Welcome to the Marseille public college for artistics studies (INSEAMM). Since March 2020, it brings together Les Beaux-Arts de Marseille and the Conservatoire Pierre Barbizet. To continue directly to the conservatoire click here (website under construction)



Examination contents:


Each applicant must be present at five tests, which are over two days:

English test: 1h

General cultural knowledge text: 3h

Drawing test: 1h

Visual arts test: 3h

Interview with a jury: 20 minutes


The jury is composed of three school professors chosen by the art and pedagogy Director. During this interview, the discussion centers on the applicant’s portfolio and the results obtained at the tests. The applicant’s motivation and ability to enter an art school are especially important. Access to the examination can be achieved with any type of Baccalaureate.

The applicant’s portfolio must be as complete as possible (it can contain photography, drawings, writings, paintings, audio, video…)