Spéos Paris-London Photographic Institute


30 years of photography training and still counting

Founded in 1985, Spéos provides higher education photography training aimed at meeting the current market demands. For several years, Spéos has been selected among the Top 5 best photo schools in the world according to many different and independent rankings.

Next, to professional recognition within the domain of photography, Speos is certified by the French government with the Titre de Photographe RNCP level 1 (a professional certification at Master’s level).

Our commitment to our students

Spéos mission is to prepare students to meet current market demands and accompany them in becoming successful photographers in the field of their choice.

Courses at Spéos are organized in small groups, hands-on with a lot of practice, and supervised by a team of highly qualified professionals.

Our facilities are spacious and equipped with the latest equipment.

The Speos Alumni Care program helps our graduates in their first professional steps.

Spéos, an international school

With campuses in Paris and London, our student batches come from all over the world (up to 20 different nationalities per year), making studies at Speos a first class international experience.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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This school also offers:


European Master of Professional Photography

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 France Paris United Kingdom London + 2 more

The European Master of Professional Photography is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in photography, with a particular emphasis on the business management of the profession. [+]

Ce programme certifié par EABHES, comprend trois étapes, pour une durée totale de 14 mois.

Pendant la première étape l’étudiant suit le programme Photographie Professionelle en 1 an, qui se déroule de septembre à mai de l’année suivante. Pendant la deuxième étape l’étudiant participe aux modules Experts au mois de juin et juillet (voir ci-dessous). La troisième étape est celle du projet professionnel, au cours de laquelle l’étudiant réfléchit sur son positionnement en début de carrière et rédige son rapport. Il soumet son projet à un jury en deux phases : une présentation orale en juillet qui permet de valider les grandes orientations et la cohérence de ce projet, et une présentation écrite améliorée et détaillée de ce projet sous forme de business plan qui sera remis fin septembre. ... [-]

European Master of Professional Photography 2 year program

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 France Paris

The European Master of Professional Photography is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in photography, with a particular emphasis on the business management of the profession. [+]

This program certified by EABHES – lasting for 26 months in total – comprises three phases:

The Professional Photography in two-year Program, from September to May (semester 1 and 2) then from September to May (semester 3 and 4). The Expert Modules, from the end of May to the end of July (cf. below). The planning and elaboration of the Master project, which needs to be submitted to a jury twice: an oral defense of the pre-project allows the students to validate their professional projects’ feasibility and coherence; the final jury’s comments assess the projects’ future implementation.

So as to obtain the credits necessary to validate the European Master, students need to have a Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS, in any subject, not necessarily photography) and need to pass a foreign language test at a B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.... [-]


Spéos 2017 End-of-Year Exhibition

Spéos London Campus in Camberwell - UK

Spéos Exhibition Opening at the Voies Off Festival 2017, Arles, France

Spéos Backstage Fashion Shooting at Spéos Paris Studios, 2015

Spéos and Magnum 2017 End-of-the-Year Exhibition

Location address
8 rue Jules Vallès
Paris, Île-de-France, 75011 FR
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8 Graces Mews, Camberwell
London, England, SE5 8JF GB
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