Application process

Targetted Students

Student Application for admission in the ASC programme is entitled for students holding a Eurobachelor in Chemistry or equivalent education in the field of Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physical Chemistry and Physics. Students from all over the world are welcome to join the program. So far, students of 40 different nationalities have joined the course.


Admission criteria

The selection procedure takes place within a framework common to the five partners of the consortium. The partners select candidates on the basis of study results, a CV, a statement of purpose and two letters of recommendation. They may not discriminate between their own students, students of other universities of EU or non-EU countries.


Application, evaluation procedure

All applications are assessed by a centralized consortium commission. A weighting scheme is applied to the following selection criteria, assessed from 1 (minimum) to 5 (maximum), thus producing a weighted arithmetic mean:

  • Academic records of previous studies (coefficient 6,threshold 4)
  • Scientific background of undergraduate studies (coefficient 5, threshold 3)
  • Ranking of Academic Institution where undergraduate studies were done (coefficient 2)
  • Motivation letter (coefficient 2)
  • Mastering of English language (coefficient 2)
  • Recommendation letters (coefficient 1)
  • Acquired practical experience (coefficient 1)
  • Awards and grants (coefficient 1)

Deadlines for application

FIRST APPLICATION SESSION (for admission and scholarships):

  • Open to all students, European and Non-European, seeking a scholarship.
  • Opening: October 15th, 2016
  • Deadline for Electronic submission: February 28th, 2017 until midnight, Brussels time.
  • Admission decision (pending completion of Bachelor Degree): mid-April 2017
  • Start of the Master program: Beginning of September 2017


SECOND APPLICATION SESSION (for admission – NO scholarship available):

  • Open only to European students and to Non-European students living in Europe; second chance for students who missed the first call. But the admission decision will be known too late to allow Non-Eu students to apply for a visa.
  • Opening: March 1st, 2017
  • Deadline for electronic submission: May 31st, 2017
  • Admission decision (pending completion of Bachelor Degree): mid-June 2017
  • Start of the Master program: Beginning of September 2017



Only complete online applications submitted within the deadlines are eligible and evaluated.

Selection results will be notified by e-mail.

Candidates selected for entering the ASC Master’s Course will have to send all requested hardcopies, including CERTIFIED copies, by post so that they reach our office within 10 days after notification of the results by e-mail.

Official admission letters will be sent provided ALL REQUESTED documents have been received in due time.


Application procedure

1) Very important: make sure you submit your on-line application before the above mentioned deadlines.
AND IF you are selected:
2) Send your hardcopies so that they arrive within 10 days of the emailed notification of selection to:

Université Lille1
ASC Master Course
Administrative Office,
Bât C15-01
Cité Scientifique


Online application procedure

Step 1:  fill in the administrative form with your personal data.

Step 2:  You will receive an email of confirmation with a login and a password which will grant you access to the complete application form (your form can be corrected as often as you wish untill you submit it).

When your application form is complete, and before the deadline click on « submit ».
you will receive an e-mail warning you that you can access step 3 and download your pdf file.

Step 3:  You can now upload all required documents:

  • Copy of the passport or ID card (1 page concerning personal details)
  • Certified copies of university transcripts including certified translations into English
  • Certified copies of university degrees including certified translation into English, including School leaving certificate = diploma or exam granting access to higher education (specifically if you do not hold a BSc yet)
  • Copy of TOEFL/IELTS scores or equivalent
  • 2 original recommendation letters
  • either a recent  residence certificate issued in accordance with your municipality normal registration rules; OR a recent certificate from your place of work, study or training issued by the employer or institution in question.

You can now proceed with your paper application: please print and sign your application file, and be ready to send it along with all requested documents to the above mentioned address, as soon as you receive the emailed notification of selection.

IMPORTANT: please see FAQ for all questions regarding documents for application.

Start your online application now

In specific cases where you cannot complete the on-line application form, please send an e-mail explaining your situation to: and the relevant electronic form will be sent to you.



  1. The admission decision is sent by email first.
  2. Confirmation: you have to answer this e-mail within 7 days to confirm your decision to attend the ASC master’s course.  Check your email regularly.
  3. Hardcopies of your complete application file are sent by first class post to make sure they arrive within 10 days of selection notifications sent by e-mail.
  4. Admission letters are sent by first class post as soon your file is received and verified by the ASC administrative office.
  5. Visa application: to be started as soon as you receive your admission letter.  Don’t forget that at least 2 months are usually necessary to obtain a visa for Europe.