Pre-arrival information

ECAM Lyon welcomes international students on its campus for a short program, a semester, a year, or for all of their studies. To help make sure your arrival goes smoothly, please look through the following information as it might help you in your final preparations. If you still have any questions feel free to consult the Lyon Campus website as they may have more information about general student life in Lyon.

Immigration Formalities

We strongly encourage you to complete all immigration formalities as soon as you can to avoid any problems. ECAM Lyon will provide all official documents regarding your enrollment and advice to help you with the administrative procedures.

French immigration law varies based on your nationality. Please check the official French visa wizard.
If you need a visa and reside in one of the following 41 countries need to follow the Campus France “Studying in France” Procedure:
Algeria, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, the Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, South Korea, Kuwait, Ivory Coast, Egypt, United States, Gabon, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mauritius, Mauritania, Mexico, Peru, RDC, Russia, Senegal, Singapore,Taiwan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey and Vietnam.

If you need a visa and reside in a country that does not have the Campus France “Studying in France” Procedure need to check the French consulate for their procedure. The visa wizard can provide assistance on these procedures.

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