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Planning your studies

Practical information and requirements

For international students coming as an exchange student:

  • To be registered in a university that has an agreement with one of our member institutions. If you are not sure about it, please contact the international office of your university.
  • To be selected by your university to study in one of our member institutions. Without the agreement of your university, you will not be allowed to come as an exchange student. 
  • To fill the online application form on our member institutions websites here


For students wishing to apply on an individual basis:

  • In order to enroll in the first or second year (L1 or L2): please complete an application for preliminary admission, known as a DAP (Demande d’admission préalable) at the cultural office of the French embassy in your country of residence. 


In 33 countries, the DAP process must be completed online. 
The online procedure is required in: 

Algeria
Argentina
Benin
Brazil
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo (Brazzaville)
Ivory Coast
Gabon
Guinea
India
Indonesia
Japan

Lebanon
Madagascar
Mali
Morocco
Mauritius
Mexico
Peru
Senegal
Russia
South Korea
Syria
Taiwan
Tunisia
Turkey
USA
Vietnam

Whether online or on paper, the DAP process begins in January of each year. Students are invited to follow the strict timeline of the process.

Students from countries of the European Union wishing to enroll in the first year of postsecondary study
must apply using the Admission Post-Bac online application process
Students from other countries must apply directly on our member institutions' websites.

  • In order to enroll in the third year (L3): students from the following countries must be completed on line on Campus France Web site.
     

Algeria
Argentina
Benin
Brazil
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Chile
China
Colombia
Congo (Brazzaville)
Ivory Coast
Gabon
Guinea
India
Japan

Lebanon
Madagascar
Mali
Morocco
Mauritius
Mexico
Peru
Senegal
Russia
South Korea
Syria
Taiwan
Tunisia
Turkey
USA

Students from other countries must apply directly on our member institutions' websites.