Admission for international students

To find out about the application process and key dates, click on the program you are interested in:

Formulator and Color Technician
Master of Engineering in Applied Chemistry
Advanced Master's
Alan Guerrero
alan.guerrero-osoria@itech.fr

Master of Engineering in Applied Chemistry

The 3-year master’s-level engineering degree in Applied Chemistry is open to holders of a 2/3 year (or more) university-level degree in Chemistry or Materials Science for admission into 1st year or holders of at least a 4 year university-level degree in Chemistry or Materials Science for admission into 2nd year.

Let's discuss about your project!
Are you interested in studying at ITECH Lyon but don’t know which program adapts better to your project? Let’s discuss about it!
Alan Guerrero, International Student Recruitment Officer
Alan Guerrero
International Student Recruitment Officer

How to apply

Depending on their situation, international students can apply via ITECH Lyon’s application platform or via the Études en France platform*.

*For non-European students living in one of the countries concerned by the Études en France procedure. You will also be asked to make a parallel application on the ITECH Lyon application platform.

Non-European students living outside the EU

Non-European students living outside the European Union can apply via Études en France (1st year) or via the ITECH Lyon application platform (1st and 2nd year).

  • To apply in 1st year: students can apply either via the Études en France platform or via ITECH Lyon’s application platform.
    • Via Études en France: if you live in one of the countries concerned by the Études en France procedure, you can apply via the Études en France platform. A parallel application will be required on ITECH Lyon’s platform, but you will be exempt from the application fee if you have added the engineering program to your program cart.
    • Via ITECH Lyon’s application platform: if you do do not live in one of the countries where the Études en France procedure applies, or if you are only interested in applying to ITECH Lyon’s Master of Engineering in Applied Chemistry (and not other programs), you can apply directly via our application platform. In order to submit your application file, you will be required to pay the application fee. The platform opens in mid-January.
  • To apply in 2nd year: students can only apply via ITECH Lyon’s application platform.
    • Via ITECH Lyon’s application platform: since the 2nd year starts abroad (see page Mandatory semester abroad), students must apply via ITECH Lyon’s application platform. In order to submit your application file, you will be required to pay the application fee. The platform opens in mid-January.

International students living in the EU

International students living in a European Union country must apply via ITECH Lyon’s application platform. In order to submit your application file, you will be required to pay the application fee. The platform opens in mid-January.

International students living already in France

International students living already in France must apply via ITECH Lyon’s application platform. In order to submit your application file, you will be required to pay the application fee. The platform opens in mid-January.

Admission process

  1. Check that you meet the prerequisites for the academic program you are interested in (to do this, simply visit the page of the program: Master of Engineering in Applied Chemistry).
  2. Create an account on the online application site: https://itechnet.itech.fr/atsnet/
  3. Fill out your personal details (last name, first name, mobile number, e-mail address, academic background) in the section called Ma fiche candidat (My profile).
  4. Go to the section called Mes candidatures (My applications), then search for the program you wish to apply for and click on Déposer une candidature (Submit an application).
  5. Upload the required documents in English: CV, cover letter, academic transcripts, diplomas/school attendance certificate, recommendation letter (optional).
  6. Once you have uploaded all the required documents, you will have to validate your application.
  7. Once your application is received, the admissions team will proceed to examine its admissibility.
  8. If your application is marked as admissible, you will be able to proceed and pay the application fee (€61*).
  9. After paying the application fees, you will be invited to an online admissions interview (in English or French).
  10. After the interview, your application will be submitted to the admissions committee.

*People who have applied for ITECH Lyon’s engineering program via the Études en France platform are exempt from the application fee.

Key dates

Please note: We advise international (non-European) students who do not live in France to apply by mid-March at the latest, so that they have enough time to complete all the administrative formalities before starting their studies and that ITECH Lyon can help with accommodation.

Useful information

How can I obtain my enrollment certificate?

Upon admission, an initial payment (the amount is available on our application platform), also called as arrhes, is required to confirm enrollment. Once ITECH Lyon receives this payment, the secretary will send the enrollment certificate.

My visa has been refused. Can I get a refund?

If your visa application has been refused by the Consulate, ITECH Lyon can reimburse your initial payment (arrhes) on presentation of the proof of visa refusal issued by the Consulate. The refund will be made within approximately 30 days of receipt of the receipt.

Can I pay my tuition fees in several instalments?

Yes, of course. At ITECH Lyon, you can choose the payment plan that suits you best. Tuition fees can be paid in 1, 4, 8 or 12 instalments, depending on the program.

Can ITECH Lyon help me find accommodation?

If you confirm your enrolment at one of our programs before May, ITECH Lyon can reserve a room for you in a student residence. In Lyon, there are several student residences in the Crous network in which we can place you. These residences are located off-campus (about 30 to 45 minutes by public transport).

For further information, please read the page Accommodation Service, or if you prefer, visit our page on Serivces for international students and let us help you.

How can I obtain a student visa?

If you are a student from outside the European Union, you may need to obtain a student visa to study in France and at ITECH. We invite you to use the French government’s Visa Wizard to check whether you need one, and if so, what steps you need to take.

Alan Guerrero
alan.guerrero-osoria@itech.fr

Advanced Master’s programs

Advanced Master’s programs are open to holders of a 5-year university-level degree. ITECH Lyon offers 4 different Advanced Master’s programs:

Let's discuss about your project!
Are you interested in studying at ITECH Lyon but don’t know which program adapts better to your project? Let’s discuss about it!
Alan Guerrero, International Student Recruitment Officer
Alan Guerrero
International Student Recruitment Officer

How to apply

Depending on their situation, international students can apply via ITECH Lyon’s application platform or via the Études en France platform*.

*For non-European students living in one of the countries concerned by the Études en France procedure. You will also be asked to make a parallel application on the ITECH Lyon application platform.

Non-European students living outside the EU

Non-European students living outside the European Union can apply via Études en France  or via the ITECH Lyon application platform.

  • Via Études en France: if you live in one of the countries concerned by the Études en France procedure, you can apply via the Études en France platform. A parallel application will be required on ITECH Lyon’s platform, but you will be exempt from the application fee if you have added the Advanced Master’s program to your program cart.
  • Via ITECH Lyon’s application platform: if you do do not live in one of the countries where the Études en France procedure applies, or if you are only interested in applying to the Advanced Master’s program (and not other programs), you can apply directly via our application platform. In order to submit your application file, you will be required to pay the application fee. The platform opens in mid-January.

International students living in the EU

International students living in a European Union country must apply via ITECH Lyon’s application platform. In order to submit your application file, you will be required to pay the application fee. The platform opens in mid-January.

International students living already in France

International students living already in France must apply via ITECH Lyon’s application platform. In order to submit your application file, you will be required to pay the application fee. The platform opens in mid-January.

Admission process

Application process

  1. Check that you meet the prerequisites for the academic program you are interested in (to do this, simply visit the dedicated page of the Advanced Master’s program).
  2. Create your account on your online application site: https://itechnet.itech.fr/atsnet/
  3. Fill out your personal details (last name, first name, mobile number, e-mail address, academic background) in the section called Ma fiche candidat (My profile).
  4. Go to the section called Mes candidatures (My applications), then search for the program you wish to apply for and click on Déposer une candidature (Submit an application).
  5. Upload the required documents in English: CV, cover letter, academic transcripts, diplomas/school attendance certificate, recommendation letter (optional).
  6. Once you have uploaded all the required documents, you will have to validate your application.
  7. Once your application is validated, you will be able to proceed and pay the application fee (€70*).
  8. After paying the application fees, your application will be submitted to the admissibility committee (which is held at the beginning of every month).
  9. If your application is marked as admissible, you will be invited to an online admissions interview (in French).
  10. After the interview, your application will be submitted to the admissions committee (which is held at the beginning of every month).

*People who have applied for an ITECH Lyon’s Advanced Master’s program via the Études en France (Campus France) platform are exempt from the application fee.

Selection process

Admission to the Advanced Master’s programs is subject to a three-stage selection process:

  1. Study of the application file: candidates are selected on the basis of their academic record and project suitability.
  2. Admission interview: candidates who were selected on the basis of their application file. The purpose of this interview is to check that the applicant’s project is consistent with the program’s objectives, and to assess the applicant’s qualities in relation to the profession for which the program prepares.
  3. Admissions committee: once the admission interview is done, the applicant’s file is submitted to the admissions committee who will study the applicant’s academic record, project and admission interview.

The average duration of the admission process is about 6 weeks.

Key dates

Please note: We advise international (non-European) students who do not live in France to apply for the Advanced Master’s programs by the end of June at the latest, so that they have enough time to complete all the administrative formalities before starting their studies and that ITECH Lyon can help with accommodation.

Useful information

How can I obtain my enrollment certificate?

Upon admission, an initial payment (the amount is available on our application platform), also called as arrhes, is required to confirm enrollment. Once ITECH Lyon receives this payment, the secretary will send the enrollment certificate.

My visa has been refused. Can I get a refund?

If your visa application has been refused by the Consulate, ITECH Lyon can reimburse your initial payment (arrhes) on presentation of the proof of visa refusal issued by the Consulate. The refund will be made within approximately 30 days of receipt of the receipt.

Can I pay my tuition fees in several instalments?

Yes, of course. At ITECH Lyon, you can choose the payment plan that suits you best. Tuition fees can be paid in 1, 4, 8 or 12 instalments, depending on the program.

Can ITECH Lyon help me find accommodation?

If you confirm your enrolment at one of our programs before May, ITECH Lyon can reserve a room for you in a student residence. In Lyon, there are several student residences in the Crous network in which we can place you. These residences are located off-campus (about 30 to 45 minutes by public transport).

For further information, please read the page Accommodation Service, or if you prefer, visit our page on Serivces for international students and let us help you.

How can I obtain a student visa?

If you are a student from outside the European Union, you may need to obtain a student visa to study in France and at ITECH. We invite you to use the French government’s Visa Wizard to check whether you need one, and if so, what steps you need to take.

Alan Guerrero
alan.guerrero-osoria@itech.fr

Formulator and Color Technician

This 1-year French-taught program is open to holders of a 2/3 year (or more) university-level degree in Chemistry or Materials Science.

Let's discuss about your project!
Are you interested in studying at ITECH Lyon but don’t know which program adapts better to your project? Let’s discuss about it!
Alan Guerrero, International Student Recruitment Officer
Alan Guerrero
International Student Recruitment Officer

How to apply

Depending on their situation, international students can apply via ITECH Lyon’s application platform or via the Études en France platform*.

*For non-European students living in one of the countries concerned by the Études en France procedure. You will also be asked to make a parallel application on the ITECH Lyon application platform.

Non-European students living outside the EU

Non-European students living outside the European Union can apply via Études en France  or via the ITECH Lyon application platform.

  • Via Études en France: if you live in one of the countries concerned by the Études en France procedure, you can apply via the Études en France platform. A parallel application will be required on ITECH Lyon’s platform, but you will be exempt from the application fee if you have added the Formulator and Color Technician program (Formulateur Coloriste) to your program cart.
  • Via ITECH Lyon’s application platform: if you do do not live in one of the countries where the Études en France procedure applies, or if you are only interested in applying to the Formulator and Color Technician program (and not other programs), you can apply directly via our application platform. In order to submit your application file, you will be required to pay the application fee. The platform opens in mid-January.

International students living in the EU

International students living in a European Union country must apply via ITECH Lyon’s application platform. In order to submit your application file, you will be required to pay the application fee. The platform opens in mid-January.

International students living already in France

International students living already in France must apply via ITECH Lyon’s application platform. In order to submit your application file, you will be required to pay the application fee. The platform opens in mid-January.

Admission process

  1. Check that you meet the prerequisites for the academic program you are interested in (to do this, simply visit the page of the program: Formulator and Color Technician).
  2. Create your account on your online application site: https://itechnet.itech.fr/atsnet/
  3. Fill out your personal details (last name, first name, mobile number, e-mail address, academic background) in the section called Ma fiche candidat (My profile).
  4. Go to the section called Mes candidatures (My applications), then search for the program you wish to apply for and click on Déposer une candidature (Submit an application).
  5. Upload the required documents in English: CV, cover letter, academic transcripts, diplomas/school attendance certificate, recommendation letter (optional).
  6. Once you have uploaded all the required documents, you will have to validate your application.
  7. Once your application is validated, the admissions team will proceed to examine its admissibility.
  8. If your application is marked as admissible, you will be able to proceed and pay the application fee (€61*).
  9. After paying the application fees, you will be invited to an online admissions interview (in French).
  10. After the interview, your application will be submitted to the admissions committee.

*People who have applied for ITECH Lyon’s Formulation and Color Technician program via the Études en France platform are exempt from the application fee.

Key dates

Please note: We advise international (non-European) students who do not live in France to apply by mid-March at the latest, so that they have enough time to complete all the administrative formalities before starting their studies and that ITECH Lyon can help with accommodation.

Useful information

How can I obtain my enrollment certificate?

Upon admission, an initial payment (the amount is available on our application platform), also called as arrhes, is required to confirm enrollment. Once ITECH Lyon receives this payment, the secretary will send the enrollment certificate.

My visa has been refused. Can I get a refund?

If your visa application has been refused by the Consulate, ITECH Lyon can reimburse your initial payment (arrhes) on presentation of the proof of visa refusal issued by the Consulate. The refund will be made within approximately 30 days of receipt of the receipt.

Can I pay my tuition fees in several instalments?

Yes, of course. At ITECH Lyon, you can choose the payment plan that suits you best. Tuition fees can be paid in 1, 4, 8 or 12 instalments, depending on the program.

Can ITECH Lyon help me find accommodation?

If you confirm your enrolment at one of our programs before May, ITECH Lyon can reserve a room for you in a student residence. In Lyon, there are several student residences in the Crous network in which we can place you. These residences are located off-campus (about 30 to 45 minutes by public transport).

For further information, please read the page Accommodation Service, or if you prefer, visit our page on Serivces for international students and let us help you.

How can I obtain a student visa?

If you are a student from outside the European Union, you may need to obtain a student visa to study in France and at ITECH. We invite you to use the French government’s Visa Wizard to check whether you need one, and if so, what steps you need to take.

Come meet us

87 chemin des Mouilles
69130 Écully

info@itech.fr | (+33) 4 72 18 04 80

Come meet us

87 chemin des Mouilles
69134 Écully, France

info@itech.fr | (+33) 4 72 18 04 80