Recognition & Accreditation
The Rector of the Paris Academy, Rector of the Ile-de-France academic region has approved PARIS COLLEGE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION as a higher education establishment. Therefore, Paris College of International Education is a higher education institution recognized by the Paris Academy as degree-granting. The Rectorate of the Paris Academy is under jurisdiction of the Ministry of National Education and Youth and Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.
To verify PCIE, visit French Ministry of Higher Education Database and search Paris College of International Education
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The French higher education system is characterized by the coexistence of several types of institutions.
There are 3 types of institutions
- grants établissements publics (major public institutions);
- grandes écoles (elite schools);
- administrative public institutions; private higher education institutions or schools.
Paris College of International Education (PCIE) falls under the category of the private higher education institution. The degrees obtained from the Paris College of International Education are in accordance with the Code de’l Education Articles L 444-1 a 444-11 et R 444-1 a 444-28.
How to know if the degrees are legitimate under the French Law?