Languages at ESCE

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Language learning is essential for a future international manager.
We work every day to ensure that our students progress every day
and be operational in 3 languages at the end of their course.

Language learning at the heart of ESCE’s curriculum

Language courses have always been
at the heart of the school’s teaching

Students in the Grande École Program can study
20 languages, 13 of which are taught face-to-face.
The volume of language courses is very high.
Each student spends 4h30 per week per language.
Students are required to take two languages and will have LV2 courses throughout their five years of schooling.
They can also take a LV3 in person and a LV3 and/or LV4 online.

Languages taught in the classroom :

  • German 🇩🇪
  • English 🇬🇧
  • Arabic
  • Chinese 🇨🇳
  • Korean 🇰🇷
  • Spanish 🇪🇸
  • French as a Foreign Language 🇫🇷
  • Hebrew 🇮🇱
  • Italian 🇮🇹
  • Japanese 🇯🇵
  • Portuguese 🇵🇹
  • Russian 🇷🇺
  • Sign language (political science track)

Students can also discover many languages through an online platform:

  • Greek 🇬🇷
  • Hindi 🇮🇳
  • Irish 🇮🇪
  • Dutch 🇳🇱
  • Polish 🇵🇱
  • Swedish 🇸🇪
  • Turkish 🇹🇷
  • Vietnamese 🇻🇳

ESCE offers its students, from the 1st year, to follow the entire curriculum in Track Full English 🇬🇧

The language department

  • The language department has more than 20 different nationalities among its teachers : an opportunity for students to become familiar with different accents, cultures and ways of working.
  • The program is built in a coherent and progressive manner throughout the curriculum and allows the student to work on the vocabulary of commerce and the business world.

Concrete and effective learning

Language learning at ESCE is off the beaten track: work on contracts, presentation
on social issues, business plan in the language… All forms of communication are encouraged.

External reviews to enhance your resume and employability

External examinations are mandatory during the course of the program. They highlight the level of language skills and allow recruiters to appreciate the students’ mastery of the language.

All ESCE students take the TOEIC test at the end of their first year, and also during their third year to validate their progress in English. An external LV2 exam is also organized at the end of the fifth year: COCEF for Spanish, WiDaF for German, DLECI for Italian, JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test / INALCO) for Japanese, CAPLE -ULisboa for Portuguese and BCT and HSK for Chinese.
ESCE offers its students, from the first year onwards, to follow the entire curriculum in English. Students can also join the full English track in the 2nd or 3rd year, depending on their progress in English.

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Updated 23 June 2022