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1. Gastronomicom International French Culinary Academy
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Gastronomicom International French Culinary Academy provides quality culinary arts career training in the south of France to students from around the world. Our certificate and diploma courses include hands-on French cooking and pastry classes (taught in English), French Wine lessons, Fine Dining Service courses, practical work experience placements (internships), and French language courses. You will receive a French Gourmet Certificate or Diploma upon full completion of your program.
Gastronomicom is located in Cap d’Agde which is located on the Mediterranean seaside between Montpellier & Perpignan. It is conveniently close to Beziers Airport about 120 km from the Spanish border.
We are not only a French culinary institute, but also a school where you can learn French Culture, the French language and professional vocabulary. Students from Europe do not require a visa.
Cap d’Agde is set in a wonderful landscape, with palm-trees, beautiful beaches, excellent Mediterranean food and the most important vineyard in Europe. It enjoys an extremely pleasant and sunny climate all year round.
3-Month Gastronomic Certificate programs:
- French Wine
- French Pastry
- French Cooking
- Fine Dining & Service
- Intensive French language lessons (optional)
- 4-month internship in a French hotel/restaurant (optional)
Culinary Diploma programs:
- 1-year diploma courses: 6 months of classes + 6 months internship.
- 2-Year Diploma in Gastronomic Food and Beverage Management.
2. AIM - Hotel & Tourism Management School, Paris
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Situated in the heart of Paris, Académie Intérnationale de Management (AIM) is an English-speaking hotel & tourism management school dedicated to the education and training of future international hospitality managers.
AIM is proud to be the very first Hotel Management School in Continental Europe to introduce and offer accredited and internationally-recognized Bachelor of Science in International Hotel and Tourism Management and Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Hotel & Tourism Management degree programs in the field of hotel and tourism management. In addition, we offer professional management certification programs (from 2 days to 2 semesters in length).
AIM has made major advances in the field of hospitality management training and enjoys a reputation for consistently high standards. Our US Licensed post-baccalaureate, Anglo-American degree programs are the equivalent of BS and MBA's earned in the United States or in the United Kingdom. They are supervised also by the French Ministry of Higher Education. AIM's determination to offer the highest quality of teaching that a school can provide, makes it today a respected leader in its field.
Hotel & Tourism Management Programs taught through English:
- Bachelor of Science (BS) in International Hotel and Tourism Management (3 years)
- Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Hotel & Tourism Management (2 years)
- Professional Management Certifications (ranging from 2 days to 2 semesters in length): Academic Management Studies (AMS); Financial Management Workshop; Online Hotel Revenue Management (offered by Cornell University) among others.
3. Marbella Design Academy
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Calling students from France and internationally! Founded in 1995, Marbella Design Academy is a leading international design school in Spain, that is state-recognized by the Ministry of Education. We offer 3-year BA (Hons) degree courses in interior design, graphic design & fashion design, subject to validation by Middlesex University in London, and taught entirely in English to students from around the world. The courses are quality assured by Middlesex University, and you will receive a Middlesex award on successful completion. Graduates can then continue to study for an additional year in the UK, to earn a Masters Degree at Middlesex University.
This is a great opportunity for students interested in these career fields to study in English in beautiful, sunny Spain at a lower cost than in the UK, yet receive a Bachelor of Arts degree awarded by Middlesex University.
Our school is located in a stunning purpose-built facility in Monda, only 15km from Marbella on the Costa del Sol in the South of Spain. Special needs students (individuals with a physical disability) are also welcome.
Besides all compulsory subjects taught in each course, students receive training in professional computer programs, such as Auto-Cad, 3D Studio Max, PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign & DreamWeaver.
Students can avail of Free Spanish classes during the academic year in all 3 years, and graduate with a diploma in Spanish. We also offer intensive summer courses in design.
3-Year Bachelor of Arts (BA) Honours Degree Courses - Taught in English: Subject to Validation by Middlesex University in London, UK
- Interior Design - BA (Hons) Degree
- Graphic Design - BA (Hons) Degree
- Fashion Design - BA (Hons) Degree
Students have the option of learning Spanish alongside their design course & will also graduate with a diploma in Spanish.
Intensive summer courses (2, 3 or 5 weeks) in 3D MAX; AutoCad; Illustrator; Photoshop; Fashion Design, Photography & more...
4. Bordeaux International Wine Institute
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Bordeaux International Wine Institute (BIWI), located in Bordeaux, France, is a school dedicated to the sale and marketing of wines and spirits offering the Master in Wine Marketing and Management Degree Program. The objective of this masters degree program is to equip the students with the business and technical skills in order to work as highly qualified executives in the wine sector. BIWI is a member of the INSEEC Group. All the courses are taught in English.
The INSEEC Group, a member of CampusFrance, constantly seeks partnerships with schools and universities outside France (having established more than one hundred so far) and thus can offer students a truly multicultural and multilingual education. The community of foreign students, very active on all 3 campuses, includes almost three hundred students and 20 nationalities. The group's striving for internationalism carries over to the Bordeaux Wine Institute, a third of whose students are foreign.
Bordeaux is situated 300 miles south west of Paris.
Master in Wine Marketing and Management Degree Program:
- The international wine economy
- The international strategy of the brands in the wine and spirits sector
- An in-depth approach to consumers' behaviour
- International Marketing
- Management and company strategy
- Marketing studies and research
-Launching and managing new products
- Direct marketing and sales promotion
- Distribution policy
- International advertising
& more ...
5. TEFL Paris
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Located to the east of Paris in Tournan en Brie, TEFL Paris is a English language teacher training school that provides a first-class TEFL certification course in one of the most romantic and popular cities in Europe.
Tournan en Brie is situated only 40 minutes from Central Paris by fast train (RER), and our training centre is 5 minutes walk from the station. Enjoy the best of both worlds - our beautiful private park provides you with the conditions for concentrated studying, while the inexhaustible delights of central Paris are just a train's ride away!
Recognised by organisations and institutions across the globe, our certificate course is totally validated by IATQUO (the International Accreditation of TESOL Qualifying Organisations). The course is open to applicants aged 21 or over, who have a university degree or its equivalent, or have university entrance qualifications and relevant work experience. We take an absolute maximum of 10 participants on each course.
We offer a friendly and professional environment in which to obtain your TEFL qualification. Our aim is to be ahead in terms of teaching quality and personal attention.
Internationally Recognised TEFL Certification: 4 week intensive TEFL course with 140 hours of tutor contact from highly experienced teacher trainers as well as practical teaching practice hours.
6. Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Pâtisserie
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The L’École Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie in Yssingeaux, in the Haute-Loire department, in southeast France near Lyon is a highly acclaimed pastry arts school run by the best Chefs in the world. We are a historic school with 28 years of experience in training the best Pastry Chefs in the world. We train as many as 1,000 professionals, students and amateurs every year and are recognized by the Bakers and Pastry Chefs as a leading school.
Our international programs are taught in English. We are a very small family style school. In 2010, we welcomed 160 students for our longer programs. Half of the student body is international. The ENSP is a school completely dedicated to French pastry. We have guest chefs that come from all over France and are recognized to be among the best in their field. Our longer programs are taught by our permanent chefs.
* French Bakery Arts: a 2 month course followed by a 1-month internship. There are 2 distinct levels: Initiating and Perfecting.
* French Pastry Arts: a 5-month course followed by a 2-month internship
* French Pastry Campus (Winter & Summer sessions) offering 2 distinct levels-- Initiating and Perfecting: a 2 month course followed by a 1-month internship.
* A la carte program
7. Ducasse Education, Paris
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Situated in Argenteuil, in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, Ducasse Education is a leading culinary arts school, run by the world-renowned chef Alain Ducasse. With 30 years of international experience, his restaurants had 20 Michelin stars in total in 2012. We provide intensive culinary programs for French students and international students from around the world. Taught entirely in English, our cooking courses are designed for beginners, career changers, culinary students and graduates, as well as professional chefs who seek excellence in culinary arts.
Ducasse Education offers a 2-month summer culinary program for beginners, a 6-month advanced culinary program for practicing cooks (12 weeks of cooking courses & 12 weeks internship in a French restaurant), as well as 5-day training courses for professional chefs which focus on specific topics. All of our cooking courses combine theory with plenty of hands-on training.
Alain Ducasse aims to pass on his knowledge, skills and expertise, along with the cultivation of excellence in the culinary and pastry fields through Ducasse Education. Our students benefit from practical training in our four state-of-the-art kitchens. You will be taught by top-level chef instructors trained within the Alain Ducasse team. Class size is kept to a maximum of 12 students to ensure the best individual learning outcomes.
Cooking Courses for International Students - Taught in English
- 2-month summer cooking course for beginners
- 6-month advanced culinary program for practicing cooks. This program combines 12 weeks of cooking courses & 12 weeks internship in a French restaurant.
- 5-day culinary training courses for professional chefs on specific topics, such as Hotel Catering & French Cuisine.