Admission procedure

How to apply to our Master of Science in Engineering?

Admission criteria

  • You may apply either if you are in your last year of undergraduate studies, if you hold a scientific Bachelor’s degree, or if you are currently in the 1st year of a Master’s degree in Science or Engineering.
  • Languages: a minimum B1 acquired level in French and/or English depending on the study track you would like to choose.

Admission procedures: the recruitment routes

A. You are studying abroad

 

I. You are applying for the Master of Science in Engineering degree

1/ You are studying at a partner university which has signed a double degree agreement with Télécom Paris

You have the opportunity to enroll through inter-institutional partnerships. Our double degree engineering program is a two-year Master’s program (4 semesters) leading to the Télécom Paris diplôme d’ingénieur (recognized as a Master of Science).
You usually enroll directly in the 2nd year of our 3-year engineering program. You therefore follow year 2 and year 3 of our curriculum. In a few dual agreements, you may enroll in the 1st year. In this latter case, you will thus follow year 1 and year 2 of our curriculum.

How to apply?

Step 1: Contact your home university outgoing coordinator in order to be appointed as a candidate to the dual-degree program with Télécom Paris (see your university nomination process).

Step 2: Apply before the following deadlines:

For European students: before May 1st 2022 for the September 2022 intake.
– Nominated European students are requested to send their application file through their international coordinator or directly to incoming.
– List of documents for your application:

  • Engineering degree application form (in English or French)
  • Statement of purpose (in English or French)
  • Learning agreement (for Erasmus programs)
  • Resume
  • Official stamped transcripts of records and rankings in the original language and a French or English translation from at least the last 3 years of studies as well as your grading system
  • A copy of your passport or identity card
  • At least 2 recommendation letters
  • Copies of French language and/or English language certificate(s) – the list of accepted tests are listed in the application form

NB: To choose your courses: you may access our online catalogue for Double Degree Engineer program. To identify the courses you may choose, please select the year of exchange according to your bilateral agreement.

For non-European students: before September 30th, 2022 for the September 2023 intake.

  • Candidates preselected by the partner institution submit their application online.
  • After a notification of eligibility, selected candidates are shortlisted to take a motivation interview.

NB: This recruitment process is common to a selection of double degree programs at ENSTA Paris, Télécom Paris and Télécom SudParis.
A selection of double degrees programs
You may apply through this admission route if you currently study at
• Argentina: Universidad de Buenos Aires.
• Brazil: Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro – Escola Politécnica, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Universidade Federal de Săo Carlos, Unicamp, Universidade de Săo Paulo – Escola de Engenharia de Săo Carlos, Universidade de Săo Paulo – Escola Politécnica.
• China: SouthEast University, Zhejiang University.
• Colombia: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Universidad EIA, Universidad Nacional
• Russia: Partnerships with Russian universities are suspended. Novosibirsk State University, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Tomsk State University

Step 3: Notifications of admission are sent by email:

  • On June 3; 2022: for European applicants to the double degree programs
  • On November 15th: for applicants to the double degree programs currently studying outside Europe

2/ You are not studying at a partner university

International students from non-partner universities may apply to either a 24-month Master of Science in Engineering program (2nd and 3rd year of the curriculum) or a 36-month full MSc in engineering program.

You are enrolled in preparatory classes (CPGE) abroad
International students enrolled in scientific preparatory classes (CPGE) abroad have 2 options to follow the full 3-year diplôme d’ingénieur (entry in the first year):

  • Take the Mines-Ponts common entrance examination before mid-January.
  • Take the Ecole Polytechnique entrance examination before end of January.

You may apply only once to this exam. Admissions for students enroled in scientific preparatory classes (CPGE) abroad

You are studying at a university abroad (not enrolled in preparatory classes)
If you are studying abroad in the last year of a scientific Bachelor’s degree or in the 1st year of a scientific Master’s degree and not enrolled in preparatory classes, you may apply to our Engineering program. Upon your previous studies, our Jury will decide if you follow a 24-month or 36-month program (you will then enter either in the 1st or 2nd year).

  • How to apply? Students may apply through the Institut Polytechnique de Paris common entrance exam.
  • Deadline: Before September 15th, 2022 for the September 2023 intake

Procedure:

  • Candidates submit their application online. The initial selection is based on the applicants’ academic background, statement of purpose and reference letters.
  • After a notification of eligibility, selected candidates are shortlisted to take oral tests in mathematics, physics, general scientific culture and a motivational interview. Exam centers may be available in Brazil, China, Senegal, Singapore and Vietnam
  • Notifications of admission will be emailed on November 21 2022.
    For further information: IP Paris entrance exam

II. You are applying for a non-degree exchange period

You may apply as a non-degree exchange student, exclusively through inter-institutional partnerships.

You usually enroll for a full academic year exchange program (12 months). You also have the opportunity to apply for one semester (6 months), preferably for the Fall Semester starting in September but you may also apply for a Spring semester exchange starting in February.
How to apply?

 

Step 1: Contact your home university outgoing coordinator

in order to be appointed as a candidate to an exchange program with Télécom Paris (you will follow your internal nomination process).

 

Step 2: Apply

Before the following deadlines:
For European students:
• Before May 1st 2022, for September 2022 intake for Exchange students (coming for the full AY 2022-2023 or for the Fall semester starting in September)
• Before November 1st, 2022 for the Spring semester exchange starting in February.

For non-European students the recruitment period and application process may differ. Please refer to your university international coordinator.

Application procedure:

Nominated students are requested to send their application file through their international coordinator or directly to incoming@telecom-paris.fr
Application procedures may vary according to the bilateral agreement.

  • Engineering degree application form (in English or French)
  • Statement of purpose (in English or French)
  • Learning agreement (for Erasmus programs)
  • Resume
  • Official stamped transcripts of records and rankings in the original language and a French or English translation from at least the last 3 years of studies as well as your grading system
  • A copy of your passport or identity card
  • At least 2 recommendation letters
  • Copies of French language and/or English language certificate(s) – the list of accepted tests are listed in the application form- List of documents for your application file:

NB: To choose your courses: you may access our online catalogue for Double Degree Engineer program. To identify the courses you may choose, please select the year of exchange according to your bilateral agreement.

Students should consider course prerequisites before making their intended choice.
Please note that course enrolment is subject to availability of places for exchange programs so we advise you to select them as soon as possible.

 

Step 3: Notifications of admission are sent by email:

  • To Erasmus+ exchange students
    – From mid-January till March for applicants for full year or September Erasmus+ exchange programs
    – In June for applicants to the Erasmus+ Spring program
  • To non-European exchange students: please liaise with your international coordinator for further details.

III. Scholarships

Merit-based and need-based scholarships are awarded to international students though different funding schemes:

  • Erasmus+ programs for European students
  • French Government Grants: Eiffel & France Excellence scholarships
  • Scholarships provided by your home country or through bilateral agreements
  • Télécom Paris Alumni Foundation Grants: contact us on incoming

For further information on scholarships

 

B – You are already studying in France

You may follow the same routes as a French student