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ISIT a higher education institution granting government-accredited master’s degrees.Graduates pursue a wide range of careers in a variety of fields all over the world: in the marketing, communications, human resources, sales and purchasing departments of international companies ; as translators, conference interpreters and lawyer-linguists for international organizations (the European Commission)



1957: ISIT is founded, the same year as the Treaty of Rome is signed, with a mission to train professionals capable of bridging cultural divides in a new international context.2008: ISIT highlights graduates working in the fields of intercultural communication and management.2010: ISIT and the United Nations sign a memorandum of understanding to promote access to language careers in the UN.


ISIT, Institute of Intercultural Management and Communication, member of “Conférence des Grandes Ecoles”, trains future international company managers as well as translators and interpreters for major international organizations. Within the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, our students acquire intercultural skills and comprehensive knowledge in three or four languages.

They become high-level professionals with remarkable language proficiency thanks to the Master's degrees we offer in 6 different specializations:

  • Intercultural Management
  • Intercultural Communication and Translation
  • Intercultural Digital Strategy
  • Internationale Strategies and Diplomacy
  • Lawyer-linguist
  • Conference Interpreting,


Research at ISIT addresses all aspects of intercultural issues: professions, generations, countries, cultures and languages.The ISIT Research Center examines issues in the following fields:

  • Analysis and processing of multilingual, multicultural data, interfaces and environments.
  • Intercultural, multilingual communication and multimedia.
  • Intercultural management and communication: written and verbal aspects.
  • Intercultural legal communication and analysis.

The ISITLab is a place for experimentation. Through ISITLab, research projects spanning multilingual studies as well as intercultural theory and practice are allowed to flourish. Furthermore ISITLab’s innovative practices meet the needs of society and business.


After five years of training, ISIT graduates are prepared to start working right away, able to apply their multilingual and intercultural skills in a diverse array of professional settings.

Graduates find work in many sectors: large companies, small and medium-sized businesses, startups, international organizations and NGOs.Graduates pursue a wide range of careers in a variety of fields all over the world:

  • in the marketing, communications, human resources, sales and purchasing departments of international companies;
  • as translators, conference interpreters and lawyer-linguists for international organizations including the European Commission, UNESCO, the UN, and the European Court of Justice.

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Housing services

ISIT students benefit from a free, secured and exclusive access to a student housing platform: Immojeune It is a social and collaborative platform to find more easily all the student housing offers around the school, but also anywhere in France and in the world. Residences providing accommodation to students are located close to ISIT’s new site (23/25 avenue Jeanne d’Arc 94110 Arcueil). Useful ressources for international studentsFind out more on our website :

Library services

The ISIT media center provides students with a rich selection of physical and digital resources related to the courses taught at ISIT: intercultural communication & management, multilingualism and new technology. Services and collections: Library website (news, reference material, online resources, research) ; Catalog, Europresse (access to over digital newspapers & documents worldwide)

Student Life

Campus life

ISIT Campus in Arcueil:

  • A place to work and study: classrooms equipped with interactive whiteboards, lecture halls with visioconference and interpreting booths, rooms for study groups, ISITLab (the innovation laboratory equipped with the latest interactive technologies), a 300m² Media Center.
  • A place to network: 200m² to study and to relax in the cafeteria, one floor dedicated to students’ unions, daily animations.
  • A place integrated into its environment: an ecologically responsible building, partnerships with local associations for accomodations, sports and culture.

Student clubs

Students at ISIT have access to a rich variety of organizations, among them:

  • Bureau des Etudiants (students’ association) for recreational activities and getting into the ISIT spirit, 
  • Solidar’ISIT the humanitarian club attracts a group of enthusiastic and creative students. Its goal: to introduce students to humanitarian work in a spirit of friendliness and curiosity.
  • Junior ISIT for developing professional skills: a member of the French National Confederation of Junior Enterprises (CNJE), offers primarily translation and communication services in addition to expertise in intercultural marketing and management.
  • AlumnISIT to stay in touch with classmates and join the alumni network.

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