Admission / Registration procedures


Admission via previously obtained degrees

  • The admission in 1st year is open to French and foreign students with a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics, Physics, Mechanics, Civil Engineering, Informatics or Environmental Sciences.
  • The admission in 2nd year is open to French and foreign students who have completed the first year of a Master's degree in Mathematics, Physics, Mechanics, Public Works, Industrial Production, Informatics, or Environmental Sciences.


In both cases, the procedure is as follows.


Application procedure


Candidates must send a complete inscription dossier to the EIVP admission service before 15th May (dossier AST on the website) :

  • Application form (filled-in and signed)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Confidential letter from a referee (Dean or professor from the institution where the candidate studies)
  • Higher education transcript of records
  • Degrees and diplomas obtained
  • The certificate of being enrolled in a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for 1st year's candidates, and in Master's degree (or equivalent) for 2nd year's candidates
  • Photocopy of passport or national identity card
  • Three stamped envelopes with the candidate's address
  • A passport - sized photo

Besides, the candidates whose mother tongue is not French must provide :

  • Notarized translation of the passport or identity card.
  • Proof of a good knowledge of French signed by the Cultural Attaché at the French Embassy or by a teacher at the "Alliance Française". B1 level desirable.
  • Official transcript in French of higher education studies.

Any incomplete dossier will be turned down.


Selection procedures


A first selection will be made after examining the dossiers ; the list of selected candidates will be published on the website of the ’Ecole’ 30th May at the latest.


Admissible candidates, 24 maximum, are then required to pass an interview with a committee, consisting in :

  • An interview on the scientific matters corresponding to the candidate's studies, as well as on his/her motivations.
  • An interview in English on a general topic.


The list of successful candidates will be published on the website ; they will also be notified individually. The acceptance will become definitive when the candidates obtain their university diplomas and pay the corresponding fees.

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