• CEFAM
    47 rue Sergent Michel Berthet
    69009 Lyon, FRANCE
    04 72 85 73 63

Undergraduate program

Fall and Spring admissions are both possible at CEFAM

International Entrance Exams

International students or French students residing abroad can apply to CEFAM, assuming they have earned a high school diploma (or equivalent). The admissions test will be organized in the student’s school abroad, by telephone and/or by Skype.
The international entrance exam fees are 140€ for the undergraduate program.

Applications for international students

Students may apply to CEFAM’s undergraduate program immediately after high school graduation or apply directly to CEFAM’s fourth year in Lyon after succesfully completing 3 years of higher education elsewhere.

In both cases, students must fill out the online application form or download the PDF version, complete it, and return it to CEFAM at least 10 days before the selected exam date. The following items must be submitted with the completed form:

  • 3 ID photographs
  • A photocopy of the student’s national ID card or passport
  • Photocopy of the student’s High School diploma (or equivalent) and any other previously earned degrees
  • Grade reports from the last 1 and/or 2 academic years

In the case of fourth year direct admissions (and transfer students), university and course descriptions for successfully completed courses should also be submitted when applying.

To apply, just follow these steps:

>> Download the Application Form

  • Fill out the form online or return the application form to CEFAM by post or email, accompanied by the various required documents
  • Pay the entrance exam fees on-line (140€)

In case of questions, feel free to contact Mattieu MONTERO at +33(0)4.72.85.73.63

Only complete applications will be processed

Next steps:

Once you have applied online or by post, you will be able to take your entrance exam in your country.

  1. You need to find your exam center (your current academic institution will usually agree to organize the entrance exam)
  2. Provide Cefam with the necessary contact information of your academic institution (Name of the person who will organize the exam with us, mail, and phone number)
  3. Cefam will inform you by email of the date and time of your entrance exam; be sure to confirm your availability
  4. The international undergraduate entrance exam contains the following assessments:
    • English test: reading comprehension, grammar, vocabulary and written expression (1.5 hours)
    • Math test (1.5 hours)
    • Motivation interview (by Skype or by phone): the interview committee will try to assess your personality and your ability to successfully complete the CEFAM program (30 minutes)
  5. The Entrance Exam for direct admission to CEFAM’s fourth year in Lyon includes the following elements:
    • English test: reading comprehension, grammar, vocabulary and written expression (1.5 hours)
    • Case Study (2 hours)
    • Motivation interview (by Skype or by phone): the interview committee will try to assess your personality and your ability to successfully complete the CEFAM program (30 minutes)
  6. Applicants will be informed of the admission decision within 2 weeks

 

You are an INTERNATIONAL BACCAULAUREATE STUDENT ?!…

CEFAM recognizes the rigorous level of work required by the IB program and regards such work very favorably in reaching its admissions decisions. In addition, the admission process for IB students has been simplified. After returning the completed application form and required docuemnts, IB applicants will be contacted to organize an interview (via Skype or phone) with a member of CEFAM’s admissions committee. All other admission test requirements have been waived for IB applicants to CEFAM.

Students who have completed the IB Diploma or the individual examinations may be eligible for academic credit at our American partner universities if they have earned a score of 5, 6 or 7 on the higher level examinations.

Student requests will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis and the awarding of credit will be at the discretion of CEFAM’s partner universitites.

Welcome to CEFAM!
CEFAM provides its study abroad students with a choice of optional services including an airport pickup
and accommodation. We also offer our students to participate in cultural activities to broaden their
French experience.
Please find below the optional services provided by CEFAM:  CEFAM optional services 

For further information, please contact contact us: severine.durbano@cefam.fr

 

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