Founded in 1900, Audencia is one of Europe's leading business schools. It is regularly ranked in top rankings such as the Financial Times, and is accredited by EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. As a result, Audencia is part of the very select group of Business Schools worldwide that hold this triple accreditation. As the first Management School in France to adhere to the United Nations Global Compact initiative and a signatory to its Principles of Responsible Management Education, Audencia made an early commitment to train and guide the development of future managers and responsible entrepreneurs. Audencia offers management and communication programs from bachelor to doctorate level. It has signed agreements with more than 300 academic institutions abroad, and more than 180 national and international companies. It has more than 5,300 students, a faculty of nearly 120 professors-researchers and a network of more than 26,000 alumni.