Exchange & Study abroad programs

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Exchange & Study abroad programs

Do you wish to spend a semester or two in a highly specialized school, located in a beautiful, vibrant city? With its unique atmosphere, Paris attracts the highest number of tourists worldwide. It is the 2nd best city in the world for international students, according to the QS ranking! Learn new skills, while enjoying an amazing cultural life in the French capital. Each year, EPITA welcomes international students from different countries. Would you like to join our community?

Who can become an exchange student?

EPITA welcomes exchange students from our partner universities around the world each year to study for one or two semesters. To be an exchange student at EPITA, your home university must have an Erasmus+ or exchange agreement with us. You can see the list of EPITA partner universities here. If your university is not listed, please contact your university regarding cooperation opportunities with us. Moreover, there is a possibility of becoming a free mover.

To become an exchange student, your home university needs to officially nominate you before you can apply online. After being nominated, you will be given a code to apply online. Contact the Erasmus office or international office of your home institution to get the code.

Exchange students may have access to our large range of English courses in the different program levels. To learn more about our classes in English. Click here

In addition, they have access to French Languages courses throughout the semester, allowing them to acquire basic knowledge.

If you want to study in French, you will have access to more majors.

Students must apply for a specific level or specialization and can only take courses from the same program due to schedule and calendar conflicts. They can select their academic level on the application form. After reviewing their academic records, the Admissions Committee will verify that prerequisites are fulfilled and send the enrollment letter corresponding to the admission level.

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Who can become a free mover?

If your home university does not have an Erasmus+ or exchange agreement with EPITA, you can become a free mover.

As a free mover, you must pay some tuition fees. It costs respectively €3,000 for one semester and €6,000 for two semesters of studies.

You can study in English or French, depending on your language skills. Are you fluent in French? Click here to learn more about our programs in French.

Students must apply for a specific level or specialization and can only take courses from the same program due to schedule and calendar conflicts. They can select their academic level on the application form. After reviewing their academic records, the Admissions Committee will verify that prerequisites are fulfilled and send the enrollment letter corresponding to the admission level.

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Fall Semester 2019 Spring Semester 2020
Starts on Ends on  Starts on  Ends on
Year 1 02/09/2019 10/01/2020 13/01/2020 05/06/2020
Year 2 02/09/2019 20/12/2020 06/01/2020 29/05/2020
Year 3 23/09/2019 14/02/2020 14/02/2020 10/07/2020
Year 4 Specializations 09/09/2019 14/02/2020 07/02/2020 17/07/2020

Dates are subject to change.

Christmas holidays are scheduled from 20/12/2019 to 02/01/2020.

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You will have to submit the following documentation:

  • A digital picture (passport size)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Transcripts of records (in French or English) and degree certificates
  • English Test results (TOEIC, IELTS…) or online assessment1
  • Passport copies (main pages) or ID card for European students
  • Overseas health insurance (in French or English)2
  • Online payment of €60 for the application fee (only for free movers)3

 

Application deadlines:

Fall Semester: June 1

Spring Semester: November 1

 

You can apply for one or two semesters, but as exchange students, you will first need the approval of your home coordinator.

 

Mobility documents

Before arrival, you will have to fill in a Learning agreement to select the classes that you want to take during your semester(s) at EPITA. Each party will have to approve the selection and sign the document. After arrival, at the beginning of the program, it will be possible to add/drop some courses and modify the Learning agreement. After that period, no more changes will be accepted.

 

Practical information:

EPITA Paris is located in the South of Paris: discover our campuses.

For more information about accommodation, student life and services at EPITA.

 


(1) Except if your home university has a specific agreement and can provide a language attestation, or if your previous curriculum was entirely taught in English.

(2) For EU students, the European Health Insurance Card is sufficient.

(3) Exchange & Erasmus+ students will enter a fee waiver code provided by the home institution.