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Applying for the first year of Licence – DAP procedure (Preliminary Admission Request)

International degree-seeking students

The DAP procedure applies if you are not a citizen of the European Union*, of the European Economic Area*, of Switzerland, Monaco or Andorra and are enrolling for the first time in the first year of Licence.

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You will have to:
  • Justify of a diploma or title granting access to higher education in the country where it was delivered
  • Make a Preliminary Admission Request
  • Justify of a French language proficiency suitable for the training you have chosen. The proficiency must be assessed by an official test or diploma.

Application deadlines:  November 1, 2020 - January 17, 2021

You are currently in France:  GREEN FORM

  • at the nearest University
  • by postal mail request in French sent to the University of your choice before December 31st, 2020. You must enclose a C4 format pre-stamped (50 gr and +) envelop bearing your name and home address.
  • for download at the following website

You are currently in a foreign country: WHITE FORM

If the Etudes en France procedure applies for your country, you must register directly on the "Études en France" portal.

If the Etudes en France procedure doesn’t apply to your country, you must dowload the White Form on-line or request it at the nearest French Embassy or Consulate.

DAP · Preliminary Admission Request dealines

  • November 1, 2020 - Januart 17th, 2021: application
  • February 4, 2021: French proficiency test (TCF-DAP) at UNICAEN
  • January 17 - April 30, 2021: nomination of selected candidates by the Academic Selection Committees.

*EU, EEA countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.

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Last update : November 5, 2020


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