Centre international de formation européenne CIFE

Nice, France
Established in 1954, CIFE is an private institute of higher education which offers Master programmes in European studies and international relations, a vast summer university programme as well as conferences, seminars and publications.



Over 60 years, we have been unstinting advocates of European integration through our international and interdisciplinary study programmes.

CIFE is a private institution of higher education and research, founded in 1954 with its head office in Nice and branch offices in Berlin, Brussels and Istanbul.


  • Master in Advanced European and International Studies
  • Master in Energy Transition and Global Governance
  • Executive Master in EU Studies
  • Master in EU and Central Asia Studies Online


CIFE is an institute of high level academic teaching, on European and international relations, in politics, economy, social and cultural affairs, governance and federalism – all topical subjects for reflection and research, and CIFE is reinforcing its longstanding character as a think-tank in these fields.


Students who successfully complete the programme receive at the end of the academic year two certifications:

  • The Master diploma of CIFE, certifying the successful completion of the academic curriculum and granting 60 ECTS credits at Master level.
  • The degree qualification "Chargé de Mission en Organisations Européennes et Internationales" (Policy Officer in European and International organisations). This qualification is recognised by the French state. It is registered in the French national register of professional qualifications (RNCP), which lists all diplomas, degrees and professional titles recognised by France. The qualification is recognised as a degree at Master level (level 7 of the European qualifications Framework EQF).

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