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Prospective Students

This page is meant for students who are either not currently enrolled in university or whose university does not have an exchange program with UVSQ.

Find out what you can study, our entrance requirements, how to apply, and how much it costs.


Types of study:

UVSQ offers a wide variety of degrees and programs to suit your interests. These include undergraduate degrees (2 or 3 years), professional degrees, and master’s degrees.

Bachelor's degrees

A bachelor's degree (BA/BSc), called a licence in French, is a three-year undergraduate degree. To apply for the first year of a UVSQ bachelor’s program or Medical School program, please visit one of these links:
  • Click here if you are living in France (site only available in French) to download the “Dossier Vert” and “notice explicative” (in French only)
  • If you are living outside of France and your country has a dedicated Campus France site (check here), you must apply online through Campus France
  • If your country does not have a Campus France page, please click here to download the “Dossier Blanc” and “notice explicative” (in French only)

DUT

The DUT is a two-year university degree in technology. It has direct relevance in the workplace and includes both vocational and academic training with work placements and supervised projects. To learn more about DUTs, the courses that UVSQ offers, and whether one might be right for you,  please visit this website. To apply:
  • If you are living in France, apply through https://www.parcoursup.fr/ between mid-January and mid-March
  • If you are living outside of France and your country has a dedicated Campus France site (check here), you must apply online through Campus France
  • If your country does not have a Campus France page, apply through https://www.parcoursup.fr/ between mid-January and mid-March


Second or third year of bachelor's program, first or second year of master's program

If you are interested in applying for the second or third year of a bachelor's program or the first year of a master’s program, you can do so:
  • here if you are a French resident
  • On "Études en France" if you are living outside of France and your country has a dedicated Campus France site (check here)
  • here if your country does not have a dedicated Campus France website
You can find out about and apply to a Paris Saclay master’s program online here.

Useful Information

Fees and financial support

A number of grants and scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students.  Click here to see grants currently open for applications and to find out more about past grants.

Accommodation

Whether you are looking for a dorm room or an apartment nearby, UVSQ’s Housing Office can help you find accommodation. To find out about housing options or to get in touch please visit the Housing Office website.

French Immigration

If you are not French and your country is not part of the European Union you will need a visa to study in France. Visas are provided by the French Consulates and you should search the website of your local consulate to find out how to obtain a long-term student visa. For countries with a dedicated Campus France website (check here), you need to take preliminary steps through "Études en France". 

French as a foreign language and the UVSQ Language Center

UVSQ offers a number of French as a foreign language courses through the UVSQ Language Center (CEREL), responsible for teaching modern languages.
The UVSQ Language Centre provides resources and services for members of the University who use foreign languages for study, research or personal interest. It also offers French courses for international students and staff. The cost of one-on-one lessons and language practice starts at €47 per semester.

Academic Calendars and Course Schedules

Academic calendars for each of the faculties and institutes are available in French here.
Course schedules for each faculty, including meeting times and locations, are available in French here.

Libraries

Our students have access to the UVSQ libraries’ permanent collections of books and journals, and can also order items from other libraries.

Health Care and Social Security

All UVSQ students are required to join the French student social security scheme, which provides basic health insurance. It is strongly recommended that you also take out additional health insurance. The French social security is free and mandatory. You must registered on the dedicated website : https://etudiant-etranger.ameli.fr

Arriving at UVSQ

Information on some of the practical aspects of living and studying at UVSQ as an international student can be accessed here. The website also provides details on orientation activities and the support you can expect to receive during your first few weeks.

Living at UVSQ

Housing:
Students who have been selected to spend a semester or a year at UVSQ may request or campus housing through the Housing Office. The Housing Office can also help you search for private housing.


Dining:
UVSQ offers students a number of dining options.