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Student life

Get involved

The American Business School of Paris encourages its students to get involved in a number of student associations within IGS University:

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The Student Council (BDA, Bureau des Associations)

The IGS Student Council is elected annually by students. It organizes a number of activities including:

  • Orientation day
  • Events, themed weeks, US elections
  • Trips (e.g. Prague, Berlin, Venice, ski weeks)
  • Gatherings, Halloween celebrations, graduation party

The BDA also organizes events to promote and support humanitarian and charitable associations.

Follow the IGS Group BDA on Facebook.


CIS: The Council of International studies, “making Paris your home”

The CIS provides non-French students with a wide range of opportunities to get to know Paris, including:

  • Excursions
  • Visits
  • Trips
  • Assistance…


SST: School Spirit Team

The SST aims to create the atmosphere of an American campus in Paris and to follow the American lifestyle throughout the year.


Intercultural Club

The Intercultural Club is a program which enables Study Abroad students to meet students from IGS University.
To read more about this club, click here.



Students at the American Business School of Paris can take part in a variety of sports with other IGS University students, including:

  • basketball (men’s/women’s teams)
  • soccer
  • volleyball (men’s/women’s teams),
  • golf


Our basketball and soccer teams are highly ranked in regional university leagues.

Sports activities are coached by professional trainers and take place in a state-of-the-art sports facility, at the CDFAS (Centre Départemental de Formation et d’Animations Sportives) located in Eaubonne (25 minutes from Paris).

For more information about the CDFAS 

Logo label Génération 2024The American Business School of Paris is now certified “Génération 2024” by the Ministries of Education, Youth and Sports, and Higher Education, Research and Innovation. This certification is a recognition of our commitment to promoting sports-related activities and to helping students combine their sports practice with their professional ambitions.

Junior Enterprise

Work on professional projects for companies and get paid?
With the IGS Junior Enterprise scheme, this can become a reality!

“Junior Conseil” (Junior Consulting), a professional consulting firm run entirely by IGS University students, allows you to work on sales, marketing and communications projects, gain your first professional experiences and make money.

For more details:


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