Administration made easy

This section is designed to answer all of your basic questions about your 'administrative' life at Dauphine from registration to obtaining an original or duplicate of your diploma.  The page does not address any academic issues.

1/ Registration

Students registering at Dauphine for the first time

To register at Dauphine for the first time, you must be in possession of a valid registration authorization obtained either via the Dauphine BOLERO or E-CANDIDAT admissions systems, the CEF or DAP admissions systems or via an individual admissions procedure (transfer students for example).

Other students

Students who are currently enrolled in a Dauphine program and wish to register for the up-coming academic year must be in possession of the academic jury's decision to validate their previous year's studies & authorization to register for the next program level.
Registration is annual and mandatory.

How do I register?

Depending on your degree program, you may register either in person at the Dauphine Registrar's Office or on-line.

When do I register?

For the majority of our degree programs, registration takes place every year from July through November.

The registrar's office is open from July through the end of September from 9 AM to 3:30 PM without interruption. From October 1st on, the office closes for lunch from Noon to 1:30 PM.

Students registering outside of the official registration period can do so by addressing a letter to their academic department. The final registration deadline is January 31st, no one can register after that date with the exception of students who are changing programs in mid-year (for the 2nd semester) for whom the final deadline is February 15th.

click here to access and download the registration calendar for Bachelor's, Master's 1 and Magistère programs

1st-year Bachelors students will receive their registration appointment via e-mail; all other students will receive their registration appointment by post.

PhD students: prior to registering, all PhD students must visit the Doctoral School's office to collect provide their registration form and an official letter authorizing them to register. These documents are mandatory, without them the Registrar's Office will not be able to register you.

What can I do if I am unable to register on the date assigned to me?

Along with your registration form, you will find a "power of attorney" (proxy statement) allowing the designated person to register for you.

If neither you nor your proxy can register on the assigned date, you will loose you right to register.

I am registering at Dauphine for the first time - What documents do I need to bring with me?

The list of required documents varies depending on your situation:

All students regardless of their situation will need the following:

  • an authorized means of payment (check drawn on a French Bank or the French Agency of a Foreign Bank, credit card, cash, etc.) to pay tuition and fees. If you are paying by check, make the check out to the order of 'Mme l'agent comptable de l'Université Paris-Dauphine'. If your check is refused by the bank for insufficient funds or if you stop payment on the check, it will result in the immediate suspension of all your academic and associated rights (social security coverage, complementary health insurance, financial aid, library rights, access to athletic facilities etc.) and you will be barred from taking exams. The University reserves the right to take legal recourse if a check is refused for insufficient funds.
  • split tuition payments: the split payment request form and a copy of your 'RIB' (Bank Account Identification Certificate)
  • 2 original, recent ID photos (photocopies or ordinary paper prints are not accepted)
  • for your student social security (national health) registration:

    • a legible photocopy of your Carte Vitale (French National Health Card) for more information go to FAQ n°4 French Student Social Security
    • for your health insurance reimbursements: an RIB (Bank Account Identification Certificate) to be filed with your student national health insurance provider (LMDE or SMEREP)
    • If you intend to sign up for optional complementary health insurance through one of the student health insurance organizations (LMDE or SMEREP), please bring a separate check or means of payment for the annual fee (it must be paid separately from your university tuition and fees)

  • the original and one photocopy of the diploma required to register for your program of choice: Baccalaureate, Bachelor's, Master's M1, M2 ….. or the diploma considered as an equivalent for the purposes of admission. If the diploma is in a language other than French, you must also provide a certified translation thereof.
  • your I.N.E. number (National Student ID Number –  11 digits). The number figures on you Student I.D. and/or on your transcript. If it does not, you will need to request the number from your previous university or post-baccalaureate institution. You cannot register at Dauphine without your I.N.E. number.  Please bring a photocopy of a document with your I.N.E. number on it.
  • Letter of admission to Université Paris-Dauphine and/or your registration appointment document.

Entering students born in France, the Overseas French Territories or in the EU

a photocopy of your national identity card or passport

Entering Students born outside of the EU:

  • a copy of your birth certificate
  • and French residents: a photocopy of your valid resident's card
  • Students arriving from abroad to study: a photocopy of your long-stay visa.

French National registering for the first times:

a photocopy of your census certificate and/or the certificate of participation in your Military Preparation Day (APD)

Scholarship students

  • confirmation of your conditional or final scholarship grant for 2014/2015. If you do not yet have this document, please tell the Registrar when you register.

I am a returning Dauphine student - What documents do I need to bring with me?

All returning students regardless of their situation will need the following:

  • your 2013/2014 student ID (MANDATORY) – If your 2013/2014 card was lost, stolen or destroyed, you will need to have a duplicate issued. The cost of the duplicate will be charged to you.
  • an authorized means of payment (check drawn on a French Bank or the French Agency of a Foreign Bank, credit card, cash, etc.)to pay tuition and fees. If you are paying by check, make the check out to the order of 'Mme l'agent comptable de l'Université Paris-Dauphine'. If your check is refused by the bank for insufficient funds or if you stop payment on the check, it will result in the immediate suspension of all your academic and associated rights (social security coverage, complementary health insurance, financial aid, library rights, access to athletic facilities etc.) and you will be barred from taking exams. The University reserves the right to take legal recourse in the case of a check refused for insufficient funds.
  • split tuition payments: the split payment request form and a copy of your 'RIB' (Bank Account Identification Certificate)
  • 1 original, recent ID photo (photocopies or ordinary paper prints are not accepted)
  • for your student social security (national health) registration:

    • a legible photocopy of your Carte Vitale (French National Health Card) for more information go to FAQ n°4 – French Student Social Security
    • for your health insurance reimbursements: an RIB (Bank Account Identification Certificate) – to be filed with your student national health insurance provider (LMDE or SMEREP)
    • If you intend to sign up for optional complementary health insurance through one of the student health insurance organizations (LMDE or SMEREP), please bring a separate check or means of payment for the annual fee (it must be paid separately from your university tuition and fees

Returning students born outside of the EU:

  • French residents: a photocopy of your valid resident's card
  • Non-resident students: a photocopy of your long-stay visa.

Returning scholarship students

confirmation of your conditional or confirmed scholarship grant for 2014/2015 or of your final scholarship grant for 2013/2014 – document provided by the CROUS

Students whose admission/registration was subject to an academic selection commission decision

  • A photocopy of the Admission Decision

2/ Tuition & Fees

How much are tuition and fees for the program I have chosen?

click here for detailed tuition and fees information

If I cancel my enrolment/registration, will the university reimburse my tuition and fees?

In principal, registration is final. Cancellation requests can, however, be submitted to the Registrar's office and will be considered under advisement; reimbursement of tuition and fees is never automatic. Legally*, Université Paris-Dauphine has the right to retain tuition and fees paid by students who cancel their registration except if they are leaving Dauphine to register at another French or European Union university.

Students who are requesting registration cancellation and reimbursement of tuition and fees because they have registered at another French or EU university must submit an official cancellation request along with a copy of their registration certificate from their new institution. If you qualify, your tuition and fees will be reimbursed net of a cancellation fee (amount determined by the French Ministry of Education). The cancellation fee for the 2014/2015 academic year is 23 euros.

* French decree of May 13th 1971

What are the formalities I need to accomplish if I wish to cancel my enrolment/registration?

To request cancellation of your registration, you must submit your request in writing to the Registrar's Office before October 17th 2014 at 4 PM, the final deadline for accepting requests, along with the required supporting documents:

 

  • a written request to cancel your registration (explaining why)
  • your Dauphine Student Card and Registration Certificate – given to when you registered
  • An RIB (Bank Account Identification) – if you do not have one, you can submit your parents' RIB along with a signed letter authorizing the university to reimburse your tuition and fees on their account
  • Your original 'relevé de notes du BAC' – necessary so that we can cancel the Paris-Dauphine stamp. We will return the document to you as quickly as possible.

 

If I am a scholarship beneficiary and cancel my enrolment/registration, do I need a special cancellation request document?

Yes you do.

click here to download the required document

Your Student ID Card

Who issues the student ID card and where do I get it?

Student ID's are issued by the Registrar's Office. Your will receive your student card and registration certificate when you have completed registration formalities.

What is its period of validity?

The student ID is a photo ID valid for 3 years. It is issued when you register at Dauphine for the first time. When you register for your second and third year of studies, the Registrar's Office issues an annual registration sticker and adds it to your Student ID when you receive your registration certificate.

NB: the university keeps a digital copy of your ID photo in its files and can use the photo for internal needs (file management, a visual who's-who…). Only authorized Dauphine services have access to the photo. You will be asked to sign a waiver for the photo when you fill out your registration form.

Does my student ID give me access to the university restaurant?

Yes it does; in fact, it even incorporates an electronic payment microchip (MONEO) so that you can use the student ID to pay for meals!

Do I have to have my student ID on me at all times?

Yes – the student ID is mandatory. Dauphine staff and faculty can ask you to show your ID at any time.

What do I do if I loose my student ID?

If you loose your student ID or if it is stolen, you can request a duplicate from the Registrar's Office. You will be charged a 20-euro administrative fee for the duplicate. It is not possible to request a duplicate during the month of June, when registration is closed.

4/ French Student Social Security (national health care) and complementary insurance

Is French Student Social Security coverage compulsory?

French Student Social Security coverage is compulsory for all students with a few exceptions (supporting documents required):

  • If you are employed 120 hours or more per quarter: provide a photocopy of your employment contract specifying that you are employed for the entire duration of the academic year, without interruption
  • If your spouse/partner/pact of civil solidarity partner (PACS) is employed and you are covered under their Social Security(national health): provide the CPAM (Social Security administration) certificate showing that you are covered under their SS number
  • Other cases: download the affiliation/non affiliation chart for detailed information

How do I choose between the two official Student Social Security providers?

When you register, you will be asked to choose between the two official Student Social Security providers: LMDE or SMEREP. Representatives of the two organizations are on site at Dauphine in the main hall during the month of July to meet you and answer your questions. They also hold open office hours once a week at Dauphine throughout the academic year.

Do I need to subscribe to an optional complementary health insurance?

Complementary health coverage is optional.

5/ How to Join the Dauphine Alumni Association

We strongly encourage entering students to take full advantage of the Dauphine Community by joining Dauphine Alumni when they register at Dauphine for the first time.

Dauphine Alumni has devised a special student membership fee scale, paid once and valid throughout your university studies.

Participate in the Dauphine Network from day-1 and benefit from all that our dynamic and engaged network of some 70,000 graduates worldwide has to offer!

Visit the Alumni website: www.dauphine-alumni.org or stop by our office (C006).

The Student membership fee valid from 1st year Bachelor's through 2nd year Master's is a one-time fee of 90 euros for entering 1st year bachelor's students.

7/ Transferring to or from Dauphine

I am transferring FROM Dauphine to another university – when should I request my file transmittal form?

When you register at the other university.

I am transferring TO Dauphine – how do I have my file sent to Dauphine?

Ask the university where you were previously registered for their outgoing file transmittal form. Fill it out and have it validated first by the university you are leaving and then by Dauphine. Submit the validated file transmittal form to the Dauphine Registrar's office along with your completed Dauphine registration form.

How do I have my file sent to another university?

First download the file transmittal request form, complete the form, sign it, attach the Dauphine library discharge certificate (quitus) and have the complete, signed file transmittal request stamped by the Dauphine Registrar's Office. Give the document to your new university when you register there.