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: www.ebs-paris.com Academic calendar 2014-2015 and tuition fees FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER 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 semester). 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 exams. Accommodation 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 : http://www.campusfrance.org/en/page/housing-assistance-students Website for the APL (only in French) : www.caf.fr If you have questions regarding the « APL », please contact the Student Office : [email protected] for Estimated living costs Approximate costs of living based on 2013-14 for reference Accommodation (per month) Transport (pass navigo metro 2 zones) http://www.transilien.com/static/tarifs/f orfait-navigo-semaine-mois Food (per month) Others expenses (entertainement, shopping etc…) Total (per month) 800 - 1200 € 67,10€ 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 Websites: http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/getting-a-visa/ http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/ www.campusfrance.org 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 Security 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 center For Non-European students - Non-European staying more than 3 months have to be affiliated to the French Social Security and choose a payment center - The student Social Security fee was 211€ for the academic year 2013-2014; the fee for 2014-2015 will be updated in July - Students will have to pay the social security fee by wire transfer prior to the start of the semester Websites: http://www.campusfrance.org/en/page/frances-health-care-system 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).
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