Une école pour former de futurs citoyens européens

Admissions

Welcome to the EELM’s page dedicated to the admissions process.

On this page, you will find a description of the admissions criteria, as well as the different steps of the admissions calendar.

Admissions criteria

Students are admitted to EELM according to an order of priorities established jointly by the Secretariat General of the European Schools, the Rectorat de Lille and French local authorities. Thus, each application file is classified in a category. The category of each application is defined based on a series of criteria and documents which you will find below.

CategoryAdmission criteriaSupporting documents
1 –  Children of staff of European institutions and agencies as well as children previously enrolled in a European SchoolNo language test, a place is reserved within the limits of available places·  Certificate from the employer   ·  Certificate from the previous European School
2.a. Children of EELM staff
2.b. Children of staff of European and             international partners and organizations
Language test in L1 if the requested section does not correspond to the child’s mother tongue
L2 language test for secondary students
·  Certificate from the employer   ·  Cover letter detailing the European project of the family
3 – Siblings of EELM students    Language test in L1 if the requested section does not correspond to the child’s mother tongue
L2 language test for secondary students
·  Copy of the family record book   ·  Cover letter detailing the European project of the family
4 –  Children of families moving to the region, one of whose legal guardians is in a situation of international mobility within a regional company
 
Language test in L1 if the requested section does not correspond to the child’s mother tongue
L2 language test for secondary students
·  Certificate from the employer   ·  Cover letter detailing the European project of the family
5 –  Children who show exceptional abilities in foreign languages whose families want a European education. The applications of students eligible for a national grant or in similar financial situation will be considered with additional care.Language test in L1 if the requested section does not correspond to the child’s mother tongue
L2 language test for secondary students
·  Cover letter detailing the European project of the family   ·  School certificate for students who have previously been taught in a multilingual school ·  Quotient familial certificate for families would like their financial situation to be examined.

Admissions calendar for september 2023

Information meetings

Tuesday January 10th (6 p.m. – 8 p.m.): online information meeting (in French), registration online. Please register using this link : https://evento.renater.fr/survey/reunion-d-information-eelm-mwiuatq4

Thursday January 12th (6 p.m. – 8 p.m.): online information meeting (in English). Please register using this link : https://evento.renater.fr/survey/information-meeting-eelm-oaydp9jl

The link to access the meeting will be sent in the morning before the meeting.

Virtual Open House Day

It will be accessible on our website from February 3rd.

Admissions

February 3rd – March 10th

1st phase of admissions: families complete admissions files online.

March 10th – April 4th

Admission files are reviewed

April 5th: Language tests (at school if possible).

May 3rd – May 30th

  • Admission decisions for the 1st phase are sent to families; they have to confirm their choice. If no decision is made, the school considers that they give up their spot.
  • Waiting list: Families of students on the waiting list are contacted via email. If families don’t answer, the school considers that they give up their spot.

June

  • Official admission letters are sent.
  • Enrollment: Families enroll the students – via mail or in person at the EELM

June-July-August

2nd phase of the admissions – Only category 1, 2 and 4 (families who move in the Metropolitan area in June, July and August) may apply.

N.B. all communication is conducted via email (application procedure, test notifications, admission decisions and enrollment). Therefore, families should check their email inboxes on a regular basis.