Master degree in High Performance Computing, Simulation, specialized in scientific computing

Excellence Grants

10.000 € per year will be allotted to the most deserving applicants. Master 2 fellowships are funded by the French region Nord Pas-de-Calais and by LABEX CEMPI. The application procedure is fully explained in the registration form to fill in for Master 2. The deadline for application for the fellowships is : February 15, 2017. Later applications will be considered as funding permits.

Admission Criteria

The programme is open to students who have earned 240 ECTS credits (or equivalent) in a scientific university study programme or have obtained a Bachelor Degree with Honors in these areas that could be accepted by the Academic Board of the Programme to be equivalent.


Applicants that are enrolled in their final year of their academic programme should submit an official letter in English (or in French) from their university confirming that the student is expected to finalize his/her course at the end of the current academic year, and submit up-to-date authenticated transcript with the results of the previous years. An academic board will select the students. People from Industry or unemployed but having obtained equivalent proficiency through professional experience can apply to this programme. Their application will be examined by the academic board with a specific procedure.

Deadline for Application : before the 31st of march for foreign students and before the 23rd of june for french students.

Application form 2017/2018

Double procedure for students holding a foreign diploma

The application procedure is twofold: you have to send both your application form and (only if it is necessary) the certificate for your validation of years of studies. These are two separate administrative procedures that have to be completed in parallel. Information can be found online here.

Language Proficiency

Students should submit proof of their level in English and/or French via a computer-based TOEFL, IELTS grade or proof of having studied at least one academic year in an English-language programme.


Professors in charge
Benoit MERLET - Bâtiment M3 - Bureau 113

Tél : +33 (0) 3 20 43 42 73

Nouredine MELAB - Bât. M3 Ext.- Bureau 230

Tél : +33 (0) 3 28 77 85 52

Aurore SMETS- Bâtiment M2

Tél : +33 (0) 3 20 43 42 33

Université Lille 1

Cité Scientifique

59655 Villeneuve d'Ascq Cedex