Cnam international

International strategies

Develop Cnam international network

  • Cnam's representative center abroad (Morocco)
  • Cnam's center abroad, in partnership with a local higher education institution (Lebanon, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, China)

Be a leader in skills transfer and higher vocational engineering

  • Expertise: work-study dual system ("alternance"), validation of prior experience (VAE), distance learning (FOAD), digitalization, entrepreneurship and skill block approach
  • Training of trainers
  • Double degree
  • Mobility programs for students or adult-learners, teaching and non-teaching staff

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Key dates in international development

  • 1794 - Creation of Cnam
  • 1968 - Creation of Cnam center abroad (CCE) in Lebanon
  • 1975 - Start of the Cnam Intec and INP-HB partnership in Ivory Coast
  • 2002 - Creation of the International Institute of Management of Cnam (IIM)
  • 2003 - Opening of the first MBA taught in English at the IIM
  • 2004 - Opening of the first Master in Management taught in English at the IIM
  • 2005 - Creation of Cnam center abroad in Morocco
  • 2008 - Creation of Cnam center abroad in Madagascar
  • 2010 - Creation of the Cnam international and european development department (DDEI)
  • 2015 - Creation of Cnam center abroad in Côte d'Ivoire
  • 2016 - Creation of Pole Europe of the DDEI
  • 2017 - Creation of Cnam center abroad in China

Key figures (2018)

  • 29 locations abroad
  • 96 partnership agreements
  • 149 training programs deployed abroad
  • 7 international training programs in France
  • 7,865 adult learners/students abroad (14.3% of total Cnam adult learners)
  • 116 foreign doctoral students
  • 35 joint theses
  • 9 ongoing European research projects
  • 8 ongoing Erasmus+ projects

Operating mode

A logic of network and partnership

Intervention modes

A policy of co-construction and skills transfer

  • Training engineering
  • Joint degree or double degree
  • Training of trainers
  • Mobility of students, researchers, teaching and non-teaching staff
  • Expertise: work-study dual system ("alternance"), validation of prior experience ("VAE"), distance learning ("FOAD"), digitalization, entrepreneurship, block of skills approach

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