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ISC PARIS Business School

The ISC Paris Group is an independent, privately-owned French higher education group, founded in 1963, and created out of the vision of its founder, Paul Icard. It offers diplomas and certified courses in management to students and professionals as well as an academic business incubator. 

PhD Programmes

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  • ISC Paris was founded in 1963 as a non-profit stand-alone business school under the 1901 Non-Profit Association Act. 
  • The School is fully recognized by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation and by the main accreditation institutions in the national context. ISC Paris has developed a strategy and programme offer that responds appropriately to the actual context.


  • ISC Paris’ ethos towards academic depth can be identified in the quality of the faculty, their commitment to the continuous development of course content as well as how the programmes content is used before, during and after the class and the expectations towards students.
  • Internationally qualified researchers teach alongside experienced practitioners to bring both academic excellence and practical skills into the teaching and learning process. All programmes embody a balance of theory and practice in line with the School’s mission to produce true professionals of a high academic standard.
  • The programmes content encompasses a theoretical approach with fundamentals and a practical experience.


  • The School has conducted significant research in the fields of administration and related disciplines, which has allowed to advance in knowledge to the benefit of its programmes and to society in general.
  • The intellectual contribution portfolio of ISC Paris is focused mainly on articles in peer-reviewed journals, but also includes relevant research outlets such as practice-oriented research articles, pedagogical innovation articles and case studies. 
  • ISC Paris’ research outputs are of a high standard, the School benchmarks the quality and level of its faculty intellectual contributions against both national and international classification standards.


  • Strong network of 18 000 alumni , regular events in Paris but also around the world proud and active alumni network. 
  • The ISC Paris alumni network—symbolized by our annual “Hall of Fame”—includes graduates with fulfilling and fascinating careers. We offer a variety of events and opportunities to bring together our past, current, and future students.


Student services

  • Student Office: This office provides general services and advice to students for all matters concerning their studies.
  • International Office: The International Office staff assist students in all matters concerning their projects to study or work abroad as part of their academic programme.
  • Student Enterprises Office: Provides support and guidance for students involved in the management of their student enterprises.
  • Career Office: The School offers online tools dedicated to job (Jobteaser platform) and internship hunting and conducts an alumni survey each year with the results available to students for guidance on hiring and future careers.
  • Internship Office

Housing services

  • ISC Paris helps international students in their search for accommodation by providing them with lists of websites/contacts and information where they can do your research.
  • CosmoPol, one of ISC Paris student organizations which takes care of the integration of foreign students is available to help them find housing.

Library services

  • ISC Paris Multimedia Centre offers access to a wide range of resources through its virtual library, such as management books, peer reviewed journals (Sciencedirect Complete Freedom collection, EBSCO Business Source), and business sources (Europresse). 
  • The Centre also has access to the network Sudoc, which allows it to obtain material from all the major libraries in France.

ICT services

  • The ISC library provides computers, wifi, you can also make copie and scan, with your ISC student card.

Medical services

  • We have a partnership with the CROUS healthcare system. However, there is no facility on campus.

Student Life

Campus life

  • ISC Paris occupies three buildings in Paris and Levallois-Perret, a contiguous suburb, covering 7000m2. 
  • All classrooms and lecture halls have workstations with video capacity and BYOD wireless access. 
  • ISC Paris provides an additional 25 offices over two floors entirely dedicated to the Student Enterprises, a multimedia centre, a co-working area “Agora” and a cafeteria.
  • An open space is reserved for faculty and another for the School’s Incubator. Both cover over 300m2 and are equipped with meeting rooms, IT resources and facilities.

Sports facilities

  • AIDE MONDIALE (2001). Defends the cause of children in Benin, Philippines, Madagascar and Peru.
  • BDS (since 1963). Offers opportunities for students to join a team and practice a sport throughout the year.
  • MOTORS (since 2008). Promotes motor sports through sporting and humanitarian events..
  • FANE. Is the first e-sport unit of ISC Paris. It promotes and develop e-competitions, LAN events and networking in the videogames industry.

Student clubs

  • YOUR (since 1970). Has an economic and educational purpose. It acts as a consulting firm and offers market research, business plans or satisfaction surveys services to companies in the field of marketing and finance.
  • COSMOPOL'ISC (since 2006) Is in charge of welcoming and providing support to international students at ISC Paris.
  • NETWORK. First-job search service in France for a student enterprise. It also organizes the ISC Paris Gala.
  • STUDIO (since 2007). Comprises twenty students and promotes fashion and luxury through various events such as private sales and the National Competition of Young Designers (CNJC), Studio's flagship project



International accreditations:

  • AACSB: The School is AACSB accredited since 2017.
  • AMBA: The MBA and Programme Grande Ecole (Master in Management) are AMBA accredited.
  • EPAS: The Programme Grande Ecole (Master in Management) is EPAS accredited.


National accreditations:

  • The Programme Grande Ecole (Master in Management) is accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research with the Visa (since 1980) and Grade de Master (since 2005). The Grade de Master reaccreditation in 2018 was granted for 4 years (maximum possible in France is 5 years).
  • The School holds the status of EESPIG since 2016, a quality label necessary to secure public funding.

Levallois-Perret, Île-de-France, France

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