Start your application with eCandidat


Applications for the academic year 2024-25 are now open, until June 15, 2024.

Before starting the application process, make sure you are eligible to apply for the MSc program and that you have gathered all the required documents that need to be submitted with your application. Please see below for further details.

NB: you can save your progress on the online platform ecandidat. Once your application is complete, click on "submit my application". Only then we will be able to review it. 

IMPORTANT: Check if you fall under the "Etudes en France" procedure, which is mandatory for students coming from one of the 67 countries listed on the Campus France website


Have following documents ready (in English or French):

  • Last diploma and/or certificate of achievement.
  • Transcripts of grades of the past 3 years.
  • CV.
  • Cover letter explaining your interest for this MSc program.
  • Short essay describing a project that you would like to develop. The exclusive purpose of the project description is to evaluate the applicant's capacity and genuine interest in the subject.
  • English test (TOEFL, IELTS...) with a minimum certified level of C1 (fluent).
  • Copy of your high-school diploma.
  • Minimum one recommendation letter
  • Optionally: course descriptions, diploma supplements, course certificates...

Academic requirements

We accept candidates holding a bachelor degree or equivalent degree in:

  • Computer science
  • Mathematics
  • Biology/Neuroscience
  • Psychology/Cognitive Science
  • Linguistics
  • Any other field related to neuroscience/cognitive science or modeling.

Evidence of proficiency in English is mandatory (TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge). Native speakers and graduates from universities with instruction in English may be exempt upon proof the the curriculum was taught entirely in English. 


Specific knowledge requirements

Mathematics: statistics and probability is the main field of interest for this MSc program. Provide evidence of your ability to follow mathematic courses at a rapid pace - we therefore recommend that you include syllabi of previously completed mathematics courses (even from high school if you didn't study any math related degree).

Computer Science: experience in at least one programming language (preferably object-oriented programming language).

Neuroscience: students will study the human brain and how it relates to cognition, perception and behaviour. The candidates must have a high interest in cognitive neuroscience and have some basics in biology like the components of the cell, the mechanism of protein synthesis.