Students, you have a project, apply for the Césure

Are you preparing for a state or national diploma in initial training and would like to suspend your studies for one or two semesters to carry out a project? Apply for a gap year!

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New: online applications can only be submitted via the E-candidat application , respecting the dates of the application campaigns. Do not wait until the last moment to fill in your application form (supporting documents to be provided)


1. Applications must be submitted during defined periods

There are three different periods depending on the date you wish to take your gap year and your profile (student or future student):

  • You have formulated a Parcoursup wish to take a gap year before your entry into a Bachelor's degree or 1st year BUT and you wish to leave in September 2021 for one or two semesters: apply during the summer campaign, between 27/05 and 08/07/2021. Do not wait until you have registered at AMU to obtain information and compile your file. You must submit your application as soon as you have accepted an admission offer from the university
  • You are a student (not reorienting) and wish to go on a gap year:
    • September 2021 for one or two semesters: apply for the spring campaign between 23/03 and 18/06/2021 at 4pm.
    • If you are a student who wishes to go to France in January 2021 for a semester: apply to the autumn campaign, between 17/08 and 24/09/2021 at 4pm.


2. Information and applications (future baccalaureate, undergraduate and graduate students)


3. Information and applications (3rd cycle)


Useful links

My application in BRIEF

  1. I consult the campaign dates according to my departure date
  2. I contact my school's gap year advisor who will guide me through the process
  3. I gather the supporting documents and connect to E-candidat
  4. Reminder: the summer campaign is dedicated to you (application dates to be respected).Infographic request for a gap year by a bachelor via Parcoursup

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✈ INFO about going abroad

  • For students wishing to leave in September 2021 for a gap year abroad: it is strongly advised to evaluate the feasibility of your project taking into account the current global health situation and the fact that currently, departures outside Europe are prohibited.
  • All requests for a gap year abroad will, without exception, be subject to a mandatory consultation with AMU's Defense Security Officer, who will give a final opinion in early July on a possible departure in September.
  • Remember to have a "plan B" (gap year in France). The gap year commission will examine your projects (plan A abroad and plan B in France)



Contact information

Do you need help? Contact your school's gap year advisor


For more information on civic service, please visit these websites

Three application campaigns
School break referents
Gap year abroad
Parcoursup gap year