Academic Partners and Collaboration


Vatel has nearly 40 years of experience and present in 50 schools on four continents, with over 9,000 students and 35,000 alumni, making a unified and global network of higher education specialized in international hotel management. Today, Vatel Group is the 1st Worldwide Business School Group in Hospitality and Tourism Management and its educational curriculum has been recognized by the hotel management sector by winning its first Worldwide Hospitality Award in 2003, which was the first time a school had won this prestigious award. Since that time, Vatel has received several Worldwide Hospitality Awards, in the “Best Professional Success” and “Best Educational Innovation” categories, as well as in 2016 for ‘Best Hospitality Management School’.


Birmingham City University provides not only traditional academic programs but also caters to the demands of ever evolving ones. The university has a very distinguished heritage particularly through the Institute of Art and Design which was founded in 1843, and equally has impressive plans for future developments. As an old polytechnic, the institution was awarded university status in 1992 and has since grown into one of the most credible dynamic universities in the U.K. Today, Birmingham City University is one of the biggest universities in the UK, with a student population from all backgrounds across the region, UK and the rest of the world.


Rennes School of Business is part of the “Grande École” network in France. The “Grandes Écoles” are ranked as top management schools and their alumni are highly valued by companies. ESC Rennes School of Business was founded through the support of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Rennes. The mission is to educate present and future managers to lead international companies. The School offers English-taught programs in Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree levels. ESC Rennes School of Business is located in Rennes, the capital city of Brittany, 2 hours from Paris by TGV fast train.

Rennes School of Business is highly recognized by various organizations. The School is accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of Masters of Business Administration (AMBA) and the European Foundation of Management Development (EFMD), EPAS LABEL, for the Master Grande École Program.


Founded in 1974, Paris School of Business (formerly ESG MS) is a European elite Grande Ecole management school that combines academic excellence, international awareness and professional experiences. The philosophy of the school is “Acting Beyond Knowledge” and it revolves around three pillars which are knowledge, interpersonal skills and know-how. The school aims to nourish creative spirits by giving students the opportunities to live out their aspirations, assert and develop themselves while acting as responsible members of global society and contribute to the communities where they live in. A member of the Conference of Grande Ecoles, EFMD and AACSB, the institution offers several programme: Undergraduate (International BBA), Graduate (Grande Ecole program), and post-Graduate (MSc, MA, MBA, OBA). Cited as one of the top post-baccalaureate schools in France, its Grande Ecole Program offers a 5-year course leading to an official Master level degree which is also internationally accredited by AMBA as of October 2014.