25 September 2020 – opening the call for applications on dedicated web site

5 FEBRUARY 2021  –  closing date for applications on dedicated web site

10 FEBRUARY 2021  –  initial selection on the French side sent to CSC

10 FEBRUARY 2021 – notification of the candidates for the jury of selection

22 – 26 February 2021 – interview in China for selected students

beginning of march 2021 – the French site sends their selected students list to CSC

March 2021 –  students apply on the CSC website

April-June 2021 –  the CSC organizes a board of experts and sends the final

list of admission to the French side

July 2020 – students make their administrative procedures to go to France

From first week of October 2020 – selected students arrive in France for start of PhD