Eiffel Scholarship - Graduate program

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship for Graduate programs will fund:

- The 2nd year of a Master's degree program - 12 months

- The 1st and 2nd year of a Master's degree program – 24 months

- A 3-year engineering program - 36 months


Please note!

The application for the Eiffel Excellence Scholarship must be made at the same time as the application for individual admission as an international student (non-exchange admission).
For more information on non-exchange admission and to apply, follow the instructions by clicking here.


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria :

  • Be of foreign nationality.  Binational students  with French as one of their nationalities are not eligible.
  • Be a student age 25 or younger at the time of the application deadline (Must have been born after March 31st 1997).
  • Should not benefit from another French government scholarship at the time of the application deadline.
  • Must apply to the Eiffel Scholarship program for the first time. Applications rejected by Campus France during a previous selection cannot be represented. 
  • Language proficiency : a minimum of C1 in French or in English is required depending on the field of study.
  • Must choose only one university to apply for the scholarship.
  • Must apply for an eligible Master’s degree program

Eligible field of study : Law and Political Sciences - Droit et Sciences Politiques

***All Law and Political Sciences programs are taught in French
(certain classes offered in English)  ***


The complete list is HERE

Droit Privé

  • M1 Droit privé général et carrières judiciaires
  • M1 et M2 Droit des affaires
  • M1 et M2 Propriété intellectuelle
  • M2 Droit privé général
  • M2 Responsabilité civile et assurances
  • M2 Droit des opérations immobilières

Droit Notarial

  • M1 et M2 Droit Notarial

Droit de l’environnement et de l’urbanisme

  • M1 et M2  Droit de l'environnement
  • M1 et M2 Villes et territoires : politiques et pratiques de l'urbanisme

Droit pénal et sciences criminelles

  • M1 et M2  Droit pénal et carrières judiciaires
  • M1 et M2  Sciences sociales et criminologie

Droit public

  • M1 Droit public
  • M2 Droit des collectivités territoriales
  • M2 Droit public des affaires
  • M2 Droit public approfondi

Droit social

  • M1 Droit social et de la santé
  • M2 Droit social de la santé
  • M2 Droit social approfondi
  • M2 Droit social et management des ressources humaines

Etudes européennes et internationales

  • M1 Droit européen et international
  • M1 et M2 Science politique de l'Europe
  • M1 et M2 Juriste trilingue
  • M2 Droit du marché – choix d’option concurrence et consommation
  • M2 Droit du marché – choix d’option agro-alimentaire
  • M2 Droit de l'Union Européenne
  • M1 Droit Maritime et M2 Droit et Sécurité des activités maritimes et océaniques

Histoire du droit et des institutions

  • M1 Histoire du droit et culture juridique et M2 Histoire du Droit approfondi

To apply for the Eiffel Scholarship - UFR Law and Political Science click HERE.

Eligible field of study : Economics and Management - IAE Nantes - Économie et Management

Eligible field of study : History, language and French civilization

How to apply

The European and International Affairs office centralizes all applications and sends the files directly to Campus France.

Step 1: carefully read the program Règlement 2023 and check your eligibility.  

Step 2: check the list of programs eligible for the Eiffel Scholarship. The final list of courses will be published the week of October 25 or November 2.

Step 3: while waiting for the call for applications to open, prepare the following documents:


***Any document written in a language other than French or English must be accompanied by an official translation. ***

  •  Resumé / Curriculum vitae, written in French or English, explaining your academic and professional background (1-2 pages) .

  • Rankings: any document attesting to the candidate's excellence: mention, rank, position within the class, number of students in the class, diplomas with the major/minor information, graduation date, mentions and final grades certified by the home institution.

  • The candidate's professional project / personal essay, written in French or English. This document explaining should explain the choice of studying in France in relation to the academic background and future professional career. This presentation may be supported by a professional reference letter from someone from outside the institution (1-2 pages).

  • Transcripts for the last three years referring to your academic career both in France and abroad.

  •  A photocopy of your passport showing the following information: surname, first name, date of birth and passport number. No other ID will be accepted

  • Language certificate or diploma if needed. Students from countries where French is the official language are not concerned by this certificate.

  • The Master’s program brochure and academic calendar. You can find them directly on the website of the chosen course.

Step 4: Fill out the online application. You will be able to upload all the previous documents.

Apply to the Eiffel Scholarship Graduate program at Nantes Université here.

Application Deadline


Please note that our application deadline is different from the one indicated on the Campus France website.


Graduate Programs : Monday, November 14th 2022

Final results will be published by Campus France during the week of April 3th, 2023.