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Apply for a short period

Programmes : ERASMUS +, B.C.I, O.F.A.J.

The contact person in our school is:

Scolarité et Vie Etudiante
t. +33 2 55 58 65 07

Study period 2017- 2018

It concerns the students who want to study in our school within the framework of one of the 11 programmes listed below:

  1. ERASMUS +,
  2. B.C.I (Bureau de Coopération Interuniversitaire),
  3. O.F.A.J/DAAD,
  4. Cooperation agreement with the « Concordia university », MONTREAL (Quebec/Canada)
  5. Agreement with "Fundacion Universidad de Bogota Jorge Tadeo Lozano", COLOMBIE
  6. Agreement with "Escuela Nacional de pinture, escultura y grabado la Esmeralda", Mexico, MEXIQUE
  7. Cooperation agreement with the « TOKYO University of the Arts - Gedai », JAPON
  8. Cooperation agreement with the « Korean University of Arts - SEOUL », COREE
  9. Cooperation agreement with the "Hongik university - SEOUL", COREE
  10. Cooperation agreement with the « Central Academy of Fine Arts of BEIJING/PEKIN », CHINE
  11. Collaborative Academic Agreement with "Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design of JERUSALEM", ISRAEL

You must submit your application BY E-MAIL (in PDF format), including the 4 documents below 

  • The application form entirely filled up and signed (compulsory),
  • A letter of motivation of at least 1 page A4, use the layout which suits you best, but try to keep to the following headings: Project title - Project aim(s) – Intended project content – Stages intended for the project – Intended means of the project and Justification of the choice of our school, linked to the project
  • A Curriculum Vitae,
  • A portfolio in which you present 15 examples maximum of your artistic work (no CDRom, no DVD, no BLOG)


1st semester : September 26th 2017 to January 19th 2018.

Winter vacations : December 23rd 2017 to January 07th 2018

2nd semester : January 22th to May 25th 2018



The Mobility Committee which is in charge of the examination of the applications from foreign students takes place several times per a year.

Deadlines 2017/2018


  • May 18th for S1 or full year
  • November 16th for S2


  • May 31st for S1 ou full year
  • November 30th for S2


Foreign students can be accepted in:

Undergraduate studies cycle : L2 (2nd year) during the 1st semester, the second semester or the whole year. There are no classes available for foreign students during the third year of studies (L3).

Graduate studies cycle : M1 (4th year) during the 1st semester, the second semester or the whole year.




Catalogue L2

Catalogue M1/M2

Please find below the grading system of our institution:

Systeme de notation


French language: Foreign students are asked to have a minimum knowledge in french language and are ideally asked to provide their results of a french language test.


Other informations :

  • Foreign students have the same status as Nantes school of art students,
  • Foreign students pay no registration fees, except for the registration to the library (3 € for 6 months and 6 € for the whole year), for the registration to the French Social Security if the students are non european students and if they are less than 28 years old (217 € in 2017/2018 - have a look to : http://www.smeba.fr/brochure_en/index.html)
  • All classes are given in French, apart from the English class,


Students association of our higher school of art: aedban@beauxartsnantes.fr

Facebbok address: https://www.facebook.com/AEDBAN/