The European Section at ITECH will be open for the 3 following majos in September 2016:
Students choose which major to follow directly in their 1st Yera, contrary to the French section where the major is delivered in 2nd Year depending on the choice and the rank of the student.
This program is supported by the different Regional, Nationall and European Associations of these branches.
The European Coucil for Paints, Printing inks and Artists ( CEPE) and some ofits members ( EU paintcompanies ) will fund scholarships of Formulation Chemistry major with internships and career opportunities in the Paintand Coatings industry.
UNITEX is supporting the Textile with sponsorship opportunities with companies of the Rhône-Alpes region.
Who can apply?
Foreign students who have or will obtain a Bsc in Chemistry or chemical engineering and who have a certified level of English (B2- from CEFR levels).
French students coming from IUT, prépa, Licence, prépa ATS, CPI...
Admission in 2 steps:
1st step: Admitted to ITECH after the jury of the 9th of July.
2nd step: Admitted for an Industrial Scholarship after the video presentation:( Mid July to the nd of August 2016)
How to apply at ITECH:
A/ Register before June 17th 2016 on ITECH’s website: take me to the registration form
B/ Upon validated registration you will receive an e-mail asking you for :
1/ The transcript of Records + copy of your Bachelors degree (translated in English or French) if already obtained.
2/ A letter of recommendation from the head of your department (attached model)
3/ A cover letter detailing your wishes to enter the Masters Program and the major
4/ Language level certificate (Toeic/Toefl etc… ) recommended
5/ A photocopy of your ID
C/ As soon as we’ve received your file and considered as possibly admitted, you’ll be given a skype interview appointment during which we will evaluate your motivation and capacities of following the program in English. e between the 22th and the 29rd of June. If however you can be present at ITECH on one of those dates, it will give you the opportunity to visit the school.
A jury will take place on 12th of July 2016 which will admit you into ITECH. You can partake for the industrial scholarship competition and choose your major.
*Concerning French Students applying for the Apprentice Status:
You can also apply for the English section. Your jury will be beginning of May.
*Concerning Foreign Students:
You may need a definitive answer for enrolment earlier on in the academic year in order to organize Visas and other procedures. Your file can be studied during a jury for the Apprenticeship Status: interviews on Saturday 19th March 2016 , jury and decision on the 14th April 2016
Industrial Scholarship Competition:
Awaiting the confirmation of the 1st step admission, candidates will participate in the industrial Scholarship competition. It consists in preparing a personal 3 minute video “PAINT YOURSELF” presenting how you can contribute to the industries of the 3 majors ( Formulation, Textile or Plastics), most noticeably the Paint industry in regards to the Formulation Chemistry one. You can also show your interest and capacity to study in Lyon/ FRANCE.
An evaluation committee succeeding the admission jury, in which the sponsoring companies will partake, will select the best candidates for scholarships for the Master program course and designate sponsor companies. This committee will take place mid July 2016.
Important: Please prepare your video before the end of June 2016 parallel to your application and awaiting the decision of the jury of the 12th July 2016.
Full-scholarships: no tuition fees and 3 internships within a sponsor company.
No-scholarships: regular tution fees at 6500 Euros/Year
It is your responsibility to make sure you will be able to support yourself (accommodation and living expenses) during your stay in Lyon.