Who are we?

Created in 1944 and located in Cergy, 30 minutes from Paris, ILEPS offers not only a great classroom experience but also all the cultural and social delights the Paris area and France in general.

Our Bachelor in sport science has been ranked n°1 by the EDUNIVERSAL Education Award 2021!

Whatever the specific nature of your chosen course, you will benefit from a lively mix of people, facilities, resources and learning opportunities. 

To help you to succeed you will have access to our academic staff expertise, and also to a range of student support services to help deal with your own particular needs and circumstances as a student.   As well as qualifications, we want to help you to acquire the skills, knowledge and confidence that will carry you through to a rewarding and fulfilling professional life. Staff will be available to advise, encourage and support you throughout your course.

You are interested in joining a vibrant community of teachers and students across a wide range of
subjects? 

Do join us!

Incoming students

As soon as their application is accepted, incoming students receive a welcome pack with practical and academic information to help them to prepare their stay in Cergy (Val d’Oise).

They are put in contact with our accommodation service.

At the start of the semester, integration activities are organized in collaboration with French students. 

The Erasmus coordinator is in charge of the student’s educational support during the mobility period.

More than a school, ILEPS is a state of mind.

ILEPS – École Supérieure des Métiers du Sport et de l’Enseignement – remains true to its original mission entrusted by the French Catholic Education in 1944, and continues to train P.E. teachers. Over the last few years, we have widened our offer with undergraduate and graduate programs which are fully in line with the evolving needs of the education and sport sectors.

Materializing a passion for sport and making it part of university studies, developing knowledge of sports economics to fit in with career plans, getting good communication skills and mastering the codes of sport media coverage… Based on the lessons learned, P.E. teachers and sport managers can start their career in the best conditions possible.

A teaching experience adapted to the professional world

Our team at ILEPS pools their skills to support every student from the start of their academic studies to their entry into the professional world.

Throughout their academic path, they fully benefit from a network of institutional and academic partners, and also from professional contacts from the most dynamic companies on the job market.

A network every ILEPS student can rely on

We are committed to the development of independent and responsible personalities, able to make free and well-informed choices. As such, one of our priorities is to foster intellectual, emotional and intercultural development.

Strong humanistic values

Through excellence in education and reward for merit, students can appreciate what makes them similar to others while also seeing what makes them unique.These humanistic values contribute to making ILEPS unique, helping each and every ILEPS student to fulfil his or her potential.

Philippe Rouden, Managing Director of ILEPS (graduated from ILEPS, 1986)