A world-oriented European business school founded in 1900 at Audencia business school in France. Nantes Group is an institution dedicated to higher education and research. Audencia business school has been certified by EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA, and only 1% of the management schools in the world have received the above three certifications at the same time. The Master in Management program ranked 27th in the Global Master of Management ranking of Financial Times in 2014. According to the French authoritative media "Figaro" published in November 2013 ranking, Audencia business school ranked 10th in the French School of Management. The school currently has 2,050 students (20% of whom are foreign) taking courses in French or English. They have the opportunity to participate in cooperative exchange programs between the school and more than 100 foreign universities.
The school is located in Nantes, France. Nantes is only the sixth largest city in France, but its high quality of life makes it one of the most attractive cities in France. Nantes is only two hours from Paris and one hour from the sea. Among the student groups, 25% of the international students come from 67 countries. More than 13,000 alumni work in 89 countries around the world. The school has foreign teachers from 18 countries, accounting for 45% of all teaching staff. 95 full-time lecturers and more than 400 external experts. More than 150 cooperative colleges and universities are located in the world. Eighty percent of the students were employed within three months of graduation, and 30 percent were offered a job before graduation.
In 2004, Audencia business school became the first French college to sign the United Nations Global Compact. Since then, the school has fully integrated into this contract, which combines business, labor organizations and society, and promotes the realization of ten universal norms concerning human rights, labor standards and the environment.
At present, BNUZ and Audencia business school mainly carry out exchange student programs. Since the spring of 2012, there have been 1-2 students have studied in the IBF of BNUZ every semester. Since the spring of 2012, 8 students from the IBF of BNUZ have attended the school.