Paris La Défense
ICN Business School Artem decided to open its Parisian campus in the heart of the La Défense district, alongside the head offices of major CAC 40 corporations.
La Défense in figures:
▸ Europe’s largest business district,
▸ A site with over 3 million m² of office space,
▸ 3,600 businesses, including 15 of the world’s 50 largest companies,
▸ 1,500 head offices,
▸ 180,000 employees,
▸ Europe’s largest public transport hub with 500 000 passengers per day, 230,000 m² of shops including 130,000 in the Quatre Temps mall.
ICN Business School Artem has opened a campus in Berlin, the capital of Germany and the country’s largest city with 3.5 million inhabitants. Berlin shares all of ICN’s values: it is a tolerant and multicultural city which is committed to tackling current and future challenges.
- Berlin is the only European city that has more museums than rainy days? On average there are 99 rainy days a year, and there are around 170 museums. In 2017, Berlin’s museums and memorials registered 16.5 million visitors.
- Berlin with its roughly 300 galleries for classical modernism and contemporary art has the largest gallery scene in Europe.
- Berlin is the only city in the world that has three opera houses holding performances.
- The Berlinale is one of the most popular film festivals in Europe and one of the top media events for the film industry.
- Berlin is the most multicultural city in Germany. Of the approximately 3.7 million residents, 725,500 possess a foreign passport. People from 190 countries live in the city, of them around 57,000 are Polish and 98,000 are Turkish citizens.
- Around 80,000 vegans live in Berlin. In addition to the approximately 90 vegan restaurants, cafés and ice cream makers, there are also supermarkets selling only animal-free products.
- Berlin consumes 70 million curried sausages a year
- There are more than 180 kilometers of navigable waterways in Berlin’s urban area.
- Berlin’s Kaufhaus des Westens, founded in 1907 and better known as KaDeWe, is the largest department store in continental Europe. There are 60,000 square meters of retail space over its six floors. This is the equivalent of eight football fields.
- There are more döner shops in Berlin than in Istanbul, 1,600 of them in total, selling around 400,000 döners a day.
- Berlin has its own beer speciality. Berliner Weiße is a bubbly, slightly bitter beer that is produced from a mix of wheat and barley malt and is fermented in the bottle. Served with a shot of raspberry or woodruff syrup, it is a refreshing summer drink.
- Berlin had actually two walls. In between the two walls lay a terrible 140m “death strip” that was secured with guard towers, tripwires, and soldiers with shoot-to-kill order on any trespassers.
- Berlin’s public transport system travels 8.7 times around the Earth every day and almost half of it lies underground
- The Ringbahn is the shape of a basset hound
- Nudism and FKK culture (Freikörperkultur = free body culture) are well represented in Berlin. If you take a walk in the Tiergarten or at the Müggelsee lake, you will see places where people get rid of their clothes to enjoy the sun’s rays or the light breeze from the trees on their skins.
- Berlin-born tinkerer Konrad Zuse invented the world’s first programmable computer in 1941, making him the father of the modern computer. The first computer is an exhibit in the German Museum of Technology in Berlin.
- More than 3.7 million live in the city itself and about 6 million within the local region. Berlin is Germany’s largest city and nine times the size of Paris
- Berlin has a high standard of living at a relatively low cost, lively local communities.
- People from all over the world attract talented people from all over Germany and the world to Berlin. Each year, about 40,000 people move to the city. Young people between the ages of 18 and 30 especially love Berlin.
- Berlin’s economy is growing rapidly. In a nationwide comparison, Berlin has been a front runner for years. Companies and especially start-ups find excellent conditions here to lay the foundation for their economic success.
- The mix of creative companies, technological expertise, and a highly productive research landscape has made Berlin the “Silicon Valley” of Germany.
With almost 48,000 students (1 in 3 residents), Nancy has everything it takes to make student life easy: free access to a vast array of museums and sports facilities, an efficient public transport system, numerous university residences with accommodation costing less than many major French cities. It also has a vibrant night-life, with a wide selection of concerts, bars, and clubs right in the heart of the city! Situated just 1 hour 30 minutes from Paris, Nancy has preserved its Art Nouveau heritage. Place Stanislas, Place Carrière, Place d’Alliance, and the Palais du Gouvernement are all included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
Nuremberg has a population of over half a million and is both Bavaria’s second city and the largest urban centre in Middle Franconia, a region renowned for its nature, history, architecture, and wide array of cultural events. The charm of its picturesque medieval architecture, paired with its modern vibe and economic, industrial, and technological prowess, make Nuremberg one of southern Germany’s most important cities. The ICN campus is a short walk from the historic centre, so in just a few minutes you can enjoy Nuremberg’s finest sights and events, including its famous Christmas market.