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Coming big bang for French Business Schools

January 25, 2015


This post is a translation from an article written by Olivier Basso, Associate Professor at CNAM and Thomas Durand, Professor of Strategic Management at CNAM and published in Les Echos on 23/01/2015 and available here: All rights reserved by the author and the publisher. This translation is only aimed at non-French readers who would […]

Are French BSchools the sleeping beauties of the international scene?

June 21, 2013


Having worked in many different parts of the world, I am still surprised by the almost inexistent presence of the French business schools on the international higher education scene. Hold on! You will certainly tell me, French business schools are very active. Indeed, they have sent and received students on exchange in many countries for […]

Students from southern Europe run away from the crisis to the North

August 16, 2012


A difficult economic situation pushes more and more graduates to complete their education in a foreign country least affected by the crisis. They hope to find work more easily after graduation. In Europe, young people are bearing the brunt of the economic crisis. Unemployment affects one in three young active in Greece, one in two […]

Malaysia as an international hub for higher education: too much or not enough?

June 14, 2012


Recently, several announcements have been made of foreign universities opening branch campuses in Malaysia (Herriot-Watt and the University of Reading from UK) or expanding their operations (Manipal from India opening a 20000 students campus). More importantly, the Ministry of Higher Education has indicated that it currently has 25 other applications from foreign universities to open […]

French students going abroad to bypass selective entry exams

September 8, 2011


As presented by l’Etudiant, the French education magazine, more and more French students, thank to the rules of the European Union, are choosing foreign universities for disciplines where the entry exam in France is very competitive (original article in French: ) Two examples: Study medicine in Cluj, Romania Since 2007, the year of Romania’s […]

Higher education and research: proposals from Terra Nova

August 25, 2011


While the presidential campaign starts, the left-wing think tank Terra Nova published on August 23rd a paper entitled “Make our students succeed, make France progress: Proposals for a wake-up call toward a knowledge society” . Yves Lichtenberger, former president of the University of Marne-la-Vallee is one of the rapporteurs. Anything consensual in this text in […]

A (R)evolution in higher education: Moves on the bachelor degrees

June 27, 2011


A (R)evolution in higher education: Moves on the bachelor degrees Rcently, several intesting movements have occurred around Bachelor degrees. Ohio State universities were told to develop 3-years bachelor degrees ( This follows the movement of other universities and private colleges (  Recently, an editorial in the Washington Post is also positive on this idea: […]