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CFJ Journalism School

France Associate Member Institution

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Mission Statement

Media, communication, fiction and knowledges production and practises have been deeply impacted by the digital economy. The mission of CFJ and W School is to prepare the best content makers for the technical and human skills essential to the evolution of their jobs. The future graduates develop their creativity, learn to learn, alone and in team, develop their creativity and their knowledge through concrete and collaborative projects. 

International Role

CFJ J-School works in partnership with Journalism Department in :

Aarhus and Copenhaguen University (Denmark)

IHECS (Belgium)

Laval University (Canada)

Nieman Foundation in Harvard (USA)

W School works in strong partnership with :

Google University Network

Kaos Pilot (Denmark)

National Role

CFJ is one of the oldest and best Journalism school in France. CFJ Diploma is recognized by the ministry of the higher education. 

The school is a full member of several public and private national organisations :

– National Association of french High Schools (Conférence des grandes écoles, CGE – http://www.cge.asso.fr/) 

– Hesam University (http://www.hesam.eu/), a public network of professional schools

– Association of french journalism schools (Conférence des écoles de journalisme – CEJ)

– Labex Tepsis, public Research Laboratory working on Politics and Humanities (https://tepsis.hypotheses.org/)

CFJ & W Schools are partners of several major french academic institutions :

  • Paris 1 – Pantheon Sorbonne University (Politics Department)
  • HEC School of Management (Business School)
  • 42 School (IT Programing)
  • Ecole Nationale Supérieure (ENS) – History Department (http://www.ens.fr/en)

CFJ & W Schools are partners of many french medias and enterprises, such as :

  • AFP (agence France Presse)
  • France Television
  • France 24 (International TV Broadcast)
  • TF1 (TV)
  • Le Monde
  • Le Figaro
  • Mediapart
  • Brut
  • Slate
  • Spicee
  • Angie (editorial agency)
  • Havas (communication)
  • Radio France
  • Europe 1 (Radio Station)
  • Webedia
  • Boulanger
  • Babel Press
  • L'Orient Le Jour
  • Google Newslab
  • Wedodata
  • Live Magazine

Main Focus

CFJ J School and the W multimedia School are professional schools focused on new media skills and contents, in all formats of broadcasting, for all targets and audiences. 

Faculties and Departments

  • CFJ – Journalism School (Master degree)
  • W School – Content & creativity (BBA)

Bachelor Level Programs

  • Web Journalism (BBA)
  • Digital communication (BBA)
  • Digital entrepreneurship (BBA)
  • Sport & e-Sport (BBA)

Master Level Programs

Journalism (Master degree)

  • Radio
  • Television Broadcast
  • Web video & Newsroom
  • Datajournalism


Research Activity and Main Areas

CFJ and W School produce applied research in Media, Digital communication and Digital processing. 

CFJ contributes to regular resarch on Politics through the public Laboratory "Labex Tepsis" : https://politika.io/en


Subject Areas for Exchange Students

  • Journalism
  • Multimedia
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Digital communication 
  • Sport & e-sport

Application Deadlines

1st of November

Teaching Languages


Semester Dates

CFJ – Journalism School (Master degree):

  • 1st Semester : September – December
  • 2nd Semester : January – June


W School (BBA) : 

  • 1st Semester : September – January
  • 2nd Semester : February – June

Cost of Living Per Month (Studying and Living)

approx 1500€ per month


Bachelor: 300
Master: 100

Exchange Students

Incoming: 2
Outgoing: 2

Teaching Staff

Professors: 4
Part-time Teachers: 150

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