Study Abroad at ISA Lille

ISA Lille has more than 200 partner universities around the world and has signed many of these agreements through international programs such as Erasmus+, Brafagri, Brafitec, Arfagri.

Our international network includes partner universities of the FESIA consortium and Lille Catholic University. If you are a student from one of our partner universities, ISA offers you various opportunities to come as an exchange student for a semester or a full academic year.

ISA Lille offers courses in French and in English. All programs are open to exchange students who meet the language requirements and academic prerequisites. Exchange Students must take a minimum of 20 credits (ECTS) per semester.

ISA Lille uses the European Credit Transfer System to facilitate the transfer of credits and ensure the validity of learning outcomes according to the European system. In the ECTS, a full semester consists of 30 credits and a full year of study is 60 credits. ISA Lille’s credit and grading system is fully compatible with the ECTS.

Learn more about our academic offer:

Our Graduate level courses are open to exchange students, even if they are currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, as long as they have sufficient prerequisite knowledge of the subject.

Application Deadline

Fall semester or full academic year:
April 30
Spring semester: October 31

Application Procedure

1. Nomination by Home University

Your Home Institution International Office gives ISA the following information:

  • Name of student(s)
  • Email address
  • Intended field of studies
  • Intended language of studies

2. Complete the Application Packet

Students must fill in the application form and Learning Agreement, and prepare the following documents:

  • Exchange Application Checklist
  • Transcripts of academic records (all higher education)
  • Language certificate (in English or French, depending on desired language of instruction)
  • CV
  • Statement letter
  • Passport-size picture in a JPEG format
  • Passport

All documents have to be sent by email by the Home Institution International Office to

Incomplete and/or individual applications will not be considered.

3. Admission Packet Sent by ISA

ISA will send the Home Institution International Office the Admission Package (Admission letter and Information Guide).
Non-European students will then be able to start the visa application procedure.

Contact your local Campus France office for more details on obtaining a French student visa.

4. Arrival and Orientation

The mandatory Orientation Session generally starts a week before the start of the academic semester. It includes administrative procedures, general information sessions, intensive French classes and Intercultural Communication classes.
All incoming international students are required to participate in the Orientation Session.

Social activities are also organized during this week, but are not part of the official Orientation.

Learn more about international student services provided by ISA.


Erasmus+ Institutional Coordinator

Vira Wannepain

International Programs Coordinator

Thanh Ly Lê Minh