Admission and scholarships


Admission to 1st year of School (License L3)

Admissions to the first year are made through three routes:

  • Admission through the competitive exam for preparatory classes for grandes écoles (CPGE Sciences)
  • Admission by normalien student competition for students in the 2nd year of preparatory class for the scientific grandes écoles or students in L2 or L3 (or equivalent) scientific (Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Earth Sciences) justifying, directly or by equivalence, of 120 ECTS credits. See the admission procedure in the Geosciences department.
  • Each year, the ENS also organizes an international selection which allows twenty foreign students to follow a three-year course at the ENS. The laureates are housed on the ENS campus and receive a monthly grant.
Admission to the master Geosciences, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Environment

Registrations for the master’s degree in Geosciences, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Environment are open for M1 and M2

  • See the admission procedure for integrating the Earth and Planetary Sciences, Environment master’s degree.

Financial supports

Different types of financial supports are offered by the Department, the ENS and PSL: study grants, rooms on the ENS campuses, PhD Track program, housing grants, Master’s grants, support for the internship abroad….

Find more information on the DENS and Master pages.

Contact: enseignement (at) / +33 (0)1 44 32 22 9