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. 

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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.

Recherche et Innovation


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. 

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Sorbonne University

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 five universities: Charles University in Prague, the University of Warsaw, Heidelberg University, the University of Milan and the University of Copenhagen to create the 4EU+ Alliance.

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

Les Alliances de Sorbonne Université


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Research and teaching stay

Research and teaching stay

You are coming to Sorbonne Université medicine faculty for research or teaching?

The International Relations Office will sign your official invitation (hosting agreement =convention d'accueil).


To apply for a visa at the French Embassy in your country of origin, you will need a hosting agreement, signed by the International Relations Office. Please, send us by email ( the following document signed by the head of the host unit and the person who will host you:

Upon your arrival in France, you should confirm your stay on this website.

You will need to go to the prefecture only to collect your visa.



The International Relations Office will send you a hosting agreement. Please, send us by email ( the following document signed by the head of the host unit and the person who will host you:

  Here is the link to the online application.



They are subject to the parents' visa. If you wish to travel abroad, you can request a Circulation Document for Minor Children at the Prefecture.