How to apply

Application form :

Pour le Programme international parcours Equivalence :
-> déposer sa candidature en ligne

Pour la Classe Prépa Estuaire internationale s1 :
-> déposer sa candidature en ligne

Pour le Diplôme international des beaux-arts de Nantes Saint-Nazaire :
-> déposer sa candidature en ligne



  • Examination Preparation Course: baccalaureate level or equivalent diploma
  • Equivalence course: BA  level (at least 1 year of previous Academic studies in Fine Art, Design or Architecture is required)
  • The Nantes Saint-Nazaire School of art International Diploma (at least 1  year of Graduate studies in Fine Art is required)

Recommended level of French for Prepa and Equivalence courses: A2 or B1 (for Preparation and Equivalence course A1 accepted) and B1 level of English required for the International Diploma.

Application file

The application file, translated into French, or into English (for the International Diploma) is made up of the following documents (one pdf per document):

  • Copy of passport or identity card
  • Birth certificate (Certified Translation)
  • CV setting out the applicant’s experience to date and contact details (contact, date of birth, etc.)
  • Cover letter (in French or in English)

  • Copies of diplomas or certificates obtained by the applicant, with a certified  translation into French or into English (for the International Diploma).
  • Portfolio of the applicant’s artistic work (minimum 5 pages).
  • TCF, DELF, TEF certificate (proof of French level) / TOEIC, TOEFL, BULATS certificate (proof of English level)

Applicant registration:

Applications may also be registered on Campus Art, the platform run by Campus France: