Conditions and admission requirements

Candidates are accepted based on their application according to the following 3 cumulative criteria :

  • Hold a University degree level Master's degree Year 1 or equivalent
  • Academic Merit
  • Career Objectives

Candidates that are pre-selected based on their application file will be invited to an interview.

For continuous education, recruitment is carried out based on an application file taking into account: relevant university education, professional experience, coherence of career objectives and eventually an interview. A jury of professor/researchers and professionals validate the professional experience (VAP decree 1985) of the candidates and select those candidates eligible to start the course.

Candidates for continuous education (following a 2-year interruption of further education, in salaried employment, on educational leave…...) should contact ASURE Formation for further information concerning VAE/VAP (validation of professional skill) and relevant documents.


The fees are composed of:

  • National fees set by the French Ministry of Education. All students must pay these national fees. The exact amount is published by the Ministry in mid-July.
  • Social Security contribution must be paid by French and foreign nationalities (excluding EU) who are aged less than 28 on 1st October. The following are exonerated: students from EU countries who are covered in their country of origin, family members of SNCF employees, students working at least 96 hours per month, and all students aged 28 years and older on 1st October.
  • Sport and Culture Fee. This fee is voluntary (amount: 30 €). It gives the holder access to the University sports facilities and the right to reductions on cultural activities.
  • Specific Fees. The fees depend on your regime. Please consult the IAE site for information on regime-specific fees. For details on fees use the following link