Cultural, social and economic openness

Lecturer(s): Florence MILON
TC ⋅ 28 h


Learning about the specific features of "the French engineer" and of the French corporate culture. Understanding and developing cross-cultural communication. Helping with the integration of foreign 3rd-year students.


Cultural awareness, cultural difference, cross-cultural communication, integration, communication, relations, French corporate culture


Foreign students (required registration) and EML students (only recommended registration) Theoretical approach to cross-cultural communication. Viewing cross-cultural films, multinational workshops on cultural topics. Analysing foreign-student integration (first contacts, problems faced...) through questionaires, finding possible solutions. Surveys with French engineers. Meetings with a French engineer posted overseas and a French-based foreign engineer. Assisting with end-of-studies internship search (CV, cover letter, interview simulation with Sanofi HRBP) Organising an international evening (discovering various cuisines)

Learning Outcomes

  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Cultural and cross-cultural competences
  • Professional skills (CV, cover letter, interview)


Know-how N2 = 100% continuous assessment