International Scholarship Programme 2015 – 2016

The École normale supérieure de Cachan (ENS Cachan), one of the major French Grandes Écoles, is a selective institution of higher education. Within its departments and research laboratories, ENS Cachan provides its students with a high standard cultural and scientific training. The development of international cooperation with high-level partners worldwide is a key point of its strategy. In this context, funding opportunities are given to international students, who have a proven high academic level and willing to study in ENS Cachan or stay in one of its laboratories, for a maximum duration of two semesters.

This program is aimed at students planning to:
-Carry out the 2nd year of Master’s degree (M2) in a Master program of ENS Cachan with a research period in one of the ENS Cachan laboratories. Grants are awarded for a period of 10 months.
-Carry out research in one of the ENS Cachan laboratories as a part of their PhD studies research work. Grants are awarded for 6 months, 12 months or two 6 months periods.
-Carry out research (research stay) for a maximum 6 months period in one of the ENS Cachan laboratories for students registered in a university abroad (or equivalent institution of higher education).


M2 (ENS Cachan) 1000 €
PhD (Upon agreement) 1000 €
Research stay (University abroad) 500 €

Application procedure

Candidates are required to send the complete application file, in one single .pdf file, to:

26th April 2015

More information:




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