France, Amiensis

France Business School – Amiens


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France Business Schoolis a French business school, founded in 2012as a result of the merger of 4 pre-existing schools: l’École supérieure de commerce et de management (ESCEM) in Tours-Poitiers-Orléans, l’École supérieure de commerce d’Amiens (ESC Amiens), l’École supérieure de commerce de Clermont (ESC Clermont), l’École supérieure de commerce Bretagne Brest (ESC Bretagne Brest).

The school is constantly working on its international dimension and allows its students to benefit from the very strong ties established with the various economic, development and management players everywhere in the world.The Amiens campus is located in a park, right in the heart of the city and close to pleasant residential areas and entertainment, inspiring a remarkable quality of life.

The Country

France is the largest country in Western Europe and the European Union, and the third-largest in Europe as a whole. It is a unitary semi- presidential republic with its capital in Paris. France is the most popular tourist destination in the world with over 75 million visitors annually. It has both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines. The landscape is diverse, with mountains in the east and south, including the Alpine peak of Mont Blanc which is Western Europe’s highest point. Due to favorable conditions for grape growing in the south, France is the world’s largest wine producer. Also, the country’s wines are rated among the best in the world.

The City

Amiensis a city and commune in northern France, 120 km north of Paris and 100 km south-west of Lille. It is the capital of the Somme department in Picardy. Famed since the European Middle Ages are its textile industry and its great Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame, one of the finest in France. The old part of Amiens, including the reconstructed 17th-century city hall, the 15th-century Church of Saint-Germain, and the ancient theatre with the Louis XVI facade, is latticed with seven branches of the river.

Student life

The Amiens campus is a particularly popular place to be due to its dynamic and close-knit community and its rich student associative life.With more than 50 associations and 30 clubs geared toward humanitarian efforts, sports, art, etc., there is something to offer everyone and a multitude of ways for students to express themselves. Alhoa is one of these associations, which proposes many student-run activities, cultural events, trips and sport, as well as evening entertainment and social events.

Estimated Expenses

Rough Expense Comparison

Semester at ZSEM

Semester at fBS

Health Insurance


178 EUR


287 EUR



28 EUR

30 EUR


177 EUR

250 EUR





16 EUR

26 EUR


*per month
**There is no direct line between Zagreb and Amiens. You can take a plane from Zagreb to Paris and then take a train from Paris to Amiens.


You have the choice of different types of accommodation: rooms in university residences managed by the Crous, studios and bedsits in the new residences or HLM managed by the Crous or accommodation (room or studio flat) in the private sector. The applications for admission into a university residence are submitted only via the Internet. Download your form on the website:

Travel opportunities

France has been the world’s most popular tourist destination for over twenty years. It has beautiful beaches, high mountains, finest historic monuments, magnificent castles and many more. Amiens is halfway between Paris and Lille (about an hour by train from each) in the North of France. It is two hours from Brussels, three hours from Maastricht, four hours from Amsterdam and five hours from London.Trains are a great way to get around in France. You can get pretty much from anywhere to anywhere else by train. For interregional trains you can book tickets online at