English translation: University Institute for Vocational Training
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08:45 Feb 17, 2005
French to English translations [PRO] Marketing - Education / Pedagogy / titles
French term or phrase:IUP Institut Universitaire Professionnalisé
It is not in the glossary.
Any good glassaries on this subject on the web?
Explanation: This, or something like Centre for Business & Entreprise, is the best I can come up with (perhaps you could keep ULP and give it a translator's gloss). It is not a faculty as such nor a Business School, but ULPs offer vocationally-oriented undergraduate courses.
Being in the UK, my tip would be to look at the centres within business faculties at UK universities (especially the newer ones, which have a long history of vocational-type courses) to look at the titles of any centres there which are doing something similar.
There are lots of ULP webpages on various French university websites.
John Peterson Local time: 18:27 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 24
Explanation: I agree with the other two that the original is probably best left as is. All the same, in North America such a school is referred to as a Community College, offering undergraduate courses for a college rather than university degree (like IUPs, IUTs, etc in France).
Jocelyne S France Local time: 19:27 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 8