The International Selection of ENS (École normale supérieure)

  • Master, Phd
  • Fully Funded
  • 1 February 2017

Each year the ENS organizes an international selection allowing about thirty of the most promising international students, to follow a two or three-year course at the ENS.

Avialable positions: 10 for students in Sciences and 10 for students in Arts and Humanities.

Three years grant to prepare a master at ENS (or one of our partner institutions), as well as ENS Diploma (ranked as a master).

International selection 2017 step by step:

You must fill and validate the initial application form (at the top of this page) Within 2 days, you receive an email to activate an account on Dematec, an application where you must upload the required documents. Please note you will not receive any answer between December 23 and January 3. If your file is complete, it is submitted to the jury. If the jury selects your dossier, you are invited to take written and oral tests. The marks obtained at the tests determine the list of admitted students.


Candidates must not be after their 26th birthday on December 1st. Candidates must not have applied to the International Selection before. Candidates must not have lived in France more than 10 months during the academic year of the selection (September 1st – August 31st) nor the previous year. Candidates must justify at least one year of undergraduate studies awarded by a foreign university during the calendar year preceding the start of applications. Candidates justify at least two years of undergraduate studies in a foreign university, on the 1st of September following admission.


Do you wish to become an international student next year?
Demonstrate your English skills with IELTS.

Start preparing for IELTS today


Monthly stipend of approximately 1,000 Euros and benefit from an accommodation on the ENS campus.

Apply Now

Sign Up for Scholarship Updates

Get an email every week that 10.000's of students use to get the latest scholarships.