The purpose of this international HRM Master is to train Human Resources Managers to work in an English and multicultural context – in France or/and abroad – for small and medium-sized import/export companies or major international groups.
Tailor-made for future Executives in international businesses, the program was created in collaboration with IHRM professionals. It is aimed at students wishing to pursue an international management career in a global context. It develops a wide range of up-to-date skills in social innovation and in HRM.
The program concentrates on the key role of HRM project management in an international context.
Four key managerial skills will be developed:
Understanding the international and multicultural management context;
Acquiring specific knowledge essential to work in HRM in an international context: talent management, compensation, and benefits, mobility management;
Leading change management, team-work, psychological well being, HRM project management;
Extending their international network, and working with people from different nationalities and cultures who share the same interest in international HRM.
Here are a few examples of jobs aimed by the master degree and sought for by companies:
International HR Officer
Compensation and Benefits Analyst
Global Mobility Manager
The specificity of this program is to combine a comprehensive academic program, in international HRM with 240 hours of French language courses.
Classes are taught by French and international researchers associated with practitioners who are all experts in Social Innovations and Human Resources Management. All the courses are designed to be organized with small group dynamics: case studies, role-playing, and management problem-solving.
TU 1: International Human Resources Management
TU 2: Organization Theory and Human Resources Management
TU 3: European Economic and Social Environment
TU 4: Negotiation & Employee Relations in Europe
TU 5: Communication 3.0
TU 6: Cross-Cultural Management
TU 7: Research Methodology
French as a Foreign Language
TU 1: Workplace Quality of Life
TU 2: Innovation and Project Management
TU 3: Psychosocial Risks and Change Management
TU 4: Compensation & Benefit Management
TU 5: Talent Management & Mobility
TU 6: Digital management and e-HRM
TU 7: Personal Development, Internship, and Professional Project
French as a Foreign Language
How to apply
The tuition fee for the academic year, inclusive of intensive French classes, is 6990€ for students from non-European countries (6283 € for EU students). Students with a good command of French (level C1 and above) are welcome to contact for more information on the fee.
This does not include the CVEC (Student and Campus Life Contribution, 91€ for 2019-2020) and other living expenses.
Admission requirements and procedure
The Master in International Human Resources Project Management (IHRM) is an English-taught Master 2 program, leading to a Master’s degree fully accredited by the French state. To be eligible to apply, students should hold a 4-year Bachelor’s, or a Master 1 or Master 2 or a 4 or 5-year business school diploma. Holders of a 3-year Bachelor’s Degree are not eligible to apply.
Students apply via an online application system, the link can be found on the IHRM program page.
Before starting the online application, students should prepare the application documents. The list of application documents can be found on the "How to Apply" page of our website.
Campus France procedure
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
Algeria, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, the Republic of the Congo, South Korea, Ivory Coast, Egypt, United States, Gabon, Guinea, Haïti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mauritius, Mauritania, Mexico, Peru, Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, Taiwan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey and Vietnam.
Both the direct application to IGR-IAE RENNES and the 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.
If your country is not listed here, you will only have to send us your complete application file.