The Blue Economy Seminar, in partnership with our partner, theInternational University of the Sea (UIM), which offers short and professional training courses applied to maritime professions, focuses on ocean and maritime activities and all other activities related to the land-sea interface. All of the socio-economic and ecological aspects involved in the exploitation of the ocean will be reviewed.

Professionalizing, contributing to the sustainable development, preservation and responsible exploitation of the marine environment, this seminar on the Blue Economy will allow you to acquire knowledge and skills in a field in very strong growth and in demand for personnel. qualified.

educational goals

Format and pedagogy

The duration of the training is 50 hours:

  • 34 hours of lessons in 20 modules
  • 16 hours of committee work

In addition : an accompanied visit to the port of Cannes and several educational activities at the Oceanographic Center of Monaco.

The training is usually made up of a minimum of 12 students (maximum 30 students) to allow the creation of 3 study committees (a report of recommendations per committee must be produced and presented at the end of the training): 
Example of subject 1: "Inventory and what recommendations can be proposed to local authorities to reduce plastic pollution in the ocean"?
Example of subject 2: "Foresight: how to develop jobs and an economy that respects the ocean?" »

  • Dynamic animations based on progressive methods and scenarios. The speakers are professors, scientists, politicians and economic operators who are experts in their field related to the Blue Economy.
  • Oral expression
  • Written exercises in committees (4 to 10 students)
  • Webinars with experts

Our program

Topics covered during the seminar:

  • History and geopolitics
  • New geopolitical, socio-economic and sustainable development challenges
  • Global warming
  • SDGs, SDG 14
  • The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and the various marine spaces
  • IMO (International Maritime Organization) and the safety and security of maritime transport
  • Biodiversity, evolution and conservation of marine ecosystems
  • Hydrography and processing of bathymetric and oceanographic data
  • The fishing industry
  • Aquaculture
  • Maritime transport
  • Ports & Harbours
  • Shipbuilding and shipyards
  • Ship dismantling
  • Energies in the world
  • Marine Renewable Energy – MRE
  • Coastal tourism and cruises
  • Management of coastal areas
  • Yachting and recreational boats
  • Water sports and water-based leisure activities

The themes of the committees' work will be linked to some of the above modules.

This training is aimed at anyone wishing to improve their level of French, while developing new skills in a specialized and promising field.

Conditions of admission :

  • Non-French speaking foreign students with a Bachelor's degree equivalent
  • B2 level in French

The candidates' level of French will be defined following a language test, this test also aims to know the strengths and weaknesses of the students in order to adapt our program or pedagogy, for better results. 

For more information on the different language levels: Click here

It is possible to integrate a course throughout the year, depending on the number of students present.
New classes can be created on request.
For more information, please contact us using the contact form at the bottom of the page. 

 This training is available:

  • in self-financing 
  • with the Erasmus+ program

Prices vary depending on the type of financing.

Please contact us using the form at the bottom of the page for more information. 

Halfway through the training: written assessment in the form of multiple choice questions.
The items concern:

  • Language points: sentence to be completed with the word or expression that best suits.
  • Cultural points: affirmation that suits best.

At the end of the training: a simulation session using the concepts discussed during the seminar.

Teaching methods:
Work on linguistic forms (grammar, vocabulary) and cultural notions necessary to achieve each objective.
Applications: scenarios, role plays, cultural immersions

Documents and materials for trainees
A certificate of competence and an evaluation sheet.
Visual documents: books, slides, digital images and video

Pedagogical supervision
The training is led by specialized trainers

Download the training sheet

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