Fact Sheet

International Exchange
Fact Sheet
Academic year 2014-2015
Exchange Team Contact Information
Ms. Sara Plaisant
Head of International Office
Tél.: + 33 1 40 71 37 10
[email protected]
Ms. Delphine David
International students assistant
Tél.: + 33 1 40 71 37 18
[email protected]
ebs Paris new campus near the Eiffel Tower
EBS mailing address & website
Mailing Address:
International office
10, rue Sextius Michel
75015 Paris
EBS Website:
Academic calendar 2014-2015 and tuition fees
September 11th – December 19th, 2014
January 15th – April 24th, 2015
Orientation days : September 11th & 12th, 2014
Orientation days : January 15th & 16th, 2015
Application deadline : June 30th, 2014
Course selection deadline : July 18th 2014
Application deadline : November 14th , 2014
Course selection deadline : November 28th 2014
Orientation day is held on the first two days of each semester and it is compulsory.
Students will be briefed on the academic information regarding their semester.
Tuition fees (except for Erasmus students and non fee-paying exchange agreements)
Students from the Laureate network
Students from EBS network
4700 € per semester
Undergraduate student : 2200 € per semester
Free movers students
Postgraduate student : 3000 € per semester
5700 € per semester
Learning expectations International semester
• Language of instruction
All courses are available in English or French.
• Class format
Lectures, case analysis/presentations, projects.
• Class attendance and participation
Class attendance is mandatory.
Class participation is part of the student’s final grade in
most courses.
• Course grading
Grading scale from 0 to 20. 10 is the « pass grade ».
• Course load
Exchange students for one semester have to choose
classes from the course catalogue available (International
Master students can select courses in master 1 (year 4)
and in Master 2 (year 5) as long as they meet the
prerequisite requirements.
• Exams
Final exams are written in the last week of the semester.
Students have to stay in France until the last day of final
EBS Paris can’t provide campus accommodation but our Student Office can help them.
It’s the student’s responsibility to find his own accommodation.
Several options are available in terms of accomodation for students’ stay in Paris
Rent a furnished studio – via an agency or private individuals
Contact the Student Office for accommodation opportunities or website listings.
Stay in a private student’s residence.
Book online or check the availability with the following websites: www.nexity-studea.com / www.adele.org
Be part of the every day’s life of a French family : a private room in a Parisian home
For all details www.fac-paris.com
Be totally independent and share with a friend:
Housing agencies (means you will have to pay agency fees)
Apart of Paris (contact: Ruth Tchaparian)
203 bis, rue St Martin, 75003 Paris
Office + 33 1 42 72 21 40
Mobile + 33 6 75 74 95 22
Web site : www.apartofparis.com
For all questions regarding accommodation, please contact the Student
Office : [email protected]
French government’s housing subsidy
If they meet the requirements, students may apply for the “APL” subsidy :
The French government provides a housing subsidy for students called ‘APL’ (Aide
Personnalisée au Logement).
This subsidy is available regardless of nationality to all students who are paying
accommodation in France.
The amount of subsidy awarded varies according to income, the type of housing occupied and
the rent payable.
More information on the housing subsidy :
Website for the APL (only in French) : www.caf.fr
If you have questions regarding the « APL », please contact the Student
Office : [email protected]
Estimated living costs
Approximate costs of living
based on 2013-14 for reference
Accommodation (per month)
Transport (pass navigo metro 2
Food (per month)
Others expenses (entertainement,
shopping etc…)
Total (per month)
800 - 1200 €
300 - 400 €
200 €
1400 - 1800€
Please note that these prices are given as an indicator and can vary greatly.
French visa information
Non-European Union citizens
- If your stay in France for your studies is longer than 90 days : you must apply for a long-stay visa
- All students should follow Campus France procedures to apply for a study visa
- If your country doesn’t require to follow Campus France procedure, please get in touch with the nearest French
Consulate in your country
Citizens of a European Union country
- Nationals of EU member states, the EEA or Switzerland are not subject to the entry and stay visa requirement,
whatever the duration of their stay
Health insurance information & affiliation to the French student Social
For European Union students
- Before arrival in France, students should request the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) from their home
country’s social security center
- The EHIC proves that you have social security coverage in your home country, you will not have to be affiliated to the
Social Security in France
- If you choose a private health insurance instead of the EHIC, you will need an affiliation to a student social security
For Non-European students
- Non-European staying more than 3 months have to be affiliated to the French Social Security and choose a payment
- The student Social Security fee was 211€ for the academic year 2013-2014; the fee for 2014-2015 will be updated in
- Students will have to pay the social security fee by wire transfer prior to the start of the semester
Student services
Academic advising
Academic advising is available from the international coordinator and the academic department heads.
Computer services
Each exchange student is given access to the online University’s Student Information System and an email account
after he/she has officially been registered into the program. Computer facilities are easily accessible on campus.
Student card
Each student will be given a student card. This will give them access to all kinds of facilities and reductions in Paris
(example : cinema).