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Registration procedure


Students submit their applications for the AlterEurope Master’s degree to the institution of their choice: Université Jean Monnet de Saint-Etienne (UJM); ENS Lyon (ENSL); Sciences Po Lyon (IEPL) (see page Applications). If their application is retained, they are enrolled primarily at the institution that recruited them.

According to the institution where they are enrolled, they follow different registration procedures, pay different registration fees and obtain their diploma as follows:   

Master 1


Students enrolled primarily at the Université Jean Monnet:

  • Main registration (paid) at the UJM, Department of Political and Territorial Studies (DEPT), regardless of the major.
  • To access the services of ENSL (documentation, ENT), students enrolled at UJM fill out a form that allows them to audit courses at the ENSL (free of charge).
  • M1 AlterEurope certificate delivered by the UJM.

Students enrolled primarily at the ENSL:
  • Main registration (paid) at the ENSL, regardless of the major. During their studies at ENS Lyon, students have the opportunity to register for the diploma of the ENS Lyon.
  • To access the services of UJM (documentation, ENT), students enrolled at ENSL proceed to a secondary registration at the UJM, Department of Political and Territorial Studies (DEPT) (free of charge).
  • M1 AlterEurope certificate delivered by the ENSL.

Students from Sciences Po Lyon and from all Institutes of Polical Sciences (IEPs) with a common entrance exam:
  • Students from Sciences Po Lyon can enroll in the AlterEurope Master’s degree (political science major) in order to validate it simultaneously with the 4th year of IEP.
  • Main registration (paid) at the Sciences Po Lyon.
  • Secondary registration (paid) at the UJM, Department of Political and Territorial Studies (DEPT).
  • To access the services of ENSL (documentation, ENT), students enrolled at Sciences Po fill out a form that allows them to audit courses at the ENSL (free of charge).
  • Certificate of the 4th year of IEP delivered by Sciences Po Lyon and M1 AlterEurope certificate delivered by the UJM.

Master 2


Students enrolled primarily at the Université Jean Monnet:

  • Main registration (paid) at the UJM, Department of Political and Territorial Studies (DEPT).
  • To access the services of ENSL (documentation, ENT), students enrolled at UJM fill out a form that allows them to audit courses at the ENSL (free of charge).
  • AlterEurope Master’s degree diploma delivered by the UJM.

Students enrolled primarily at the ENSL:
  • Main registration (paid) at the ENSL.
  • To access the services of UJM (documentation, ENT), students enrolled at ENSL proceed to a secondary registration at the UJM (free of charge).
  • AlterEurope Master’s degree diploma delivered by the ENSL.

Students from Sciences Po Lyon and from all Institutes of Polical Sciences (IEPs) with a common entrance exam:
  • Main registration (paid) at the Sciences Po Lyon for obtaining the 5th year of IEP.
  • Secondary registration (paid) at the UJM, Department of Political and Territorial Studies (DEPT), for obtaining the M2 AlterEurope.
  • To access the services of ENSL (documentation, ENT), students enrolled at Sciences Po fill out a form that allows them to audit courses at the ENSL (free of charge).
  • Certificate of the 5th year of IEP delivered by Sciences Po Lyon and AlterEurope Master’s degree diploma delivered by the UJM.