Institut Supérieur des Beaux-Arts de Besançon
ERASMUS+ / Incoming students

ISBA has built an international dimension around its educational offer by hosting international exhibitions, lecturers and residents, being part of associated research teams and, of course, participating in ERASMUS+ exchanges for student mobility.


Semesters dates
1st / Winter semester : end of September - end of January
2nd / Spring semester : beginning of February - end of June
Do not hesitate to reach out to us to inquire about upcoming official semester dates

Nomination deadlines
1st / winter semester : open from March onwards.
2nd / spring semester : open from October onwards.

Application deadlines
1st / winter semester : May 15
2nd / spring semester : November 15

To perform one or two semester(s), you must send :

  • a portfolio
  • a motivation letter
  • a letter of nomination from your home school
  • a photocopy of your passport or identity card
  • a copy of your insurance certificate for the duration of your studies at the Higher Institute of Fine Arts - ISBA
  • the application form (see below)

The file must be sent to :

Bureau des Relations Internationales
ISBA - Institut Supérieur des Beaux-Arts
12 rue Denis Papin
25000 Besançon, France

Tel. +33 (0)3 81 87 81 33 - Fax : +33 (0)3 81 88 60 94
E-mail :

FACT SHEET (2024 update)
General information about ERASMUS at ISBA
All the info you need to make the best out of your stay in ISBA Besançon !
ISBA Courses for Erasmus students
ISBA - Notation : Grades ECTS


Cofinancé par le programme Erasmus + de l’Union Européenne

Institut Supérieur des Beaux Arts de Besançon I 12, rue Denis Papin, 25000 Besançon I T. +33 (0)3 81 87 81 30