English language

1. Is the English language certificate mandatory?

If you studied on an English speaking academic programme, you are eligible without producing an English Test Certificate. A letter from your institution stating that English was your medium of instruction will suffice.

Students who completed their studies in the countries listed below are exempted from submitting a language certificate: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, English-speaking Canada, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, Republic of Ireland, Jamaica, Kiribati, Liberia, Mauritius, Micronesia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States of America, Zambia or Zimbabwe.

Additionally, students of any of the above nationalities are exempted from providing a test and may simply apply with their passport as evidence of English proficiency.

2. What are the minimum scores required?

  • IELTS: 6.5, IELTS Online test is accepted
  • TOEFL: paper based: 550, computer based: 220, Internet based: 80, TOEFL Home edition is accepted
  • Cambridge B2 First Test: 173 or higher
  • Cambridge C1 Advanced Test: 160 or higher
  • TOEIC: 800

3. For standardized test reporting (TOEFL, GRE), what is the school code for Ecole Centrale de Nantes?

  • TOEFL: 5722 Department graduate school
  • GRE: 2699

Applicants who have a GRE test result can submit it optionally. Please note that the GRE cannot replace the English Language Test Certificate requirement.

Published on September 4, 2019 Updated on December 18, 2023