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How to apply?

Applications to our Masters' programs are open (except Master in Digital Strategy which will open on April 15th)!

We welcome applicants from all over the world who will become digital systems experts with a well-identified specialization (computer science, economy, electronics, law, management, telecommunications...) and a broad overview of scientific, technological, human and society-related aspects of digital systems development.

Read below to find out about the process required to join one of our masters' programs or PhD program.


First step: Application


You apply for a Master


Please refer to each Master'coordinator to ckeck out the corresponding entry requirements.

> Applicants from European Union

Students are considered as “Europeans” if they have the nationality of one of the 28 countries of the European Union, of a country from the European Economic Area (EU + Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein), Switzerland, Monaco or Andorra. Students from these countries should apply through the eCandidat platform.

On the e-candidat platform, masters' titles are give in French only. The picture below shows you where to click in the drop-down menu:

> International Applicants ("Studying in France" procedure)

The "Studying in France" procedure only involves students residing in one of the following 44 countries:
Algeria, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, the Republic of the Congo, South Korea, Ivory Coast, Egypt, United States, Gabon, Guinea, Haïti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mauritius, Mauritania, Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, Taiwan, Tchad, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey and Vietnam.
> Students from these countries should refer to Campus France website.

> International Applicants (other countries)

If you are neither an European student nore concerned by the "Studying in France" procedure, please .

You apply for a PhD

In order to simplify your application, the entire application is done online. All applications for a PhD must go through eCandidat Doctorat.

A three year funding (normal PhD duration) is required to apply to a PhD program. The PhD supervisor is supposed to accompany the student in the search of this funding. More infirmation on the websites of the Information Technologies Doctoral School (ED STIC) and the Humanities and Social Sciences Doctoral School (ED DESPEG).

> More information about our PhD programs


Second step: Registration

Your application has been accepted? Congratulations! Now you will have to complete adminitrative tasks to complete your registration.

Non-European accepted applicants must start the process to obtain a visa as soon as the admission notification is received.
Student long-stay visa, or student VLS-TS, allows you to study in France for a period of four months to one year.
All details on the Campus France website.

You enroll on a Master

For more information, please .

You enroll on a PhD

Selected candidates will have to register to the doctoral school corresponding to their subject. The general registration conditions for a PhD are described here for Information Technologies Doctoral School (ED STIC) and here for Humanities and Social Sciences Doctoral School (ED DESPEG).

Tips about your first essential administrative procedures

You will find useful information on Université Côte d'Azur website about your arrival in France, how to open a bank account, housing, university services, etc.
For a wealth of information on student life in France, refer to the Campus France website.

Your choices of minor courses and group projects

Your registration to DS4H minors and group projects will come only after your registration has been completed. An information meeting will be held at the beginning of the school year to help you make your choices.

Tuition Fees

The French educational system allows all students to follow their studies with a low cost financial commitment. The cost of DS4H curricula is based on regular French university fees.

Master fees

Tuition fees are approximately 490 Euros for a full master's curriculum. Thanks to a decision of Université Côte d'Azur Board, this amount is the same whether your are a French student, an European student or a non-European student.

PhD fees

Tuition fees are approximately 380 Euros per year.

For all students : Student and Campus Life Contribution

Please notice that, with very few exceptions, the Student and Campus Life Contribution ("Contribution Vie Etudiante et de Campus" - CVEC)  applies to all French and foreign students enrolling for a degree program in a public or private institution of higher education in France. Read more about CVEC