An international vision

Promotion 2013 of the Worldwide Alliance

Institut Paul Bocuse, the guarantor of French know-how internationally

A window on the world that promotes personal and professional enrichment essential to our business.

Students from all over the world

Institut Paul Bocuse provides training for Culinary Arts and the Hospitality industry. It transmits the technical and managerial know-how necessary to prepare its students coming from all the continents for the best careers around the world. It's home each year to some 500 students representing 37 nationalities.

Bilingual teaching

Fluency in English is indispensable. To encourage both written and spoken language skills, management classes and lectures are in English as from the first year. In the MSc in International Hospitality Management and the MSc in Culinary Management & Innovation programs, 100% of classes are taught in English.

Guest speakers and teaching staff

Financial management, Human resources, Sales & Marketing, Business Communication… Classes, internships and tutorial studies all have an international focus, reflecting the concepts and practices that shape our industry. Teaching staff are all leading experts in their field and fluent in both French and English.

Internships and careers

Internships in other countries are actively encouraged. All internships in France are with enterprises that offer a strong international perspective. With corporate partners including: Accor, Hilton, Hyatt, Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, Radison, Sheraton and others, the entire world is open to our students.
Our students can also count on a solid network of some 1,900 graduates, present in 33 countries. More than 70% of young graduates start their careers internationally.
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Student life

Choosing Institut Paul Bocuse means choosing a rich multicultural environment. At Ecully, students represent 37 nationalities. Together they create lasting relationships that are a valuable asset to their personal and professional development.
All year-round, exchanges, events and entertainment are held showcasing this rich and diverse student body.

International exposure and experience with Erasmus +

Since 1 January 2014, the Lifelong Learning program and Youth in Action have been replaced by the Erasmus+ program. As part of this program, Institut Paul Bocuse has just received a new Erasmus Charter for 2014-2020.
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Legitimate know-how recognized internationally, open to world-class competence and attentive to key international issues

Institut Paul Bocuse successfully accompanies professionals through technical training carried out on its premises or in the establishments concerned, and has been developing consultancy projects and training engineering services for more than ten years in response to requests by public and private institutions.

Institut Paul Bocuse exports its expertise in hotel and food service management and research while favoring the influence of the French ‘art de vivre’ in the four corners of the world.

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Institut Paul Bocuse
Château du Vivier
1A Chemin de Calabert
69130 Ecully - France
Tel: +33 (0)4 72 18 02 20
Fax: +33 (0)4 78 43 33 51

Immersion in the universe of gastronomy

Key figures

> 500 students from 37 nationalities, 40% are international students
> 1900 alumni, 70% of young graduates start their careers internationally

The Institut Paul Bocuse Worldwide Alliance

> 14 partners in 14 countries, all among the world’s top Hospitality Management & Culinary Arts schools
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The Shanghai restaurant-école

> Supervised by 5 graduates, students from the Institut can carry out internships in this restaurant and can participate in the training of students from the Jiangsu Food Science College and the Shanghai Institute of Tourism.
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