A Europe-wide in the effective accumulation and transfer of European Credit system. This system simplifies the European students during their studies of internal communication and is a standard for comparing the study attainment and performance of students of higher education across the European Union.According to European standards, the French higher education in three stages: undergraduate, master’s and doctoral .the number of semesters in college learning their “European Credit” corresponds to obtaining degree:
Undergraduate (U) = 6 semesters = 180 ECTS European credits
Master (M) = 4 semesters = 120 ECTS European credits
Doctoral(D) = Master after at least 3 years (not that the European credits)
Characteristics of university teaching in France
In French higher education for the completion of high school students, one of the characteristics of its institutions is to develop a curriculum which is extremely flexible and diverse, include both long-term course and short courses.
Courses have special admissions criteria, academic time, teaching methods and other characteristics; some professional courses, such as engineering, management, art, etc. are either taught at university level but also in the private or public schools of Grande Ecole status.
Application of Teaching
Focus on application of: curriculum and teaching plans from the practice of two parts, the course is divided into classes, lessons to guide operations , individual job classes , job classes to apply knowledge-based, laboratory-based science and engineering to do .
Encourage creative thinking: case studies in the University accounts for a large proportion, especially in economic law, management, legal and other professional courses. Groups comprising of 4-5 students analyze and discuss the case issued by the professor to stimulate creative thinking and analyze and solve problems