To Apply

The application process is now entirely combined with the French Master application program. Applicants from partner Universities should contact their local representative for international exchanges to have the precise process. Other applicants must follow the following process.


The procedure comprises one or two steps depending on your citizenship:

  • Students issuing from any of these countries must complete steps 1 and 2. Both steps can be done in parallel.
  • Students from any other country must complete step 2 only.

Step 1: For the students of many countries (see), you have to use the on line CEF procedure of Campus France. Use the keyword “Nice” (without quotes) to find the program “Master Sciences, technologies, santé mention informatique spécialité informatique : fondements et ingénierie” in this page.

Step 2: Apply on the Master 1 through the eCandidat web site.

  • Select STS - Informatique
  • Select Master (LMD)
  • Select M1 Computer Science for application in English or M1 Informatique for application in French.

All applicants must provide the full transcripts from their Bachelor degree.

Admission Criteria

The program is designed for those having completed their bachelor program in either computer science, networking, applied mathematics.


Non-European accepted applicants must start the process to obtain a visa as soon as the admission notification is received. To do so, in some countries (Algeria, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo (Brazzaville), Cote d’Ivoire, Gabon, Guinea, India, Japan, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Marocco, Mauritius, Mexico, Peru, Senegal, Russia, South Korea, Syria, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, Vietnam), you have to fill a special file on line CampusFrance–CEF. Please contact as soon as possible the French Consulate in your city or the closest Campus France office.

Tuition Fees

The French educational system allows all students to follow their studies with a low cost financial commitment. The cost of this program is based on regular French university fees. Tuition fees are approximately 490 Euros for the full year and cover course expenses and medical insurance for students below 28. Students above 28 must subscribe a private health insurance.


The scholarship program offers outstanding students the chance to receive a grant for the Master 1 in Computer Science. These grants are paid by the Labex UCN@Sophia following a decision from the Master 1 Program Committee. For other funding programs, please visit the grants page.


Several low cost University residences in Sophia Antipolis welcome students during the academic year. Antibes and Nice, which are nearby cities also have accommodation possibilities. An information booklet will be sent to you with confirmation of your registration.