frequently asked questions
DOES THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK INFLUENCE MY STUDYING RHYTHM?
ICN Business School continues to work as usual and commits to beginning the academic year in September 2020/2021 either through on-line classes or campus-based classes according to French government directive. For the moment, the first semester will start through on-line classes and the physical classes will start since the beginning of January.
CAN I PAY MY TUITION FEES IN INSTALLMENTS?
You can work out a payment plan with the accounting office at ICN upon arrival. The tuition fees can be paid in one or two installments in the following 2 months after the beginning of the academic year. A non-refundable down payment must be made in order to receive the Admission Letter.
CAN ICN BUSINESS SCHOOL HELP ME IN OBTAINING MY VISA?
The international relations office at ICN will send the confirmation of your enrollment to Campus France in your home country. The Consulate, and the Consulate alone, has decision power in awarding visas. You must respect the visa procedure before coming to France.
HOW MANY COURSES/CREDITS CAN I TAKE IN ONE SEMESTER?
You can study up to 30 credits (ECTS) in
one semester. A full course load is 30 ECTS
credits per semester.
CAN I JOIN A STUDENT ASSOCIATION?
You can join as an active member. Globe&Co can help you if there is an association that you are interested in.
CAN I TAKE LANGUAGE LESSONS DURING MY ICN STUDIES?
Of course, you can improve you German or French during regular language classes or by participating in our Summer Program
CAN I MIX CLASSES FROM DI FFERENT PROGRAMS/ SEMESTERS?
It is not possible to combine courses from more than one program. You must follow the full program offered by ICN. Exchange students must discuss the choice of their classes with their coordinator and ICN in order to be sure that credits will be transferred back to the home university.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I HAVE A PROBLEM WITH MY LANDLORD?
Contact the student association Globe&Co or the International Relations office.
CAN I GO HOME DURING HOLIDAYS CAN I TRAVEL ABROAD?
Yes you can, but it is highly recommended that you wait to receive the validation of your long-stay permit from the OFII before travelling.
WHAT IF I FAIL AN EXAM?
Dates of retake exams are decided by ICN Business School. It is only possible to retake an exam one time.
WHEN SHOULD I EXPECT TO RECEIVE MY TRANSCRIPTS OR DIPLOMA?
You should receive your transcript in February (Fall semester) and July (Spring semester). Diplomas will not be available until October. For exchange students, official transcripts and diplomas will be sent directly to the home University.