FOR ADMISSION INTO THE FIRST YEAR OF THE ENSAPC CURRICULUM, APPLICANTS MUST HOLD A FRENCH BACCALAUREAT OR AN EQUIVALENT FRENCH OR FOREIGN DEGREE
Students of any nationality may apply for admission into the first year of the ENSAPC curriculum. There is no age limit. Annual tuition for 2023/24 is set by law at €438 ( Decree of June 4th, 2023). The reduced tuition is 292 euros. ENSAPC does not charge non-EU students more than EU students.
Registration fees for the entrance examinations (for both initial and transfer admissions) are set each year by the Ministry of Culture. In 2022/23, they are €37 euros. Scholarship students are exempted from the examination fees.
The French baccalauréat or an equivalent secondary-school diploma is required for admission. All applicants of all nationalities—those still working toward their diploma, those who already have it, and those already enrolled in a postsecondary program—must apply online using the Parcoursup portal. Applications received through any other channel will be disregarded.
Applicants who do not hold a secondary-school diploma may request an exemption allowing them to sit for the first-year entrance examination. To request the exemption, they should contact the school directly (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Eligibility phase :
1. Application file with the requested documents and a statement of free form indicating your motivations
3. Creative exercise
4. Freeform text on a work, event or artistic issue of your choice
Admission phase :
Interview (about 15 minutes) with a jury of at least two professors, during which the candidate presents a selection of personal works. The interview is set to evaluate the candidate’s capacity for analysis, motivation, autonomy and knowledge of the stakes of contemporary creation.
Following the announcement of the examination results and prior to July 31 of the year of enrollment, successful applicants will be mailed a registration form that is to be completed and submitted to the school with the required documentation during registration week in September. Upon submission of their registration form, new students are to pay their tuition and fees, including the cost of membership in the national student health insurance system. These amounts are set each year by the Ministry of Culture.
2023 ADMISSIONS CALENDAR
The application form for admission may be downloaded from this page between January 18th and April 6th,2023.
The calendar follows Parcoursup’s calendar.
The deadline for submission of applications is Thursday 6 April, 2023.
The dates of the interviews with the jury on the basis of the dossier will take place from May 9 to 12, 2023.
Application form for the first year entrance exam has to be returned to the school at the same time as the registration on Parcoursup. Downloadable as of January, 18th and until April 06th, 2023.
COMMON FIRST YEAR IN ARTS, ARCHITECTURE, AND LANDSCAPE DESIGN
Beginning in fall 2020, ENSAPC, the École Nationale Supérieure de Paysage (National School of Landscape Design), and the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Versailles will offer a common first-year undergraduate curriculum for incoming first-year students. The common curriculum will begin to prepare them for the degrees offered by the three institutions: respectively, the Diplôme National d’Art (DNA) and Diplôme National Supérieur d’Expression Plastique (DNSEP); the Diplôme d’Etat de Paysagiste; and the Diplôme d’État d’Architecte. The common first year will be center on a cross-cutting, multidisciplinary program of study that allows students to develop a better idea of their educational goals and professional interests. The bulk of the program takes place at the historic Potager du Roi in Versailles, the site of the École Nationale Supérieure de Paysage.
The French baccalauréat or equivalent secondary-school diploma is required. All applicants of all nationalities—those still working toward their diploma, those who already have it, and those already enrolled in a postsecondary program—must apply online using the Parcoursup portal. Applications received through any other channel will be disregarded.
Applicants not holding a secondary-school diploma may request an exemption allowing them to sit for the first-year entrance examination. To request the exemption, they should contact the École Nationale Supérieure de Paysage directly (email@example.com).
Click here for more information on the admissions calendar.