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A. CONDITIONS FOR APPLICANTS

  • 1/ A For first-time undergraduates.

1/1/ Foundation Year D1

1/1/1 Application procedure: Applicants must have a Pass grade in their baccalaureate or equivalent exam in their country of origin. The minimum age is 17 years old. Selection of candidates occurs after interview to discuss their motivation. To make an appointment for interview, contact the school office from the beginning of January +33 1 53 06 88 00. If you are accepted after the interview, you will receive an application form. The completed form must be signed and returned to the school within three weeks with a cheque for the €450 application fee. The application form, once signed, has valid contract status. The applicant commits to following a training course in our establishment and to having read and agreed with our terms and conditions. ESAM Design commits to reserving a place for the applicant.

1/1/2 Course duration. The foundation year starts mid-September and finishes mid-June. Course modules are detailed in the school brochure which is available on the ESAM Design internet site.

1/1/3 Tuition fees 2016/2017:
Home and E.U Students:
Foundation Year/D1: 6950 euros paid in the following instalments:
Application fee: 450 euros.
Tuition fees: 6550 euros
At the beginning of the academic year you will receive the total bill for tuition fees with the instalment schedule.
International non-E.U. students:
Foundation Year/D1: 7350 euros, which include the application fee and 400 euros administrative costs, at the time of application before starting the course.

Materials for the year are at the student’s expense.

1/1/4 Conditions of payment : payment must be made in euros, either by cheque written out to ESAM Design, or by bank transfer clearly indicating the student’s name to Banque CIC – 102 Bld Haussman – 75008 Paris Bank code: 30066 Sort code : 10637 Account number : 00011305701 RIB key : 89
IBAN: FR76 3006 6106 3700 0113 0570 189
BIC: CMCIFRPP

1/1/5 Cancellation:
By the fee payer. By recorded delivery letter, or by written statement made against receipt from the establishment’s administrative office, the fee payer, signatory to the application form, may decide to cancel and withdraw the application
a) - in the case of having failed the baccalaureate or of having been admitted to a french state school of applied arts or fine art. In this case and on presentation of an original document of proof in writing, ESAM Design will reimburse sums paid.
- in the case of not being granted a student visa by the French Consulate in the country of origin. In this case and on presentation of an original document of proof in writing, a cancellation will result in the loss the 400 euro international administrative costs.
b) before the first day of the academic year, with the exception of the cases detailed in § a), in this case for E.U. students, a cancellation will result in the loss of the 450 euro application fee paid to the establishment, subject to conditions detailed in §c) hereafter. For international non-E.U. students a cancellation will result in the total loss of sums paid
c) from the first day of the academic year in this case, the balance for the annual tuition fees is immediately due.

By the establishment :
If the minimum number of 12 students has not been attained 15 days before the date of the beginning of the academic year for the class in which the student is enrolled, the establishment may offer an equivalent service of replacement or cancel the enrolment. In this last case the total of all paid sums will be reimbursed.

1/1/6 Termination of contract. Unexcused absence of a student over a period of more than two weeks can be considered by the establishment as a definitive termination of contract. In this case, the remaining balance of tuition fees due, as detailed in the contract, becomes immediately payable on demand.

1/1/7 French Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act (Loi Informatique et Liberté) : In accordance with articles 39 and those of the act n° 78-17 of 6th January 1978 amended in 2004 on data processing , data files and individual liberties you are entitled to access, modify, rectify or delete your personal data at any time by sending an email to info@esamdesign.com.

1/2/ DAI2/DAI3/DAI4 ET DG2/DG3/DG4

  • 1/2/1 Application procedure: Applicants must have a Pass grade in their baccalaureate or equivalent exam in their country of origin. To enter the course through equivalence applicants must show proof of a sufficient level of study and aptitude. The minimum age is 17 years old. Selection is based on an entrance exam and examination of the applicant’s portfolio by a professional jury. To enrol for the entrance exam, candidates must telephone the school office from the beginning of January +33 1 53 06 88 00. If you are accepted after the entrance exam, you will receive an application form. The completed form must be signed and returned to the school within three weeks with a cheque for the €450 application fee. The application form, once signed, has valid contract status. The applicant commits to following a training course in our establishment and to having read and agreed with our terms and conditions. ESAM Design commits to reserving a place for the applicant on condition of available places.
  • 1/2/2 Tuition fees 2018/2019:
    Home and E.U Students:
    Interior Design/DAI2 and Graphic Design/DG2: 7 900 euros paid in the following instalments: Application fee: 450 euros; Tuition fee: 7050 euros
    Interior Design /DAI3 and Graphic Design /DG3: 8 000 euros paid in the following instalments: Application fee: 450 euros; Tuition fee: 7550 euros
    Interior Design DAI4 and Graphic Design DG4: 8 100 euros paid in the following instalments: Application fee: 450 euros; Tuition fee: 7650 euros
    Interior Design/DAI5 and Graphic Design/DG5: 8 100 euros paid in the following instalments: Application fee: 450 euros; Tuition fee: 7 650 euros
    At the beginning of the academic year you will receive the total bill for tuition fees with the instalment schedule.
    International non-E.U students
    International non-E.U students must pay the full tuition fees at the time of application before starting the course, plus administrative costs: 400 euros (first time enrolment only)
  • 1/2/3 Conditions of payment : payment must be made in euros, either by cheque written out to ESAM Design, or by bank transfer clearly indicating the student’s name to Banque CIC – 102 Bld Haussman – 75008 Paris Bank code: 30066 Sort code : 10637 Account number : 00011305701 RIB key : 89
    IBAN: FR76 3006 6106 3700 0113 0570 189
    BIC: CMCIFRPP
  • 1/2/4 Cancellation:
    By the fee payer. By recorded delivery letter, or by written statement made against receipt from the establishment’s administrative office, the fee payer, signatory to the application form, may decide to cancel and withdraw the application
    a) - in the case of having failed the baccalaureate or of having been admitted to a french state school of applied arts or fine art. In this case and on presentation of an original document of proof in writing, ESAM Design will reimburse sums paid.
    - in the case of not being granted a student visa by the French Consulate in the country of origin. In this case and on presentation of an original document of proof in writing, a cancellation will result in the loss the 400 euro international administrative costs.
    b) before the first day of the academic year, for Home and E.U. students, a cancellation will result in the loss of the 450 euro application fee paid to the establishment, subject to conditions detailed in §c) hereafter. For international non-E.U Students, a cancellation will result in in the total loss of sums paid
    c) From the first day of the academic year, the balance for the annual tuition fees is immediately due.
    By the establishment : if the minimum number of 12 students has not been attained 15 days before the date of the beginning of the academic year for the class in which the student is enrolled, the establishment may offer an equivalent service of replacement or cancel the enrolment. In this last case the total of all paid sums will be reimbursed.
  • 1/2/5 Termination of contract. Unexcused absence of a student over a period of more than two weeks may be considered by the establishment as a definitive termination of contract. In this case, the remaining balance of tuition fees due, as detailed in the contract, becomes immediately payable on demand.
    Before the first day of the academic year, the school contract may be terminated as of right by a vocational training contract in the form of an internship contract whereby a company undertakes financial responsibility for the student’s education at ESAM Design. In this case the application fees remain the initial payer’s responsibility.
    During the course of the academic year, the school contract will be terminated as of right on the day of signing an internship contract; application fees and course hours anterior to the date of signing remain the financial responsibility of the initial payer, course hours undertaken after the date of signing of the internship contract are the responsibility of the internship company. In both cases, the application fee of 450 euros remains the financial responsibility of the initial payer.
  • 1/2/6 French Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act (Loi Informatique et Liberté) : In accordance with articles 39 and those of the act n° 78-17 of 6th January 1978 amended in 2004 on data processing , data files and individual liberties you are entitled to access, modify, rectify or delete your personal data at any time by sending an email to info@esamdesign.com.

2/ FURTHER EDUCATION
2/1 Application procedure:
Selection takes place after an interview to discuss motivation. To make an appointment, contact the school office from the beginning of January +33 1 53 06 88 00. If you are accepted after the interview, you will receive an application form. The completed form must be signed and returned to the school within three weeks. We will then send you a training contract, a copy of internal rules and procedure, and a detailed training programme. The completed contract must be returned with a cheque covering the application fee of 450 euros. On signing the training contract, you commit to following a training course in our establishment and to having read and agreed to our terms and conditions. ESAM Design commits to reserving your place on your chosen course.

2/2 Course duration. From September 2016 to April 2017, 240 hours of tuition.

2/3 Tuition fees 2017/2018:
Further Education: Interior Design tuition fees 1st & 2nd year: Individual rate 3700 euros/year - Company rate 5000 euros
Further education Interior Design 3rd year - 7 850 euros paid in the following instalments: Application fee: 450 euros; tuition fee: 7400 euros - Company rate 8 300 euros
Further education Interior Design 4th year - preparation for the designer/interior designer diploma: 7 850 euros paid in the following instalments: Application fee: 450 euros; tuition fee: 7400 euros - Company rate 8 300 euros

ESAM Design is subject to the Astier Act and is not liable to V.A.T.
There is no cost deduction for hours of tuition not attended by the student (unless there is a serious and legitimate reason). Tuition fees are determined by ESAM Design. In the case of a late application after the start of the course, there is no reduction on the cost of tuition fees.
2/4 Conditions of payment : payment must be made in euros, either by cheque written out to ESAM Design, or by bank transfer clearly indicating the student’s name to Banque CIC – 102 Bld Haussman – 75008 Paris Bank code: 30066 Sort code : 10637 Account number : 00011305701 RIB key : 89
IBAN: FR76 3006 6106 3700 0113 0570 189
BIC: CMCIFRPP
2/5 Cancellation: By the trainee: The vocational training contract comes into effect after 10 days as from the date of signing of both parties. During the first ten days, the trainee may withdraw the application by recorded delivery letter addressed to the director of the school, Madame Catherine Exer. On withdrawal before the first day of the course, the application fee of 450 euros will be retained by the school. On discontinuation after the course has begun, full tuition costs are liable and must be paid. If, in the case of force majeure or exceptional circumstances, the trainee is unable to continue his/her training, payment for only those hours already undertaken will be due.
By the training organisation : ESAM Design reserves the right to cancel a training programme due to an insufficient number of participants (under eight) and to change the dates of the start of the course. In this case ESAM Design will inform the trainee student at least one month before the beginning of the training course by recorded delivery letter. If the trainee wishes to end the contract due to these changes in conditions made before the beginning of the course, paid sums will be reimbursed in full. If ESAM Design cannot meet its service commitments, it will reimburse all sums paid in full.
2/6 French Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act (Loi Informatique et Liberté) : In accordance with articles 39 and those of the act n° 78-17 of 6th January 1978 amended in 2004 on data processing , data files and individual liberties you are entitled to access, modify, rectify or delete your personal data at any time by sending an email to info@esamdesign.com.

B. PENALTIES
Late payments made after the instalment dates as given above shall lead to applying delayed interest rates of 2% per month.

C.JURISDICTION- APPLICABLE LAW
These terms and conditions are subject to French law. Any litigation relative to their interpretation and/or execution will be exclusively subject to the relevant courts in Paris.

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