Become a student at École normale supérieure, at the heart of Paris !

At the pinnacle of French scientific excellence, the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) is a prestigious teaching and research institution. Amongst its alumni are 12 Nobel Prize laureates, 10 French re¬cipients of the Fields Medal and half of CNRS Gold Me¬dal winners. Since its foundation in 1794, renowned intellectuals (Louis Pasteur, Jean-Paul Sartre, Samuel Beckett or Aimé Césaire). The École is the highest-rated French institution in international university rankings. Resolutely intent on extending its international ap¬peal, ENS selects foreign students every year, who enrol in the courses taught at the school.

International selection 2017 step by step:

• You must fill and validate the initial application form (at the top of this page)
• Within 2 days, you receive an email to activate an account on Dematec, an application where you must upload the required documents.
• Please note you will not receive any answer between December 23 and January 3.
• If your file is complete, it is submitted to the jury.
• If the jury selects your dossier, you are invited to take written and oral tests.
• The marks obtained at the tests determine the list of admitted students.
More information about International selection Artd and Humanities
More information about International selection Sciences

Eligibility criteria

• Candidates must not be after their 26th birthday on December 1st.
• Candidates must not have applied to the International Selection before.
• Candidates must not have lived in France more than 10 months during the academic year of the selection (September 1st – August 31st) nor the previous year.
• Candidates must justify at least one year of undergraduate studies awarded by a foreign university during the calendar year preceding the start of applications.
• Candidates justify at least two years of undergraduate studies in a foreign university, on the 1st of September following admission.

To apply, download the application form for sciences and for humanities.

To know more about the international application process, visit the website of the Ecole Normale Supérieure


publié le 17/01/2017

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