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Clermont Presentation

  1. 2. Welcome to the ESC Clermont School of Management Lisa Fiacre, International Relations Manager Incoming Students
  2. 3. BUSINESS SCHOOL <ul><li>ESC Clermont is one of the 60 leading French Business schools founded in 1919 </li></ul><ul><li>2300 Students (Project to build a new campus within the next 5 years) </li></ul><ul><li>250-300 international students </li></ul>
  3. 4. ACCREDITATIONS <ul><li>Degrees are recognized & validated by the French Ministry of Education </li></ul><ul><li>French Management School accreditation body « Conférence des Grandes Ecoles » </li></ul><ul><li>AACSB accreditation (Dec 2005) </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>The ESC has been ranked for two consecutive years among the top 50 international business schools by the Financial Times </li></ul>
  5. 6. PROGRAMMES & ADMISSION <ul><li>Bachelor in International Business (ranked 3rd in France) </li></ul><ul><li>Master in Management : highly competetive entrance exams and ‘Pass World’ » for international students </li></ul><ul><li>Masters of Science : application with Bachelor’s degree or equivalent </li></ul><ul><ul><li>International Master in Cultural Diversity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MSc Finance & Accounting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Msc International Business Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MSc International Project Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>European Master in Human Resources Management </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Close links with local companies and businesses <ul><li>The ESC is a private institution managed by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry serving over 12,000 local businesses and entrepreneurs (advice, training programs etc..) </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Excellent location </li></ul><ul><li>ESC Clermont is in the heart of the city, close to the railway station, tramway, shops, hospitals, museums, cinemas and restaurants </li></ul><ul><li>Students can easily find accommodation in the vicinity of the school </li></ul>
  8. 9. CLERMONT-FERRAND Direct motorways to Paris (3.5 hrs), Lyon (2 hrs), Montpellier (3.5 hrs), good rail links, international airport
  9. 10. <ul><li>430 000 city and suburbs </li></ul><ul><li>35 000 students </li></ul><ul><li>4500 International students </li></ul><ul><li>6000 researchers </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Safe, peaceful city </li></ul><ul><li>Efficient local transports (tram/bus) </li></ul><ul><li>reduced pollution, affordable rents, shopping centers, restaurants, bars & state-of-the-art medical facilities </li></ul>GOOD QUALITY OF LIFE
  11. 12. NATURAL ENVIRONMENT <ul><li>National Park - dormant volcanos / spa-towns (outdoor sports –running, nordic walking, hiking, ountainbiking, hang-gliding, skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing etc…) </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>SPORTS </li></ul><ul><li>2 Olympic-sized swimming pools, ice-skating rink, rugby and football stadiums </li></ul><ul><li>66 sports federations </li></ul><ul><li>> 300 clubs </li></ul><ul><li>World-famous rugby </li></ul><ul><li>Team ASM </li></ul><ul><li>Clermont-Auvergne </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>CULTURE </li></ul><ul><li>Multiplex cinemas, theatres, </li></ul><ul><li>Museums, art galleries, </li></ul><ul><li>& cultural events </li></ul><ul><li>in the heart of the city </li></ul><ul><li>Annual International </li></ul><ul><li>short-film festival </li></ul>
  14. 15. LOCAL COMPANIES <ul><li>Local Economic Leaders : </li></ul><ul><li>Limagrain (agri-food sector) </li></ul><ul><li>MSD Chibret (Pharmaceuticals) </li></ul><ul><li>IBM Cap-Gemini (Information Technology) </li></ul><ul><li>Alcan-Rhenalu (Metallurgy) </li></ul><ul><li>Michelin HQ </li></ul>
  15. 16. Work experience <ul><li>At least 70% of students will do a ‘sandwich-year’ to increase their work experience though internships in France and abroad </li></ul><ul><li>A special apprenticeship program enables students to work during their studies </li></ul>
  16. 17. Preparing for a successful career <ul><li>The ESC alumni association : over 4400 active members worldwide (networking activities, career development, expertise) </li></ul><ul><li>96% of graduates find work within 6 months of graduation / 50% before graduation </li></ul>
  17. 18. ESC INTERNATIONAL <ul><li>The ESC encourages an international Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange of students, staff & professors </li></ul><ul><li>Since 1997-Annual International Week (30 international faculty) global village & research workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Programs in English, </li></ul><ul><li>content-based </li></ul><ul><li>language courses… </li></ul>
  18. 19. International Partnerships <ul><li>117 partner institutions </li></ul><ul><li>(44 countries) </li></ul>
  19. 20. Exporting resources <ul><li>Tempus project (Serbia) </li></ul><ul><li>Development of a business school in Yaoundé, Cameroon </li></ul>
  20. 21. International Exchange Programs <ul><li>Over 250 International Exchange students, 1 week to 1 year (intensive programs, Erasmus partnerships, dual-degree programs, “Freemovers”) </li></ul>
  21. 22. <ul><li>Over 300 outgoing students semester exchange programs, dual degrees, internships </li></ul>
  22. 23. Why study in Clermont ? <ul><li>Friendly, accessible and helpful administrative and pedagogical staff </li></ul>
  23. 24. <ul><li>Individual academic guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Plenty of opportunities to work and socialize with French students </li></ul>
  24. 25. Partnerships to facilitate the integration of international students : <ul><li>Local immigration office : </li></ul><ul><li>residency formalities </li></ul><ul><li>The City of Clermont’s International Relations Bureau : study abroad scholarships, twin city program, international student rally </li></ul>
  25. 26. <ul><li>MOVERSIA Partner housing agency finds private housing in the vicinity of the school for international students (arrival, moving in, formalities) </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  26. 27. Varied range of extra-curricular activities <ul><li>25 Student associations offer diversity in social, business, cultural, sporting and charity fields </li></ul>
  27. 28. <ul><li>ESC student associations dedicated to welcoming and integrating international students (AIESEC, WELCOME ESC … </li></ul>
  28. 29. <ul><li>The Clermont “ WORLDTOP ” association for welcoming international students organizes regular events with local French families </li></ul>
  29. 30. <ul><li>Guided tours & Picnics </li></ul><ul><li>Sightseeing trips and visits </li></ul><ul><li>Thematic parties and meals </li></ul><ul><li>Karting / Skiiing </li></ul><ul><li>End of year </li></ul><ul><li>dinner </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese New </li></ul><ul><li>Year </li></ul>
  30. 31. <ul><li>We look forward to welcoming you soon ! </li></ul>