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Orsay IUT (University Institute of Technology)

The Orsay Institute of Technology offers a two-year university-based professionally-oriented degree (DUT, Diplôme Universitaire de Technologie), including lectures, small group classes, and practical work. Projects are also undertaken throughout the program and at the end of the second year, students must  complete a 10-12 weeks internship in industry. The IUT benefits from a vast network of companies resulting from exchanges over the past 50 years. The  faculty includes both professors engaged in research in laboratories of the Paris-Sud University and specialists from industry. After graduating, students have numerous opportunities to continue their studies (professional bachelors, engineering schools, university bachelors and masters).

Main fields of study

Applied physics and instrumentation, chemistry, computer science

Two research centres :

  • AMETIS : the impact of IT on economic change and society
  • LETIAM : molecular analysis


> Semester 4 abroad: a selection of students are able to follow their 4th semester in Quebec.

> Internships abroad: Wales, Portugal, Ireland, spain, argentina, Mexico, Japan, canada...

> DU FLE:  foreign students can spend a semester learning french before starting a Dut.

> Classes in English: in the computer science and chemistry departments, students can follow one class per semester in english (between 1,5h and 4h per week depending on the class).

How to apply

Applications from countries using the CEF system (Centre pour les Etudes en France) should be made via the Campus France website.

Students holding a french baccalauréat: for more details, visit http://www.u-psud.fr/fr/vie-etudiante/inscriptions.html

Erasmus students use the international section of our website and apply online.

Minimum language requirement: B2 level in french


Director: Gilles laschon

IUT d’Orsay – Université Paris-Sud - Bât. 605
Plateau du Moulon - 91400 Orsay

Head of International Relations
Christophe Colbeau-Justin
relations-internationales.iut-orsay @ u-psud.fr

Main partner universities

  • Université du Québec à Chicoutimi - UQAC (Canada)
  • Université du Québec à Trois Rivières - UQTR (Canada)
  • Université du Québec à Montréal - UQAM (Canada)
  • Wrexham Glynd┼Ár University (Wales)
  • Instituto Politecnico de Porto (Portugal)
  • Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain)

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