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Practical information for Ensimag master's programmes : MoSIG, MSIAM, CySec, ORCO

Application process for MSIAM / MoSIG / Cybersecurity / ORCO

The on-line application for the 2018 intake is now closed. The application for 2019 intake, will open in January 2019.

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For Ensimag students who wish to do their final (third) year in one of the MoSIG programs:

Ensimag students may request to do their final (3rd) year in the MoSIG program by composing a motivation letter addressed to the director of studies (Herve Guiol) identifying the specific program to be followed (AIW, GVR, PDES, UIS, AISSE, HECS etc) and explaining their professional objective are reason for requesting to complete this program. This letter must be communicated to the Ensimag Scolarité by 10 June.

The request will be examined by the professors at the 2nd year end-of-year jury. Requests from students with GPA > 13 are generally accepted. The motivation and competence of students with a GPA between 12 and 13 are examined with attention. Students with a GPA below 12 are generally not admitted in the MoSIG Program. Further details may be found on the Ensimag Intranet.

Students who are currently registered at the IM2AG or Ensimag should contact their respective academic studies directors for admissions procedures.

Admissions Information

MSIAM, MoSIG, CySec and ORCO 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.

Language requirements

Students from countries where English language is not the primary language are required to provide evidence of Competence in English. (Native speakers are exempted). The requirement is waived for applicants from English speaking countries as well as applicants whose previous degree is from a program taught in English. English scores required for the MoSIG, MSIAM, CySec and ROCO programs: TOEFL IBT 78, CBT 210, Paper 547 / TOEIC 700 / Cambridge FCE / IELTS 6.0 min. This is equivalent to CEFR level B2.

For your information: in order to obtain your Master's degree you will need to show evidence of a B2 level.

Degree requirements

For admission to the full two year program (MoSIG) you must have a Bachelors Degree of at least 3 years duration (equivalent to the European License).

For admission directly to the second year program (MSIAM-M2, MoSIG-M2, CySec or ORCO) you must have a 4 years Bachelors 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.

MoSIG

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.

MSIAM

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.
Who can apply?

  • Admission in M1: Anyone holding a L3 or Bachelor Degree in mathematics or applied mathematics or an equivalent degree, interested in pursuing a high level mathematical education and motivated by the applications of mathematics.
  • Admission in M2: Anyone holding a first year of master 60ECTS credits in mathematics or applied mathematics or an equivalent degree, interested in pursuing a high level mathematical education and motivated by the applications of mathematics.
  • Students from related backgrounds (physics, computer science, engineering, …) may also apply provided they possess outstanding mathematical qualifications and are highly motivated by applications.

CySec

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?

  • Anyone holding a first year of master with 60 ECTS credits in computer science, computer engineering, mathematics or applied mathematics or an equivalent degree; and interested in pursuing a high level education in computer security and cryptology.
  • Admission is also possible for students having successfully completed the MoSIG-M1 (first year of MoSIG) program including the elective course Introduction to Cryptology and Coding.

ORCO

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 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, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Peru, Russia, Senegal, Singapore (from the 1st of April), South Korea, Syria, Taiwan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, United States, Vietnam.

Apply here

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 ton contact your nearest French Embassy or Consulate.

Additional information

(Note that in the Campus France web site, our master's are listed under the Catalogue for Programs taught in English).

Other countries

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.

Admissions Process and application deadlines

The admissions committee will meet each month. To be considered, you must have submitted your on-line application by the following dates. These dates are indicative, according to the number of applications we have to review we might have to postpone some reviews to next committee.

31/01/2018for consideration at the committee meeting of February 8, 2018
28/02/2018for consideration at the committee meeting of March 8, 2018
29/03/2018for consideration at the committee meeting of April 5, 2018
26/04/2018for consideration at the committee meeting of May 3, 2018
24/05/2018for consideration at the committee meeting of May 31, 2018
11/06/2018for consideration at the committee meeting of June 21, 2018
28/06/2018for consideration at the committee meeting of July 5, 2018
  • deadline for non-european students
    If you need a visa to study in France we strongly recommend you to apply by the end of April 2018
  • deadline for european and French students:
    • For M1 programs: June 11
    • For M2 programs: June 28
  • admission information

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

  • admitted
  • not admitted
  • re-orientation proposition

In case of admission, our registrar's office will be sending you and official admission letter, and some practical information regarding your stay in Grenoble. You will also be able to download your admission letter in your personal space.

In case of refusal, Means and terms for appeals

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.

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Practical information regarding your stay in Grenoble

Instructions for completing the online application process.

If you encounter difficulties or requests for information that you can not provide, please contact us at

Application requires uploading some documents:

  • Copy of your most recent diplomas, with a translation of the diploma in French or English.
  • Certified copy of the final grades obtained for all University Studies.
  • Copy of grades obtained so far for this academic year, and date by which you can provide your final grades (final transcripts will be needed for admission).
  • Recommendation letter(s). You can submit up to three recommendation letters (print on letter head, and submit using the on-line tool (uploads)
  • Certification of competence in French and or English. For application to a program taught in English, a CECR level of B2 (advanced intermediate) is generally required. Test scores: TOEFL IBT 78, CBT 210, Paper 547 / TOEIC 700 / Cambridge FCE / IELTS 6.0

Optional documents:

  • Official description of the grading system in use at your current university
  • Description of your most recent academic program, including number hours, credits and subjects studied for each class.

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