Training offer

ENS Paris-Saclay offers a wide range of courses in the fields of engineering, basic sciences and humanities and social sciences. Consult our training offer.
International students can be admitted according to several statuses which are defined below.



Training offer

The ENS Paris-Saclay diploma is prepared in 4 years. 

For more information, please visit the dedicated page of the ENS Paris-Saclay diploma.


ENS Paris-Saclay offers various institutional diplomas. These 12-month courses are intended for all students or professionals as part of their continuing education or retraining.

The range of Master's programs offered at ENS Paris-Saclay covers the fields of engineering, basic sciences, and humanities and social sciences, reflecting the multidisciplinary character of the School and the importance it places on interdisciplinarity. 

The ENS Paris-Saclay Master's program is supported by the Université Paris-Saclay. The School manages some programs for which the students enrolled will graduate from the Université Paris-Saclay. 

You can find the list of our master programs on our page dedicated to master programs.


Statuses open to international students

How to access the status?

Any student of foreign nationality (outside the EU) who passes the ENS Paris-Saclay entrance exam.

  • 1st competitive entrance exam: accessible at the level of the 3rd year of the bachelor's degree. The duration of schooling is 4 years. 
  • 2nd competitive entrance examination: accessible at the level of the 1st year of the Master's degree. The duration of schooling is 3 years. 

Foreign students pursue their studies within the framework of the ENS Paris-Saclay diploma. 


Foreign students benefit from a scholarship of .

  • 1000€ per month for 48 months if admitted to the first competition.
  • 1000€ per month for 36 months if admitted to the second competition. 

At the end of the program, the foreign students obtain the diploma of ENS Paris-Saclay and the master's degree of Université Paris-Saclay. 

How to access the status?

The status of normalien étudiant is attributed to normaliens who are admitted to ENS Paris-Saclay via the student route. They are admitted to prepare the diploma of ENS Paris-Saclay.
Students admitted to the diploma of ENS Paris-Saclay via the double curriculum become normaliens of ENS Paris-Saclay.
Students admitted to the ENS Paris-Saclay diploma by the equal opportunity route become normaliens of ENS Paris-Saclay.


Normaliens étudiants obtain the ENS Paris-Saclay diploma and the master's degree from the University of Paris-Saclay for the course of study followed. 

How to access the status? 

Have the status of étudiant, students admitted to the master or institutional degree of ENS Paris-Saclay students who are not enrolled in the ENS Paris-Saclay degree.

International students admitted in the framework of an Erasmus program or an international exchange program to follow teaching modules and/or do an internship are considered as students.

Interns hosted at ENS Paris-Saclay, within the framework of an internship agreement established between their home institution and ENS Paris-Saclay, have student status. 


Students under Erasmus or international agreement as well as interns, do not pay registration fees at ENS Paris-Saclay. 

Internship students benefit from an internship gratification as soon as the internship is superior to two months (exception for some funding programs such as the ENS Paris-Saclay international incoming scholarship and the normaliens élèves à titre étranger abroad for laboratory internships at ENS Paris-Saclay).