To apply for Camille Sée International Section, you must apply online via the Plateforme Numérique Affectation.

If you are applying for the section internationale brittanique or the section italienne, you must select  “cursus spécifique”.

For further detail on how to apply (in French), please look for lycée
and for collège.

If you are ready to apply, go here.

(information on the SI Italian section can be found here)

Further information on applying to the British section

All students must pass an entrance test to demonstrate their level of English. The test consists of a written test (comprehension questions on an excerpt from a book or a poem plus a short essay) and a five-10 minute oral test  (discussion about a text and general conversation with teachers.)

Application deadline 2024: March 25.

Written test 2024: April 3 at 8h15.

Oral tests 2024: between April 3 and May 17.

Results: Collège: June 14 , Lycée: June 26.

If a candidate is applying from abroad and unable to sit the tests at the school on these dates, other arrangements can be made with his/her own school. Please contact us if this is the case.

Applicants take an entrance exam at the international section of their choice. The allocation of places at the five international sections in Paris – Camille Sée (15ème), Montaigne (5ème – currently collège only), Balzac (17ème), Maurice Ravel (20ème), and Voltaire (11ème – starting 6ème students in 2021/2022 school year) – is decided centrally by the Rectorat.


Students from Paris

In addition to submitting an application form to Camille Sée, students must also request a ‘derogation’ – a form given to the Rectorat via their current primary school, explaining why they are requesting a place at this specific collège.

Students from abroad

In addition to submitting an application form to Camille Sée, there are some additional procedures if moving from a school abroad.

For information about enrolling in a general college or lycée in Paris click on the parent/élève tab on the horizontal navigation bar . To apply to the International Section click on the link found on this page to create an online application to the Académie de Paris.

Parents must also contact the CASNAV (the to schedule a test to assess maths (in French or native language) and French skills. In 2016, the French test examined comprehension and included writing a paragraph about yourself. CASNAV tests are held every Tuesday and Friday morning at 8:00 a.m. Click here for more information:

Applicants should make an appointment with the Rectorat as soon as possible in order to submit the CASNAV test results and other paperwork. As soon as they have a test date, they should schedule the Rectorat appointment for the following day, as spaces fill quickly. Parents should ensure that they specifically request Camille Sée Section Internationale. The Rectorat may take several weeks to reach a decision.


for more detailled informations, please refer to
the Application & TimeTable paragraph in our FAQ