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ESAIL was founded in 1984 by Jean Cottin, architect DPLG, a former student of Tony Garnier. It now offers two courses: a 3-year-course in interior design and a 5-year-course in interior architecture. Recognized by the state and the CFAI (French council of interior architects), ESAIL offers practical training to its students who will complete a mandatory internship during each year of their studies.

Programs taught fully in French.


Art, Design & Media
  • Formation en architecture intérieure
  • Formation en décoration intérieure

Tuition & Cost

The costs listed below are an estimate based on what most students pay. The final price for tuition, housing and other expenses will vary based on program, English level, housing selection and other factors. For more exact pricing, please contact our advisors.
For Bachelors:
€ 15,975 Average cost per year
€ 7,745Tuition
€ 6,210Housing
€ 2,020Other

Required Documents

Below are the minimum documents required for our admissions team to conduct a review of your application to this institution. Additional documents may be required for specific programs or for the institution to issue you an unconditional letter of admission. Please contact an advisor for more information.

Passport Copy

English Test Result

Personal Statement

Recomendation Letter

School Transcript

Submission Deadlines

For Bachelors:
Autumn 2021
Application Deadline:August 25, 2021
Program Start:September 01, 2021
Autumn 2022
Application Deadline:July 15, 2022
Program Start:September 01, 2022