The 2019 Application call : april, 2nd 2019

Enrolement based on exam results

Application process:

  1. Submit the ENS application online choosing Physics courses.
  2. Submit the Physics Department application online.

It will require typically :

  • A photo,
  • a curriculum,
  • a presentation letter,
  • up to three recommandation letters,
  • copy of previous diplomas with the transcripts.

In case of specific computer problems, printed forms can exceptionally be sent to :
Formation interuniversitaire de physique
École normale supérieure
Département de physique
24, rue Lhomond, 75231 Paris Cedex 5

The application process starts in April and the deadline is June 16th 2019 :

For further information, you are welcome to write to :


Who can apply ?
Students from French universities and from foreign universities


What are the requirements ?
Students must have fallowed at least two university years corresponding to 120 ECTS credits of fundamental physics or mathematics

  • Applications are reviewed in July by a scientific commitee.
  • Selected students are asked to attend an interview in July.