AIM Paris - Hotel & Tourism Management Academy

Paris, France
AIM was founded in 1992 on the initiative of affiliated members of the Cornell Hotel Society, which brings together eminent professionals in the Hospitality Industry. AIM is the first hotel management school to introduce in continental Europe, internationally recognized Bachelor degree programs in Hotel & Tourism Management.

About

AIM was founded in 1992 on the initiative of affiliated members of the Cornell Hotel Society, which brings together eminent professionals in the Hospitality Industry.

AIM is the first hotel management school to introduce in continental Europe, internationally recognized Bachelor degree programs in Hotel & Tourism Management.

AIM’s Professional MBA in Hotel & tourism management is an ideal solution for promoting and facilitating professional development as it also enables career reorientation towards international hotels and other hospitality operations.

AIM also organizes for working professionals, specialized trainings in Hotel Financial Management, and offers via eCornell, Cornell School of Hotel Administration certification courses in Hospitality Management.

Targeted education

Today, AIM is the only school in France, possibly in Europe, offering to students and managers:

  • Professional Certifications in different Hospitality fields that attest to the high level of knowledge in managing operations acquired at AIM.
    These certifications are independently issued by the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, one of the most respected Institutions in the Hospitality world and the Educational Institute of AH&LA, the world’s largest Hospitality Association.
  • Professional Hospitality business games, such as CHASE and CRASE played simultaneously let the participants acquire the managerial knowledge developed within the major hospitality companies including international hotel and restaurant chains, and the travel industry.

Bachelor's programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)

Services

In 2008, after 17 years on the banks of the Seine near the Eiffel Tower, AIM moved to the 13th arrondissement, next to the Cité Universitaire with its cosmopolitan environment and the Parc Montsouris.

Designed specifically for AIM to meet its advanced learning requirements, the school building consists of three air-conditioned floors with classrooms incorporating multimedia systems, comfortable meeting rooms, and a computer room.

Floor-to-ceiling picture windows guarantee a luminous, spacious atmosphere to enhance studious and serene work habits. There are leisure spaces for meals and relaxation on each floor.

Specialized pedagogical tools

Teaching at AIM is enhanced by cutting-edge technology:

  • a computer room equipped with powerful state-of-the-art HP computers that run professional operating systems and applications.

  • multimedia-equipped classrooms.

  • immersion in top professional simulation games, such as CHASE and CRASE, created and used at Cornell University, thanks to an AIM faculty member certified to run these programs.

  • latest-edition books, manuals and videos.

Thanks to modern teaching tools, students acquire wide up to date knowledge in Management in a pleasant environment.

The library of the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris

School tuition covers membership in the library. At the beginning of classes in October, students receive their membership card giving them access to all the offerings of the library.

Sports Activities at the Cité Internationale

AIM encourages all students to practice sports and to participate (with a subscription fee depending on the activity) in the many offered by the Cité Internationale.

Several programs are offered by the Cité Internationale Swimming, Body building, Fitness, Dance, Martial Arts, Skin Diving, ...

The restaurants of the Cité Internationale

The restaurant The Restaurant of the Cité Internationale is greatly appreciated by our students and proposes different formulas for lunch and dinner.

The cafeteria The cafeteria, with its large terrace overlooking the park also serves breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks.

Student Life

The neighborhood of the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, including verdant Park Montsouris, is one of the best environments for students in Paris. It offers a veritable campus atmosphere, notably thanks to the Rockefeller Foundation's International House which houses a large library, a theater, restaurants, cafés and meeting rooms all within 5 minutes walking distance and available to our students.

Accreditation

AIM is the only establishment in France offering internationally recognized Anglo-American Bachelor and MBA programs that are licensed and certified by the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA), and universally respected by professionals in the hotel and tourism industry.

AIM programs have at least twenty specialization courses with distinctive American certifications all of which enjoy professional and academic recognition.

After graduation, students, in Bachelor's or MBA, rapidly assume managerial positions in renowned hospitality companies all over the world.

The Global Study Awards

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