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. An official confirmation letter from your university is needed. However, submitting a certificate can add value to your application and improve your ranking during the selection. Students who completed their studies in the countries listed below are exempt 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.

2. What are the minimum scores required?
  • TOEFL: CBT 220, ITP 550, IBT (including home edition) 80
  • Cambridge B2 First Test: 173 or higher
  • Cambridge C1 Advanced Test: 160 or higher
  • IELTS (academic or general version): 6.5 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. However GRE cannot replace the required English Language Test Certificate.
Published on December 15, 2021 Updated on February 15, 2024