International department

ésaat stands for Ecole Supérieure des Arts Appliqués et du Textile and is a state school run by Ministry of Education.

ésaat prides itself on providing a welcoming and stimulating academic environment for incoming students.

Our aim is to prepare students for work as artists in an international environment.




539 avenue des Nations Unies

59100 Roubaix


tél: +33 3 20 24 27 77

email: ri.0594391c(at)ac-lille(dot)fr

Head of international office



Ésaat  is open to new strategic partnerships such as :

  •     Faculty exchange
  •     Student exchange
  •     Staff exchange
  •     Educational collaboration
  •     Joint and double degrees
  •     Knowledge sharing.

We place a priority to long-term projects in line with our institutional values and goals.

Potential partners are encouraged to contact us directly to explore the available options ri.0594391c(at)ac-lille(dot)fr


Student placements

All our programmes include student projects and placements during the time of study.

By hosting a trainee, you get access to a resource that can look at your business or organisation with new eyes. It is also a great way to meet students who are about to enter the labour market.

Compulsory internships:

  • Undergraduate degrees: 6 to 8 weeks at the end of second year
  • DSAA (3rd year): 3 months

Please feel free to use our ad-portal to post your request to students.



or contact :

Vincent Marris ct.05944391c(at)ac-lille(dot)fr   Professional and technological training manager

Amandine KALKSTEEN amandine.kalksteen(at)ac-lille(dot)fr Professional, technological and training assistant


International students: applying to Ésaat

Please note that French is the language of instruction.

To get the most out of an undergraduate or graduate course, it's important that you have good standarts of both written and spoken French. 

The minimum requirement is level B1, preferably B2, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Classes of French as a Foreign Language will be offered weekly during the academic year. This  course will be awarded 2 ECTS credits upon successful completion.

The Common European Framework of Reference for languages defines the levels of language users as follow:

  • Basic User: A1 and A2
  • Independant User: B1 and B2
  • Proficient User: C1 and C2

For undergraduate courses (DNMADE), you will need to make your application  online via Parcoursup

For graduate courses (DSAA), you will need to download the file corresponding to the course you are interested in and send it to Ésaat before the end of April.

Your application should contain :

  • A motivation letter and CV
  • An application form
  • A document proving the knowledge of French language - level B1 at least (can be a letter from your home school)
  • A portfolio  (to be presented if you are selected for an interview).

All applications should be sent to:

539 avenue des Nations Unies
59100 Roubaix France

For more information, please send an email to

or contact Campus France in your Home country.


Deadline for application (Erasmus +, exchanges only)
Autumn semester and whole year :  May 15th
Spring semester :  November 15th


Credit transfer policy

Exchange students are assessed like French students. The courses they take are all part of a learning agreement signed at the beginning of the study period.

At the end of the mobility, students receive a transcript of records stating all course taken with local grades and credits.


For several years Esaat has developed an International Relations department promoting Erasmus programmes. The school is the official beneficiary of an extensive Erasmus scheme.

Erasmus Declaration (fr)

Déclaration en matière de stratégie Erasmus+(fr-pdf)