– A cover letter in English
– Official transcripts of grades for final two years of high school
– Official Transcript of final school exam scores and subsequent years of study (if applicable)
FRENCH LEVEL B2
Registration of your application takes place on the admissions website of the Catholic University of Lille.
The second year of the bachelor’s degree is open to students who have completed their first year of Bachelor or obtained 60 ECTS credits in political science or related subjects (sociology, law, international relations, economics, history, …)
EU/EEA applicants admission procedure:
Applications will be reviewed in rounds, twice a year
International/non-EU applicants admission procedure:
2. Eligibility criteria
To be eligible for admission, students are required to submit:
A language test is not required for native English speakers or students with a undergraduate/graduate degree in English.
Please do not add extra documents to your application beyond those listed above.
Incomplete applications or application received after 31 May 2021 (23:59 CEST) will not be considered.
3. Admission criteria
Several criteria are taken into account for the evaluation of the admission
The ESPOL Master admission procedure is supervised by the Admission Committee. The Admission Committee is led by the Programmes Directors and is composed of four academic members of ESPOL, The Admission Committee meets twice a year. The Admission Committee is supported in its tasks by the Admission Officer.
The standard procedure of admission at ESPOL involves 4 phases:
5. After the admission
6. Appeal procedure
Candidates can appeal the decision of the Admission Committee by addressing a written statement within four weeks following the date of decision. Appeal will be considered by the Admission Committee during their next following meeting. Appeals brought later than four weeks following the date of initial decision will not be considered.
ESPOL, as a private higher education institution, requires to charge tuition fees in order to operate. Tuition can be adjusted, based on the revenues of the applicant’s family’s, household composition and CROUS scholarship indexes.
You can immediately estimate your fees online on: simulation scolarite
Bachelor’s and Master’s fees: €3,050-€9,400 depending on revenue and household composition.
Programme in European Politics fees : €9,500 (flat fee)
1 – ESPOL’s Student Excellence Grant
As part of our commitment to talent, ESPOL issues Student Excellence Grants every year. The grants are intended to provide a source of financial support to the best candidates who have been offered admission for one of ESPOL’s master’s programmes. The grant will be allocated primarily to incoming master students who have confirmed enrolment.
2 – Grant criteria
The Student Excellence Grants are allocated based on the following criteria:
3 – When and how to apply
As an accepted candidate to one of ESPOL’s master’s programmes, the only thing you need to do to be considered for a Student Excellence Grant is to confirm your enrolment in the chosen programme by completing your registration on the admission platform (https://espaceadmission.univ-catholille.fr/) and paying the enrolment deposit (or the full tuition fees if you register from July onwards) by the registration deadline stated in your admission letter. Once confirmed, you will be automatically considered for the Student Excellence Grant.
4 – How much you can get and how the grants are paid
Grants typically range from 1000€ to 2000€. The grant is awarded by check to the students once their enrolment in the programme is confirmed. In case of early drop-out or non-validation of the MA programme, the total amount of the grant is to be reimbursed.
The Admission Committee will meet in the second half of June (Round 1) and in the first half of September (Round 2) to attribute the grants. Results will be communicated in early July (Round 1) and by mid-September 2020 (Round 2).