Information for students

You will find here useful information for student life inside and outside the school.

Students timetables are accessible here (French only).

Students rooms are open from Monday to Thursday from 8h30 to 22h and on Friday from 8h30 to 20h. 

Technical workshops are open from 8h30 to 12h30 and 13h30 to 18h30 (17h30 on Friday). The IT room (on Floor 1) is accessible in self-service from 8h30 to 22h (20h on Friday).
In order to work on a personal project in a technical workshop you should make an appointment with the technician.

The students organization was created by students in order to allow the purchase of material at a lower price. Parties, exhibitions and sales are also organized by the students so that they can show their work inside and outside the school. Contact : 

Academic calendar 2022-2023:
8 September: Beginning of the first semester
31 October to 6 November: Autumn break
19 December to 3 January: Christmas break
5 to 20 January: First semester exams
23 January: Beginning of the second semester
20 to 26 February: Winter break
17 April to 1 May: Spring break
16 May to 21 June: Second semester exams and diplomas

In addition to the job offers, calls and ads frequently published on the right side of this page, you can find many offers on the following websites : FRAAP (you need to register to the newsletter to receive them), CNAPCIPAC and ANDéA. Artists, institutions, companies or individuals who would like to publish an ad for the students should write to 

ésam Caen/Cherbourg FAQ (French only)

Guide for helps and procedures (French only)

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Vivre à Cherbourg

Ville en bordure de mer, Cherbourg compte 40 000 habitants et accueille chaque année près de 2 000 étudiants. Dynamique et agréable, elle est souvent distinguée pour son dynamisme nautique, ses atouts botaniques et son rayonnement culturel. Retrouvez ces activtés sur le site officiel de la ville.

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Vivre à Caen

Située à 2 heures de Paris par le train et par l’autoroute A13, Caen se situe à moins de 10 kilomètres du rivage normand et accueille chaque année plus de 24 000 étudiants. Retrouvez sur le site officiel de la ville l’ensemble des activités proposées.


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ésam Caen/Cherbourg community

LE groupe privé des étudiant.e.s et diplômé.e.s de l’ésam.
Un lieu unique où retrouver diverses annonces utiles : résidences, missions, logement, appels à projets, offres de stage, propositions d’espaces...