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Accomodation

The school does not own or manage its own accommodation. We have a partnership with a dedicated online housing search platform. Once you have paid the deposit, you will be granted access to that platform to begin your search.

You should budget around 750 and 900 euros for a studio. We strongly encourage students to begin their search as early as possible (even before applying for a visa).

Application

All applications must go through our online portal. Once you have uploaded all your documents online, you must pay the application fee to submit your application. Next, we will schedule an online interview to assess your profile and motivations.

The admissions team attends numerous international student fairs throughout the year. The list of fairs that we will be attending is on our web site, learn more here
Please contact (international.admissions@devinci.fr) to arrange an appointment during our visit to your country.

No. You must pay the application fee before we will review your files. The fee is non-refundable.

Applications open in October and close in early July.

There is only one intake per year in September or October.

Please check the programme page for specific requirements.

You will need your CV, your motivation letter, a copy of your grade transcripts and any degrees your already hold, your language test score (if applicable), a copy of your passport, and a photograph of yourself.

If English is not your first language, you must demonstrate a B2 level. You should provide a test score (TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, Cambridge). If English is your first language or if you have graduated from a programme taught in English, you do not need to present an official test score. We will ask you to prove that you graduated from a programme fully taught in English (eg a letter from your school).

Yes, you can apply and might be accepted if you score higher than 80% during the interview or if you provide a French certificate (DALF, DELF, TCF) of at least B1 level.

If you are admitted, you must pay the deposit to secure your place on the programme. Then you will receive an official enrolment letter, which will allow you to start your Visa application.

Financing

We offer various scholarship each year. Please consult our dedicated page for more information.

Please check the programme page for up to date pricing, which varies from one programme to another. More info on fees and funding.

After being accepted to study, you must make the deposit payment to secure your place. Your remaining fees will be invoiced after the start of your programme and can be paid in instalments.

Accommodation: 750€ – 900€ per month
Food: 150€ – 250€ per month
Transport: 75€ per month

Internships

The school does not operate a direct placement system but does offer a full support. We host on-campus careers fairs so that you can meet company recruitment representatives. You will also have seminars to help you with CV writing, interview preparation, etc. The school will also provide all the necessary documentation to validate your internship.

In France, by law, companies must pay interns who work for longer than 2 months.

Programme

You will have classes from Monday-Friday; you may occasionally have an exam on a Saturday. Your earliest class might begin at 8.30am and your latest class might finish at 8.30pm, but you will never have a full 12 hour day. You will have been 18-24 hours of class per week, depending on your programme. Your timetable changes from one week to the next and will be available online one week in advance.

All of our English-taught programmes have compulsory French classes included as part of the tuition fees. You will sit a French test when you arrive to find your level, so we can put you in an appropriate group.

Students must have spent one full year in France to be eligible to study in Alternance. So, you cannot study in Alternance during your first year in France.

Student Visa

Your Visa application should go through your local Campus France office. You can use your enrolment letter from the school to begin your Visa application.

We will refund your deposit upon presentation of the official refusal document.

French law authorises foreign students to an auxiliary work of 964 hours during the year, the equivalent of 60% of the legal working year. It can only be auxiliary income. When you work in France, whether or not you are a student, you are guaranteed a minimum wage by law. We recommend that you begin your programme before looking for a job – your school work is your priority and we cannot allow absences for your job.

Yes. International students who have graduated from an RNCP or CGE accredited EMLV programme are eligible for Job seeker/ new business creator residence permit ( former APS. This residence permit allows students to renew their student visa for 1 year to look for a job or create a company in France. Learn more here

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International Contacts


Alain Ouvrieu

Director of the International Relations Department

+ 33 1 41 16 72 50
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Degree-seeking students

Whatsapp : +33 7 86 16 74 66
international.admission@devinci.fr

Exchange students

+33 1 41 16 72 51
incoming@devinci.fr

International Partners

+33 1 41 16 72 90 / 72 48
outgoing@devinci.fr


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