Yes, you may. If you apply to to a one-year or two-year Master's programme (excl. dual degree programmes) your application can be processed without your language test scores. Therefore, your application can be rejected, or you can receive a conditional offer of admission (see "Newly admitted" section below) before providing them.
If you are selected, you will receive a conditional offer of admission. You will be required to provide proof of your language proficiency as defined on our website before the deadline set every year, otherwise our conditional offer of admission will no longer be valid.
However, your application will not be processed without a language test score if:
- You apply to a dual degree programme: You must provide your language test score no later than the deadline of the programme you are applying to.
- You apply for a scholarship (Boutmy or Eiffel): You must provide your language test score no later than the deadline of the scholarship you are applying to.
Some exemptions may apply.
Remember: After you sit for your language test, you may have to wait two to three months before receiving your score. You must therefore take the necessary precautions in order to be able to provide your score by the deadline. When submitting your application, you must enter the date on which you will take your test.
We do not take into account the native language criteria. Please check if you fall into one of the exemptions categories. Otherwise, you will need to provide us with a relevant test result.
Please note that, except for the Cambridge certificates, the DELF and the DALF, language tests are valid for two years. Tests must be valid on January 1st of the year you will join Sciences Po.
The language tests required are different for each programme.