Application process

The application process will depend on candidates’ secondary education qualifications and to the year of study he/she is applying:


Application process for international students



Application process step by step


Step 1: via the admission platform, you will need to complete the application form and upload all the requested documents. 

Step 2: first of all you will receive an email inviting you to take an online scientific test. The test is a multiple-choice and it is divided into two sections: mathematics and physics. 

For the Math test, first year applicants will be examined mainly on the following topics: functions, trigonometry, algebra, logarithmic and exponential functions, integration, numerical solution of equations, complex numbers. 

For the Physics test, first year applicants will be examined mainly on the following topics: physical quantities and units, dynamics, kinematics, D. C. circuits, Electric fields.

If your results meet the requirements, you will be invited to take the online pre-recorded interview. You will be given a time limit to answer orally a few questions regarding yourself and your motivation to join our program. Your answers will be recorded and then reviewed by the Admission Board members. 

Step 3: once the application process is completed, your application will be assessed on a rolling bases by the Admission Board Members. The Admission Board dates are:   

  • January 20, 2021
  • February 24, 2021
  • March 31, 2021
  • May 12, 2021
  • June 2, 2021
  • June 30, 2021
  • July 15, 2021

Step 4: candidates who successfully make it through the admissions panel will need to prove their English proficiency. An online test will be submitted to the applicants who have not a valid English qualification dating less than 18 months (TOEIC, Cambridge Certificate etc.), proving at least a B2 level.

The online English test consists of 3 stages in which applicants must provide their answer within a given time limit:

  • 5 questions with video answers from applicants
  • an audio or video news excerpt with 10 multiple choice questions
  • a short writing exercise of 150 words minimum

We use the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages to evaluate language proficiency. A minimum B2 level in English is required to be admitted into the ECAM Engineering program.

Candidates successfully completing the English assessment will receive an admission offer.


Admitted students will have to confirm their enrollment via the Admissions Portal prior to a given deadline. In order to confirm the enrollment, a 3 000€ Registration Fee payment is mandatory. This amount will be then deducted from the total amount of the first year tuition fees. 

The Registration Fee is non refundable. Exceptions will only be made in case of Visa denials or certified force majeure reasons. In both cases, official supporting documents will be required to examine the refund request. 

Wishing to apply? The ECAM Lyon Admissions Portal is open until June 30, 2021.

For any inquiries on the admission process, please contact the Admission Office at