September 2019
are now open!

What next after my high school studies? Which courses are best for which professions? For future school leavers and students, the month of February is synonymous with checking out the options available for further studies and preparing your applications… So, have you ever considered training to become a manager in the exciting field of hospitality, food service or the culinary arts?

Hospitality, food service and culinary arts is a dynamic and vibrant sector offering a multitude of job opportunities across a wide range of careers both in France and overseas.

Why choose Institut Paul Bocuse?

At Institut Paul Bocuse, we’ve developed a unique learning model that sets itself apart from traditional higher education systems. By opting for Institut Paul Bocuse you’ll be choosing a leading international school with a powerful identity. It will also mean you’ve decided to choose a modern and innovative school that stands for excellence à la Française, and in addition we’ll offer you the choice of a range of courses from undergraduate right through to doctoral level.

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100% English tracks

Applications are now open for the September 2019 academic year. We’ll offer you the choice of either following courses taught entirely in English or in French and English, depending on the programme of study you opt for.

Do you see yourself as being creative and passionate? Maybe a bit of a dreamer and fond of travelling and discovering new cultures? Are you authentic, generous-natured and ambitious? If so, then you’re the right person for Institut Paul Bocuse!

Our admissions process

  • Complete your online application form.
  • If you’re eligible, you’ll be asked to take an online personality test (30 minutes).
  • Selection Day: we’ll invite you to take a series of 4 computer-based exams and attend an individual interview.
  • Within 2 weeks you’ll hear back from us with your results from our Admissions Committee.
  • And once you’re selected, this will be where your future begins …

Live in Lyon

Known worldwide as the international city of gastronomy, Lyon is the top French city mentioned in the New York Time’s ranking of the best places to visit in 2019.

With nearly 15,000 foreign students coming here each year, Lyon is the perfect place to study with a long list of things for you to do and see, including museums, festivals, shopping, theatre, opera, monuments, cinemas, parks and much, much more … Over 21,000 cultural and artistic events take place in Lyon all year long!

The reasons to choose Lyon