Admissions

Before applying, high school students, students or individuals returning to school are invited to consult the course catalogue at Université de Paris – the website Orientation active in the specific case of a choice of degree – to discover the programmes, objectives, possibilities of further study and professional integration of each programme.

They are also invited to meet us at Université de Paris fairs, forums and Open Days or to visit our information areas.

Practical Considerations

For international students, it is important when thinking about your academic journey to plan ahead in order to make the most out of your stay at Université de Paris and in France in general. Below are some practical considerations when applying to the programs at Université de Paris.

For additional information and tips, go the page Welcoming international students

Admissions procedure

Choose your curriculum

To find out the exact requirements for the course you are interested in, we recommend that you go to our website or email the contact provided on the course description in the A to Z.

Step 2: Application on the Campus France platform “Etudes en France”

You will need to submit your application to the Campus France platform directly (consult the Campus France list of countries to see whether you need to follow this step) http://www.campusfrance.org/en/page/a-country-using-cef-procedure

If this isn’t the case, you will be invited to submit your application directly onto our University application portal eCandidat.

Step 3: Selection criteria

In order to access a course, a jury will examine your application form to determine whether you are eligible for the course you have applied for. In some cases, you will be invited to an interview and/or will have to complete a language test. Selection committees will look at your academic background, motivation letter, and recommendation letters.

 

 

Application on the Campus France platform “Etudes en France”

Step 2:

You will need to submit your application to the Campus France platform directly (consult the Campus France list of countries to see whether you need to follow this step) http://www.campusfrance.org/en/page/a-country-using-cef-procedure

If this isn’t the case, you will be invited to submit your application directly onto our University application portal eCandidat.

 

 

 

Selection criteria

Step 3:

In order to access a course, a jury will examine your application form to determine whether you are eligible for the course you have applied for. In some cases, you will be invited to an interview and/or will have to complete a language test. Selection committees will look at your academic background, motivation letter, and recommendation letters.

 

 

Tuition Fees

I am a non-EU student, are there tuition fees, if so, how much are they?

In 2020/2021, if you are non-EU students who do not come as part of an exchange you will receive a partial exemption from registration fees. You will therefore pay the same fees as French and European students:

Bachelor Degree: 170 € + 91 € CVEC*

Masters Degree: 243 € + 91 € CVEC*

PhD: 380 € + 91 € CVEC*

 

*Student and Campus Life Contribution (CVEC) is Mandatory
*Registration fees can change by approximately 2% each year
*Specific courses such as Erasmus Mundus can sometimes be subject to additional costs.   Find out about the relevant training pages.

 

Registration process for international non mobility students 

 

Contact the pedagogical department

You must contact the pedagogical department of the course you have chosen in order to obtain a registration form.
> Consult the training catalogue to find the contact details of your pedagogical department.

Gather all the necessary documentation to support your registration

You must fill out the registration form and return it by e-mail to the school of your component with the supporting documents*.

First enrollment at Université de Paris

  • Registration Authorization 2020-2021
  • Enrollment in initial courses (including apprenticeships):
    • certificate of payment of the student
    • campus life contribution (CVEC) issued by the CROUS
  • ID copy front and back (national identity card, passport or valid residence permit)
  • Minor students :(certificate on plain paper signed by the student’s legal representative: father, mother or legal guardian) and identity document of the signatory
  • A recent and similar passport picture, face up and with nothing covering the head (article 25 of the University’s internal regulations), in the format 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm. If electronic submission: mandatory image format (JPG, JPEG or PNG only).
  • INE, BEA or INES number: this number is mandatory, otherwise you will not be able to finalize your administrative registration. If you obtained your baccalauréat in France from 1995 onwards: photocopy of your last high school transcript showing your BEA, INE or INES number. Otherwise and if you have already been registered at a university: photocopy of your last university transcript or school certificate showing your INE number. BEA, INE and INES numbers are 11 characters long.
  • Military status (for French students up to 25 years old): certificate of participation in the Defence and Citizenship Day (DCD) or Defence Preparation Appeal Day (DPAAD). Exception minors who have not yet completed their JDC: certificate of census issued by mayor’s office of the place of residence.
  • Baccalaureate transcript
  • Scholarship students:  front and back conditional or final notification of higher education scholarship 2020-2021
  • If you are in employed:  employment contract and photocopy of the last pay slip that is less than 3 months old.
  • Parallel registration: if you are already enrolled for 2020-2021 at another higher education institution: certificate of enrollment 2020-2021 from the other institution.
  • Apprenticeship training: apprenticeship contract for training followed at Université de Paris duly completed and signed by both parties and stamped by the CFA.
  • Vocational training: form issued by your school and agreement of total or partial coverage of costs stamped and signed by the 3 parties / or vocational training contract with stamp and signature / or professionalization contract stamped and signed by both parties.
  • Payment of registration fees (if registration has not been made via the online registration application): notification of bank transfer (surname and first name of the bank account holder to be specified if applicable). You must identify your bank transfer by a wording made up of your first and last name, the title of the course followed and your student number if applicable. Please note: take into account any fees charged by your bank.

Re-enrollment at Université de Paris

  • Registration Authorization 2020-2021
  • Enrollment in initial courses (including apprenticeships):
    • certificate of payment of the student
    • campus life contribution (CVEC) issued by the CROUS.
  • ID copy front and back (national identity card, passport or valid residence permit)
  • Minor students :(certificate on plain paper signed by the student’s legal representative: father, mother or legal guardian) and identity document of the signatory
  • A recent and similar passport picture, face up and with nothing covering the head (article 25 of the University’s internal regulations), in the format 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm. If electronic submission: mandatory image format (JPG, JPEG or PNG only).
  • INE, BEA or INES number: this number is mandatory, otherwise you will not be able to finalize your administrative registration. If you obtained your baccalauréat in France from 1995 onwards: photocopy of your last high school transcript showing your BEA, INE or INES number. Otherwise and if you have already been registered at a university: photocopy of your last university transcript or school certificate showing your INE number. BEA, INE and INES numbers are 11 characters long.
  • Military status (for French students up to 25 years old): certificate of participation in the Defence and Citizenship Day (DCD) or Defence Preparation Appeal Day (DPAAD). Exception minors who have not yet completed their JDC: certificate of census issued by mayor’s office of the place of residence.
  • Baccalaureate transcript
  • Scholarship students:  front and back conditional or final notification of higher education scholarship 2020-2021
  • If you are in employed:  employment contract and photocopy of the last pay slip that is less than 3 months old.
  • Parallel registration: if you are already enrolled for 2020-2021 at another higher education institution: certificate of enrollment 2020-2021 from the other institution.
  • Apprenticeship training: apprenticeship contract for training followed at Université de Paris duly completed and signed by both parties and stamped by the CFA.
  • Vocational training: form issued by your school and agreement of total or partial coverage of costs stamped and signed by the 3 parties / or vocational training contract with stamp and signature / or professionalization contract stamped and signed by both parties.
  • Payment of registration fees (if registration has not been made via the online registration application): notification of bank transfer (surname and first name of the bank account holder to be specified if applicable). You must identify your bank transfer by a wording made up of your first and last name, the title of the course followed and your student number if applicable. Please note: take into account any fees charged by your bank.

Note:
In the event of an incomplete file, the “Administrative Registration” team of the education department will contact the student in order to assist him/her with the procedures and finalise his/her enrollment. Erroneous or illegible documents will be refused and will require a new deposit.

* The above list is provided for information only, additional documents may be required depending on the situation of the student/trainee.

 

 

 

Settle the registration fee

The amount of the registration fee will be communicated to you individually after completion of your registration file.

Upon actual registration, you will receive by mail to your home address, a student card and a certificate of attendance. As needed, you  be able to issue new copies of your school certificate from the application.

My web file 

Scholarships     

Does Université de Paris offer any scholarships for studying at the institution?

All relevant information can be found on the website of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs.

View here: Ministère de l’Europe et des Affaires étrangères.

In addition, you can find addlitional information here International-masters-mobility-scholarship-miem/

Accomodation

Where can I find housing and how much does it cost?

Finding accommodation is an important step towards successfully integrating into Parisian life. It is a step that should be planned before your arrival in France. Finding accommodation in Paris, as with all capital cities, can be a challenge. It is crucial to start your search in December prior to the year of your arrival in Paris. This will allow you to familiarize yourself with the conditions and requirements for admission to student dormitories.

To find out options for accommodation, go to the Accommodation page.

Budget for your accommodation

In a résidence universitaire (University dormitory):  

A minimum of 450 to 500 Euros a month (price varies depending on the type of accommodation)

As a private tenant:

From 550 to 800 Euros a month

If you are planning to rent an apartment, remember that you will need to provide a deposit equivalent to two month’s rent

N.B.: You may possibly be entitled to financial assistance for your accommodation expenses.

 

 

Learning French

 

I just arrived at Université de Paris and want to improve my French language skills. How can I take French courses?

If you are an international student and have enrolled at Université de Paris, you can take French courses throughout the academic year. An online assessment (FLE 7) for the evaluation of written comprehension, knowledge of language structure and oral comprehension needs to be taken. This will allows students to be divided into groups according to their level of French.

For more information, please go to the page Language-centres

How long are the courses?

The courses are for a semester, consisting of four levels of teaching, from Elementary (A2) to Advanced (C1). Each semester, you can follow a French language course and/or a workshop (two to four hours per week).  You can take general language course as well as a grammar course.

Where and who can I contact to obtain the information about the courses?

The French as a Foreign Language (FLE) Department of the Grands Moulins Campus can provide information to international students wishing to enquire about the French language courses on offer.  

Students whose courses are located on the Grand Moulins campus or its immediate surroundings can take the assessment online using the following link:

http://www.eila.univ-paris-diderot.fr/enseignement/lansad

Contacts

Student Life Department
Odéon Campus
12, rue de l’école de Médecine Paris 75006
Right-hand side of the building – Door A.0.4.
vieetudiante@parisdescartes.fr
Direction Recherche, International, Valorisation et Ecoles doctorale (DRIVE)
12 rue de l’École de Médecine 75006 Paris
international@parisdescartes.fr

Incoming European Students
Anicet Quentin
+33 1 57 27 55 05

 
Non-European Incoming Students
Gabrielle da Cunha
+33 1 57 27 57 36

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