I am thinking of applying
When is the application deadline?
The application deadline is 15 May 2022.
Who can apply?
2+ years of higer education, excluding master- and PhD-level students.
May I apply if I am already enrolled in a master’s degree programme?
Yes, you can apply if you are still in the first year of your programme.
I have a disability, how do I inform you?
You should send a document informing us of the special arrangements you are usually provided with.
How will I be notified about the outcome of my application?
You will be notified by email.
Am I allowed to change programme after I have sent my application?
No, you are not.
Am I allowed to change programme after I have been admitted?
No, you are not.
Application and Requirements
What documents do I need in order to apply?
You will need a CV, a cover letter, an English language certificate, and a transcript of records.
Is it possible to register for both Summer Schools?
No, it is not.
Do you run the Summer Schools at other time of the year?
The programmes only take place in the summer.
Are there any scholarships available?
No, there are none.
What is the minimum English level required?
The minimum level is B2. An English instructor from your home university must provide a letter confirming your level of English. Please keep in mind that you will be expected to attend lectures, go through your readings, and offer presentations entirely in English, so fluency is of the utmost importance for the success of your participation.
I do not have any skills in Python. Can I apply to the School in Artificial Intelligence?
No, you can’t. The programme is designed for students with prior knowledge in coding.
I am not a native English speaker, but my education was completely or partially in English. Do I still need to submit my English language certificate?
Yes, you do.
My transcript is not in English, is it a problem?
Yes, your transcript should be in either English or French.
How do I prepare for the programme?
When will I get my timetable?
You will get your timetable at least a month before the beginning of the programme.
What will my timetable look like?
Your days will be divided between lectures, tutorials, cultural activities, study time and free time.
How many people will participate in lectures and tutorials?
Your group will be comprised of 15 to 20 students.
What is the difference between a lecture and a tutorial?
A lecture is a formal presentation conducted by your lecturer. Tutorials are smaller classes which allow discussion of lecture content and assignments.
Can I know the names/email addresses of the other people of my programme?
No, you can’t.
Will I be able to contact academic staff before the beginning of the programme?
No, you won’t, but you can contact us using the summer school’s email address and we can forward your question to the teachers.
Do I need to do any reading before the programme starts?
Yes, you do. A reading list will be provided before the programme starts.
Whilst you are at CentraleSupélec
Will I get access to CentraleSupélec online resources?
Yes, you will. A CentraleSupélec online account will be created for you and you will be able to access the School’s resources, such as the online teaching platform, email, distance learning video platforms etc.
Are computer workstations available for Summer School students?
No, there are not. You are welcome to browse the internet using your computer and the open wi-fi network.
Exams and credits
Will I have a final test at the end of the programme?
Yes, you will take a short online quiz, and you will be asked to participate in a team-based competition that will test your knowledge in the relevant fields of study.
Will I earn credit for my participation in the programme?
Yes, you will earn 3 credits upon successful completion of the programme.
What documentation will I receive upon successful completion of the programme?
Upon successful competition of the programme, you will receive a certificate of participation and a transcript of records.
How and when will I receive my certificate?
Your certificate will be handed in to you at the end of the programme.
Will I get a certificate if I don’t pass?
Yes, you will.
Fill in the online registration form