Created in 1980 by Marc Sellam, the IONIS Education Group is the first group of private, higher education in France. The 24 schools and entities* of the Group bring together nearly 27,000 students and 70,000 alumni in the fields of business, marketing, communication, management, finance, information technology, digital, aerospace, energy, transport, biotechnology and innovation. The self-defined mission of the IONIS Group is to bring forth new business intelligence today and tomorrow. In 2017, the IONIS Group is expanding its borders with the creation of interdisciplinary urban campuses in foreign metropolises (Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels and Geneva). Strong international scope, attachment to innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, and veritable ‘‘culture of adaptability and change’’, these are the main values taught to the future alumni of the IONIS Group - key actors in tomorrow’s economy.