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You have found the perfect program, but you don’t know how to apply? Read the following information to find out more about the application process.

1 - Choose your program and find out about our entry requirements

Before submitting your application for one of our programs, it is important to check whether you meet the minimum entry requirements of IAE Bordeaux.
Find out more about our programs below: 

2 - Submit your online application form

The second step is to submit a written application, which includes assembling a variety of materials that will help us assess your qualifications.


3 - ** Submit the required documents

Once you have completed your online application form, you have to send the following documents right after your application form submission to "iae.application@u-bordeaux.fr"

Please submit the required documents either in English or French

  • Copies of transcripts
  • Copies of all previous diplomas awarded
  • Passport copy (or ID card if European)
  • Letter of motivation 
  • CV 
  • English language test or certificate of studies in English
  • One passport/(ID) photo


Keep in mind that applications cannot be reviewed until they are complete. Any missing mandatory or additional materials must be received by the Admissions Office within one week of your initial application submission.

4 - Wait for your application to be assessed

Once we have received all the required application components, the review process will begin. Academic professors from the EBA / MBA / IBM program will serve as the Admissions Jury and carry out the review process. Our Admissions jury will decide whether an applicant is eligible for an interview or not.

In all cases, the Applicant shall receive an answer by the dates set out in the application periods section.

**Note: We receive an influx of applications every year. Hence, the announcement of the results may be delayed for 3-4 days.

5 - Attend an online interview

After your written application has been submitted and we have reviewed your supporting documents, you may be invited for an online interview. Eligible candidates will be notified via email. This interview will be carried out either through Zoom or Skype.


When should I apply ?

The application period for international programs for the 2023-2024 academic year has ended.


The application period for 2024-2025 academic year will be announced in February 2024.



  • Year 1 - EBA Master Program Application form

  • Year 2 - MBA Master Program Application form

  • Year 2 - IBM Master Program Application form



  • Year 1 EBA and Master 2 MBA

    00 33 (0)5 56 00 97 19


  • Master 2 IBM

    00 33 (0) 5 56 00 97 19