FAQ - Future students

PSB Paris School of Business

Is PSB Paris School of Business a university?

PSB is a private Business School founded in 1974 that offers a degree in Business and Management related areas in French and English at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Executive levels. PSB also offers short programs and study abroad options.

 

 

Is PSB Paris School of Business an accredited tertiary institution?

PSB Paris School of Business is fully recognized at both domestic and international level. Please refer to our page on accreditations for further details.

 

 

Where is PSB located?

PSB Paris School of Business is part of Campus Cluster Paris Innovation located at 59 rue Nationale 7513 Paris. For a close look at the campus, please visit our campus page.

 

 

How many students are enrolled at PSB?

Around 4000 students are enrolled in a program at PSB Paris School of Business including 700 international students.

 

Programs at PSB Paris School of Business

Do I need to speak French to apply?

No knowledge of the French language is required. All of our degree programs are taught 100% in English. The team in charge of your time during your studies is fluent in English.

 

 

When are the intake sessions for Paris School of Business programs?

Paris School of Business has two intake sessions: Fall (September) and Spring (January) for most programs apart from the Master of Business Administration which only has a Fall intake.

 

 

What are the tuition fees?

Tuition fees depend on the program and length of studies. All information can be found on our tuition fees page.

 

 

What are the tuition fee payment options?

You may then decide between two tuition fee payment options:

- 1st Option: Down payment (upon registration) + remaining tuition fee balance before the start of classes

- 2nd Option: Down payment (upon registration) + two installments during the academic year (i.e. December + February)

Admissions

What are the admission requirements for a degree at PSB Paris School of Business?

Depending of the level of the degree (Undergraduate, Postgraduate or Executive), you will need to complete our application form and provide supporting documents. Visit our admission requirements page.

 

 

How do I apply for courses at PSB Paris School of Business?

There are two options to apply for a degree at PSB:

- Online application: Candidates may apply online at psbedu.paris

- Application via post or email: Candidates may apply by application form and sent by post (59 rue Nationale, 75013 Paris, France) or by email to admissions@psbedu.paris

Once we have received a complete application, candidates will be contacted for an interview with the Dean of their chosen program. This interview will be conducted in English on campus in Paris or via telephone/Skype for international students. 

 

 

Can I get credit/advanced standing for my previous studies?

You may be given credit for subjects completed and passed at other recognized higher education institutions or for a different course at PSB Paris School of Business.

The subjects must be similar in content and standard to those offered at PSB Paris School of Business and relevant to your current course.

 

 

How do I apply for credit/advanced standing for my previous studies?

You must apply to have specific units credited toward your current course at the same time as applying for a degree at PSB.

 

 

What is the deadline to apply?

There is no application deadline as application are streamlined on an ongoing process but it is strongly recommended to apply as soon as possible as seats are limited and allocated on a first come/first serve basis.

Visa application to study in France can take some time and we recommend international students to apply as soon as possible.

 

When can i expect an admission outcome?

Candidates will receive their admission result within two weeks after the interview date with the head of program.

 

 

How will I be notified of the outcome of my application?

All correspondence, including admission outcome will be by email. 

NB: Please add the domain 'psbedu.paris' to your safe senders list to ensure that our emails reach you safely.

 

 

What application documents do I need to submit for the BBA program?

  • CV/Resume
  • Copy of passport
  • Passport-sized ID photograph (preferably in jpeg format)
  • Motivation letter 
  • 1 recommendation letter (from a professor)
  • Proof of high school diploma – if in process, this may be submitted later upon completion of high school diploma + relevant transcripts
  • English language proficiency test score (TOEFL or IELTS accepted) – if you have not yet obtained your result, this may be submitted later upon receipt
  • € 90 application fee 

 

In addition to the above documents, TRANSFER STUDENTS (including IB Candidates) must submit:

  • Transcripts for all university studies completed
  • A list of courses currently being studied and pending results

 

 

What application documents do I need to submit for the MSc & MBA programs?

  • CV
  • Copy of passport
  • Passport-sized ID photograph (preferably in jpeg format)
  • Motivation letter 
  • 2 reference letters (academic or professional)
  • Copy of undergraduate degree certificate + relevant transcripts – if in progress, this may be submitted later upon completion of degree
  • English language proficiency test score (TOEFL or IELTS accepted) - if you have not yet obtained your result, this may be submitted later upon receipt
  • € 90 application fee

 

 

Do I need GMAT or GRE to apply for the MSc or MBA programs?

Paris School of Business does not require GMAT or GRE test scores for admission. 

 

 

What should I include in the Application Motivation Letter?

The Motivation Letter should reveal to the Jury of Admissions a unique image of yourself, your values, and the distinctive qualities that make you a suitable candidate for our program.

The questions below may be used as a guideline:

  • What are your career objectives? In what specific ways would studying at Paris School of Business help you to fulfill these objectives?
  • Explain how your study plan fits in with your previous training and career objectives
  • What are your strengths? What skills would you like to improve?
  • Discuss your extra-curricular/non-work related interests
  • Describe a situation where your objectives were not met and what you learnt from it
  • Please feel free to supply any additional information that you believe will be beneficial to the Jury of Admissions when considering your application

You can also refer to this page for more information.

 

 

What is the acceptance rate?

Refer to our website for further information about PSB Acceptance rate.

 

 

Does PSB Paris School of Business offer any Scholarships? 

Paris School of Business awards merit scholarships to candidates who have shown academic excellence and outstanding extracurricular achievements and dedication. 

  • Undergraduate Program: merit scholarship can run up to € 1,000.
  • Postgraduate Programs: merit scholarship can run up to € 2,000. 

 

 

How do I apply for the PSB Paris School of Business merit scholarship?

Candidates must send a Scholarship Request Letter to the Admissions Office along with their application, stating the reasons why they deserve to be awarded such scholarship (1 page maximum).

 

 

How do I register?

After receiving your admission letter, you will need to complete the registration form and send a down payment of your tuition fee in order to register and secure a seat in the program.

Life in Paris

Do I need a student visa to study in France? 

Students from non-European countries must apply for a student visa at the French Consulate or Embassy in their home country or country of residence. 

 

 

How do I apply for a student visa?

Upon registration, Paris School of Business provides students with a letter of enrollment (entitled ‘Attestation d’inscription’ in French). This enrollment letter is the document required for visa application. 

We will support you in the visa application by advising how and where to apply for his visa.

 

 

What are the estimated living expenses in Paris?

Cost of living in Paris is similar to major western capital cities yet more affordable than London, NYC or Singapore. For more details about the cost of living in Paris visit our dedicated page

 

 

Can I work while studying?

International students in France on a student visa can legally work a maximum of 964 hours per year (about 20 hours per week). Bear in mind that to succeed in your studies you will need to spend a large amount of time on studying.  Do not expect part-time work to cover all of your living expenses, but mostly as a way to get extra spending money.

 

 

Does PSB provide on campus accommodation?

PSB Paris School of Business is part of Campus Cluster Paris Innovation located in Paris. It is a city campus that does not own on-campus accommodation.

 

 

How do I find accommodation in Paris?

You can find more details regarding external providers on our dedicated page. Feel free to contact the admission department for further details.

 

 

Will I be able to learn French?

Oui! French language courses are delivered at beginner and intermediate levels and can be taken as an elective or an extra-curricular course during your studies. You will also have the opportunity to join one of PSB student clubs during your stay and be part of all organized activities.

Do you still have unanswered questions? You can send us a message from our contact page.

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