Study in France

Why France?

France boasts some of the most prestigious universities and institutions worldwide. From the Sorbonne to Sciences Po, you'll have access to top-notch education and cutting-edge research facilities.
A degree from a French university is highly regarded worldwide, enhancing your employability and career prospects on the international stage.
Immerse yourself in a vibrant and culturally diverse environment. France's art, history, fashion, cuisine, and architecture offer an enriching experience beyond the classroom.
Various scholarships and financial aid opportunities are available for international students, making studying in France more accessible.
While many programs are offered in English, studying in France gives you the chance to learn or enhance your French language skills, which can be valuable in global job markets.
France offers a broad range of academic programs to suit diverse interests and career goals. Whether you're interested in humanities, engineering, sciences, business, or the arts, there's a program tailored to meet your needs.
Experience a dynamic campus life in France, with numerous student clubs, societies, and events that cater to various interests. Engage in extracurricular activities and make lifelong friendships from around the globe.
Compared to other study-abroad destinations, France offers relatively affordable tuition fees, and the cost of living can be reasonable, particularly in smaller cities.
France is known for its high standard of living and safety. As an international student, you'll be welcomed into a friendly and inclusive society.

Obtaining a student visa for France is straightforward, and the process is well-documented, ensuring a smooth transition to your new academic journey.

Visa Fee: The required fee for a visa is currently €99 Euros or 8738 Indian rupees

Credibility Interview: There will be a credibility interview the date would be set later on at the end of all the procedures.

From university dormitories to private rentals, France offers various accommodation options to suit your preferences and budget.
While studying in France, take advantage of your weekends and holidays to explore the country's breathtaking landscapes, historical sites, and world-famous landmarks.


Abdullah Al Mamun
Business Development Specialist at Smart BeeE Ltd,
Representing IES Business School, France

Studying in France opens doors to a world of opportunities, personal growth, and unforgettable experiences. Embrace this chance to broaden your horizons, develop a global perspective, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Your academic adventure awaits in France!

IES Business School Rouen

We are thrilled to introduce our latest endeavour as the exclusive representative of IES – business school in France. Partnered with Northwood University, IES – business school offers exceptional bachelor programs that pave the way for a promising future. The IES Business School’s vision is to train future managers who are innovative, creative, unifying and communicative.

Key Highlights of IES Program:

  • Students can earn a prestigious US Degree in Europe.
  • International students have the opportunity to work up to 20 hours per week while pursuing their studies, allowing for practical experience alongside aca- demic growth.

Upon successful completion of degree, international students can apply for a work permit in France. Non-European students with a job offer or work contract are eligible, with a stipulated minimum wage requirement. Students can transfer to the main campus in the USA whenever they want to. Furthermore, they can explore diverse learning environments by transferring to other International Program Centres based on course availability.

In IES Rouen, International students can also earn prestigious UK university degree. Partnered with Wrexham Glyndwr UK, IES offer Bachelor & Masters pro- grammes. For Masters of Business Administration or MBA top up programs, Non-European students can apply with MOI. We train managers who can use their skills, both in terms of specialisation and general culture, and to awaken their passion, their capabilities which are within them and which are just waiting to be expressed. Choosing IES Business School Rouen is an exceptional decision that can shape your future and unlock a world of opportunities.

Academic Excellence: At IES Business School Rouen, we are dedicated to academic excellence. Our programs are designed with a strong focus on practical learning, real-world application, and cutting-edge business practices. Our faculty consists of accomplished academics and industry experts who impart knowledge that prepares you to thrive in the competitive global business landscape.

International Exposure: Experience a truly global education! IES Business School Rouen embraces diversity, with students from various countries contributing to a rich and multicultural environment. Our international partnerships and exchange programs open doors to study abroad opportunities, providing you with a broader perspective and cross-cultural experiences.

Industry-Relevant Curriculum: Our curriculum is carefully crafted to align with the evolving demands of the business world. We collaborate with industry leaders to ensure that you gain skills and knowledge that are directly applicable to real-life scenarios, empowering you to make an immediate impact in your chosen field.

Career Development Support: Your success is our priority. Our dedicated Career Services team offers tailored guidance, coaching, and internship placements to help you build a thriving career. We foster connections with a wide network of corporate partners, enabling you to secure internships and job opportunities that match your aspirations.

Entrepreneurial Mindset: At IES Business School Rouen, we nurture an entrepreneurial spirit. Whether you aspire to start your own business or lead innovative projects, our programs and resources encourage creativity and provide you with the tools to drive change and bring your ideas to life.

State-of-the-Art Campus: Enjoy a modern and well-equipped campus that enhances your learning experience. Our facilities, including advanced technology labs, libraries, and collaborative spaces, cater to your academic and personal needs.

Alumni Network: Join a thriving community of successful alumni who are making waves in their respective industries. Our alumni network serves as a valuable resource for mentorship, networking, and career advancement opportunities.

Quality of Life: Located in the picturesque city of Rouen, you will experience an excellent quality of life during your studies. The city's rich history, cultural heritage, and welcoming atmosphere provide an ideal backdrop for a well-rounded university experience.

Student Support Services: At IES Business School Rouen, we prioritize your well-being and personal development. Our support services, including counseling, student clubs, and extracurricular activities, ensure that you have a fulfilling and memorable time during your academic journey.

Future-Proof Education: We understand the importance of adaptability in the fast-paced world of business. Our forward-looking approach equips you with the skills and mindset needed to thrive in an ever-changing global economy.

Admission Criteria and Required Documents


A formal application to Northwood University Program at IES


Evidence of English Proficiency


Original academic documents (in English or accompanied by a certified translation into English)
  • Completion of a high school degree/secondary qualification
    • Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (on a U.S. 4.0 scale)
  • Official transcripts from any college-level coursework.
Acceptable Forms of Proof of High School Graduation
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) (Arts or Sciences group)
  • All-India Senior School Certificate
  • Pre-Degree certificate
  • Pre-professional Certificate (pre-dental, pre-engineering, pre-medical, pre-agriculture)
  • Pre-university Certificate
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate (National Institute of Open Schooling)
  • Higher Secondary School Certificate (all streams other than arts and sciences)
  • Intermediate Certificate for Goa
  • Intermediate Certificate for Andhra Pradesh
  • Indian School Certificate
  • Certificate of Vocational Education Examination (CVE-12)
NOT Acceptable Forms of Proof of High School Graduation
  • All-India Higher Secondary Certificate (earned after standard grade XI)
  • All-India Secondary School Certificate (AISSC)
  • Diploma in education where admission is based on the 10-year secondary school certificate
  • Health Visitor or Multipurpose Diploma
  • High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate earned or Intermediate School Certificate after fewer than 12 years of schooling
  • Indian Certificate of Secondary Education
  • Matriculation Certificate
  • Pre-university Certificate earned after Standard Grade XI
  • Secondary School Certificate (SSC)
  • Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC)
  • Secondary School Certificate (National Institute of Open Schooling)
  • Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) Secondary School Examination Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE)
  • Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (Year 10)
Acceptable Forms of Proof of High School Graduation
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Expected Timeline of Completion / 12 years (four years or eight semesters from the initial start of the year nine)
  • Diploma in Technology. Expected Timeline of Completion/ 12 years (four years or eight semesters from the initial start of the year nine)
NOT Acceptable Forms of Proof of High School Graduation
  • Certificate in Education from a primary training institute
  • Diploma in Commerce from a commercial institute
  • Nurses Training Center, first and second year of the registered nurse program
  • Secondary School Certificate (SSC)
  • Technical Certificate
  • Technical Diploma
  • Trade Certificate Vocational Training
  • Vocational Training Institute Certificate
Acceptable Forms of Proof of High School Graduation
This section is divided into two “tiers.” All tiers are acceptable forms of proof of graduation. Each tier has a separate expected timeline for completion and builds upon the previous tier. Tier One
  • University of London General Certificate of Education (GCE) at ordinary level [Must pass five or more O-level examinations in separate subjects to qualify as an acceptable form of proof of high school graduation]
Tier Two
  • The expected timeline for completion of all Tier Two forms of proof of acceptable high school graduation is upon successful on time completion of year 13. Earning a Tier Two form of proof of high school graduation will advance the expected date of high school graduation two years from the on-time expected timeline of a Tier One document.
  • Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level [Must pass two or more A-level examinations in separate subjects to qualify as an acceptable form of proof of high school graduation].
Acceptable Forms of Proof of High School Graduation
  • Higher Secondary Education Board Examination Certificate (HSC) Migration Certificate
  • Proficiency Certificate (CTEVT) Intermediate Certificate
NOT Acceptable Forms of Proof of High School Graduation
  • School Leaving Certificate Examination (SLC) Secondary Education Examination
  • Lower Secondary Examinations

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