The IFU offers an annual study tour, organized for learners with the aim of gaining knowledge, experience and practical skills in a specific field. This international learning expedition takes place either in Paris, Dubai, New York or Casablanca, depending on the year.

These learning expeditions are designed to allow learners to learn in a hands-on way by exploring places, businesses, institutions, communities or organizations related to their field of study. Educational objectives may vary depending on the educational program.

The themes can be varied, there can be field visits, meetings with experts, group work, etc. It represents an exceptional human and cultural experience, and it has an equally great impact on learning. .

They allow students to gain a broader perspective, explore career opportunities, and develop practical skills important for their professional future.


An advanced, specialist course or seminar, designed for students pursuing a more advanced level of education, IFU Masterclasses are typically taught by professors or experts in the field and aim to provide in-depth knowledge, discussion and practical experience in a specific field.

They often involve a higher level of engagement and interaction than lectures. They provide in-depth study of a specific subject, allowing students to acquire expertise in this area.

In this context, the IFU calls on guest speakers who are experts in a particular field to give a masterclass. They typically have a limited number of students to facilitate meaningful discussions, hands-on experiences, and one-on-one interactions with the speaker.


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Asia : One Central, Trade center 2, Dubai
Europe : Tour Atlantique, La Défense, Paris
America : 115 broadway street, New-York City
Africa : Boulavard Anfa, Casablanca


Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 6:00P.M.

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A “workshop” at IFU refers to an interactive, hands-on educational session or event, organized to help students gain practical skills, knowledge or experience in a particular subject or area.

Workshops can cover a wide range of topics and are commonly used in higher education to supplement traditional lectures and courses. IFU workshops are designed to be interactive and participatory. They often involve group discussions, activities, problem-solving exercises and practical demonstrations.

They often focus on skills development, whether related to academic skills, research methods, professional skills or technical abilities. IFU workshops can cover a variety of specialist topics including writing skills, management techniques, software use, research methodologies, presentation skills and much more.


Some business games involve a competitive element, where students or teams compete against each other to achieve specific business goals, such as maximizing profits or market share.

Decision-Making: Students make decisions related to pricing, production, marketing, investment, and other critical aspects of running a business within the confines of the game.

Instructors and facilitators provide feedback on the students’ decisions, helping them understand the consequences of their choices and how to improve their strategies.

Business games often present students with challenges and uncertainties that reflect the complexity of the business world.

Integration: Business games can be integrated into business and management courses, such as those in marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, or strategic management.

Interactivity: These games are highly interactive, allowing students to experiment with different strategies and see the results of their decisions in a risk-free environment.

Business games can take various forms, including board games, computer-based simulations, or role-playing activities. They are a valuable educational tool for preparing students for careers in business and management by providing them with practical experience and a better understanding of how businesses operate.

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The IFU “Academic Research Seminar” is an event organized with the aim of promoting academic research and encouraging collaboration and communication among researchers, professors, graduate students and others.

Researchers, whether graduate students, professors or guests, present and discuss their current research.

Research seminars provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, comments and constructive criticism on ongoing research projects. They prioritize collaboration and networking among participants, which can lead to joint research opportunities. It is also an opportunity for learners to learn research methodologies and presentation skills by attending these seminars.

Research seminars are an essential part of university life and the promotion of research. They enable researchers to stay up to date on developments in their field, obtain feedback on their work, create opportunities for collaboration and contribute to the dissemination of knowledge within the IFU academic community.