Application form for exchange students

Before submitting the application form below, please attach the following documents :

  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • A passport-sized photograph (a good quality scanned version is acceptable)
  • Letter of application indicating your reasons for applying to the programme
  • Official copies of your university transcripts*
  • Proof of your level of English** (i.e. TOEFL scores, Cambridge exam results etc.) for studying in English language (BCIE) or proof of your level of French (i.e. DELF certificate) for studying in French language (BCIF)
  • Two academic or professional recommendation letters (for Master level and double degree students only). Letters must be printed on letter headed paper, signed and dated.


*We accept: printed copies from your university server with an official stamp and signature of your coordinator, or a scanned copy received by email from your coordinator

** If you are not a native English speaker, you must provide evidence of your level of English. An official exam result such as TOEFL, FCE, CAE, IELTS or a letter of recommendation from your English professor is required. Students are required to have the equivalent of a B2/C1 level of English as established by the common European Framework. If you choose to have a language teacher’s recommendation, the letter of recommendation must state explicitly that you have at least a B2 level (or 550 on the TOEFL or 6.0 on the IELTS exam).

If your application is accepted you will be sent:

  • Your ESDES certificate of enrollment that you may use for official purposes such as applying for visas and student loans
  • Information about class registration, housing, and other important information concerning your stay in Lyon
2020_09 application form exchange student
You are *
Language of studies *
Select level *
If you have chosen Master level, please specify which Master program you would like to follow :
If you have chosen Double Degree - Bachelor level, please specify which specialization you would like to follow :
If Exchange, select your duration of stay :
Gender *

Home address

Home institution

Upload your documents (CV, passeport, letter of application, previous diplomas, transcripts...)
in one PDF *
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