2.2. Admission procedures - 1st year Degree - Resident in France

To register in 1st year of a Degree (Licence 1)  in a French university as an individual international student, please use the procedure of demande d'admission préalable (DAP). If you are currently living in France (résidence permanente), please use the dossier vert.

All the information on dossier DAP vert are available on the website of the Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieurclick here. You can download the files there.

Procedure opens on October 1st 2023.
Your application must be given to the universities you have chosen by December 15th, 2023.

*Exceptions : EU citizen, French or European bac, already registered in a French Institution of Higher Education the year before, stateless person, refugees, under subsidiary protection, temporary protection, asylum seekers, children of diplomats residing in France, BGF and BEO (French government grant holders), CUEFEE students who arrived on the 2nd semester the year before . If this is your case, please click here: Orange file

For more information on the French language knowledge test, click here: TCF-DAP

In case of reorientation

Please note: students who have registered in a French institution of higher education in 2023-2024 do not have to do a DAP procedure.
To go through with reorientation, candidates should use the Parcoursup platform. Your file will be examined by a pedagogical commission which will determine to allow you in a new programme.

Special cases: orange file

Please note: if you are a French government grant holder, stateless person, political refugee, asylum seeker, child of diplomat, please check your situation here: Orange file