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Accreditations and Certifications

Excelia Group

Label Conférence des Grandes EcolesConférence des Grandes Ecoles
Since 2007, Excelia Group has been a member of the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles, an association grouping some forty State-recognised Management Schools. Membership is based on stringent criteria relating to the school’s structure, recruitment methods, pedagogical approach, international dimension, relationship with the corporate world, student support and guidance, and the type of qualifications on offer.

 

Label Union des Grandes Ecoles IndépendantesUGEI
Excelia Group is a member of the Union des Grandes Ecoles Indépendantes. The UGEI, comprising 34 French higher education establishments, aims to further academic excellence. Its active members are CTI*-registered engineering schools and CEFDG**-certified management schools.


* Commission des Titres d'Ingénieurs is an organisation that evaluates engineering and management courses, helps develop the quality of education and promotes careers in engineering in France and abroad
** Commission d'évaluation des formations et diplômes de gestion is an organisation that evaluates programmes and qualifications in the field of management



 

Qualification Enseignement Supérieur Privé d'Intérêt GénéralEESPIG, State certification
Established by decree in July 2013, EESPIG* certification aims to bring together all private not-for-profit higher education establishments that sign a contract with the State. This contract, lasting several years, sets out the establishment’s strategic objectives in order to meet national priorities in higher education and research. To receive this certification, the establishment must prove impartial management and commit to being a not-for-profit organisation. To date, 56 higher education institutions have been awarded certification, including 8 management schools, of which Excelia Group is one.

*Établissement d'enseignement supérieur privé d'intérêt général – Private higher education establishment of public interest
 

La Rochelle Business School

Accréditation AACSBAACSB, a guarantee of international excellence
Since 2013, La Rochelle Business School has been AACSB accredited, an international label of excellence held by only 5% of business schools worldwide.
Founded in 1916, AACSB is the oldest of accreditations, whose aim is to evaluate the School’s mission, the qualifications of the faculty, intellectual contributions and the education programmes, with a view to ensuring overall quality and continuous improvement.
For students and parents, AACSB accreditation is a guarantee that the School is delivering high quality education. For businesses, it is proof that the School’s graduates are competent. It also benefits all stakeholders (graduates, local authorities, partners etc.) by confirming the School’s strength and commitment as well as promoting the local region.


 

Label EPASEPAS, a quality label for La Rochelle’s BBA and Master in Management programmes
In February 2014, the School was awarded a renewal of its  EPAS accreditation for the maximum period of 5 years. This accreditation guarantees that the students on these two programmes are receiving a quality, coherent and internationally-focussed education that complies with demanding specifications. EPAS is an international programme accreditation system operated by the international organisation, European Foundation for Management Development.


 

La Rochelle Tourism & Hospitality School

Certification TedQualUNWTO.TedQual
In 2009, La Rochelle Tourism & Hospitality School obtained UNWTO.TedQual certification for all of its programmes, the first French school of tourism to have done so. This ensures that the School is recognised in the tourism industry on an international level. The accreditation was renewed in 2014 for the maximum period of 4 years. 
International recognition for education programmes in tourism
The UNWTO.TedQual Certification System, created in 1999 by the World Tourism Organization with the support of the United Nations, is a quality assurance system for high-level education and training in the tourism, hospitality and the food and beverage industries. It is based on the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism and establishes standards of quality and excellence in education, training, savoir-faire and social skills at an international level. Its criteria also include research and teaching in tourism management and hotel management.

 

CFETCFET*
Being a member of the Conférence des formations d'excellence au tourisme is a guarantee of the quality of the programmes on offer and demonstrates the relevance of our qualifications in terms of recruiters’ expectations. The CFET also aims to promote the excellence of French programmes in tourism at an international level. La Rochelle School of Tourism’s MSc in Transformations of Tourism and Destinations, Msc in International Hospitality Management and Msc in International Event Management & Hospitality have been approved by the CFET.
*created by the Paris-Île-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry, at the request of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE - Ministère de l’Europe et des Affaires étrangères) and the Ministry for National Education with the support of the French Tourism Institute (IFT - Institut Français du Tourisme).

 

La Rochelle Academy

Label qualité Français Langues Etrangères FLEFLE Qualité – the French as a Foreign Language quality label
The IEF French Language Institute within Excelia Group has received the FLE Qualité label for its foundation courses in French as a foreign language.
The label is awarded by three different ministries (Ministry for National Education, Higher Education and Research, Ministry for Culture and Communication and Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Development) and is a guarantee of quality as regards the services offered (admissions, welcome, accommodation, administrative support, facilities), the education provided and the programmes on offer.

Rankings

La Rochelle Business School

 

Bachelor Business

Eduniversal 2018-2019 : 3rd/20 | Ranking – Bachelor/Degree in Negotiation, Sales, Trade and Distribution


The Bachelor in Business programme features in the Eduniversal 2018-2019 ranking in the category best Bachelor/Degree in Negotiation, Sales, Trade and Distribution (Négociation, Vente, Commerce, Distribution). The programme has been ranked 3rd out of 20 and has been awarded 4 stars. This ranking is a genuine recognition of both the academic and professional quality of the programme.
 

Le Parisien 2019: 13rd/46 | Ranking – Bachelor programmes
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La Rochelle Business School’s 3-year post-High School programme has been ranked 13rd in the 2019 Parisien Étudiant ranking of Business School Bachelor programmes. This ranking is not only proof of the academic excellence of the Bachelor in Business but also demonstrates that its students are fully prepared, on both an academic and practical level, to enter the corporate world or to continue with further studies.


Le Figaro 2018: Bachelor listing

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The Bachelor in Business features in the Figaro Étudiant listing of State-certified Business School 3-year post-High School programmes. This reference listing considers all practical information such as the average grade of students in the Baccalaureate (or international equivalent), tuition fees, admissions procedure, campuses in France and abroad, international accreditations etc. This information enables future students to select a quality study programme.

 
 

BBA International

Le MOCI 2018: 1st/7 | Ranking – 4-year post-High School programmes


La Rochelle Business School's BBA International programme has achieved the highest score in this 2018 ranking, and features at the top of a list of Bachelor programmes recognised for their excellence. This award is acknowledgement of the specificity of the BBA International which offers a wide range of international experiences throughout the programme.
 

Le Figaro 2018: 4-year Post-High School programme listing

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The BBA International features in the Figaro Étudiant listing of State-certified Business School 4-year post-High School programmes. This reference listing considers all practical information such as the average grade of students in the Baccalaureate (or international equivalent), tuition fees, admissions procedure, campuses in France and abroad, international accreditations etc. This information enables future students to select a quality study programme.
 

Eduniversal 2018-2019: 9th/25 | Ranking – Bachelor/Degree in International Management

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The BBA International programme features in the Eduniversal 2018-2019 ranking in the category best Bachelor in Management. This year the programme has been ranked 9th out of 25 and has been awarded 4 stars. This ranking is a genuine recognition of both the academic and professional quality of the programme.

 
 

Master in Management

Financial Times 2018: 7th place in the category ‘International course experience’ Ranking – Master in Management


After being awarded the American AACSB accreditation, in 2014, the Master in Management was featured for the first time in the prestigious international rankings of the Financial Times. Today, this ranking includes 100 major international schools. This year, La Rochelle Business School has been ranked in 7th place in the ‘International course experience’ category for its Master in Management programme.
 

Le Point 2018: 18th/38 | Ranking – Grade de Master

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The Master in Management, a programme equivalent to 5 years of post-High School education, has been ranked 18th by Le Point magazine in its ranking for best Grade de Master programmes. This ranking evaluates several criteria such as pedagogy, research, international dimension, entrepreneurship and even admissions selectiveness.

 
 

Masters of Science (MSc)

Eduniversal 2019 | Ranking – Master, MSc
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The specialisations of Masters of Science (MSc), offered by La Rochelle Business School, feature in the Eduniversal 2019 ranking. This ranking is a genuine recognition of both the academic and professional quality of the programmes offered by the School.

The Eduniversal ranking is based on the following 3 principal criteria:

  • The reputation of the programme
  • Graduate starting salaries
  • Student satisfaction
MSc Audit and Consultancy 5th in the category Audit et Conseil (Audit and Consultancy)
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MSc International Event Management 6th in the category Communication Événementielle (Events Communication)
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MSc Ingénieur d'Affaires, Management Industriel (MIND) 7th in the category Management Technologique ou Industriel (Industrial Management)
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MSc Sustainable Development, CSR & Environment 11th  in the category Management de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable (Environmental Management and Sustainable Development)
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MSc Purchasing and Supply Chain Management 14th in the category Achats (Purchasing)
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MSc International Business Management 19th in the category Commerce International, International Business (International Trade, International Business)
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MSc Global Luxury & Fashion Management 20th in the category Management du Luxe (Luxury Management)
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MSc International Hospitality Management 10th in the category Management Hôtelier (Hospitality Management)
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La Rochelle Tourism & Hospitality School

Bachelor in Tourism & Hospitality

Eduniversal 2018-2019: 5th/15 | Ranking – Bachelor/Degree in Tourism & Hospitality


The Bachelor in Tourism & Hospitality features in the Eduniversal 2018-2019 ranking of the best Bachelor programmes in Tourism and Hospitality Management. This year, the programme has been ranked in 5th place. This ranking is a genuine recognition of both the academic and professional quality of the programme.

MSc in Transformations of Tourism and Destinations

Eduniversal 2019: 3rd/5 | Ranking – Master, MSc in Tourism Management


The MSc in Transformations of Tourism and Destinations features in the Eduniversal 2019 ranking of the best Master/MSc in Tourism Management. This year, the programme has been ranked in 3rd place. This ranking is a genuine recognition of both the academic and professional quality of the programme.