The International Program in Business and Economics (IPBE) proposes a wide curriculum entirely taught in English. This program was established for students who are seeking the development of their skills and knowledge in Economics and Management in an international context. This program is open during Fall or Spring semester and is also available for Full Year.    

This exciting program allows students from various French language levels to design a program to fit their needs. Students can take a full course load in English alongside a 6 ECTS French as a Foreign Language course.

A minumum of an A2 in French language  is required for all students, even those taking a full course load in English. A B2 English language level is required for non-native English speakers. Pending course availablilty and language level, qualified students at the B1 level and above in French may also be able to design a schedule with some business and economics courses taught in French. 

HOUSING AND MEALS

ISEP students live in a university residence hall and recieve a meal stipend. 

Program Website

Course Description

Upper-level students in international business can take a full course load of business courses in English during the Fall or Spring semester. Example courses include: 

  • International Trade & Finance
  • Managing Global Organizations
  • Marketing
  • European Competition Policy
  • Business Economics

To view the list of courses available, please click on the links below: 

Course outline by semster in English

Course outline by semester in French

Courses Syllabi in English for Fall and Spring - Undergraduate

Courses available in English for Fall and Spring - Graduate (Open to undergraduate students in the fourth year of their degree program)

Website for Course Availability

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Aix-Marseille Université

Aix-Marseille enrolls 77,000 students including 10,000 international students. The program is located in Aix-en-Provence, a city of about 150,000 inhabitants in the South of France, between the Mediterranean Sea and...

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Academics

Undergraduate
(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Business Recommended!

    Economics

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 85
  • IELTS Score: 6.5
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • Number of language semesters completed 0
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

All students must have already studied Economics and/or Management as a prerequisite. Students must attach a document in the "Additional Documents" section listing the Economics and/or Management courses they have already taken.

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Learning

Graduate
(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Business: Recommended!

    Business Management Economics Finance International Business/Trade/Commerce

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 85
  • IELTS Score: 6.5
  • LPR Required
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

All students must have already studied Economics and/or Management as a prerequisite. Students must attach a document in the "Additional Documents" section listing the Economics and/or Management courses they have already taken.

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

Crossover between programs is not permitted. 

The undergraduate program is for local students in the 3rd and final year of the Bachelor program at the Faculty of Economics and Management. It is suitable for upper-level undergraduate exchange students in the third or fourth year of their degree program. 

Language Requirements

All students must provide a Language Proficiency Report for French, even if they wish to taken courses taught in English.

A minimum of an A2 level of French language proficiency is required for students planning to take all courses in English.

A B1+ level of French language proficiency is required for students wishing to take a combination of courses in French and English.

Non-native English speakers must provide a TOEFL or IELTS (see min. scores below), or an ISEP Language Evaluation at a minimum B2 level of English language proficiency, if they plan on taking courses in English. 

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible. 

VISA/RESIDENCE PERMIT: Most students attending this program will be required to obtain a visa/residence permit. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here.

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