6 Masters and 15 specialisms at Centrale Nantes: eligibility and applications


  • Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees: apply via the specific page for each Master.
  • For all other master programmes:
    • 2019 intake: applications closed
    • 2020 intake: applications open in December

First year - Master 1

Who is eligible to apply?

  • International students with a bachelor degree (Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Technology) or equivalent, in a field related to Science and Technology
  • French and European students with a 'license' qualification or equivalent.
  • Students must have graduated from the above before the end of August in order to enrol in a Masters Programme at Centrale Nantes in September.
  • Applicants must have a good level in Mathematics and be fluent in English - written and spoken. An applicant whose native language is not English is required to pass a recognised international test of English*:
    • TOEFL - IBT 80, or PBT 550, paper-delivered test 60,
    • Cambridge Advanced English Test - B or higher,
    • IELTS - 6.5 or higher,
    • TOEIC - 800 or higher.
  • Applicants who carried out their studies in English (you must provide an official confirmation letter from your university) are eligible without passing such a test, but providing the results of a recognized international test can add value to the application.

*no other test is recognised.

What is the language of instruction?

English#. International students will follow French language and culture courses in order to be able to follow those second year courses that are taught in French.

# Exception:
Master in City and Urban Environments - Architecture, Ambiances, Urbanity. Some courses are taught in French in the second semester of the first year (M1). A minimum B2 level in French is required for M1 admission, raising to C1 level by the end of the first semester of the first year.

What is the course content?

The programmes are scientific and lie within one of the school's fields of excellence.

Second year - Master 2

Who is eligible to apply?

Students who have successfully completed a first year Master programme can apply for the second year Master programme.

What is the language of instruction?

English and/or French

What is the course content?

The programmes contain high-level scientific training in several specialisms and conclude with a laboratory or industry research project.

Specific conditions may apply to each Master - consult the Master page in question.

Published on March 9, 2017 Updated on May 21, 2019