The Entrance Exam
If you pass the School’s entrance exam, you will be admitted to the Archivist-Palaeographer programme with the status of a “trainee civil servant” and receive a stipend paid out of the State’s budget. → Find out more
The Master’s Programmes
Admission to the “Digital Technologies Applied to History” Master's is by way of an interview, while admission to the “Transnational History” Master's is based on an application file.
The 1st-year Master’s degree is open to those with a Bachelor’s degree and the 2nd-year Master’s is open to those with a 1st-year Master’s degree from the École nationale des chartes or another university.
Admission to the “Digital Humanities” Master's is also by way of an interview.
The School participates in the education of doctoral students within the framework of two joint doctoral schools, with the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes and the Université Paris-Sorbonne – Paris IV.
The entrance exam for first-year admission represents the main channel for admissions, with around twenty openings per year. It is taken after the Baccalaureate school-leaving examination and two years of literary preparatory studies.
The École nationale des chartes offers an entrance exam that gives direct access to second-year admission, currently offering one opening per year. It is open to students with at least a Bachelor’s degree. Eligibility is determined on the basis of an application file.