Application with preliminary admission request (DAP Verte)

Your circumstances mean you must make a paper preliminary admission request (DAP Verte).

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Opening date: 1 November 2019

If you live in France you need to fill in a "dossier vert".
Download the "dossier vert" from the French Ministry website

You can also collect a "dossier vert" from Université Grenoble Alpes:

Direction des études et de la vie étudiante
Pôle Admissions
Bureau 20
Bâtiment Pierre-Mendès-France
151 Rue des Universités
38400 Saint-Martin-d'Hères

File submission

Deadline for submitting files: 17 January 2020

If you live in France, you must submit or send your file by registered post to the three establishments of your choice. You can choose:
  • One major for three different universities.
  • Three different majors for the same university.
  • Three different majors for three universities.
To submit a "dossier vert" to Université Grenoble Alpes, you can:
  • Submit your dossier directly on site:
    Direction des études et de la vie étudiante
    Pôle Admissions
    Bureau 20
    Bâtiment Pierre-Mendès-France
    151 Rue des Universités
    38400 Saint-Martin-d'Hères
     
  • Send your dossier by registered post to:
    Université Grenoble Alpes
    Direction des études et de la vie étudiante
    Pôle Admissions (DAP)
    CS 40700
    38058 Grenoble Cedex 9

Processing of your dossier

You must submit or send your dossier by registered post to the three establishments of your choice. It will be assessed by the three establishments at the same time and a response will be sent by 30 April 2020 at the latest. If you are accepted you will have until 7 May 2020 to confirm your choice (just one choice if you have multiple offers).

If you do not reply by 7 May 2020, you will be understood to have rejected the registration offer.

French knowledge test (TCF)

The French Knowledge Test (TCF) is compulsory for all preliminary admission requests except in special cases. It is held in higher education establishments and embassies.

You must take the TCF in one of the establishments where you are applying.

Duration: 2 hrs 25 mins
Fee: €72

The TCF will be held on 6 February 2020 for Université Grenoble Alpes.

To register or find out more about the test, see the France Education International (CIEP) website.

To be excused from the TCF, you must submit justification for your exemption before the dossier submission deadline.

TCF exemption conditions:
  • Applicants who are not French, from French bilingual sections included in the list compiled jointly by the French Ministries for National Education and Foreign Affairs;
  • Holders of the DALF (diplôme approfondi de langue française, levels C1 and C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Language) and holders of the DELF (diplôme d’études en langue française), level B2;
  • Holders of an all-purpose TCF accompanied by a written expression test with valid level B2;
  • Citizens of states in which French is the sole official language;
  • Applicants living in a country in which French is the sole official language and holders of a higher education certificate from a country in which French is the sole official language;
  • Applicants who are either citizens of or resident in a country in which French is not the only official language but whose higher education studies were provided primarily in French;
  • Applicants who have passed the written and oral exams for the Test d'Evaluation language test organized by the Paris-Ile-de-France Chamber of Trade and Commerce.
To be excused from the TCF for a Preliminary Admission Request (DAP), you must submit justification for you exemption before the dossier submission deadline on 17 January 2020.
Updated onFebruary 6, 2020