FEDE SCHOOLS

FRANCE - DIJON, PONT-À-MOUSSON, COLMAR, CLUSES

The Académie de Vitalopathie is a higher education institution of excellence in the field of naturopathy. Registered with the Dijon Board of Education, it has been the leading science-based naturopathy training centre in France for 15 years.

Endowed with an innovative educational approach, the Académie de Vitalopathie provides quality training thanks to a faculty made up of expert professionals, whose members impart their knowledge and experience in a spirit of companionship.

A modest-sized school, classes are taught in small groups in order to deliver rigorous training, with scientific basis, involving maximum clinical practice.

This institution positions practical exercises at the heart of its pedagogical approach through a broad range of practical internships, and access to 30 cases that are genuinely clinical. The goal of the Académie de Vitalopathie is to train naturopaths with a high scientific level and who can start working immediately.

The FEDE is an INGO International Non-Governmental Organisation and a supranational institution that was created in 1963, which is endowed with participatory status with the Council of Europe. It federates an international network comprised of over 500 higher and professional education institutions in 35 countries across 4 continents, which share a common project that is hinged on academic excellence, pedagogical innovation, scientific research and openness to the world. The FEDE delivers 90 European degrees that are available in English and in the national language, from the Foundation Degree, the European Bachelor’s Degree, the European Master’s Degree to the DBA Doctorate of Business Administration. The FEDE counts an international network of over 180,000 alumni.

PROGRAMMES AND DIPLOMAS:

Other programmes and certificates:

  • Naturopath with a Diploma
  • Post-Graduate Training : Certificate in Functional Medicine - Certificate in Traditional African Medicine - Certificate in Animal Naturopathy

RESEARCH PROGRAMME:

The Académie de Vitalopathie is affiliated to the FEDE doctoral school and offers FEDE DBAs (Doctorate of Business Administration).

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES:

International exchange programmes:
  • Institute for Functional Medicine, World Naturopathic Federation, ICNM, PROMETRA, ANCB
Courses taught in english:
  • Functional Medicine Training
French as Foreign Language (FLE): 
  • Only on-site

ESTABLISHMENT APPROVED BY FEDE

STRENGTHS OF THE SCHOOL

  • Affiliated to the Federation of French Naturopathy Schools
  • Equipped premises: clinic, laboratory, practice rooms
  • Faculty comprised of experts
  • Practical internships
  • Full-time or part-time training
  • Classes in small groups
Student association: 
  • Amicale des étudiants de l'AVCN (INGO according to the French law of 1901).

ADDRESS(ES) AND CONTACTS

KEY FIGURES:

Number of students: 200 students per year - Percentage or number of foreign students: 5% - Number of teaching staff: 35 - Percentage of international lecturers: 1% - Number of Ph.D. holders: 6 - Number of alumni members: 600 - Number of internships offered per year: 10 - Partnerships: OPCA, ANCB, IMF, OMNES, FOULEE DU LAC KIR, RETIREMENT HOMES - Accreditations: DATADOCK, LAFENA, ANCB, FEDE - Contact for registration: 22 Rue le Jolivet, 21000 Dijon / +33 (0)3.80.63.80.65 / secretariatavcn@vitalopathie.org


SHARING EDUCATION, SHAPING THE FUTURE