Visiting students

Join the programme for an exchange period of one semester or one year


Applicants must:


Application procedure

Please fill the application form, and send it back with all required documents before 8th May. Complete applications must arrive by 8th May. Scanned applications sent by e-mail are acceptable, provided they are sent as one .pdf file.
There is one deadline for any semester considered in the next academic year (Fall or Spring, or whole year).
Please note that courses from 1st and 2nd Graduate years only are open to Visiting students. Undergraduate year courses are not open to Visiting students.
A normal semester is worth 30 ECTS, a year 60 ECTS.

Admission process

The applications are reviewed in May and results are announced in late May or early June.
Applicants should not make any arrangement before having been notified of their admission by MINES ParisTech.

After admission is pronounced

Visiting students must make sure they reach a sufficient level of French before the courses start. MINES ParisTech can give contact details of French language schools in France, but no funding will be given for such courses.
They will be offered access to student accommodation (rooms at Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris), upon availability.
They are expected to register at MINES ParisTech on the day indicated on their admission letter.
They will have to prove they are fully registered at their home university in order to be waived of tuition fees at MINES ParisTech, and for their stay to be valid.