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.


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.

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (5)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Humanities (1)