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Enrolling at UCO to obtain a French diploma

As a degree-seeking student

How to register ?

You are not a French citizen and wish to acquire French diploma ?

Bachelor’s degree, a one-year vocational degree, a Master's degree or a doctorate at UCO, please follow the procedure that corresponds to your nationality.

IF YOUR COUNTRY OF ORIGIN DEPENDs ON THE CEF "études en france" PROCESS (study in France)

Countries which are concerned : South Africa, Azerbaijan, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Bahrain, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, South Korea, Côte d' Ivory, Djibouti, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Ecuador, United States, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Morocco, Mauritius, Mauritania, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Peru, Qatar, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, United Kingdom, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, Taiwan, Chad, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Vietnam.

In order to access and complete your electronic application form, please follow the steps below.

1 | Log on to: pastel diplomatie website

  • Create an account
  • Answer the various questions asked
  • Select Université catholique de l’Ouest then the UCO campus offering the course or diploma programme of your choice
  • Write your statement of purpose for this particular course or diploma programme
  • Register your request
  • Submit your application to Campus France

2 | Prepare your hard copy application

3 | Make an appointment with your local Campus France office.

4 | You should then contact us with your identification number which we will use to upload your application file for examination.

Pastel diplomatie website

If your country does not fall under the CEF procedure

Inscription à l'UCO recrutement international

If your country of origin does not fall under the CEF procedure Études en France (Study in France) 

Every International student must apply through UCO’s dedicated application platform linked below.

Please note that an administrative fee of 120€ will be asked to be paid during the application procedure. This fee will have to be paid via our partner for international operations, Western Union business solutions.

I apply online

For any question, please contact our international recruitment team.


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