Founded in 1964 by Dr. Walter Leibrecht, Schiller International University was created as a private American University dedicated to the active development and encouragement of international understanding. As a philosophy professor in the United States, Dr. Leibrecht was so impressed with the personalized instruction in the American college system that he sought to create something similar back in Europe. The realization of this concept was Schiller International University, named after German writer and human rights advocate Friedrich Schiller and established in a 16th century castle in Ingersheim, Germany with 35 students enrolled.
This exciting global growth trend has continued and to date, Schiller International University has educated more than 20,000 students from more than 100 countries across its campuses in the United States, France, Germany, Spain and the UK.
Schiller International University is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor and Master degrees. ACICS is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Its accreditation of degree-granting institutions is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
The University is licensed by the Largo, Florida State Commission for Independent Education (Commission for Independent Education) to award Associate, Bachelor and Master degrees.
Schiller International University campus in London, is accredited by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education (BAC).
Schiller International University's Madrid campus is recognized by the Consejería de Educación y Cultura in Madrid (local higher education authorities).
The Paris campus thrives on the inspirational ambience and academic distinction of this incomparable capital city. Living and studying here, you can see yourself following in the footsteps of many of the world's greatest thinkers, artists and pioneers. We are situated in one of the liveliest areas of Paris, on the south or Left Bank of the Seine. Surrounded by pleasant greenery, restaurants for all budgets, cafes and open-air markets, the campus is a short ride or a stroll from the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, the cole Militaire, Montparnasse and the historic Latin Quarter, long established as a student district.
Students and faculty from over 40 countries create a completely international atmosphere. Our highly qualified instructors combine high levels of practical and academic experience to offer students invaluable insights in their field of study. You may take advantage of visits to OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) or UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) headquarters, and also have the opportunity to take French courses at the prestigious Sorbonne University. Bachelor's and Master's degree programs are available in International Business, Business Administration and International Relations and Diplomacy.
Schiller International University's Paris campus is centrally located close to the Place de la Convention in the heart of the 15th district. Neighborhood restaurants and cafes offer a great variety of authentic French and international cuisine, while shops, cultural attractions and the Montparnasse train station are just a short walk or bus ride away.
Campus facilities include various classrooms, a library, computer lab with Internet access, and a student lounge. In addition to our library facilities, you may use the American Library of Paris (the largest English speaking library in Europe outside the UK) and many French libraries. To make the most of your experience here, French language courses are offered on campus, or at the famous Sorbonne University. We will also assist you in finding lodging in nearby apartments, in private rooms with host families, or in Cit Universitaire (University of Paris) dormitories.
Become a student of the world at Schiller International University! Contact us today for more information about our comprehensive international degree programs.
Paris, the 'City of Light,' is known the world over for its iconic landmarks, museum collections and cafe culture, but it also plays host to an astonishing range of international organizations and multinational businesses. Paris is also a perfect base for exploring Europe's other financial capitals, since London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Milan can all be reached within a matter of a few hours via Europe's efficient high-speed rail system.