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You are of foreign nationality outside the European Union and you reside in one of the 42 countries concerned by the "Studying in France" procedure

CEF countries: Algeria, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo Brazzaville, South Korea, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, United States, Gabon, Guinea, Haïti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mauritius, Mauritania, Mexico, Peru, Democratic Republic of Congo, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, Taiwan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey and Vietnam. 

It is MANDATORY to submit your application online on the Campus France website of your country of origin at the following address: www.desomecountries.campusfrance.org no later than January 22, 2018.

(Example: you live in Algeria: www.algerie.campusfrance.org)

You must not additionally apply via the UPEM enrolment application. For these countries, ONLY the CEF procedure makes it possible to obtain a visa. Any other application will not be processed.

The procedure "Studying in France" (CEF) only concerns the individual candidacy of foreign students holding foreign diplomas (outside the EU, EEA and Swiss confederation) wishing to register for the first time in a French university.

Calendar

November 14, 2017: removal of the file by mail or at the SRI-E 

Before December 31, 2017: files request by mail

Before January 22, 2018: submission of the complete file by the candidate to the International Office

No later than 23 February 2018: language test

From March 15 to June 08, 2018: study of the files by the pedagogical committees

You are of foreign nationality outside of the EU and do not reside in a CEF country

You must apply via the Preliminary Admission Request (Demande d’Admission Préalable - DAP) - white file. This file is delivered by the cultural department of the French embassy of your country. The embassy will forward the file to the university. 

The embassy will inform you about the examination of the Test de Connaissance du Français - TCF DAP.

Calendar

November 14, 2017: removal of the file by mail or at the SRI-E 

Before December 31, 2017: files request by mail

Before January 22, 2018: submission of the complete file by the candidate to the SRI-E office

No later than 23 February 2018: language test

From March 15 to June 08, 2018: study of the files by the pedagogical committees

Registration details:

After admission, please make an appointment with the Registration Office (Scolarité Générale), either online or by telephone 01 60 95 74 47.

ou are of foreign nationality outside of the EU and reside in France

You must apply via the Preliminary Admission Request (Dossier d’Admission Préalable - DAP) - green file - from your first choice university. 

Calendar

November 14, 2017: removal of the file by mail or at the SRI-E 

Before December 31, 2017: files request by mail

Before January 22, 2018: submission of the complete file by the candidate to the SRI-E office

No later than 23 February 2018: language test

From March 15 to June 08, 2018: study of the files by the pedagogical committees

Application details

As part of the DAP procedure:

  • The candidate can choose three universities;
  • The candidate must have his documents translated into French by a sworn translator, for example in Paris: www.cetiecap.com.
  • The answer provided is only valid for the year mentioned on the file;
  • The candidate must take the TCF DAP exam, except for:

-Nationals from a country with French as official language (27 states in addition to France),
-foreign students from French bilingual sections,
-holders of the DALF (Advanced French Language Diploma) C1 or C2, DELF B2, TEF with at least 14/20 in the written expression test.

Registration details

After admission, please make an appointment with the Registration Office (Scolarité Générale), either online or by phone 01 60 95 74 47. 

Test de Connaissance du Français (TCF): Checking language level

This exam is mandatory in order to judge the level of written expression and oral comprehension of the student. The TCF certificate is valid for 2 years.

Registration:

Candidates must register at the TCF before February 1st, 2019 via the following link: https://www3.ciep.fr/LF/TCF/inscription/.

During the registration, applicants must pay 72 € * (price for the year 2019).

Sessions for the Test de Connaissance du Français (TCF) are organized by universities. Paris-Est Marne-La-Vallée University organises a TCF exam on Thursday, February 12th, 2019.

* The price is set by decree, it may be modified each year.

Test:

Following the registration and the payment on the CIEP website, students are summoned during the month of February to take their test. This test lasts 2h25, and is divided into two parts:

  • oral comprehension test (20 minutes), proficiency in language structures (20 minutes) and written comprehension (45 minutes)
  • written expression (60 minutes)

In order to pass the test, the candidate must obtain a number of points higher or equal to 300/699 (level 3). Passing the test does not mean that the candidate will be accepted, but that his / her file will be examined by a pedagogical committee. 

For more information regarding the TCF (Test de Connaissance du Français), you can consult the website http://www.ciep.fr (Centre International d’Etudes Pédagogiques).

Please note:

The duplicate of the certificate shall be inserted in the DAP file, the original is given to the candidate.

On the CIEP website there is a page devoted entirely to the TCF for the DAP. The candidates will find all the information relating to their test (example of tests, registration calendar, duration of the tests, cases of exemption, bibliographical references ...).

Contacts

Service des Relations Internationales - Enseignements (SRI-E)
Information Sheet

Maison de l'Etudiant - Bureau C01

Responsable de service
-Camille DULOR

Chargées de la mobilité internationale en programmes d'échange

-Floriana CAPODIFERRO
+33 (0)1 71 40 81 83
-Maria BARESCH
+33 (0)1 71 40 81 86
-Emmiina VIHERVIRTA
+33 (0)1 71 40 81 85
-Clémence LEFEVRES
+33 (0)1 71 40 81 66
-Tania HURTADO (IUT)
+33 (0)1 60 95 85 52 / 44 02

Chargée de la mobilité internationale hors programmes d'échange
-Kheira DRICI
+33(0)1 71 40 81 79

Chargée d'accueil
-Sandra TOUKAM
+33 (0)1 71 40 81 84

Secrétaire pédagogique du Diplôme d'université Formation à la Culture et aux Méthodologies Universitaires Françaises
-Florence BONAL
+33(0)1 60 95 77 40

Horaires d'accueil SRI-E
9h30 - 12h00 / 14h30 - 16h30 (Fermé le mercredi)

Courriel
international@u-pem.fr

Adresse postale
Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée / UPEM
Service des Relations Internationales - Enseignements
Maison de l'étudiant
Boulevard Descartes - Champs-sur-Marne
77454 Marne-la-Vallée Cedex 2

international@univ-mlv.fr