Languages that are most used in the classes: French – Some degrees are fully taught in English (see above)
Requirements for exchange programs:
The exchange program guidelines establish that student must have sufficient knowledge of the French language. To attest the level in French and/or English, student must provide either an official test, a certificate from a language instructor stating the CECR level equivalence.
For basic exchange students:
classes taught in French: B1 level is recommended, according to the CECR
classes taught in English: A2 level is recommended
Ense3 school recommends a B1 level for the Hydraulics, Civil & Environmental engineering specialization and the Energy Systems & Associated markets specialization
Phelma school recommends a B1 level at least in the language of instruction of the specialization or the master
The academic year is divided into two semesters, the first one starts at the beginning of September until the end of January and the second one stretches from January till the end of June. The start and end dates of classes are different from one school to another and depend on the level at which student enter the school. Please refer to the host school to know exactly when the semester is beginning and ending.
The first year of studies is composed by Semester 1 (fall semester) and 2 (spring semester).
The second year of studies is composeb by Semester 3 (fall semester) and 4 (spring semester).
The third year of studies is composed by Semester 5 (fall semester)
Semester 6 is devoted to an internship and the Master Thesis which lasts a minimum of 5 months.