and assist students, professors and researchers in their information search and to help develop students' information literacy skills.
Audencia Tomorrow, a virtual platform which allows students to access their course timetable, e-mail, work files, and courses details.
Located in the heart of the lively university district and on the banks of the river Erdre, Atlantic campus is the largest campus of Audencia. It is opposite the École Centrale de Nantes, a top engineering school and a key partner within the Centrale-Audencia-ensa Nantes Alliance. It is also across the road from the University of Nantes.
Atlantic campus includes most graduate programmes, the administration of the school, the Careers and Alumni Department, the Academic and Research Department and the HR Department, as well as the Phileas Fogg Media Library.
Audencia offers you access to a sports hall equipped for team sports such as basketball, volleyball and football. You can also take advantage of our well-equipped gym as well as a fitness centre for activities such as dance, yoga and more. A public swimming pool and ice-skating rink are within seven minutes by foot.
Get involved in activities you love and meet students from different programmes, backgrounds and countries. With a wide range of on-campus clubs and organisations, you are sure to find a group of people you connect with.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.