Apply to the second-year (M2) SAGE Program

The applicant must hold a 4-year university degree (either a "Maîtrise", 1st-year Master's (M1), Engineering School diploma, ENS Academic Institution, etc. or equivalent) with a major related to the requested specialization.

Application procedure (please follow the steps below in order) :

REMINDER: For applicants to the M2 SAGE RESEARCH program, please begin at Step 2

  1. Log in to the AFI 24 website, then,
    1. Create a trainee applicant account
    2. Register for the desired program by following the proposed path
    For further information on the trainee contract, open the "Status" tab.

    REMINDER: This step on the AFI 24 website is mandatory for the subsequent process of creating the trainee contract

  2. Apply online through the e-candidat à l’Université Paris-Est Créteil (beginning on end February 2024) or apply online through the e-candidat à l’Université de Paris (beginning on end February 2024)

    1. Prepare the following supporting documents :

      • Printout of your e-candidat application file
      • The application from Step 2 above printed and completed, along with an ID photo
      • A single-page detailed CV
      • A handwritten cover letter presenting your professional objective
      • A copy of your degrees (or provisional certificates), plus a transcript of all course grades since high school (inclusive); and for foreign applicants, a certificate showing a passing mark on the French language test (DELF)
      • Letter(s) of recommendation (potentially)
      • A copy of your national ID card (or passport for non-EU students)
      For applicants currently enrolled in a continuing education program (employees) :
      • Certificates showing a passing mark in continuing education courses (CNAM, in-company training, etc.)
      • Employment certificates stating 5 years of professional work experience

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Session 1 :

  • Application deadline on the e-candidat portal : June 2024

Provisional work-study calendar for academic year 2020-2021

The first day of class for second-year (M2) SGE SAGE Master's students will be held on 9th September 2024