Combining Erasmus Days and Welcome Day, come and discover Welcome Week! This new event is dedicated to openness, discovery, sharing and inclusion, it will be held from October 12th-16th 2021 on Université de Paris campuses.

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This 5-day event is an opportunity for students to discover and engage in arts and culture in different ways. All sorts of activities such as conferences, events and games are organised in the spirit of celebrating the importance of international, European and cultural diversity.

Wait no longer and discover, the Welcome Week Programme !

Open to international and exchange students only

12 & 13 October : Visit Chaillot Theatre / show

Culture : Visit Chaillot Theatre / show

Chaillot – Théâtre national de la Danse
1 Pl. du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre,
75016 Paris

Visit Chaillot Theatre –The Théâtre National de la Danse occupies 24,000m² of Chaillot Palace built for the 1937 World’s Fair. It offers a breathtaking view of the Eiffel Tower and the Trocadero fountains. Discover what goes on behind the scenes (backstage, costumes…), the history and the architecture of this unique theatre.

Spectacle Le bal de Paris : A dance performance where forty minutes is performed in virtual reality. (1h30)

Spectacle Fables à la Fontaine : A dance performance inviting choreographers from all walks of life to choose a fable from La Fontaine to create a short piece:

  • Centre ceux qui ont le goût difficile de Lia Rodrigues
  • Le Loup et l’Agneau de Béatrice Massin
  • Le Corbeau et le Renard de Dominique Hervieu

For visits and shows, presentation of your health pass is required.

 12 October :

  • 11h : Visit & show le Bal de Paris de Blanca Li.
    Free upon registration (subject to availability)
  • 15h : Show (only) Le Bal de Paris de Blanca Li.
    Free upon registration (subject to availability)

13 October :

  • 10h30 : visit & show Les Fables à la Fontaine de Lia Rodrigues, Béatrice Massin, Dominique Hervieu.
    Free upon registration (subject to availability)
  • 14h30 : Show (only) Les Fables à la Fontaine de Lia Rodrigues, Béatrice Massin et Dominique Hervieu.
    Free upon registration (subject to availability)
15 October : Rally & Cocktail

Rally from 15h30 to 17h30

Life-size discovery of Paris imagined and produced by the company “ma Langue au Chat”.

12 rue de l’école de médecine
75006 Paris
Free

Applicable students will receive an invitation by email with a registration form for the event.

Registration subject to availability
A valid health pass must be presented


Cocktail from
17h30 to 22h00

Following the rally, a cocktail party is organised for the rally participants.

The students and staff involved will receive an invitation by email with a registration form for the event.

Upon registration subject to the authorised capacity
A valid health pass must be presented

16 October : Street Art & Feminists in the city

Culture : Visits Street Art

  • from 10h30 to 12h : Histoire et Territoire Graffiti à Belleville / Ménilmontant

Known for its nightlife, the Belleville neighborhood located in the 20th district is a leading centre for Parisian street art. Historical cradle of the graffiti movement since the 80s, in the upper suburbs of Ménilmontant, many historical and emerging street artists of the Parisian scene have settled in, contributing their creativity. Still very much alive and thriving, the Street Art and Graffiti scene is vibrant in the east of the Capital.

Free upon registration (subject to availability)

A valid health pass must be presented

  • from 14h30 to 16h : Le Nouveau visage du quartier Bibliothèque François Mitterrand

In the surrounding areas of the François Mitterrand Library, you will discover a new and innovative district where Street Art is hidden! In this constantly changing area, modern architecture rubs shoulders with urban art. This unique location offers exceptional panoramas of Paris.

Free upon registration (subject to availability)

A valid health pass must be presented


Culture: Feminists in the city

  • from 11h to 14h : La Chasse aux sorcières : les femmes puissantes de Paris (5th district Latin Quarter / Panthéon)

A hidden story lies at the heart of the Pantheon district: powerful women who have lived in its streets, who have been denied access to positions of power, influence and glory, who have been accused of witchcraft, of heresy, who have been invisible. From the Middle Ages to the present day, come and rediscover the inspiring lives of these women politicians, queens and writers who have left their mark on their time.

Free upon registration (subject to availability)

A valid health pass must be presented

  • from 15h to 17h : Terreur féministe au Père Lachaise (20th district Père Lachaise cemetery)

Meet the exceptional women who are buried at the Père Lachaise cemetery and discover this unique part of Paris. We will recount the fascinating lives of extraordinary people, feminists who challenged the morals of the period, from Monique Wittig and Colette to Mathilde de Morny, who often go unrecognised despite their remarkable achievements!

Free upon registration (subject to availability)

A valid health pass must be presented

Open to all students

Faculty of Health

13 October : Information, stands and games
  • from 17h to 18h30 : Information for students with an Erasmus mobility project

UFR de Pharmacie
Amphi Moissan et Amphi Bourquelot
4 avenue de l’Observatoire
75006 Paris
free

Information for students in the health field (Medicine, IFSI, Pharmacy, Odontology) wishing to pursue international mobility:

    • 17h – 17h30 : Medical (Amphi Moissan)
    • 17h – 17h30 : IFSI (Amphi Bourquelot)
    • 18h – 18h30 : Pharmacy (Amphi Moissan)
    • 18h – 18h30 : Odontology (Amphi Bourquelot)
  • from 17h to 19h : Student testimonials

UFR de Pharmacie
Hall d’honneur
4 avenue de l’Observatoire
75006 Paris
Free

14 October : Reception International students
  • 14h-16h :  Reception at the amphitheatre followed by a cocktail

UFR de Pharmacy
Amphi Moissan
4 avenue de l’Observatoire
75006 Paris

Reception of medical students from international universities with welcome speech by the representatives of the UFR.
Free upon registration

  • As of 16h : Stands and games

UFR de Pharmacie
4 avenue de l’Observatoire
75006 Paris
Free

The pharmacy student association is organising different stands with typical French food, quizzes on French culture and pharmacy studies and a moment to meet pharmacy students from Université de Paris.

A valid health pass must be presented

Faculty Humanities and Social Sciences

14 October : UFR STAPS & international
  • 14 october from 12h to 14h30 : Tour du Monde en STAPS (BDE Paris STAPS)

1 Rue Lacretelle
75015 Paris
Free

A different Erasmus destination will be highlighted each day to familiarise students with the culture of each destination, their gastronomy, music/dance, traditions and typical sports

A valid health pass must be presented

European University alliance –  Circle U.

14 october : Stand Circle U.
  • 9h to 13h 14 october : Stand Circle U.

Library Hall Grands Moulins Campus

5 rue Thomas Mann
75013 Paris
Free

The Circle U. team will present the European University, its partner universities and its three main themes: democracy, global health and climate. Discover the possibilities of study and internship mobility within this unique alliance of which Université de Paris is a member.

University dining halls – Crous

13, 14, 15 & 16 october : Culinary world tour

Visit the university restaurants located near Université de Paris campuses (excluding cafeterias and fast food outlets) for a culinary world tour.

University dining halls

  • Halle aux Farines
  • Saints Pères
  • Necker

Cafeterias :  

  • Boulogne
  • Cochin
  • Lacretelle
  • Malakoff
  • Montrouge
  • Pharmacie
  • IUT Pajol
  • Olympe de Gouges
  • Villemin

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