The 2nd cycle: 4th year
For admission to the 5-year Program which is divided into two parts (Part I in 3 years and Part II in 2 years), students are required to have passed the baccalauréat (all streams) or to have obtained an equivalent high school leaving qualification.
For entry into the 4th year, admission is by application and interview.
Admission in 2nd cycle – 4th year in Paris – French language instruction
Admission in 2nd cycle – 4th year in Paris – English language instruction
Admission in 2nd cycle – 4th year in Toulon – bilingual French/English instruction
Registration for the entrance examination is subject to a 120€ fee.
Registration for the entrance examination is open: click here
4th year admissions
Can apply to the fourth school year, students previously having validated at least 180 ECTS after their baccalaureat or an equivalent foreign title in a curriculum of:
- interior architecture
- applied arts
Can also be accepted to pass the competitive exam, the candidates currently attending a second year program in one of the curriculums cited above. In this case, the candidate is accepted under condition that s.he will get 180 ECTS.
The admission procedure for the fourth year includes the evaluation of an application form. This form will be made up of a summary document explaining the student’s experience, all of the grades from the student’s first cycle, a folder of personal work in .pdf format gathering his/her most recent work.
The candidate will also have to pass an oral exam of about twenty minutes with a committee of two teachers who evaluate the quality of the student’s portfolio of personal work and listen to his motivations and professional project. This interview can be had over skype for the candidates living outside of France. This procedure will unfold in two sessions; in March and in May 2018.
- Copy of a birth certificate or copy of the national identity card or passport
- Copy of transcripts with credits or equivalent abroad qualification (translated by an official service)
- Photocopy of a recent identity card
- Photocopy of the current student card if you are a student
- A resume
Before the beginning of classes, the candidates will have to prove:
- for the French candidates a level in English equal to at least B1
- for the foreign candidates a level in French equal to at least B2.
The exam unfolds in two parts:
- a day of written exams (writing, drawing and volume)
- participation in an interview of about twenty minutes with a committee of two teachers who judge the quality of the exams, examine the portfolio of personal work brought by the candidate, and listen to his motivations and professional project. The candidates must compulsorily participate in both the written exam and interview. During the written exam, no documents or connected devices are allowed except for a language dictionary for the foreign candidates.
Committee in March and May 2018.