Information and Applications

Information leaflets and application forms are available by mail (a stamped envelope addressed to the applicant's home must be provided for the return of documents). Information on the Institute and the diplomas offered is also available on the IEE's website. Applications are made on line on this website : Access HERE

Application forms should be returned with a 8 euros cheque made out to the University bursar : &laqno;Agent comptable de l'Université Paris 8» and five 0,46 euros stamps (to cover the cost of brochures and application forms).


Selection procedures

Selection is through a two stage procedure :

­ first stage : preselection through study of the application forms. Non-selected applicants receive notification by mail.

­ second stage : final selection through a written examination and an interview with a jury. The preselected applicants will be required to take a written examination (language test on the two main foreign languages and text summary in French) and have an interview with a jury. Selected applicants are informed by mail. Documents will be returned to non-selected candidates.

Selected candidates will be invited to attend an information session before the start of the academic year : they will receive all the necessary information and forms for registration at the university by mail.

An authenticated copy of the student's diplomas will be required. Higher degrees (above those required for access) will be validated, dispensing students from part of the curriculum.


ECTS validation

IEE courses are transferable in ECTS, on the basis of 60 ECTS per study year. The rating is the following :

­ DESS : one year of study = 60 ECTS (1 UE = 4 ECTS),

­ MST, DU or DESU : one year of study = 60 ECTS (1 UE = 4 ECTS),

­ DEA : one year of study = 60 ECTS (seminars = 5 ECTS each + dissertation = 40 ECTS).