EPITA école d'ingénieurs en informatique

Engineering Masters –
Diplôme d’Ingénieur

In this page, you will find the admissions requirements, the application process and all about the fees and financial matters.

Admissions requirements


Our Engineering Master Cycle (Diplôme d’Ingénieur) in Computer Science is open to candidates holding EPITA’s International Bachelor with honors, or a bachelor's of engineering degree (or equivalent) or a first year of a master’s degree in Computer Science or related fields.
Candidates must also have strong analytical and problem solving abilities.

English Proficiency

Internationally recognized standardized tests of English are compulsory for all candidates who are neither native English speakers nor holders of an undergraduate degree obtained from an English language institution.
EPITA accepts the following standardized tests of English: TOEFL or TOEIC or IELTS; Cambridge ESOL Examinations BULATS (B2).

French Proficiency

EPITA's Engineering Master Cycle (Diplôme d’Ingénieur) of Computer Science is taught exclusively in French (except the Global IT Management major); hence students are required to demonstrate B2-Level French proficiency upon program start.

Application Process

How do you apply to EPITA?

Follow our step by step application checklist:

  • Completed application form & photo
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Recommendation Letters
  • 1 certified copy of your Bachelor of Engineering Degree or higher (in French or English and/or certified translation)
  • Transcripts of records (in French or English and/or certified translation)
  • Copy of passport
  • TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS or Cambridge ESOL BULATS record results
  • TCF, TFI or equivalent record results
  • €60 application fee paid online of via bank transfer (write to us at if you opt to redeem the application fee by wire transfer)
  • Bank or sponsor letter attesting that the student will have financial support throughout the duration of the program (to be submitted after notification of acceptance)

Application Deadlines
Application closes June 30. Program starts the first week of September.

From being a qualified applicant to becoming an International Engineering Master student

Application Form Received

After receiving your application form, our team checks for completion and qualified applicants are required to undergo a phone-interview and online tests. We only accept online applications for the quickest processing.

Admissions' Committee Deliberation

At this stage selected applicants receive their Offer Letter, which invites them to join EPITA for the year of their choice.

Acceptance of Offer

The offer letter includes an acceptance deadline by which each accepted candidate must confirm enrolment.

Deposit Payment & Financial Support

Upon committing to attend EPITA, students redeem their deposit by wiring €6,000 (€5,500 of tuition fees and €500 for the international student pack) to the school's account and send our office their bank statement.

Enrolment Confirmation Certificate

Once our Accounting Office receives the student's deposit, our office issues the Enrolment Confirmation Certificate securing the student's spot within the chosen year and providing information for visa issuance purposes.

Visa application

Each student is responsible for contacting the local French Embassy or Consulate to inquire about the up to date student visa procedures. Note that some countries require the visa procedure to be conducted with CampusFrance (Visit www.campusfrance.org to view the countries subjected to the CampusFrance protocol).

Deferred Entry

After Enrolment Confirmation, if the accepted student cannot for emergency circumstances begin studying in the original year of enrolment; Deferred Entry to the following academic year can be granted. This process is free of charge.

Attendance Cancellation

Students unable to attend the program for serious reasons in the original year of enrolment or in under Deferred Entry, will receive €5,000 reimbursement after reception of formal notification of the decision.

Fees and Financial Matters

Engineering Master Cycle Fees for 2014-2015

  • Application Fee: €60 (payable upon submitting application; see how to pay in Application Checklist)
  • Tuition Fees: €9,500 (€5,500 upon Enrolment Confirmation, €4,000 for the second semester).
    Note: 3 payment modes are available and will be discussed during Welcome Week
  • International Student Pack Fee: €500 – paid only once.

International Deposit

  • €6,000 upon Enrolment Confirmation (including international student pack).

Tuition Payment

  • €5,500 upon Enrolment Confirmation
  • €4,000 for the second semester

Note: 3 payment modes are available and will be discussed during Welcome Week.

Financial Aid

State scholarships

We recommend students keep apprised of scholarship funds made available by the French government. Visit CNOUS website.
Embassies and local governments are also a good resource for academic sponsorships.


The fourth semester of the Engineering Master program (Diplôme d’Ingénieur) is completed within an international company as full time intern. Currently, EPITA interns are earning €1,300/month, which accounts for almost half of total tuition fees.


This student-led junior venture hosted by EPITA and staffed by Epiteans earns €1 million/year.
Students can work at Cristal a few days a month depending on project availability and credentials.

Logo Cristal

IONIS Tutoring and Math Secours

As member of IONIS Education Group, EPITA students can apply to become part of the tutoring program and thus assist high school students enhance their scientific knowledge.This program is provided by IONIS Tutoring and Math Secours.

Logos de Math Secours et de IONIS Tutoring

Independent Projects & Summer Jobs

On a project's basis, certain departments can enlist students' assistance. Around the world, students opt to work during summer as a way to not only gain experience but also finance their studies.
Summer jobs are available in France while studying at EPITA.