The Master in Economic Affairs (MEA) is a fulltime degree taught in English, designed for international and French university graduates. The program provides students with an opportunity to develop a broad understanding of key economic issues in international affairs and an in-depth knowledge of practical European and international business skills and practices. Course content focuses on specific European and international trade and financial policies and business transactions using analytical tools from economics, political science, management, business and law.
The program provides companies with managers ready to deal with intercultural management and international trade situations. The MEA is ideal for students who wish to deepen their knowledge of international affairs theory and practice, those who aspire to a career in the international arena, those who wish to add an international dimension to their educational background, those who want to take part in a multicultural experience in a culturally rich and dynamic environment, those who desire to strengthen their proficiency in English and acquire basic language skills in French.
September to November: Students register for a three-month program (DU: university diploma), specifically designed for the MEA foreign students who do not speak French. The DU program offers intensive elementary-level language courses in French, intermediate-to-advanced level language courses in English, remedial courses in international economics, a business trip and access to cultural and intercultural activities and events.
December to June: Courses for the MEA start in December.
Semester 1: (30 ECTS - 300 hours)
Semester 2: (30 ECTS - 210 hours)
The program prepares students for a broad range of careers in the international business and trade areas:
The aim of the MBA is to develop knowledge of business and management to an advanced level. The program includes a strong focus on finance. It is taught entirely in English by visiting European and international professors and professionals as well as faculty staff.
Various teaching and assessment methods are used. During the seminars there are course-work based assessments such as exercises, case studies and group projects, as well as tests and a final report on the internship completed in the second semester.
The program prepares students for executive positions in company headquarters or subsidiaries.