Admissions

Admissions to ECAM Arts et Métiers is mostly for recent high school graduates, but it is possible to apply for the 3rd year after 2 successful years of undergraduate program. 

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Recent High School Graduates

The first year has 150 open spots.

Applicant profile:

  • Have a French Scientific baccalaureate
  • International applicants with at least a B2 proficiency level in French are welcome to contact us directly

Admissions procedure:

  • Sign up on the platform Parcoursup: LaSalle Grandes Ecoles
  • Complete the common application, up to 4 schools online
  • Applicants whose application meet qualifications will be invited to an on-campus interview
  • Offer of admission via Parcoursup

Application qualifications focus mainly on final-year scientific grades. Scientific subjects represent more than 60% of the classes in preparatory program. Languages and philosophy are also important as the Arts et Métiers program contains a strong international component. Teachers’ remarks are also taken into account to assess the Applicant’s seriousness and tenacity. 

ECAM group member schools (ECAM Lyon, ECAM Rennes, ECAM Strasbourg-Europe, and ECAM EPMI) are grouped on Parcoursup through LaSalle Grandes Ecoles.

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Admissions to ECAM Lyon is possible in the third year after an external preparatory class CPGE or a 2-year higher education degree. This mixture of profiles and backgrounds brings diversity to classes.


Preparatory Classes MPr, PSI, or PT (Application + PT FESIC Prépa contest + Interview)

Applicant Profile

  1. Students in preparatory class MP, MP*, PT, PT*, PSI, or PSI*
  2. Admissions to ECAM Lyon is possible for CPGE students through the concours FESIC Prépa contest
  3. Prepatory class MP through E3A Contest
  4. Preparatory class PSI through E3A Contest
  5. Preparatory class PT through Bank PT

For more information, please consult the FESIC website

Procedure

  1. Sign up for the Contest FESIC Prépa at www.scei-concours.fr
  2. Submit application online to http://dossierenligne.ecam.fr/am3
  3. Be declared admissible to ECAM Lyon after the written exam portion of the FESIC Contest
  4. Participate in an online admission interview
  5. Admissions decisions will be posted in early-August at www.scei-concours.fr
  6. Applicants must confirm enrollment

After confirmation, an email will be sent explaining enrollment procedures.

 


 

Preparatory Classes MP, PSI, PT, TSI (Application + Centrale Supélec/CCP/ENSAM Contest + Interview)

Applicant Profile

  • Be younger than 22 on January 1 of the year of application
  • Obtained a French baccalauréat less than 3 years ago
  • Be in preparatory classes MMP, PSI, PT, or TSI
  • Be fluent in French (B2 level is required)

Procedure

  1. Sign up for the Centrale Contest on www.scei-concours.fr
  2. Submit application online to http://dossierenligne.ecam.fr/am3
  3. Be declared admissible to ECAM Lyon after the Concours Supélec, CPP, or ENSAM Contest
  4. Participate in an online admissions interview
  5. Admissions decisions will be posted in late-July at www.scei-concours.fr
  6. Applicants must confirm enrollment

After confirmation, an email will be sent explaining enrollment procedures.


 

DUT (GMP, GTE, MPH, or SGM) (application + interview + graduation)

Applicant profile:

  • Be younger than 22 on January 1 of the year of application
  • Obtained a French baccalauréat less than 3 years ago
  • Be in an IUT GMP, GTE, MPH, or SGM: as the ECAM Lyon program is selective, a high class ranking will be helpful in admissions
  • Be fluent in French (B2 level is required)

Procedure:

  1. Submit application online at https://dossierenligne.ecam.fr/am3
  2. Be selected during the ECAM Lyon admissions jury
  3. Participate at one of the admissions interviews of ECAM Lyon (Interviews only on appointment through http://dossierenligne.ecam.fr/ge3)
  4. Send a copy of DUT degree to ECAM Lyon
    ECAM Admissions Bac+2
    40, montée Saint Barthélemy
    69321 LYON Cedex 5
    Or by email to admission@ecam.fr
  5. Applicants must confirm enrollment

After confirmation, an email will be sent explaining enrollment procedures.


Scientific Licence L3, M1 (Application + Interview and validation of ECTS credits)

Applicant profile:

  • Be younger than 22 on January 1 of the year of application
  • Obtained a French baccalauréat less than 3 years ago
  • Be in Licence 3 in mechanics, energy, physics, or mathematics
  • Have passed 180 ECTS credits
  • Be fluent in French (B2 level is required)

Procedure:

  1.    Submit application online at https://dossierenligne.ecam.fr/am3
  2.    Be selected during the ECAM Lyon admissions jury
  3.    Participate at one of the admission interviews at ECAM Lyon

Interviews only on appointment through https://dossierenligne.ecam.fr/am3

  1.    Send a copy of Licence degree to ECAM Lyon
    ECAM Admissions Bac+2
    40, montée Saint Barthélemy
    69321 LYON Cedex 5

Or by email to admission@ecam.fr   

  1.    Applicants must confirm enrollment

After confirmation, an email will be sent explaining enrollment procedures.

 

Application for 2 years of higher education

Under the framework of the admissions procedure for students with 2 years of higher education, applicants must submit their application via https://dossierenligne.ecam.fr/am3 . Applications must contain:

For DUT – Licence – or Preparatory classes

  • Résumé
  • High school degree
  • French baccalauréat grades
  • Higher education grades (with class ranking for IUTs)
  • Cover letter
  • DUT applicants must submit €75 with their application (online or by check made out to EAM). CROUS scholarship recipients are exempt with proof of scholarship.

Address for check payment

ECAM Admissions Bac+2
40, montée Saint Barthélemy
69321 LYON Cedex 5

For CPGE – Contest

  • Résumé
  • Cover letter
  • French Baccalaureate grades
  • Preparatory class grades
  • Contest’s results
  • No application fees

Create and modify your application to ECAM Lyon at https://dossierenligne.ecam.fr/am3