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Applying from abroad

Entry into the first year Post-Baccalaureate is open to candidates in Terminale S and STI2D in the French school system.

The procedure to be followed for applicants of non-EU nationalities who do not reside in France depends on the situation with regard to visa issues:


Procedure outside the EU

I reside in one of the following countries

Algeria, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Gabon, Guinea, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Peru, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, South Korea, Taiwan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, United States, Vietnam.

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I live in another country
I have to apply for a visa  Procedure B    
Procedure C
I already have a visa valid for the 2021-2022 school year Procédure C
Procédure C
I do not need a visa Procédure C
Procédure C

Procedure B

  • Registration on the Campus France website in your country (date)
  • Filling in and validating the form
  • Registration of your application at our establishment
  • Submission of the paper file and payment of the application fee
  • Evaluation interview
  • Motivational interviews with ESITC Caen (physical or videoconference)
  • Results communicated on the Campus France platform

Procedure C

  • Send the application file and the requested documents
  • Validation of the file by a jury 
  • Invitation to written tests and interview(s)


The conditions for admission to the engineering program are the same as for French students. Candidates are selected by competitive examination according to their entry level.


Diploma or type of training allowing to apply Entry level
Niveau d'entrée
Bac S
1st year
2nd year of scientific CPGE 3rd year
DUT GC, BTS BTP 3rd year
M1 or M2 Civil Engineering
4th year


How to enter France for international students - Campus France

Campus France has published a new version of the flyer "International students: France welcomes you! ». It enables students and researchers to be informed of the modalities of entry into France, according to their country of origin, in order to prepare their departure to France. Available in French, English and Spanish, it is regularly updated according to changes in the health situation in France and around the world.