© Eileen Cho – Spéos 2016

Program presentation

Magnum Photos and Spéos Photo School have partnered to create a unique one-year master class for Creative Documentary & Photojournalism in Paris. This intensive one-year program takes place in Paris from September to July, in English only. Embedded within Magnum Photos, this program allows students a unique learning experience, and to encounter of some of the best photographers in the field.

Practical information

Structure of the program

1st semester
2nd semester
End-of-year exhibitions: Spéos + Magnum
Expert modules + Arles International Photo Festival

Course description

Courses - semester I
Courses - semester II
Expert modules and Arles

Enrollment and Contact

Registrations are open all year round and are subject to availability.
You can send your application via the online enrollment form.

Feel free to contact Spéos if you have any questions about this program:

At any time you are most welcome to come and visit the school, just make an appointment!

Enroll now!


Alice: « It was a wonderful year »

Watch the video of the End-of-the-year exhibition of the Magnum Photos and Spéos program

Every year, in mid-May, students exhibit their work at the Magnum Photos Agency in Paris during a group exhibition.


Paris, June 26, 2015. Magnum photographers pose for a photo outside of the Spéos Photographic Institute during the last day of Magnum Photos’ 2015 Annual General Meeting. (Photo by Pierre-Yves Mahé)