International exchange students

These days the INSA Centre Val de Loire welcomes over 250 international students representing 40 different nationalities – many of whom come on an exchange programme for 1 or 2 semesters, or as part of a double degree.



Apply to the INSA Centre Val de Loire

To apply, you need to download and complete the Learning agreement then send it to the Department for International Relations via an online application form by 15th April 2020.

To help you complete your learning agreement, on your left, you can download the course unit study guides per department :


Network "n+i"

Network "n+i" is a group of French Engineering Institutes which have chosen to share their actions of international cooperation to make easier the recruitment of foreign students, and welcome them with high-quality service. The Institutes can also take advantage of the Network to send their own students abroad.

Network "n+i" deals with international students or new graduate engineers wishing to obtain a French national Master’s degree (a French « diplôme d’ingénieur » or an international master).

Thanks to its online application platform (, a single free-of-charge registration allows to apply in one step to all engineering institutes members of Network "n+i"! 

"n+i" students benefit from « track to success » programmes with the aim of facilitating their cultural (Cultural Integration Package), linguistic (Linguistic Integration Package) and methodological (Methodological Package) integrations and pursuing their studies in France in the best conditions.


French as a Foreign Language at the INSA Centre Val de Loire

Students coming to the INSA Centre Val de Loire will have to attend classes taught in French; they are thus expected to have minimum level of understanding in French (B1).
To help foreign students settle in more easily, the INSA Centre Val de Loire organises classes in French as a Foreign Language (FLE) for them.

For the 2020-2021 academic year, foreign exchange students will be able to attend a summer school on Blois campus.

Blois campus : terms and conditons to be defined.



The INSA Centre Val de Loire provides financial support to foreign students, under specific conditions.
• The INSA Centre Val de Loire scholarships
The INSA Centre Val de Loire and the Centre Region support foreign students with a regional scholarship.
• Eiffel scholarships
The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Programme was established by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development to enable French higher education establishments to attract top foreign students to enrol in their master’s and PhD courses.  Calendar session : from October to November. Contact:
• Others : Depending on your goal, French embassies abroad, foreign governments, enterprises, foundations,… might be able to offer you a specific type of grant. You will find more information about scholarships on Campus France website.