As a wholly post-graduate school the Paris School of Architecture accepts applications from candidates who have completed previous undergraduate study elsewhere.
Assessment and admission of candidates' suitability for the course in made entirely by submission of a portfolio and an interview.
Selection is rigorous and candidates are encouraged to focus their attention on their portfolio submission and interview technique.
Admission to the school is based on the submission of a digital portfolio followed by an interview. The school welcomes applications from all those who are interested in studying architecture and associated disciplines, but as the school teaches in English, a high level of English is required before starting the course. This will also be assessed at interview.
Candidates for entry will also need to select their specialism; Project Management, Design and Communication, or Disruptive Technologies and demonstrate an awareness and ability to undertake advanced study of their proposed subject.
Living in Paris
It is the responsibility of the student to organise their housing and maintenance while in Paris. Paris is a global city and renting can be expensive. The French State currently provides housing benefit to students and interns, further information can be found at https://www.caf.fr
Non-EEA citizens will require a visa to enter France. It is the student's responsibility to obtain the correct paperwork for their stay. The Paris School of Architecture will provide a letter confirming acceptance to a course if required.
An orientation week at the beginning of term will introduce students to the school and the city with a number of visits, tours, and events.
Fees and Funding
Fees for the academic year 2020/21 are €10 109.
A €400 deposit is paid during the enrolment process to confirm your place, this is deducted from the remaining tuition fee balance, which is then due in September 2020.
Architecture students will typically incur higher course-related costs due to the materials required for model-making, drawing, and presentations.
The Paris School of Architecture Scholarship provides fee exemption for one exceptional second year student each year. This will be awarded by the head of the school at the end of year show in June.