The following information is only indicative and not binding. Visit the official websites for updated information.
If you are not an EU national, you will need a visa to enter the countries of study (France, Estonia, Belgium and Luxembourg).
If you are concerned, once you have received your admission letter, we strongly advise you to apply at the earliest for a Long-Stay Visa (Visa VLS-TS) at the French Consulate of your country of residence.
Your visa application must be carried out on France-Visas, the official visa website for France. You will find the different steps you need to follow to complete your application.
For a Long-Stay Visa it is recommended to submit your application between 2 to 3 months before arrival in France.
Use visa wizard to check if you require a visa and which documents you will need
Fill your online application here. You will have to create an account and follow instructions. Print your application form and the receipt of application at the end of the process. Bring these documents with all other supporting documents to your appointment at the visa section of the French Consulate. Please note: There will be application fees.
In most cases, the consular services use external service providers to receive visa applicants and their documents. You will find all the necessary details to make an appointment on the country of application page.
You must attend your appointment with all the required documents:
Please note: There will be visa fees. STEP 5 - Track your application
You will be notified by email when your passport is ready for collection from the visa centre of your country of residence.
Under EU Directive 2016/801, you do not need an extra visa to travel within the EU within the two years. But within two months of arriving in France you will have to validate your visa and apply for a resident permit marked “Student - Mobility”.
Please note that it is impossible to transform a tourist visa into a student visa.
We will offer support if you encounter difficulties.