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: TBA

Was your most recent degree obtained outside of France?
> Application Period 2018-2019:  TBA

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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:

  • 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.
     
  • Proven English proficiency: 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 will be open: TBA

 

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):

  • Application Form 2018-201(fully completed and signed)
     
  • 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)
       
  • One page CV (in English)
     
  • Cover letter (in English)
     
  • One page essay (in English) response to the following question: Subject TBA
  • One (or more) academic and/or professional reference letter(s) in English or French

    Each reference letter must include the letterhead of the person who is providing the reference in order to be considered
     
  • 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
         
  • Copy of Passport (applicants from the European Union may submit a copy of their ID if they do not own a passport)

OPTIONAL:

  • Optional: Copy of French language certificate for all non-native French speakers **
  • Optional: Additional documents to support the application

ii) Submission Instructions (mandatory)

For the academic year of 2017-2018 there are TWO steps to complete your application.

Please note that only after both those steps have been completed (with all the mandatory information required), will a confirmation receipt be sent out to the applicant per email.

STEP I: Application Form & Attachments

Submit your complete application (as per 'Application Checklist'):

- in one single PDF document, 
- entitled “LAST NAME_First name.pdf”
- in the exact order as listed above (see 'Application Checklist')

per email to jessica.radzimski@u-paris2.fr

Before sending in your application, make sure to carefully go over the checklist with respect to documents and order (e.g. this year a copy of your passport is required)! 

STEP II: Online Registration Form

Fill out completely and submit the following
>> Online Form <<  

 

After having receiced both parts (I & II) the program assistant Jessica Radzimski will send the applicant
an acknowledgement of receipt of the complete application
to the email address the applicant provided.


After candidates submit their applications, their candidacy will be processed in two phases.

Phase 1: Diploma eligibility approval by the Action Internationale department of the University

  • The Action International depatment will review all students diplomas and academic achievements to determine whether they are eligible to apply for the program (i.e. pursue a 2nd year Master in France).
  • Candidates will be informed of their eligibility status by email.

Phase 2: CIFFOP application review

  • The CIFFOP Admission Committee will review the applications of students whose diplomas were deemed eligible by the Action Internationale department. 
  • Students who pass the pre-selection will be invited for an interview (please see 3 - RECRUITMENT PROCESS & DATES below for more information).

 

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 will be open: TBA

 

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

In the meantime, if you wish to start preparing your application file, please make sure to have the following documents ready:

  • Cover letter in English
  • One page CV in English
  • One page essay response to the following question:
    • Why do you want a career in human resources?
  • One (or more) academic and/or professional reference letter(s) in English or French
    • Each reference letter must include the letterhead of the person who is providing the reference in order to be considered
  • Copies of ALL university certificates and degrees, along with the certified translation into English or French (if applicable) *
  • Copies of ALL university transcripts, along with the certified translation into English or French (if applicable) *
  • Copy of English language certificate for all non-native English speakers (please find a list of accepted tests with indicated target scores here. It should be noted that tests older than 2 years are not accepted.)
  • Optional: Copy of French language certificate for all non-native French speakers **
  • Optional: Additional documents to support the application

* 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.). 

 

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