International students

Would you like to come to study at the University of Bordeaux? There are several options: all our degrees are accessible via an admissions application or an exchange programme. Specific international programmes are also available. The procedures depend on your profile and your country of origin. And if your application is accepted, you'll need to plan your stay!

  • Applying for admission

    To be a successful student at the University of Bordeaux, first you need to find the degree programme that's right for you, follow the application procedure for prior admission and then start preparing for your stay.

  • Exchange programmes

    With several hundred partner universities across all continents, the University of Bordeaux welcomes students on exchange programmes every year and has asserted its choice of a global outlook.

  • International study programmes

    Discover our international study programmes: courses taught in English or in another language, international mobility period, double degrees...

  • Graduate Programmes

    University of Bordeaux Graduate Programmes combine training and research focused on themed specialities. While working towards a Master or a Doctorate degree, acquire international scientific expertise.

  • Specialised medical training

    The University of Bordeaux can host foreign junior doctors/interns who are specialising and foreign specialists for specialised medical training.

  • Scholarship programmes

    The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship programme enables French institutions of higher education to attract the best international students for Master and Doctorate degree programmes.

  • Internships

    Would you like to carry out an internship at the University of Bordeaux? You can, but make sure you allow at least 3 months to complete all the procedures!

  • Tuition fees

    For diplomas earned at French public universities, tuition fees are set by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research and the French Ministry of Economics, Finance, Industrial & Cyber Sovereignty.

Before applying

Check all the important information BEFORE applying: level of French required, registration fees, residency permit, budget, accommodation, etc.

Plan ahead for your stay in Bordeaux

Once you're here

Check the practical information for your stay and for studying at the University of Bordeaux: reception, food service, transport, health, etc.

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