Here you will find the answers to frequently asked questions concerning admission procedures and student registration


What kinds of programmes are available at TSM?

Students can apply to the following levels of programmes:

  • L1 - First year bachelor programmes (via the Admission Post Bac online registration, available from January 20 to March 20, 2018)
  • L3 - Third year bachelor programmes
  • Master 1 programmes
  • Master 2 programmes
  • DSCG French national accounting preparatory programme

For those seeking Executive Education or Work-Study programmes, TSM offers the following levels of programmes:

  • Professional bachelor programmes
  • Master 1 programmes
  • Master 2 programmes
  • TSM Certificate Programmes

Application deadlines for each programme will be published at the beginning of the year on each programme’s individual page.

Do I need to pass an entrance exam (concours) in order to apply to TSM?

For some third year bachelors TSM programmes you must take the TAGE 2 exam in order to apply. Please see your chosen programme’s page to see if you are required to take this test.

The TAGE 2 exam is for candidates who wish to study management. The exam is in a multiple choice format and measures three skills:

  • Verbal
  • Problem-Solving
  • Logical Reasoning

You can find more information on the TAGE 2 website.

Certain Master 1 programmes require candidates to take the TAGE MAGE exam. Please consult the individual pages of the Master 1 programmes to review their application requirements.

You can find more information on the TAGE MAGE website.

Do I need to be bilingual to study at TSM?

It depends on the programme that you would like to do. Certain programmes are partially or entirely offered in English.

Depending on the programme you have chosen, you might need to provide an English language exam.

TSM accepts the following exams: TOEFL (the ITP version is not accepted), TOEIC (“Listening and Reading” is obligatory, “Speaking and Writing” is highly recommended, and “Bridge” is not accepted), Cambridge First Certificate, Cambridge Advanced Certificate, Cambridge Proficiency Certificate, and IELTS (Academic).


What are TSM admissions criteria?

Admission to TSM is based on the following criteria:

  • Quality of the candidate’s academic record
  • Pertinence of the candidate’s professional project to the chosen TSM programme
  • Requested exam results and/or interview impressions (if requested by the chosen TSM programme)


I am applying from a foreign country, how do I apply to TSM?

Every year TSM accepts a large number of students from other countries than France. Candidates of all nationalities, even French, must apply through the online platform eCandidatures. For certain countries requiring visas there is an additional online procedure that must be completed: “Etudes en France”, which is the online platform for Campus France (see the following question to see the countries in question).

Depending on the programme you are applying for, there may be additional application requirements. Please see consult your programme’s page for specific application details.


Do I need to apply through Etudes en France (CampusFrance) in addition to eCandidature?

All candidates must apply through the online eCandidature procedure. Candidates coming from the following countries must also apply through Etudes en France (the online platform for Campus France) for visa purposes: Algeria, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chili, China, Columbia, The Comoros, Congo-Brazzaville, South Korea, Ivory Coast, Egypt, the United States of America, Gabon, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, the Republic of Mauritius, Mauritania, Mexico, Peru, Russia, Senegal, Syria, Taiwan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, and Vietnam. 

The Etudes en France application procedure must be completed in addition to the eCandidature application procedure.

I cannot use or I do not have access to a French cheque to pay for the application fee. How can I pay?

You must directly contact the administrative officer of the programme you are applying to and they will inform you how to proceed in taking care of the payment.


Can I send my most recent academic transcript after the deadline for applications?

Yes, you can send in your most recent transcript to complete your application if it was published after the deadline. You must inform the administrative officer of the programme you are applying to before the application deadline that you will be sending in your most recent transcript after the deadline. 


When will the admission results be published?

The admission results will be published in June 2018.
Accepted students must confirm whether or not they will attend TSM by the end of the month. Please note that a turning down the offer of admission is final and irreversible.


If I am on the waiting list, can I know what my ranking is?

No, the student ranking of waiting list is never communicated to students, be that by email, telephone, or even in person.  


When is registration for accepted students?

Registration will take place on the TSM campus for a week in July and a week in September depending on the programme to which you have been accepted. The specific date and time of your registration appointment will be communicated to you by the administrative officer of your programme in your registration packet.

If you have been accepted to TSM, you will receive your registration packet by postal mail. The packets will be sent from TSM to accepted students at the beginning of July.

Please note that your definitive acceptance to TSM is contingent on the successful completion of your administrative file (requested documents or transcripts, successfully finishing your current academic year, etc.).


How much is the TSM student registration fee?

For bachelor level students the fee is approximately 400 euros. For master level students, the fee is approximately 480 euros. As TSM is a public institution, these tuition fees are decided upon in July by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. 

You may access the registration fees from the 2017-2018 academic year online by clicking here


When do classes begin at TSM?

You can also consult the university calendar by clicking here