pôle management

Graduate Diploma in Management Studies /
M1 management et commerce international - Franco-Américain


  • Unlimited access to the e-learning platform with courses, videos, interactive exercises
  • A full English track
  • Courses syllabi which encourage American university partners' acknowledgement
  • Cultural diversity and a deeper French learning
  • Students will benefit from 20 years of experience in online courses and partnerships with renowned American universities


Students who will graduate from the DU will be able to apply to other 2nd year Master's degrees, depending on their French speaking level at the IAE Caen.


  • Licence ou bachelor’s degree
  • Different backgrounds : management, foreign languages, law, engineering, economy, sociology...


Beginning of the program : September

Academic rythm : Classes take place from September to April. Students need to do a 8-week placement in France.

Other informations

Students who get a GPA of 10 out of 20 for the business courses will obtain the first year of Master’s degree in Management and international trade.


Pre-academic training session French as a second language 54h
Integration Week Presentation of the degree program
Agile management workshops*
Core business courses Management*
Managerial challenges of technological changes*
Strategic management*
Financial Management 1*
Statistics and Methods Methods*
Data analysis*
Project management Professional project
Project management
GMAT Preparation and French culture class
French as a second language French courses
Value Chain Problem solving tools
Managing clients and suppliers
Team building
Finance and Taxation Financial management 2
International management International marketing
Intercultural management
Project management 2 Analysis of international news
Project management
French and English levels (B1 and 79)
French as a second language Apprentissage du Français
French culture class 3 à 6 heures par semaine selon le niveau

Hours for the year 508

Partnership with :

Program director

Nadège MARIE


Program assistant




Students must have a TOEFL IBT or TOEIC score (at least 79 at TOEFL IBT and 850 at TOEIC).

A french speaking level is not required. The candidate has to fill in an application form with detailed professional experiences, jobs, internships, academic education, and motivation. The form may be completed with an interview.

Depending on the country they come from, foreign students must contact the Campus France agency, which will enable them to get their visa. Selection commissions will be held each month from January and will inform you about the result of your application form. We will contact you to schedule an interview upon receiving your completed application and transcripts.

Dates of selection commissions: Feb - March - April - May  - Last commission in June (only for students who don't need a visa)


If you live in one of the countries* listed below, you will have to apply for admission via the official government's website for foreign students : http://www.campusfrance.org/en

*Countries concerned by this procedure: Algeria - Argentina - Benin - Brazil - Burkina Faso - Cameroon – Chile – China - Colombia - Comoros - Congo Brazzaville - Ivory coast - Gabon – Guinea - India – Indonesia - Japan - Lebanon - Madagascar - Mali – Morocco - Mauritius – Mexico - Peru - Senegal - Russia - South Korea - Syria - Taïwan - Tunisia - Turkey - United States – Vietnam

• Establishment’s name: Université de Caen Normandie

• Course ID and title : Graduate diploma in management studies

If you don’t live in one of the countries listed above, just apply for a visa from your local French consulate/Embassy. If you need help with the application process, please contact your local French embassy or Campus France office for advice and guidance.

Remember ! You still have to send us your application form.

Application form