ESILV is opening its doors to international students through the Orientation Days. This initiative is part of the Welcome to France label, which aims to make it easier for international students to come and stay in France.
ESILV recently organized Orientation Days to welcome international students as part of their growing internationalization drive.
What are Orientation Days?
The primary aim of Orientation Days is to offer international students a warm and efficient welcome, enabling them to integrate quickly into their new environment.
The emphasis is on introducing the key people in the educational field and providing essential administrative information. The aim is to make their transition to student life in France as smooth as possible.
An initiative under the Welcome to France label
This initiative was made possible by the Bienvenue en France label, obtained by the schools in 2020. This label, orchestrated by the French authorities, aims to make France more attractive to international students.
This label is part of a broader initiative to promote French higher education worldwide by simplifying administrative procedures and improving the quality of the welcome offered.
The school’s International Relations Department organizes Orientation Days. It has established a network of partner Universities that are carefully selected to ensure that programmes match. They aim to provide international students the best possible welcome, specifically through the Welcome Desk.
A coherent and effective approach for students
The current format of the Orientation Days was introduced in 2022. Before that, each school organized its induction process for international students.
This consolidated and unified approach has resulted in a more coherent and efficient system for welcoming international students, strengthening their experience at EMLV and ESILV.
ESN DeVinci, an essential reference for exchange students
The mission of the Erasmus Student Network at De Vinci Higher Education Campus is to make international students’ stay in Paris an unforgettable souvenir. Under the Students Helping Students principle, ESN DeVinci welcomes international students to De Vinci Higher Education Schools (ESILV, EMLV, IIM).
Working closely with the school’s International Relations Department, ESN DeVinci brings students the best events and integration. ESN DeVinci believes every student’s international experience should be filled with excitement, cultural exchange, and lifelong friendships.
The association carefully curates events to immerse international students in French culture. For example, an agenda with main events is available on their social media, and a “survival guide” is on their website.
The faculty’s presence reinforces educational messages
During their visit to welcome international students at ESILV, Christophe Rodriguez and Ahmed AZOUGH they provided valuable information about programs and opportunities.
Prior webinars reinforced welcome messages, introducing schools and programs, enabling students to familiarize themselves even before their arrival was present to provide valuable information about programs and opportunities.
Prior webinars reinforce welcome messages, introducing schools and programs and allowing students to familiarize themselves even before their arrival.
The importance of international partnerships, offering students diverse choices, is emphasized. These collaborations strengthen the international dimension of schools, opening doors to innovation and the evolution of teaching methods.
Throughout the semester, the entire school hierarchy remains available to meet the needs of students—academic references to accompany them in their academic journey, from managing absences to searching for end-of-year internships.