Henrik Meng – Spéos 2022

© Henrik Meng – Spéos 2022

Program presentation

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 intensive 1-year program is certified by E.A.B.H.E.S and is aimed for students with a Bachelor’s degree.

This program allows students to master the photographic technique in all its artistic and technical dimensions. They are able to produce their own portfolio for professional use.

The European Master of Professional Photography in 1 year comprises 3 phases:
– The Professional Photography in 1 year Program, from September to May.
– The Expert Modules, in June and July.
– The planning and elaboration of the Professional Project, from June to September.

Top-level professionals hold the courses and monitor the students’ individual acquisition of skills. Outside of class, students independently organize their shooting sessions and post-production, with the continual guidance of their supervisors. Particular attention is paid to the synchronization of subject matters taught in the different courses.

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),
for non-English native speakers: pass an English test at B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, or previous studies in a university-level program taught in English.


Next session: September 2023-July 2024 (submission of business plan end of September 2024)
Language of instruction: English
– France, European Union nationals: €26,500
– International students: €26,500
Degree: European Master of Professional Photography certified by E.A.B.H.E.S, European Accreditation Board of Higher Education Schools.

Structure of the program

The first part of the program comprises the core courses, which cover all aspects of professional photography, from September to December. The first few weeks are dedicated to the acquisition of the basic techniques, allowing the students to be able to produce photos of good quality. During the following weeks, the students continually improve their skills (shooting techniques, composition and style) up to the level of young professionals within the field of photography. At the end of the sem