International Bachelor Ygrec - Modelling and Data Science for a changing world

Admission procedure

Criteria for admission for French and international students:

  • Strong academic skills in high school, especially in Mathematics and Science.
  • High school leaving certificate enabling access to a university.
  • Swiss high-school maturité certificate, European high-school certificate, or equivalent.
  • English profeciency level CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for languages) B2 or with a copy of either one of the test scores TOEIC 800, IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL IBT 80.


How to apply for the International Bachelor Ygrec:

Applicants must send all required documents (see list below) to:

Admissions team: admission_bachelorY @ 


List of required documents to include in your application file:

  1. Completed Application Form
  2. Copies of your transcripts of records for the previous two years
  3. If relevant, copy of your High school leaving certificate, such as French Baccalaureate, OIB, International Baccalaureate, Swiss high-school maturité certificate, European high-school certificate, or equivalent
  4. Copy of your passport or ID card
  5. CV in English
  6. Cover letter (maximum 2 pages) in which you tell us more about your interests and personal objectives and explain why you want to apply.
  7. English proficiency certificate level B2
  8. Two essays of 1000 words maximum:

    Essay 1 : “Your interest in data science” - State what motivated you to study data science

    Essay 2 : “Significant experience” - Highlight an important quality that you possess, which is vital for success in your professional life. How has this quality been expressed in the past and how do you express it today?


Admission procedure and deadline :

Application :

  • the eligible candidates are invited to submit application documents indicate above
  • the jury comittee will study the received application package
  • the selected candidates will be notified to join the motivation interview either at distance or on campus
  • the application result will be announced by email with two weeks after the interview


Application deadline :

  • Application deadline

The application deadline is open until 15th July, 2020.

Places are limited. We therefore advise candidates to please send us a complete application form and all required documents.

Students who are accepted into the programme will receive required documents and information relating to visa application (if necessary).


  • Admission Sessions

Tha Bachelor applicants are advised to submit the application package according to the following deadline. To be eligible for the Bachelor Scolarship's application, you are strongly recommended to apply for the Early and Regular Admission.

Admission Session







Jury Date

Early Admission


15/11/2019 to



Regular Admission


10/02/2020 to



Late Admission*


10/06/2020 to



*Foreign applicants are advised to submit their application file to the first or second admission session due to unavoidable delays with visa procedures.


We look forward to receiving your application!