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Entry during the program of study

Admission during the course of studies 

The calendar of the admission procedure will be updated on 15 December 2022.



Admissions for 2022/2023 are closed

Application requirements

To apply, candidates in the process of studying must have obtained the baccalaureate or an equivalent diploma as well as the validation of two years of higher education, whatever the field, i.e. 120 ECTS minimum.
Candidates must have validated two years of higher education, at the date of their registration for the exams. These two years may have been validated in the same program, or in two different programs.


Exceptional case : 
Candidates registered in a two-year diploma course (BTS, DUT, DEUST, BTMS, BM, DMA) may register for the examination during their studies, provided that the diploma is validated by September 1st of the current year.


The candidate may apply for the year higher than the one in which he/she is currently enrolled, subject to validation before the start of the 2022-2023 school year.
The year of admission will be determined by the jury according to the artistic file.
The choice of the year of study on the Taïga platform is a wish addressed to the jury according to the candidate's level of study. The jury is sovereign as to the candidate's year of assignment.

Credits will be recognized in the following cases if they have been obtained


  1. In France as part of a course of study:
    - Either in a public institution of higher learning
    - Or in a private higher education institution, provided that this institution has been recognized by the State (approval number to be attached to your file) or that the course of study followed by the candidate in this institution is sanctioned by a title registered in the National Register of Professional Certifications (RNCP). 
  2. In a Member State of the European Union or the European Economic Area, the Swiss Confederation, Monaco or Andorra.
  3. Diplomas and credits obtained outside the European Higher Education Area will be checked for comparability with French diplomas and European credits.

Applicants who do not meet these criteria may include a request for a waiver in their application, provided that they can prove at least 24 months of qualified professional experience.

Application procedure


Candidates must pre-register on the Taiga platform between January 17, 2022 and February 25, 2022 at 5:00 p.m., French time.
The artistic file is dematerialized, and is transmitted via the Taïga platform at the same time as the administrative file.

The application consists of the following documents:

  • An identity document 
  • A valid passport photo
  • A copy of the baccalaureate
  • A certificate of successful completion of two years of higher education (120 ECTS), or a certificate of attendance in the 3rd year of a bachelor's degree or a certificate of attendance in the 2nd year of the above-mentioned degree programs
  • For applicants with a scholarship: final notification of scholarship 2021-2022
  • For candidates who do not meet the application requirements, a CV and a request for exemption (attesting to more than 24 months of professional experience)
  • An artistic portfolio (see below)

For applicants who have completed their education in non-French speaking countries, the documents must be accompanied by an official, certified translation into French.

  • You must submit only one application, duplicate applications will not be processed, and no refunds will be given.

Please note: Payment of the entrance exam registration fee is imperative before February 25, 2021, 11:59 pm. Without the payment or transmission of the final notification of the 2021-2022 scholarship for scholarship holders, your application cannot be considered.

After verification of the admissibility of the application, the registration is registered and the candidate receives an acknowledgement of receipt by e-mail within 7 days.

Composition of the file with for only constraints:

  • PDF format only
  • Only one document
  • The maximum size of the file is fixed at 20mo

For video/film works or digital installations, only links inserted in the PDF file will be allowed. Candidates must ensure that the storage and distribution platforms for their videos are accessible on all operating systems.

Eligibility phase: Only candidates whose administrative file is admissible will have their artistic file examined by the jury.

The results of the eligibility test will be communicated by e-mail to the candidates selected for the oral test and will be available on the Beaux-Arts de Paris website on April 8, 2022
The candidates concerned will receive by e-mail from April 11, 2022, an invitation to the admission oral.

Admission phase: the orals are organized on site, at the École, from May 16 to May 21, 2022.


Results: The admission results will be published on the school's website on May 25, 2022 before 5:00 pm.


For any question, please consult the FAQ or send an e-mail to


Specific arrangements for candidates residing outside of Metropolitan France:

Given the current health situation, candidates living abroad are invited to apply on the Taiga platform "Admissions 2022 study courses for residents of foreign countries and overseas departments and territories". The opening dates of the registration portal are the same as for the classic session: between January 17 and February 25, 2022, 5:00 p.m., French time.


Interviews for candidates residing outside of Metropolitan France will be conducted by videoconference. Please be sure to include proof of residence or schooling abroad with your application. No later applications will be considered.


Eligibility phase: The conditions are strictly the same as for the traditional in-study session.


Admission phase: In case of eligibility, candidates will be invited to participate in an oral test. The modalities of the test as well as the invitation for this interview will be communicated to them by e-mail on April 8, 2022.


The orals are organized by videoconference between May 16, 2022 and May 21, 2022. They will take place between 10am and 5pm French time.


Results: The admission results will be published on the school's website on May 25, 2022 before 5:00 pm.


For any question, please consult the FAQ or send an e-mail to