Cnam international

International strategy

To develop an international Cnam network

  • Center for Cnam representation abroad (Morocco)
  • Center in partnership with a local higher education institution (Lebanon, Côte d’Ivoire, Madagascar, China)

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Leader in the transfer of skills and higher vocational training course planning and design

  • Expertise: sandwich courses, VAE (recognition of prior learning), FOAD (ODL open distance learning), digital technology, entrepreneurship, skills/business area approach
  • Teacher training
  • Double diplomas
  • Mobility programs for students, teaching and institutional staff

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Key dates of international development

  • 1794 - The Cnam was founded
  • 1968 - Creation of Cnam Center abroad (CCE – Centre Cnam à l’Etranger) in Lebanon
  • 1975 - Initiation of the Cnam Intec and INP-HB partnership in Côte d'Ivoire
  • 2002 - Creation of the Institut International du Management (IIM - International Management Institute) of the Cnam
  • 2003 - First MBA in English at the IIM
  • 2004 - First international MA in Management at the IIM
  • 2015 - First international MA in Engineering sciences: Telecoms and Network
  • 2005 - Creation of the CCE (Cnam center abroad) in Morocco
  • 2008 - Creation of the CCE in Madagascar
  • 2010 - Creation of the international relations department of the Cnam
  • 2015 - Creation of the CCE in Côte d'Ivoire
  • 2016 - Creation of the European Pole within the DDEI (International and European Development Department)
  • 2017 - Creation of the CCE in China

Key figures (2018)

  • 29 locations abroad
  • 96 partnership agreements
  • 149 training courses deployed abroad
  • 7 international courses in France
  • 7 865 students abroad (14.3% of total number of Cnam students)
  • 3 500 international students and foreign students in France
  • 116 foreign PhDs
  • 35 thesis under joint supervision
  • 9 ongoing European research projects
  • 8 Erasmus projects + ongoing

Operating mode

A networking and partnership approach

Method of intervention

A policy of co-construction and skills transfer

  • Training course and certification planning and design
  • Co-diploma or double diploma systems
  • Teacher training
  • Mobility of students, professor-researchers and staff
  • Expertise: sandwich courses, VAE (recognition of prior learning), FOAD (ODL open distance learning), digital technology, entrepreneurship, skills/business area-based approach

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