Excelia Business School has joined forces with ISIT to offer its BBA International and Bachelor First Year programmes in the Paris region.
Since the start of the 2020 academic year, Excelia has further developed its activities through a partnership with ISIT, a Paris-based major Business School for Management and Intercultural Communications. Through this collaboration, Excelia has launched its BBA International and Bachelor First Year programmes close to the capital.
ISIT, which holds the EESPIG label (awarded to not-for-profit establishments contributing to the public service of higher education and research), is a major Business School for Management and Intercultural Communications, based in Paris and Arcueil, educating students to become multilingual professionals working in the fields of marketing, communications, digital technology, legal affairs, translation, etc.
This partnership between ISIT and Excelia is part of a mutual desire to pool complementary skills and areas of expertise.
Arcueil campus... a dynamic well-connected campus at the gateway to Paris
The Arcueil campus, which was opened by ISIT in 2015, is a great place to study, to network and to relax, and is well established in its local area. Its close proximity to Paris is a real asset for students, who can enjoy the highlights of the capital and will find it easier to secure internship or work-study opportunities. Only 2 km from the 14th district, this part of the Paris suburbs offers lower rents than in the centre of Paris, while still being well served by public transport.
ISIT’s innovative Arcueil campus offers its students particularly attractive working areas: amphitheatres with video-conferencing facilities, mini-boxes for group work, classrooms with interactive whiteboards, an innovation laboratory equipped with the latest interactive technologies (ISITLab), and also a 300 m2Media Center, a library with a large collection of documents specialising in geopolitics, intercultural management and communications... the essential ingredients for studying in the best possible conditions!
Life on campus
Arcueil campus is served by the RER-B station Laplace (beside the ‘maison des examens’), 2 minutes by foot.
♦ The Valouette bus network
The Valouette bus network comprises 6 lines and covers the towns of Arcueil, Cachan, Fresnes, Gentilly, L’Haÿ-les-Roses, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre and Villejuif. Local residents can travel free of charge.
♦ The RATP
Various RATP buses, which includes a night bus, connect Paris and Arcueil.
- University Restaurants (RU)
For meals close to the campus, there are various university restaurants:
♦ RU Cité internationale universitaire de Paris – 17 boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris
♦ RU Cachan – 60 rue Camille Desmoulins, 94234 Cachan
♦ Cafétéria de L’ESTP – 28 avenue du Président Wilson, 94234 Cachan
♦ The Vache Noire shopping centre is only 5 minutes from the Arcueil campus. Bakeries and mini-supermarkets are also situated close by.
ISIT has signed partnership agreements with student residences near the Arcueil campus, which Excelia students can apply for.
ECLA campus – Palaiseau only 30 minutes door-to-door from ISIT
Fully furnished and equipped accommodation and 3,000 m² of communal areas (agora, dining areas, communal kitchen, gym, cinema box, e-gaming area, etc.).
KLEY student residences
Studios and flat shares offering excellent working conditions, and designer living spaces that encourage interaction: co-working spaces, gym, patio, rooftop... and a high-speed internet connection accessible in all spaces. Kley residences aim to make life easier for its residents with various services included (Wi-Fi, loan of equipment, etc.) and à la carte services available (parking, cleaning, etc.).
Kley student residences:
Paris-Bagneux only 10 minutes from ISIT and Paris-Gentilly only 20 minutes from ISIT.
Other useful sites for accommodation:
Paris City Council: Student accommodation
CIDJ – Paris: Day to day life – Accommodation
Crous de Créteil: Student accommodation
Union nationale des maisons des étudiants: list of residences in Paris and the suburbs
Jean Paul II student residence – Arcueil: only 2 minutes from ISIT (limited number of rooms available)
4 STUDEFI student residences:
Résidence Irène et François Joliot Curie – Arcueil
Résidence Eric Tabarly – Massy
Résidence Océane – Massy
Résidence Le Mermoz – Châtillon
- Culture and entertainment
♦ Billetterie du Centre Culturelle du Crous de Paris
This ticket service is open to all students in Ile-de-France (the 8 French departments of the Paris region): university students, BTS students, business school students, preparatory class students, etc. It offers access to a variety of cultural events (operas, concerts, exhibitions, shows, theatre, dance, etc.) at preferential rates!
♦ Pass culture
If you are over 18 years old and live in France, you are eligible for the Pass Culture: it is a web-based application which gives you €300, to be used over a period of 24 months from the year of your 18th birthday for local cultural events and online entertainment offers.
- Clubs and Associations
With a focus on educating students to become socially minded and responsible professionals, ISIT has many dynamic Clubs and Associations. It is worth noting that there are several associations that defend the values that are important to Excelia, such as Solidar’ISIT, which is dedicated to humanitarian work, Junior ISIT, which helps students develop their professional skills, and Carrières Internationales, which explores the workings and professions of international organisations.
And there is the flagship association the Bureau des Étudiants (student services office), which is responsible for providing a link between students and administration. This association organises the famous integration weekend and numerous activities and events that will help make your student life unforgettable!
Students enrolled at ISIT benefit from preferential rates for the Forest Hill clubs in Paris Ile de France, where they can enjoy various sports and fitness activities.
Study programmes available on the Arcueil Campus
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