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Foundation Program

  • 1 year program
  • Full-time
  • Intake in September and January
  • Providing optimal preparation for Business studies in France



This full-time program is designed specifically for international students, willing to pursue studies in France.

During a semester or a year, students learn the basics in business subjects, attend class lectures, and enjoy coaching sessions designed to help them make the best possible choices for their future education.
This program also allows them to improve their level of English, by daily practice.

Students earn credits for each course followed, and receive a certificate of attendance and the related trancripts at the end of the program.


  • Entrance in one of France International Graduate Schools – FIGS schools.


High School diploma + IELTS: 5.0 (or equivalent)

Specific requirements for NON High School Diploma Holders :

The applicants who are not High School Diploma Holders – or the equivalent of the Baccalaureate degree – are eligible to be admitted in the Foundation program.

However, they should pass their Baccalaureate degree or its equivalent on their own during the Foundation year.

They may be enrolled in the BBA program after the Foundation year after validating their courses and obtaining the Baccalaureate or its equivalent.

The classes earned during the Foundation year are not transferred to the BBA program.


Program Content


Fall semester (Sept. – Dec.):

ENGL 101                   Academic Methodology

ENGL 120                   Critical Reading & Writing

ENGL 210                   Advanced Critical Thinking 1

FREN 110                    Elementary French


Spring Semester (Jan. – May):

ENGL 220                    Advanced Critical Thinking 2

ENGL 130                    Public Thinking

MATH 120                   Calculus

MGMT 110                  Intercultural Studies

SOCG 110                   Introduction to Sociology
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