FOUNDATION PROGRAM

THE CAMPUSES

  • Lyon, Campus René Cassin – This very modern campus, reunites almost all our schools in one place, and is a few minutes away from Lyon’s city center and old historical town. The Foundation Program in Lyon is operated by CEFAM Business School.

 

  • Paris, Campus Parodi – Nearby the banks of the famous Canal St-Martin, the lively atmosphere and student oriented environment makes life on the campus pleasant. The Foundation Program in Paris is operated by The American Business School Paris.

1 year / 1 semester program

Full Time

January - September

(Beginning of January - CEFAM)

(29th of January 2018 - The American Business School)

6 000 €

Approximate fees

THE PROGRAM

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.
The program covers topics such as:

  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Academic methodology
  • Critical thinking
  • Public speaking
  • Foreign Languages
  • Calculation

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

 

PROGRAM IN LYON, OPERATED BY CEFAM BUSINESS SCHOOL

 

  • Fall Semester

    • ENGL101: Vocabulary & reading comprehension
    • ENGL102: Business English
    • ENGL103: English Grammar & Syntax
    • ENGL104: Writing Workshop
    • FREN 110 or 120: French Language
    • FREN150: French Culture (1 Credit US)

  • Spring Semester

    • ECON120: Principles of Microeconomics
    • ENGL110: English Composition I
    • ENGL120: Communication & Academic Methodology
    • FREN110 or 120: French Language

 

PROGRAM IN PARIS, OPERATED BY THE AMERICAN BUSINESS SCHOOL

 

  • Fall Semester

    Academic Methodology

    • ENGL120: Critical Reading & Writing
    • ENGL210: Advanced Critical Thinking 1
    • FREN110: French Language

  • Spring Semester

    Advanced Critical Thinking 2

    • ENGL130: Public Thinking
    • MATH120: Calculation
    • MGMT110: Intercultural Studies
    • OCG110: Introduction to Sociology