FEDE SCHOOLS

FRANCE - LYON

Founded in 1937 at the heart of Lyon (France), Bellecour Ecole is an advanced art school that provides training for creative careers in design, digital, animation films and video games. The school delivers technical, artistic and creative know-how through bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Bellecour Ecole positions each student’s fulfilment, professional and artistic development at the heart of its pedagogical approach. Thus, it fosters a proximity-based pedagogy with classes in small groups in order to ensure attentive individualised supervision and support. The goal is to develop each student’s artistic personality.

Drawing on its experience, Bellecour Ecole delivers excellent education thanks to a faculty comprised of professionals and experts who impart their technical, creative and managerial skills. As such, the students have access to all the skills and techniques required to become operational upon graduating.

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:

Design, Digital:
  • STD2A High School Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree/BTS Certificate: Graphic Design
  • Bachelor’s Degree/BTS Certificate: Interior Design
  • Bachelor’s Degree/BTS Certificate: Fashion Design
  • Bachelor’s Degree/BTS Certificate: Product Design
  • Master’s Degree: Interior and Environment Design
  • Master’s Degree: Artistic Direction and Brand Strategy
  • Master’s Degree in Services and Interaction: UX/UI Design & Artistic Digital Direction
Entertainment: Animation Films and Video Games:
  • Entertainment Preparatory Classes
  • Bachelor’s Degree: 3D Animation
  • Bachelor’s Degree: 2D Animation
  • Bachelor’s Degree: 3D Film Art
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Concept Art
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Game Art
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Game Design
  • Master’s Degree: 3D Art
  • Master’s Degree: 3D Animation
  • Master’s Degree: VFX Visual Effects
  • Master’s Degree: Concept Art
  • Master’s Degree: Game Design
  • Master’s Degree: Artistic Production and Direction

RESEARCH PROGRAMME:

Bellecour Ecole is affiliated to the FEDE doctoral school and offers FEDE DBAs (Doctorate of Business Administration).

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES:

Courses taught in English: 
  • Bachelor's Degree: Game Design

ESTABLISHMENT APPROVED BY FEDE

STRENGTHS OF THE SCHOOL

  • A network of professional and institutional partners
  • State-of-the-art equipment adapted to each programme
  • Accessible to students 24/7
  • Internship (in France or overseas)
  • TOEIC classes
  • Junior Counselling
  • Personal Branding Lessons
  • Job dating sessions
Student association:
  • Students' Bureau

ADDRESS(ES) AND CONTACTS

KEY FIGURES:

  • Number of students: 1100
  • Percentage or number of foreign students: 5%
  • Number of teaching staff: 180
  • Number of Ph.D. holders: 5
  • Number of alumni members: Thousands
  • Number of internships offered per year:250
  • Partnerships: With many companies and institutions
  • Accreditations: Member of the key professional bodies in our sectors
  • Excellence Awards: Many awards in animation film festivals
  • Ranking: Sixth leading school (first in France) in The Rookies 2017 international rankings
  • Contact for registration: admission@bellecour.fr


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