Do you have what it takes to be a language professional in a complex world?

ISIT prides itself on the quality and competitiveness of its core programs—Intercultural Management and Communication, Legal Communication and Conference Interpreting. If you’re ready to become an intercultural, multilingual expert, then read on to learn how to apply and prepare for entrance exams.

Prerequisites

  • English and a second language chosen from Arabic, Chinese, German, Italian or Spanish
  • French (all levels)
  • If you master another language not listed here, you may take a final-year exam to add it to your degree.
  • First-year admissions: You must currently be enrolled in your final year of high school or have earned the equivalent of a high school degree (Bac, all sections).
  • 2nd-year admissions: You must have completed your first year of university studies (L1) or currently be in your first year of Classes Préparatoires
  • 3rd-year admissions: You must have completed your second year of university studies (L2) or currently be in your second year of Classes Préparatoires
  • 4th-year admissions: You must have completed your third year of university studies (L3) or have completed one year of a master’s program (M1).

How to apply?

  • Fill out the application form, draft a cover letter and resume, and prepare for the written exam.
  • For the 1st- , 2nd- and 3rd-year admissions: written exams in different languages.
  • For the 4th-year admissions: written exams and a multilingual interview with a jury
  • For students from an institution that signed a cooperation agreement with ISIT, admission is based solely on their application file (without them having to sit ISIT’s entrance exams).

For the Lawyer-linguist program

For the Conference Interpreting program

  • Admission is only possible as a 4th-year student.
  • Have completed 3rd-year at ISIT or hold a licence, bachelor’s, master’s or other equivalent degree. For more information about degree equivalency, contact Christel Reille, Student Admissions Manager.
  • French and English (excellent understanding) mandatory, any other language mastered can be added to the combination.
  • Have a minimum of 12 consecutive months of in-country experience using your B or C languages. Learn about A, B and C working languages.

Are you ready to apply? You’ll need to fill out the application form, draft a cover letter and resume, and prepare for the pre-admission and entrance exams.

For more information about degree equivalency, contact Christel Reille.

 

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Admissions calendar

Application forms online at www.isitinternational.com: November 2016

Session Application deadline
applicants through admissions exams
Application deadline
applicants through cooperation agreements*
Admissions exams
(and Pre-admissions exams (Conference Interpreting)
Winter January 16th 2017  February 2nd 2017 January 28th 2017
Spring 1 March 13th 2017  March 31st 2017 March 25th 2017
Spring 2 May 9th 2017 June 1st 2017 May 20th 2017
Summer 1 / July 12th 2017 /
Summer 2 August 16th 2017  August 24th 2017 August 23rd 2017

*only for applicants from insitutions that signed cooperation agreements with ISIT.

Entrance exam fees (non-refundable)

  • €180 by online payment
  • €250 by online payment for Conference Interpreting

PLEASE NOTE:

– Candidates may apply to one session per year
Candidates have the option of three exam centers in France: Paris, Toulouse or Besançon EXCEPT for admissions to the Conference Interpreting program, which are only held in Paris.
– Candidates may take exams outside of France with the exception of Conference Interpreting applicants; only the pre-admission exam for this program may be taken outside of France.
To learn more about sitting the admissions tests abroad, read our frequently asked questions about admissions or contact Tania Lima (admissions@isit-paris.fr)

Programs information contact: Christel Reille – c.reille@isit-paris.fr

Admissions contact: Tania Lima – admissions@isit-paris.fr

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