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Our Academic Programs

In Arts and Humanities, Medicine, and Science and Engineering

Choosing Sorbonne University means joining a world-renowned higher education and research institution. By joining our community of 55,000 students and 360,000 alumni worldwide, you'll be giving your all to a rigorous academic program and receiving the best in multidisciplinary teaching. 

Information for International Students

Are you a current or prospective international student? 

Whether studying on exchange or seeking a full degree at Sorbonne University, access essential contact information, resources for learning French and a glimpse into student life. 

Research and Innovation

Sorbonne University promotes excellence at the core of each of its disciplines and develops numerous interdisciplinary programs capable of meeting the major challenges of the 21st century.

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Participate in the great adventure of learning, succeed in high-level studies and prepare to create the future.

Parismus is the international student association of Sorbonne University


Parismus is the international student association of Sorbonne University.

Bringing together 10 institutions that offer studies in literature, medicine, science, engineering, technology and management, our alliance fosters a global approach to teaching and research, promoting access to knowledge for all.

Alliance 4EU+

The 4EU+ Alliance

In a changing world, Sorbonne University has joined forces with six universities: Charles University in Prague, the University of Warsaw, Heidelberg University, the University of Milan, the University of Geneva and the University of Copenhagen to create the 4EU+ Alliance.

With an innovative model of the European university, seven large research-intensive universities are working together to respond to the educational and research challenges facing Europe today.

Les Alliances de Sorbonne Université

How to get prepared for the new academic year 2023-2024

Discover our step-by-step guide to get ready for the start of the new academic year. Learn everything there is to know from the application process to the beginning of the first term.

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Mois de la Diversité
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Diversity Month 2023

May is Diversity Month at Sorbonne University! Discover the programme of the 2023 edition. 

In homage to Beate Collet

Diversity Month 2023 is dedicated to the memory of Beate Collet, who passed away on April 4. Beate Collet showed immense devotion as a sociology professor, the vice director of the GEMASS joint research unit, and the head of the mission “fight against discriminations.” Our thoughts are with her family. 

Read the tribute (page in French).

Ensuring equality, diversity and respect is one of the priorities of Sorbonne University

On July 6, 2021, the Board of directors of Sorbonne University approved a charter outlining the modalities of the fight against all forms of discrimination

The academic year includes three moments of rich scientific and cultural activity which represent our commitment to these essential values:

  • Gender Month in November;
  • Equality Month in March;
  • Diversity Month in May. 

Following on from the first Gender Month organised in November 2022, and Gender Equality Month in March 2023, the Equality Committee of Sorbonne University is proud to invite you to take part in the rich programme of the 2023 Diversity Month.

Identities & IA : round-table on “Contes et Légendes” by Joël Pommerat

Round-table discussion about this show tackling the matters of gender and adolescence in a future world populated with social robots. 
May 9 at 8 p.m. – Amphithéâtre Richelieu, Sorbonne
Find out more about the event (page in French)

Contes et légendes

"Est-ce encore convenable ?” Forum-theatre performance about racial discriminations

May 10 at 12:00 – Malesherbes campus, in the foyer
May 31 at 12:30 - Pierre et Marie Curie campus, space under the Barre 53-54, in front of the Atrium and next to the common room
Find out more about the event (page in French)

Théâtre-forum sur les discriminations raciales

Discussion : “Les mots de la discrimination”

What should be done with discriminatory words? Should they be banned? Is it necessary to study them in order to better fight against the discriminations they convey? 

May 11 at 5:30 p.m. – Clignancourt campus
Find out more about the event (page in French)

Les mots de la discrimination

“Billybeille”, musical theatre performance and debate around the theme of disability

Discover the world of Billy, a young boy with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), a hidden disability. Followed by a discussion on the inclusion of persons with disabilities at Sorbonne University.
May 17, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. – Amphithéâtre Charpak, Pierre et Marie Curie campus
Find out more about the event (page in French)

Théâtre musical-débat sur le handicap

Screening of the documentary “SafePlace”

Screening of the documentary by Olivia Fégar, followed by a debate around the matter of LGBT+ phobias in the professional world.

May 17 at 6 p.m. – Salle des Actes, Sorbonne
Find out more about the event (page in French)

Safeplace - Documentaire sur la queerphobie au travail

You are interested in submitting your own projects?

Each member of Sorbonne Université's community is welcome to submit their event proposals relating to gender studies, inclusion and diversity. 

If you are organising or wish to organise events relating to the topics approached during the different months, you can reach out to the equality, diversity and inclusion support service. Your event might be featured in the program of the next thematic month. The dedicated service can also provide logistic support in certain cases.

Welcome to Sorbonne University's Faculty of Science & Engineering

A unique combination of courses and expertise

Our international study programmes are organised according to the major disciplinary areas of the faculty. They represent the graduate study programmes that are not strictly conducted in French or that could be suitable (in part) for non French-speaking students. They also reflect part of the diversity of the disciplines involved and the bi- and inter-disciplinary aspects of many of the courses we offer.


Research & Innovation

We rely on disciplinary skills and on interdisciplinary approaches to renew concepts, methods and research subjects and to focus on some of the crucial issues faced by our societies: transformations affecting the very construction of knowledge (data, AI), the treatment of complex objects (the environment, marine and ocean sciences, cultural heritage) or our contributions to addressing societal challenges (climate change, healthcare).

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Our campuses offer different and unique experiences to our students, visitors and staff. Resources and support services are also available to ensure an equal chance at success to all.

Campus Life

In addition to the cultural activities and events organised throughout the year by our clubs and societies, the Parismus society organises numerous events, evenings and cultural visits that will help you discover France and its parisian life.







Sorbonne University's Faculty of Science & Engineering, Oriented towards excellence