First year

You are planning on starting your third level education at the University of Bordeaux? Find out below, what you need to know!

You are an international student living in France

You do not possess the French baccalaureate

> The application form must be returned before the 15th December 2021. You may download the relevant application form here.

You are an international student living abroad

You possess or are pursuing a diploma allowing access to higher education in your home country

> The application form must be returned before the 1st of February. You may download the relevant application form here.

You come from a country that has signed the CEF (Campus France) agreement

Your application can be made directly through "Études en France", before the 20th of March. You may complete the process online depending on your home country:




BeninBurkina FasoBurundiCameroonComorosDjibouti, Congo Braz.Ivory CoastGabonGuineaMadagascarMaliMauritiusMauritaniaSenegalTogo


ChinaSouth KoreaIndiaIndonesiaJapanSingaporTaiwanVietnam


ArgentinaBrazilChileColombiaUnited StatesHaitiMexicoPeru



Other cases

You are the (future) holder of a French baccalaureate obtained abroad or a student under the age of 26 of French or European nationality and have achieved a qualification equivalent to the baccalaureate:

> You must complete your application through the Parcoursup Admission website.

You are a student aged over 26 of French or European nationality and the (future) holder of a European or non-European qualification which is equivalent to the baccalaureate:

> Please contact the education services at the relevant institution

Updated on 14/02/2022

Law and Political Sciences

Economics, Managment, AES

Science and Technology

Health Sciences

Human Sciences

Syrian students

In view of the situation in Syria, Syrian students are allowed to apply directly to French higher education institutions, in order not to penalize candidates wishing to continue their studies in France.