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Exchange Programmes

If you are not coming as an exchange student, please visit our page on
admission procedures for international students.

Exchange students

Every year hundreds of exchange students from all over the world spend time at Paris-Sud University as part of their degree. You may be able to study here through the following programmes:

ERASMUS,  MICEFA, CREPUQ, TASSEP,or Bilateral agreements

Modules are available across many fields  and are part of the normal curriculum, enabling international exchange students to study alongside France-based home students.

In addition to, there is a specific internship exchange programme with 6 research intensive universities:
     University of Cambridge, Royaume-Uni
     Università degli Studi di Milano, Italie
     Université de Genève, Suisse
     Universiteit Leiden, Pays-Bas
     Lunds Universitet, Suède
     Universiteit Utrecht, Pays-Bas

Paris-Sud University offers a few placements for students from these universities. Please visit the website of the STREAM programme.

French language requirements

Very few programmes are taught in English (see our international degrees). We highly recommend that applicants for French degrees have attained level B1 in French as a minimum. However, no language certificate is required.

How to apply

First, contact the International Relations Office of your university and apply to them.

Once you have been accepted on an exchange programme by your university :

Apply online

-  Upload the necessary documents (Academic transcripts, Learning Agreement and your coordinator's signed confirmation)

-  Complete the application before June 5th for the 1st semester or, if you will be staying for a whole year, before November 15th for the 2nd semester.

Student handbook

This short document is aimed to give you useful links and information on Université Paris-Sud,  preparation of your stay, at your arrival and student life.

Click here to donwload it


Chantal Escudié (chantal.escudie @ u-psud.fr)
Direction des Relations Internationales
Université Paris-Sud
Bâtiment 490
91405 Orsay Cedex

Partner Universities

Find our partner universities throughout the world listed by country, university or field.

Further information is provided on the MICEFA, CREPUQ and TASSEP websites