Application procedure for the 2024-2025 academic year

Before you register, please read carefully the general information on admission to the International University Campus in Paris.

Application for a stay during the academic year (1 September 2024 to 30 June 2025)

Please send your application to the e-mail address given below, with all the required supporting documents (in a single PDF file), by Monday, 3 June 2024, 5pm. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Supporting documents

  • a signed copy of your registration on the CIUP website: (completed online)
  • a signed copy of the CIUP admission regulations (only last page)
  • a letter written in French (1-2 pages) describing your study or research plans in France and your reasons for wanting to stay at the International University Campus
  • a copy of your Swiss passport or Swiss identity card (or any other official document that proves you are a Swiss national) or a copy of your C permit
  • the internship agreement (if you are doing an internship)
  • a certificate of enrolment at a higher education institution in Paris or Ile-de-France or a letter from a professor (if you are a PhD student or a Post-Doc)
  • a copy of all your university degrees
  • a copy of your latest university transcript
  • proof of scholarship or grant (if applicable) or of income if you are interning, or a letter of financial guarantee from your parents
  • your full CV in French
  • Any other documents you feel are relevant to your application

IMPORTANT: Please clearly indicate an email address where we can reach you in July.

Contact to send your application and ask any additional questions

Mrs Catherine Vésy
Secrétariat de la commission de sélection de la Fondation suisse
Ph. +41 (0)31 335 07 67
e-mail :

The selection committee meets at the beginning of July 2024. A reply will be sent to all applicants in the first half of July.

If the selection committee accepts your application, you must complete three further steps to finalise your admission:

1) Confirm your wish to reside at the International University Campus in Paris by email reply on or before Monday, 15 July As soon as we receive your confirmation, we’ll send you an email detailing the terms of residence and any formalities you need to complete.
2) Pay the required deposit to secure your room (€550 for students/PhD candidates, €600 for visiting scholars/Post-Docs), which corresponds to one month’s residence fees at the appropriate rate (€500 for students/PhD candidates, €550 for visiting scholars/Post-Docs), plus a non-refundable admission fee of €50.

The wire transfer/cheque/credit card payment (or a copy of the payment receipt) must be received by Monday, 22 July 2024 at the latest. Please note: your registration will only be final once this deposit has been received. Bank charges are at your expense.

3) Tell us your approximate arrival date.

The day you arrive at the CIUP, you must provide the following documents:

  • a certificate of registration or letter of acceptance from a higher education institution in Paris or Ile de France
  • a certificate of civil liability insurance for damage to third parties
  • one recent passport photo (with your name on the rear)

When you arrive at the CIUP, before you are given the keys to your room, you will also need to pay a security deposit at the applicable rate.