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Admissions - Licence 3

Entering the Physics & Chemistry training programme during the L3 year is possible via either a competitive entrance examination (first and second entrance exams for ENS Lyon) or submission of an application dossier.


Students can access the L3 year of the Physics & Chemistry training programme two different ways:

•    Competitive entrance exam: by taking the entrance examination (first and second exams) for ENS Lyon.

•    Application dossier: students having validated the L2 year of a licence degree at a French university (or equivalent level at a foreign university) and students from preparatory programmes can submit an application dossier. There is no interview included in the application procedure. The applicant's dossier is assessed by the selection committee that meets once a year at the beginning of July.

Admission procedure for the competitive entrance examination

There are two entrance exams for ENS Lyon: the "first examination" is for CPGE students, while the "second examination" is for students from the first university cycle. Visit the entrance exams website.

Admission procedure for the application dossier


  •   The final admission commitee takes place on July 13th 2018, and resulst will be available soon after.
  •    The start of the academic year and the programme calendar are provided on the L3 "Schedule" page.






Laetitia ROCHARD
Teaching Committees: Physics & Chemistry
Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
Bat. Le Quai 43 - Porte 136
43 Bd du 11 Novembre 1918
69622 VILLEURBANNE cedex


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