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SCHOOL FEES

How to finance your studies

Find bellow all tuition fees and more about funding arrangements and aids offered to future students.

MORE ABOUT SCHOOL FEES

School fees

FROM 1ST YEAR TO 5TH YEAR

French Student
1st year
6.900,00€
Annual tuition fee
+
400,00€
Registration fee *

Tuition payment schedule :
1.000,00€ deposit ** due at enrollment
3.600,00€ due September 1st 2017
2.300,00€ due November 15th 2017

From 2nd to 5th year
9.600,00€
Annual tuition fee
+
400,00€
Registration fee *

Tuition payment schedule :
1.000,00€ deposit ** due at enrollment
5.000,00€ due September 1st 2017
3.600,00€ due November 15th 2017

International Student
1st year
7.900,00€
Annual tuition fee
+
400,00€
Registration fee *

NB : For the enrollment of an international student, the tuition fees are due in their entirety at the time of registration. In the case of withdrawal by an applicant before September 1st 2017, the application fee of 1.000,00€ will be retained by the school and will be deducted from the reimbursement

From 2nd to 5th year
10.600,00€
Annual tuition fee
+
400,00€
Registration fee *

NB : For the enrollment of an international student, the tuition fees are due in their entirety at the time of registration. In the case of withdrawal by an applicant before September 1st 2017, the application fee of 1.000,00€ will be retained by the school and will be deducted from the reimbursement

Middle of Career

You are at a stage in your career where you would like to reorient yourself professionally, or you would like to complete your knowledge and skills in the fields of design, eco-conception, eco-design and sustainable innovation. The SDS offers a one-year training program in its curriculum with a semester-long professional internship.

1 year and
6 months internship
12.400,00€
Annual tuition fee
+
400,00€
Registration fee *

Tuition payment schedule :
1.000,00€ deposit ** due at enrollment
5.000,00€ due September 1st 2017
3.000,00€ due November 15th 2017
3.000,00€ due January 15th 2018

International Middle of Career

You are at a stage in your career where you would like to reorient yourself professionally, or you would like to complete your knowledge and skills in the fields of design, eco-conception, eco-design and sustainable innovation. The SDS offers a one-year training program in its curriculum with a semester-long professional internship.

1 year and
6 months internship
13.000,00€
Annual tuition fee
+
400,00€
Registration fee *

NB : For the enrollment of an international student, the tuition fees are due in their entirety at the time of registration. In the case of withdrawal by an applicant before September 1st 2015, the application fee of 1.000,00€ will be retained by the school and will be deducted from the reimbursement.

PhD Design & Sustainable innovation

It’s a 3 years university programme for candidates with a Master degree (from University or according the Bologna system). Being member of the University Côte d’Azur, The SDS is entitled to offer a doctoral cursus in co-tutorship with one of the research laboratories of the UCA (see the member’s list).

3 years
9600,00€
Annual tuition fee
(28.800,00€ for 3 years)
+
400,00€
Registration fee *

Tuition payment schedule :
1.000,00€ deposit ** due at enrollment
5.000,00€ due September 1st 2017
3.600,00€ due November 15th 2017

Included

FROM 1ST YEAR TO 5TH YEAR

Networks
& access
  • We’re providing access to professional networks (address books of our 3 co-founders, 55 professionals and professors, and also the company contacts of our ongoing partnership projects).
  • Membership to our alumni network.

  • Access to the fablab Fab’Azur, workshop for digital creation (3D printers, Laser cutter, 3D scanner).

  • Free access to our computer laboratory (PC and Mac).
  • Regulated access to our mockup workshop.
  • Supply of certain expensive materials, needed for mockup creation.
Education
& diploma
  • Academic exchange programmes (currently to 9 different destinations).
  • One TOEIC test free of charge (Test of English for International Communication).

  • Access to affordable student accommodation (Crous student housing), library.
  • Free of charge printing of 7 exemplary of the final thesis.
  • Support to finance the mockup of the final rendering.
School
insurrance policy

On top of the social security for students and supplementary health insurance (individual cost to be paid by the student), The SDS covers a social liability insurance for the following events and spaces:

  • Inside and around the campus.
  • During internships.
  • During fieldtrips organized by The SDS.
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Finance your studies

SOLUTIONS

Endowment fund
“The SDS friends”

The endowment fund, “The SDS friends”, offers funding to our students with financial difficulties. A global amount of money is dedicated to solidarity. Thanks to the fund, we can offer 10 to 50% of allowance of the tuition fee throughout the total student curriculum (available for students living in France, in accordance to the tax sheet of the parents and consultation of the endowment fund board).

Bank loan agreement
with the BNP Paribas

The agreement allows to our student to enrol at our institution without parental guarantee (under certain conditions), to have differed payback solutions of bank loans and to have access to advantageous bank rates.

For more information, please contact us.

Public
funding

Certain French regions supply funding under certain conditions. Please find more information directly at their services. Some countries also support financially their residents. Each student may get in touch with their local governmental organisms.

OSEO loans
with governmental guarantee

Students with French nationality or from the EU can apply under certain conditions for the OSEO loan with a maximum loan of 15.000€ with governmental guarantee.

For more information click here.

Aide au logement
CAF & APL

Most of the students who rent a room or an apartment can apply for housing funding CAF (Caisse d’Allocation Familiale), which will cover a part of the rent.
To apply for the funding, you need to:
– have a lease related to your name
– having your main residence at the apartment
– your income has to be limited to a certain amount

For more information click here.

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