Our faculty and certification

Institut Paul Bocuse

Learn from the best

Our 210 highly qualified and multi-disciplinary professionals and professors pass on to our students their international managerial and technique experience of all areas of the hotel, restaurant and culinary arts business.

50 of them have a PhD or other doctorate, and 25% are international professors combining academic expertise with an in-depth knowledge of the industry.

Our culinary education is based on sharing the experiences and skills of more than 35 experts, professionals, permanent chefs, including a team of Meilleurs Ouvriers de France in cuisine and pastry.

A recognised excellence in France and around the world

The quality of our teaching is recognised worldwide as illustrated by national and international league tables, but above all by the employability and careers of our alumni.

Degree approved by the Ministry of Higher Education, Innovation and IndustryInstitut Paul Bocuse is the first ever private higher education institution specialised in hospitality management to receive dual recognition from the French Ministry of Industry and Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.
Institut Paul Bocuse thus becomes the only management school in the hotel, restaurant and culinary arts sectors to obtain state recognition for its 3-year and 4-year diplomas.

What are the main benefits?

  • This accreditation opens the doors to university master’s degree 
  • Increase the international portability of our diplomas and allow you to consider further study in another country through equivalencies.
  • Eligible students can now apply for regional income related Crous bursaries.

Conférence des Formations d’Excellence du Tourisme (CFET)
The CFET was created by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education.  As a member of the conference, Institut Paul Bocuse aims to further its mission by confirming the excellence of its training courses and the complementarity of its programme portfolio to continue meeting the requirements of the sector and face the challenges of a fast-moving society.CFETAssociation to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Institut Paul Bocuse is member of the AACSB global business education network since 2020. AACSB International brings together professionals in management education at the highest level and connects teachers, students and businesses in order to achieve a common goal:  to train the elite of tomorrow.AACSBHotel Schools of Distinction
We are the only French hotel management school member of the Hotel Schools of Distinction network. This network brings together the world’s top hotel schools and industry leaders committed to developing talented candidates by sharing knowledge and research.  Hotel Schools of Distinction