IUT Valence


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The IUT in figures

Since the first department in 1973, the division has continued to develop and open training by integrating into the LMD reform to accommodate students.

In 2013 over 1200 registered students
(75% in DUT are Drôme or Ardèche)
Student Success:

  • 90% by DUT
  • 94% Degree Pro

2012 699 diplomas whose :

  • 343 DUT and 46 OF
  • 209 degrees Professional Licenses
  • 101 Bachelors degrees (L3)

900 internships and 400 tutored projects in enterprises, foster links and contact with business partners.

An adapted pedagogy

The engineering of formation and growth of the Technology Center of the IUT, through the opening of new professional courses, are the guarantee of a dynamic university serving students and their employability.

It is favored by internships and tutored projects, through the intervention of 60 full-time teachers, including 30 research professors and by the presence of many professionals in training. The small group work represents 75% of lessons. Heads of departments, managers of training and their teams are the hosts of this neighborhood policy.

Means the teaching service

The division's infrastructure covers 9,800 m2. Students benefit from specialized classrooms in computers, networks and telecommunication, language and multimedia laboratories, with video equipment, a Computer Resource Center and library.

The technology platform is a host structure for internships and educational innovations linked to industrial.

The center of life (300 m2) is a place of exchanges and conviviality for students and cluster partners.


  • European exchanges (for students): Spain, England, Ireland ...
  • Partnership within UPMF with the creation of the Pole Management (network-ESA IAE Grenoble, IUP Commerce sales IUP Management and Business Management, IUT IUT of Grenoble and Valence) with the support of CERAG
  • Partnership with the University of Suze-la-Rousse Wine
  • Collaboration on EDP (Entrepreneurship and Innovation Process of) CERAG
  • IUT teacher participation in LCIS Laboratory INPG
  • The IUT is CISCO partner as Regional academy


A recognized quality and popular with businesses for over 40 years!

  • + 1 million graduates since the creation of the IUT and already 40,000 professional degree graduates
  • 96% of executives believe that IUT training is good training (FIFG 2003)
  • 75% of young graduates who wish to integrate professional life directly find a job within 6 months
  • A training program in 25 specialties, covering all fields of activities of secondary and tertiary areas

A constant concern of being in tune with reality

  • The permanent updating of teaching programs in collaboration with professionals
  • Innovative teaching
  • The creation of new degrees (professional licenses, university diplomas) in response to the emergence of new professions

Diversified services and facing professional circles

  • Training young university graduates professionalized: DUT, professional licenses, university diplomas
  • Training: Old Mission IUT characterized by their responsiveness and ability to adapt to business demands: assistance in defining training needs, implementation of actions to support the adaptation or evolution of q qualifications enterprise employees
  • Validation of learning and experience and enhancement of individual careers
  • Service provision and technology transfer
  • expertise and advice in business
  • helps business creation

A culture of partnership with business

  • Internship realization and tutored projects by students
  • Participation of professionals in the design of educational programs and teaching
  • sandwich courses of development, framed by a double IUT / tutoring company

A national competence network

  • 115 IUT spread all over the territory
  • A dense network, promoting higher education to close while ensuring national consistency
  • strongly anchored in their local and regional economic environment institutes
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Certificate in International Tourism Management

Campus Full time 1 semester January 2016 France Valence

Certificate in International Tourism Management French art de vivre in the Rhône Valley - One semester after which you will be able to manage general skills (Tourism finance management, web marketing, processing of statistical surveys, French as a foreign language), but also specialised skills, such as oenology,(wine tasting and marketing), gastronomy, event planning. [+]

Looking for training in tourism? In the Rhône Valley, France, among vineyards close to the ski slopes and not far from the Mediterranean sea? To acquire skills in the production and marketing of tourism products. To develop skills for strategic tourism and hospitality management. To acquire the skills and expertise to develop tourism products. To learn about the trends and skills needed in the tourism industry. The answer Certificate in International Tourism Management French art de vivre in the Rhône Valley One semester after which you will be able to manage general skills (Tourism finance management, web marketing, processing of statistical surveys, French as a foreign language), but also specialised skills, such as oenology, (wine tasting and marketing), gastronomy, event planning. A place Where you can find some of the best wine makers(Chapoutier, Delas, Jaboulet, La Cave de Tain...) Where some of the best gastronomic restaurants (Maison PIC, Chabran, Kléber, Chartron...) are settled. In the heart of Ardèche,the Pont d’Arc Cavern, the largest decorated cave replica in the world features a collection of paintings, drawings, and engravings reproduced from the Chauvet Cave, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its 125km of slopes, the Villard / Corrençon resort offers the largest downhill skiing area in the Vercors. Training 300h, a semester completely delivered in English, open to every student having passed a year 2 University level. This training is conceived as -a door open for students in tourism after their bachelor’s degree, or before -a specialisation for students coming from language or business training programmes On completion of the programme you will have developed management skills in: Tour guiding Wine marketing Law of product or food/wine labelling Cross-cultural Communication Information Technology Business (marketing, human resources, management, enterprise development) Business Planning/Project Management Event management French language skills Taught by specialists (Company professionals for business-specific skills, University lecturers and researchers or visiting professors, for broader topics), using the well-known teaching excellence of the French “Instituts Universitaires de Technologie” IUT). As following Courses and modules ECTS Hours GENERAL SKILLS and KNOWLEDGE Language Skills French as a Foreign Language Fundamentals of Management and Marketing Tourism Finance International Marketing 4 4 72 36 18 18 BUSINESS SKILLS IN AN INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT Web marketing and digital tourism Cross-cultural management Business Law and the EU legal environment Communication across cultures 5 54 18 12 12 12 THE TOURISM INDUSTRY: PRODUCTS AND SERVICES Tourism and Economy : The Economic Geography of Tourism Tourism and Societies: Culture and Sociology of European Countries Local Cultural Tourism: Gastronomy in South-Eastern France (Rhône-Alpes region) Local Cultural Tourism: Oenology in South-Eastern France (Rhône-Alpes region) Tourism and the Hospitality Sector : French Specificities in a Global Environment Quality Certifications 8 84 12 12 18 18 12 12 PROJECT TOOLS and METHODOLOGY Marketing Practice: Conducting a Market Survey Event Planning / Services Marketing Applied Statistics and Quantitative methods Case Studies and Project Management Business Applications and IT Skills 5 60 12 12 12 12 12 INDUSTRY PROJECT / WORK PLACEMENT Project management / Organisation of a Field Trip / Industry Research Project / Event planning 4 30 Total 30 300 Calendar This training programme will first be delivered in the Spring Semester 2017 (beginning in January). It will then be delivered every year during the Fall Semester (starting as from September 2017) Our partnership This certificate is based on a partnership with Karelia University, Joensuu, Finland, with student and staff exchanges and ongoing activities and projects. So, for the first time in 2018, it will be possible to continue, after the fall semester in Valence, with a Spring Semester in Joensuu (in order to complete a one-year training). Conditions to apply Having passed a year 2 in any training programme: tourism, business, hotel management studies,languages... A minimum TOEIC score of 600 points) is required for non-native English speaking students The cost is €1,500 per semester Free of charge for Erasmus students Accommodation: student halls nearby Please contact:Nicolas Robert,head of the degree nicolas.robert@iut-valence.fr Claire Bénéfice, Erasmus coordinator claire.benefice@iut-valence.fr [-]

Location address
IUT de Valence
51, rue Barthélémy de Laffemas
BP 29 - 26901

Valence, Rhone-Alpes, FR
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