Nantes programme international: Calling for applicants 2017

Nov 14 2016 / Feb 15 2017

If you're an international student and would like to study art, architecture, communication, design, dance or music in France, then this one's for you...

The international programme of Nantes School of Art offers:
  •  a year's language immersion leading to a certificate of achievement in French
  • a study trip to visit major art collections and cultural events in France and Europe
  • specific preparation for entrance exams to colleges of art, architecture, communication, design, dance or music
At the end of the course, you will be able to enter the francophone school of your choice, if you fulfil its entry requirements (level of French B2 and the quality of your application).
On top of that Nantes is one of the most buoyant, green and innovative cities in France, near the Atlantic coast...

network of partner schools

5 Nantes schools offering high-quality courses in art, architecture, communication, design, dance and music have joined forces for this international programme and are offering a common teaching core: École supérieure des beaux-arts de Nantes Métropole, École nationale supérieure d’architecture de Nantes, L'Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique, SciencesCom (Audencia group) , École de la communication et des médias. Outside the Nantes region, 3 European schools are also partners: The Higher National School of Decorative Arts in Paris, The School of Art and Design in Geneva and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels. This network offers the ideal environment in which to study for and pass the competitive entrance examinations and equivalence tests

how to apply?

Pre-requisites
  • Examination Preparation Course: baccalaureate level
  • Diploma courses: BA or Master’s level
  • Recommended level of French: A2 or B1. A1 accepted.
Application file The application file, translated into French, is made up of the following documents (one pdf per document):
  • Copy of passport or identity card
  • CV setting out the applicant’s experience to date and contact details (contact, date of birth, etc.)
  • Cover letter (in French)
  • Copies of diplomas or certificates obtained by the applicant, with a translation into French.
  • Portfolio of the applicant’s artistic work (minimum 5 pages).
  • TCF, DELF, DALF certificate (proof of level of French). You can pass your DELF/DALF test at the French Institute in Estonia.
Applicant registrations: Applications should be registered on Campus Art, the network run by Campus France: www.campusart.org, or on this website, by filling in this application form.

key dates and tuition fees

14 November 2016: start of the call for applications and online registration 15 February 2017: application deadline 16 February-15 March 2017: applicants shortlisted on the basis of their file and a videoconference interview 15 April 2017: admission results and pre-registrations October 2017: courses start Annual tuition fees: 4800.00€ comprising registration fees, lessons in French as a Foreign Language, Art and Culture lessons and the study period in France and Europe. Possibility of grants based on criteria of excellence.
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