Degree-Granting Mobility

Degree-Granting Mobility

Would you like to study at the ICP as a bachelor, master, or doctoral student outside of student exchange agreements?
The process for applying on an individual basis varies depending on your nationality, country of residence, and the type of degree you are pursuing (or have already completed).
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Choosing Your Program

The ICP offers 68 programs of excellence including 26 at the bachelor level, 26 as the master level, 6 at the doctoral level, in addition to 2 ecclesiastical baccalaureates and 8 ecclesiastic licentiates.

You can choose the program that interests you and matches your studies and professional project.

> Consult our educational offerings

Follow the Correct Application Process

The application process varies depending on your nationality, country of residence, and even the nationality of your degree.

You are applying for the first year of a bachelor’s program


1 - You are of French nationality or from a country in the European Union (+ Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Andorra, San Marino, and the Vatican), or from a country outside of the European Union but the holder of a French high school diploma :

2 - You are from a country outside the European Union (including the United Kingdom), and are the holder of a secondary school degree that was granted abroad :  

      
A - You live in France, you should apply via the dossier vert (green file) as part of a Preliminary Admission Application (DAP). You should send your application to the relevant ICP Faculty at the following address :

          Faculté XXX
          Institut Catholique de Paris
          21 rue d'Assas
          75 270 Paris Cedex 6
          FRANCE


      B- You live abroad in a country with a Campus France office (View the list), you should apply via the Etudes en France platform. For more information, visit the Campus France website.


      C- You live abroad in a country where there is no Campus France office, you should apply via the dossier blanc (white file) as part of a Preliminary Admission Application (DAP). You should send your application to the cultural service of the French Embassy or Consulate in your country of residence.

Important information regarding the Preliminary Admission Application DAP :

  • Carefully follow the instructions for DAP white files and green files.
  • Print the application form on one side only.
  • The envelopes you include must be pre-paid.
  • Your degrees and transcripts must be translated into French by a translator certified by the French Embassy or Consulate of your country of residence.
  • If there is a university entrance exam in your country of origin, this document should also be attached to your application.
  • Language level: you must have a B2 level in French. You must pass the French Knowledge Test (Test de Connaissance du Français - TCF) for the Preliminary Admission Applicatoin (DAP). Consult the list of centers that administer TCF exams abroad.

You can apply via the Preliminary Admission Application (DAP) process for the following disciplines and specializations at the ICP : Law, Social Sciences, Philosophy, Humanities, Information-Communications, Letters, Languages, History, Art History and Archeology, and Education Sciences.

NB: The DAP henceforth applies to British nationals.

You are exempted from completing a DAP application if you are : 

  • A refugee
  • Syrian
  • The child of a diplomat (holding a position in France) whose diplomat parent was appointed after the application period
  • If you have filed for a DAP during an earlier session (reorientation)

If you fall under one of the above cases, please contact the International Relations Office at international@icp.fr
 

You are applying for the second or third year of a bachelor, master, or doctoral program

You are of French nationality or from a country in the European Union (+ Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Andorra, San Marino, and the Vatican), or the holder of a residence permit valid for the full duration of the coming academic year :

  • You should apply directly with the relevant ICP Faculty at the following address :
           Faculté XXX
           Institut Catholique de Paris
           21 rue d'Assas
           75 270 Paris Cedex 6
           FRANCE 


You are from a country outside the European Union (including the United Kingdom)

      A- You live abroad in a country where there is a Campus France office (View the list), you should apply via the Etudes en France platform. For more information, visit the Campus France website

      B- You live abroad in a country where there is no Campus France office, you should apply directly with the relevant ICP Faculty at the following address:

           Faculté XXX 
           Institut Catholique de Paris 
           21 rue d'Assas
           75 270 Paris Cedex 6
           FRANCE 

Enrolling at the ICP

You have been admitted to the ICP. Below are the next steps to take :

CONTRIBUTION TO STUDENT AND CAMPUS LIFE (CVEC)

All students pursuing a degree program in a higher education institution must obtain, prior to enrollment, their certificate of payment or exoneration for the CVEC. The certificate number is mandatory for administrative enrollment.

You can be exonerated if you fall under any of the following cases: you are a refugee, a beneficiary of subsidiary protection, an asylum seeker with permission to remain in the territory, a scholarship holder based on the social criteria of the CROUS.

ENROLLMENT AT THE ICP

After receiving the official confirmation of admission from the ICP, you will receive an email with instructions to proceed with your ICP enrollment.

If you are from a country outside the European Union, your admission letter will allow you to apply for a student visa from the French Embassy of your country of residence, or to apply for the renewal of your student visa if you live in France.

Following your enrollment, you will receive confirmation as well as your student number.

For more information, contact the university administration: contact