International admissions procedure VS national procedure: which one to choose?
Who are the students going through the international admissions procedure?
- I am a student of foreign nationality, not residing in France
- I am a student from the European Union, with a foreign diploma
- I am a foreign student, with a foreign diploma, but living in France
- I am a French student, with a foreign diploma
If you have any questions about your application, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Once your application has been submitted and validated, the admissions department of the selected INSEEC campus and program will contact you to organize an oral interview.
Once your application has been validated, you can then proceed with your registration and visa application.
Who are the students going through the national admissions process?
- I am a French student, with a French degree
- I am a French or foreign student, taking an exam in France (Sesame, Ambition +, PASS, SIGEM, AVENIR)
- I am a foreign student with a degree obtained in France
How to obtain a visa to study in France
What are the procedures for obtaining a visa?
Depending on your nationality, your situation and the length of your stay in France, you must obtain a visa to be able to study or do research in France or to return to France after graduation.
Onceyour registration is finalized at one of our campuses, you can start the visa process in your country to join our school.
Our International Relations teams are available to assist you throughout the process.
We also advise you to contact the Campus France office nearest you to find all the answers to your questions and to be accompanied as best as possible during your entire visa process for France.
What is a LONG STAY VISA?
The long-stay visa validating a residence permit for “students”, or VLS-TS “student”, allows you to study in France for a period of four months to one year. When it expires, you must apply for a residence permit to stay in France.
There is an official website for visas to France: https: //france-visas.gouv.fr
Do not hesitate to consult it to obtain all the information you need to prepare your study stay in France.
What does the VLS-TS “student” allow?
The long-stay visa validating a residence permit for “students”, abbreviated to VLS-TS “étudiant”, allows students to stay in France from four months to one year in order to pursue higher education. It gives the right to:
How to obtain a VLS-TS “student”?
If you reside in one of the 46 countries covered by the “Study in France” procedure and you need a visa to come and study in France, You must first apply for a visa to study in France via the “Etudes en France” platform. Your visa application will be automatically transmitted to the French consular authorities in your country of residence via this platform.
If you do not reside in one of these countries and you need a visa to study in France, contact the French consular authorities in your country of residence.