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The Franco-German University awards its quality label to Toulouse Capitole University

from September 30, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Since the beginning of the 2018-2019 academic year, the Franco-German University (FGU) has been expanding its education portfolio with fifteen new bi- and trinational programs.

The TSM Franco-German "Marketing » program (Major: International Marketing) jointly run by Toulouse Capitole University and the University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, as well as the ESL "French and German Law" program co-operated by Toulouse Capitole University and Saarland University, now boast the FGU label, thus entitling them to get financial support from the FGU.
The two above-mentioned programs are part of the fifteen new bi- or trinational courses now on offer at the Franco-German University.
  • The course portfolio
For nearly twenty years, the FGU has offered its students the opportunity to study both in France and in Germany, which enables them to gain in-depth disciplinary knowledge while enhancing their language and intercultural skills . More than 190 higher education institutions in France, Germany and other countries are now members of the FGU network ; they boast 180 cross-border Bachelor’s and Master's degree courses as well as research track programs at PhD level in a wide variety of disciplines. Fifteen new courses are available and six higher education institutions have just joined the FGU network, including Toulouse Capitole University, the University of Bremen, the Sapienza University of Rome and the University of Amsterdam.
  • How to join the FGU network?
In order to be listed in the FGU portfolio, courses and programs must successfully go through a multi-stage appraisal procedure whose primary objective is to ensure the academic and scientific quality of the study programs, the opportunity for the future graduates to upgrade their language skills and to put knowledge into practice in order to gain valuable job positions. Below, the courses which have been awarded the FGU quality label:
the two above-mentioned courses on offer at UT Capitole, the Master’s degree program « Law-Economics-Management » run by Jean Moulin Lyon III University and by the University of Tübingen, the course "Multilingualism and language contacts" run by Bordeaux Montaigne University and the University of Konstanz well as the "International Master’s degree of Biomedicine", praised by the FGU ‘s international scientific jury for being highly innovative and run by the University of Strasbourg and JGU Universität, in cooperation with the University of Luxembourg.
  • Latest news
In addition to the development of the FGU education offer, students can now benefit from more aid to mobility. The grant allocated by FGU to its students during their stay in one of the partner countries has increased from € 270 to € 300 a month, as decided by the French and German governments which co-finance the FGU. David Capitant, President of the FGU, celebrates this initiative: "It shows the shared will of France and Germany to strengthen and develop their bilateral relations, even in times of budgetary constraints. "
  • More about the FGU
Created in 1997 at the Franco-German Weimar Summit, the Franco-German University (FGU) is a binational institution. Its main mission is to foster, certify and finance Franco-German courses in a wide variety of disciplines including engineering sciences, human and social sciences, science, economics, management, law and teachers’ training. The programs are implemented in more than 100 university cities in France and Germany by over 190 Grandes Ecoles, Universities and Fachhochschulen which collaborate by bringing together more than 6,400 students and nearly 300 doctoral students. Such a binational structure is unique worldwide.
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Updated on the October 24, 2018