Master International / Application

International HR Management (IHRM) Master's Degree
Applications for the Academic Year 2018-2019:
Details Will Be Communicated Here in the Beginning of 2018

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Was your most recent degree obtained in France?
> Application Period 2018-2019: 10 February - 19 March 2018

For more information regarding a second application round in May 2018 (French degree candidates ONLY) please check on www.u-paris2.fr

Was your most recent degree obtained outside of France?
> Application Period 2018-2019:  C L O S E D 

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Academic Year 2018-2019

1 - ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
2 – APPLICATION PROCESS
     A) IF YOU OBTAINED YOUR DEGREE OUTSIDE OF FRANCE

          i) List of Documents to provide (including link to application form)
          ii) Submussion Instructions (2 step process)

     B) IF YOU OBTAINED YOUR DEGREE IN FRANCE

3 - RECRUITMENT PROCESS & DATES
4 - RESULTS

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1 - ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants will ideally have the following profile: 

  • A 4-year Bachelor’s degree (i.e. minimum of 240 ECTS credits) or equivalent, e.g. a 3-year Bachelor's (180 ECTS credits) and 1st year Master’s degree (+60 ECTS credits) in any discipline - preferably in Management, Law, Humanities, Human Resources.

    These academic pre-requirements are mandatory and will be verfied by the international academic commission of the University ("Action Internationale"). They ultimately decide whether or not an application is eligible based on the quality of the applicants' academic background.
     
  • Proven English proficiency: Admitted tests and target scores:
    TOEFL (IBT) >100 or IELTS (Academic) > 6.5 (no sub score under 6) or TOEIC > 860 (listening & reading) and > 350 (speaking & writing)
     
  • Professional experience in an international and/or HRM setting (e.g. internship, summer job, etc.)
     
  • A demonstrated passion for operating in an international environment, preferably at least an academic or professional experience in a country different from the applicant's home country
     
  • A high level of motivation for a career in HRM
     
  • The ability and willingness to live and work in France for the duration of the studies (1 year)
     
  • At least basic knowledge of French, which will enhance the student’s ability to find and integrate successfully in a French company**

Note: French legislation on apprenticeships allows foreign students to sign a “contrat d’apprentissage” (apprenticeship contract) provided they are under the age of 31 and EU citizens. Non-EU citizens have to have lived in France for at least 12 months to do so.

Foreign students, who are neither EU-citizens nor have lived in France for at least 12 months and thus are "primo arrivants" cannot sign an apprenticeship contract, but do a 6 month internship instead. 



2 – APPLICATION PROCESS

Based on whether your last degree was obtained in France or not, different processes will apply:

A) IF YOU OBTAINED YOUR DEGREE OUTSIDE OF FRANCE

For candidates whose current or most recent degree was issued from a university outside of France, please follow the application procedures below.

Applications for the Academic Year 2018-2019 are C L O S E D.
 

i) List of Documents to provide (Application Checklist)

Non-French degree candidates are required to submit all of the following documents (in the exact order listed, only clear legible documents accepted):

I. Within ONE email, the following TWO forms (Academic Background & Application Form) including the specified attachments need to be submitted:

PDF 1: Academic Background (please see page 4 for attachment details and page 5 for submission instructions)

PDF 2: Application Form (please see page for for attachment details and page 5 for submission instructions)

PDF 1/2: Academic Bakground CHECKLIST

Academic Background Form (fully completed)
   - download modifiable PDF here
   - download Word Doc here

Other mandatory documents to attach to the Academic Background file:

  • Copies of ALL university diplomas, certificates and degrees,
    along with the certified translation into English or French
     
  • Copies of ALL university transcripts,
    along with the certified translation into English or French
     
  • Official Description (issued by the university) of all previous study programs completed (e.g. university brochure / university website). For each degree obtained, all of the following information has to be included in the description:
    • Admission / access requirements
    • Official length of program (in semesters and years)
    • Mode of study (e.g. full-time vs. part-time)
    • ECTS credits required in order to graduate
    • Other program requirements (in order to graduate)
       

PDF 2/2: Application Form CHECKLIST

Application Form (fully completed and signed or checked off)
   - download modifiable PDF here
   - download Word Doc here

Other mandatory documents to attach to the Application Form file:

  • Cover letter (in English)
     
  • One page CV (in English)
     
  • One page essay (in English) on the following topic: "The Future of HR"
  • One (or more) academic and/or professional reference letter(s) or recommendation letters in English or French

    Each reference /recommendation letter must include the letterhead of the person who is providing the reference in order to be considered
     
  • Copy of Passport (applicants from the European Union may submit a copy of their ID if they do not own a passport)
     
  • Copy of English language certificate for all non-native English speakers: 
    ​The following language tests are accepted as proof of your level of English, along with the target (not required) score indicated:
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
      Internet Based Test: 100
    • IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System): 6.5 (no sub-score under 6)
    • TOEIC (Test of English for International Communications)
      • Listening and reading: 860/995 AND
      • Speaking and writing: 350/400

OPTIONAL:

  • Optional: Copy of French language certificate for all non-native French speakers **

ii) Submission Instructions (mandatory)

STEP I: Forms & Attachments

Within one email (addressed to jessica.radzimski@u-paris2.fr) send the following two PDF files:

PDF 1: Academic Background
The first out of the two PDFs to be submitted are your « Academic Background / Eligibility Check » documents - submit a single PDF

- consisting of the complete list of documents specified in the checklist above (in the exact order specified)

- entitled “SURNAME First Name_A.pdf” (e.g. somebody named Alex Smith would name his document “SMITH Alex_A.pdf”)

PDF 2: Application Form
Within the same email, attach a second single PDF file

  • consisting of the complete list of documents specified within the “Application Checklist” page at the end of the Application form (page 4) and
     
  • in the exact order specified
  • This second PDF should be entitled “SURNAME First Name_B” (e.g. somebody named Alex Smith would name their document “SMITH Alex_B”)

=> Send both those PDF files within one email to jessica.radzimski@u-paris2.fr.

=> The object of the email should be “Application IHRM 2018-2019”

STEP II: Online Registration Form
Fill out and submit the following online form:
 


 

B) IF YOU OBTAINED YOUR DEGREE IN FRANCE

For candidates whose current or most recent degree was issued from a French university, please follow the application procedures below.

Applications for the Academic Year 2018-2019 are open:
Feb 10 - March 19, 2018.

Consult the Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II website and the application section of the Paris II website to learn more. Download the dossier here.

In the meantime, if you wish to start preparing your application file, please make sure to have the following documents ready (in addtion to what is asked within the regular process):

- cover / motivation letter (in English) for both HR and the CIFFOP
- one page essay (in English) on the topic: "The Future of HR"

 

3 - RECRUITMENT PROCESS & DATES:

The pre-selection process and selection interviews are handled by the academic directors of CIFFOP as well as HR professionals and alumni holding top HR positions in international firms.

Pre-selection for candidates who obtained their degree outside of France will take place in April (TBC). Dates for the pre-selection for candidates who obtained their degree in France have not yet been established.

Candidates who pass the pre-selection phase will receive an email request for a selection interview. Candidates who do not pass the pre-selection phase will be informed at the time.

Selection interviews will take place in the spring, either at CIFFOP in Paris (preferred) or by phone/online for students who cannot attend in-person.

4 - RESULTS:

All application decisions will be communicated by email. No results will be given by phone.

Questions? Please visit our FAQ page or email the program coordinator Jessica RADZIMSKI at jessica.radzimski@u-paris2.fr 

 

* Please submit clear, legible copies. 

** Candidates are highly encouraged to have a least a basic knowledge of French in order to be admitted into the program. Therefore, to demonstrate their knowledge level, candidates are encouraged, not required, to provide a French language certificate (DELF, DALF, TCF, etc.).