IUT de Saint Denis


International Semester - FAQ -

What is the International Program for Foreign Students in Business and Management Studies ?

The program is opened to European and International under­gra­duate students in Management and Business Studies. With the agreement of his/her institution, the student has the oppor­tu­nity to live an international experience. The program is also opened to French students.

When does the program take place ?

It is a one-semester program (15 weeks, 8 with courses and 7 of internship). It starts from the beginning of February and it ends in the middle of June.

What is the main language of the program?

English is the common language used in every course.

Where is it in France ?

The Iut de Saint-Denis is located in the Paris Region, in the town of Saint-Denis, northern suburb of Paris. It is very close to the centre of the French capital (9 kilometers), one of the world’s leading business and cultural centre. The Paris Region is also very highly intensive in higher education and research.

What is the Iut of Saint-Denis ?

The Iut de Saint-Denis has been founded in 1968. It is the professional branch of the Université Paris 13. It counts today 2 000 undergraduate students. Full-time professors and profes­sionals, academic courses, projects and internships insure trainings that are based on academic, practical and professional knowledge.

How much does it cost to follow the International Program for Foreign Students in Business and Management Studies ?

Regarding the tuition fees, there is no charge for European citizens as the syllabus is part if the European Erasmus Exchange Program. Accommodation, transport and food are paid by the student.

How can I find somewhere to live in France ?

Sorting out accommodation is the student’s responsibility. In order to help, the Iut publishes a list of resources and contacts.

Program purposes

Three main purposes define the program content:

  • acquire and develop key skills and knowledge in the field of Business ansd Management Studies,
  • focus on the international dimension of the field,
  • live a concrete professionnal experience in France or abroad.

Program content - Common courses

  • Business English
  • International Business Simulation
  • European Institutions
  • Introduction to Economic Policy
  • Economic Theory of International Trade
  • Human Resources Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Corporate Communication

Specialization courses (One choice out of two)

Financial and Management Control

  • Financial Control
  • Management Control


Operational and Strategic Marketing

  • Operational Marketing
  • Strategic Marketing

Optional courses (Two choices out of four)

  • Business French
  • French Culture
  • Cross Cultural Communication
  • Web Design

For further information about our International Program you can download the student's kit : click here

you can contact us via :

Post mail : Iut de Saint-Denis (Université Paris 13)
International Program for Foreign Students in Business and Management
Département Gea
Place du 8 mai 1945
93206 Saint-Denis Cedex

Karine Lamiaux-Charet, Head of the Department
+33 149 406 217

Elina Absalyamova, International semester administrator

Alexandra Chevalier, Assistant
+33 149 406 208

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