Admission information MSIAM / MoSIG / Cybersecurity / ORCO / CoDaS
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Application platform and deadlines non-local students
Information for non-local students: Foreign students and French students registered in other universities
Apply now! The application platform will open on February 1st, 2021
Application platform and deadlines local students (UGA and Grenoble INP students)
The information given below concerns mainly non-local students, meaning students applying from a foreign university or from a French University other than UGA and Grenoble INP.
Students already registered at Grenoble INP can find information on the following web page:
Students already registered at UGA can find information here
Beware: the application platforms are different!
Eligibility and requirements
MSIAM, MoSIG, CySec, ORCO and CoDaS are highly competitive academic programs, with selection on the basis of prior academic and/or scientific achievement as documented by academic transcripts, a motivational essay, letters of recommendation and standardized test scores.
Students are required to provide evidence of Competence in English.
If you have successfully completed a degree (or equivalent) course at a University in one of the following countries then you meet the English requirement automatically: Australia, Canada, Guyana, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America, West Indies.
For admission to the full two year program you must have a Bachelor's Degree of at least 3 years duration (equivalent to the European Licence).
For admission directly to the second year of the program (MSIAM-M2, MoSIG-M2, CySec or ORCO) you must have a 4-year Bachelor's Degree or equivalent, or be currently enrolled in master's studies. The minimum requirement is to have earned at least the equivalent of 240 ECTS credits.
To be admitted to the program, candidates must have previously completed their undergraduate studies and been awarded a Bachelor degree in either Science (BSc) or Engineering (BEng) that includes courses in computing and solid practice in programming. Applications of candidates with bachelor in Computer Science or Computer Engineering will be preferably considered. Skills in mathematics (algebra, probability theory) and Informatics (C/C++/JAVA, algorithms, Computer architectures, Operating Systems principles), Data bases and software engineering are required.
To be admitted to the program, candidates must have previously completed their undergraduate studies and been awarded a Bachelor degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics.
To be admitted to the program, candidates shall have previously completed their undergraduate studies and been awarded a Bachelor degree in either Science (BSc) or Engineering (BEng) that includes courses in computing and solid practice in programming. Applications of candidates with bachelor in Computer Science or Computer Engineering will be preferably considered. Skills in mathematics (algebra, probability theory, arithmetics) are required for the optional courses on advanced cryptology. Admission of students is always at the discretion of the Master team which may require that the student attend pre training courses.
Who can apply?
To be admitted to the program, candidates shall have previously completed the first year of a master program (M1) in Computer science, Applied Mathematics or Industrial Engineering, or shall hold an equivalent degree. Basic skills in the following domains would largely be appreciated: probability theory, graph theory, linear programming, branch and bound. Candidates can contact the persons in charge of the master program to have references of books and/or articles on these domains to prepare at best.
Students should have a B.Sc. in a technical area in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical and computer engineering. Good mathematical background is required as many course in Data Science and AI rely on mathematics.
Instructions for completing the online application process.
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Students need to apply at least 5 days before the admission committee in order to have their applications assessed.
Application requires uploading some documents:
The admissions committee will meet each month. For information the dates of you admission committees are as follows:
You can check on your account, two days after each admission committee, you will be able to see the decision taken on your admission status
In case of admission, our registrar's office will be posting on your personal space your official admission letter. if you ned an original copy you need to ask for it.
In case of refusal, the means and terms for appeals are detailed below:
Any appeal must be made in writing and addressed to the President of the Academic Accreditation Comittee (CVA) within two months from the publication of the results (administrative appeal). Within the same time period, the applicant also has the possibility of briging proceedings before the Administrative Court of Grenoble.
Note for applications to master 1 programs:
If your application is refused and in accordance with article R.612-36-3 of the education code, you can carry on your right to entering master’s studies to the rectorate of the academy through the national platform trouvermonmaster.gouv.fr.
To do so, you must have applied to at least two master specialties ("mentions de masters »), and be refused for all the programs.
Visa matters - Students from outside Europe
Etudes en France
This portal has been set up to facilitate the pre-registration process for 250 French universities and grandes écoles and to help you prepare your visa application.
List of countries: Algeria, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Gabon, Guinea, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Peru, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, Syria, Taiwan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, United States, Vietnam.
Applying through Etudes en France is necessary to obtain a Visa, and you will have to enter your CEF number during the application process.
For countries not listed, you have to contact your nearest French Embassy or Consulate.
If you are not from one of these countries, you will need to contact the French Embassy for a student Visa. Attention: This process can cause long delays.
Whether or not you apply to Campus France, you have to complete your application for admission.
Dernière modification le 07 / 05 / 2021 à 09h11