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.

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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. 

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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 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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Par Arnaud Cassan

L'astronomie dans un transat

2020 winner of the Philippe and Maria Halphen Prize: Mathias Pessiglione

The 2020 Philippe and Maria Halphen Grand Prize is awarded to Mathias Pessiglione, Inserm Research Director. A biologist and psychologist, he currently heads a research team in cognitive neuroscience at the Brain Institute (AP-HP / CNRS / Inserm / Sorbonne University).

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Son projet est de comprendre les mécanismes cérébraux qui motivent le comportement, dans les situations normales et pathologiques. Ses travaux l’ont amené à proposer une batterie de tests diagnostiques pour les patients souffrant de maladie mentale, qui permettent de circonscrire les perturbations motivationnelles et donc de personnaliser la prise en charge.

Voir aussi le site de la Fondation Philippe et Maria Halphen