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International University of Monaco

MSc Programs in Luxury

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At a Glance

  • 2 intakes: September and January*
  • 10 months of courses + internship
  • 60 US credits (120 ECTS credits)
  • Exists since 2006
  • Study trips in the most relevant luxury capitals
  • Applied Corporate Projects
  • Networking activities and events: Luxury Seminars, Business Conferences
  • A balanced program between theory and hands-on experience
  • A very diverse student body, in term of backgrounds, interests and nationalities
  • Strong international links with many different luxury industries
  • Personal development and managerial courses
* ONLY students holding a 240 ECTS/120 US credits degree with a specialization in the same discipline area of the Master program in which they wish to enroll may apply for Direct Admission to Term 2. The IUM Admission Committee will make a decision based on the candidate's academic profile and background.

  • Key Figures

    • An average gross salary of €68K within 3 years after graduation
    • Average number of languages spoken per student: 4
    • MSc in Luxury Management Class represent around 25 different nationalities
    • An average of 92 % Placement Rate at 3 months over the last 3 years
  • What are our alumni doing now?

    • 50% of our MSc in Luxury Management Alumni are working outside their native country.

      The 3 dominants industries that have hired our recent MSc in Luxury Management Alumni are:
      • 30% in the Fashion and Accessories industry
      • 15% in the Luxury Leisure industry (Tourism, Hospitality, Cruises, to name a few)
      • 8% in Jewelry and Watches
    • Alumni are currently working in very diverse and prestigious companies such as Richemont Russia, Christian Dior France, Louis Vuitton France, Begdorf & Goodman US, Chalhoub Dubai , Bottega Veneta France & Italy, Azzarro France, Gucci China, Quintessentially Germany, Le Fairmont Dubai, Ralph Lauren US , Four Seasons Jordania, Patek Philippe Germany , Genesys India, Montecarlo SBM MC; Cartier, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Hermes, Yacht Club Monaco, Prada, Ermenegildo Zegna, Salvatore Ferragamo, Saint-Laurent Paris, Lanvin, Faconnable, Valentino...

Two Master of Science Programs in Luxury




You need to confirm your specialization after the first common term (in December)

Student Profile


  • An international mindset
  • A specific interest for entering in the retail luxury sectors ( Fashion & Accessories, Watches & Jewelry, and Cars)
  • A specific interest in international marketing positions within the retail industry.
  • Ambition; you are a sales oriented student willing to develop an international career in luxury distribution.


  • To acquire unique specialization designed to meet the specific needs of the major brands in luxury retail.
  • To understand the implementation of marketing plans and international distribution strategies, analyzing the managerial fundamentals for luxury retail managers: Merchandising and Marketing, Business management, Customer service management, Sales team management.
  • To gain both the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to develop the skills that can lead you to careers in:
    • Retail Management (Retail Manager, Area Manager, Store Manager)
    • Luxury Distribution
    • Merchandising and Retail Buying
    • International Marketing

Student Profile


  • An international mindset
  • An interest for acquiring managerial expertise in luxury business
  • A marketing and communication orientation
  • An interest for setting-up a company in the luxury industry


  • To immerse yourself in luxury business management
  • To understand the implementation of a strategic approach to marketing management, analyzing the essential steps of brand management of luxury goods and services: Creation, Development, Promotion and Distribution
  • To acquire the theories and practical knowledge necessary for careers in:
    • Product and Brand Management
    • Communication
    • E-commerce and Luxury Distribution
    • Entrepreneurship

In the MSc in Luxury Management programs, we seek students who are passionate about a specific luxury sector or brand – and who are willing to make the effort to go beyond the surface, beyond the alluring and dazzling images that only capture the visible part of the luxury iceberg.

The objectives of our MSc in Luxury Management programs, with its three different areas of specializations, are:

  • to offer students the opportunity of acquiring a thorough knowledge or the luxury sector
  • to understand the luxury codes and the business logic behind the glamorous curtains of the luxury world.
  • to acquire a specific knowledge of the industry trends and international markets as well.

    These Master of Science programs are also designed to fulfill the needs of luxury brands looking for the next generation of international leaders. Luxury has become a global and highly competitive business. Evolving between a long tradition and constant innovation, luxury brands are looking for highly talented, innovative, and global managers that can create added value.

    To sum up, the MSc in Luxury Management programs in Monaco are ideal for students to meet the major players of the luxury industry.