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Incoming Exchange Students,

You are looking to study at Polytech Nice Sophia as an exchange student or a free-mover, you will find all the information you need to prepare your stay on this page.

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How to Apply
Exchange Program Overview & Admission conditions
    Application Procedure
        Step by step
        Required Documents

    Academic calendar
    Application Deadlines
    Fees
Contact Us
Useful links

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How to Apply

Exchange Program Overview & Admission conditions

Polytech Nice Sophia (PNS) offers exchange program to students from universities all around the world on 1 semester or 1 academic year basis. For most colleges and Universities, credit earned at Polytech Nice Sophia can be transferred back to the home university of each student.

In order to be accepted at Polytech Nice-Sophia as an exchange student, you have to be enrolled at a partner university, i.e. one with which Polytech Nice-Sophia has an exchange agreement.

You must also have completed at least two years of the educational programme at your home university, with grades above average. Exchange students are selected by their home universities. If you are selected for an exchange, make sure that you have sufficient knowledge of French, both written and oral, to take part in the courses that are taught in French.

When applying for a study period at Polytech Nice-Sophia you can also apply for accommodation, and a beginner's course in French that is offered by the University Côte d’Azur

For information about exchange programmes, agreements, admission and application, please contact the international office of your home University or PNS international office (bri@polytech.unice.fr).

First of all, we advise you to check the Campus France website, where you can find many informations about following studies in France according to your profile. It’s the first step to register, especially if you are a free mover.

Application Procedure

Step by step

  1. Contact the international office of your home university to get nominated.
  2. Once PNS International Office gets your nomination, information related to application procedure will be sent to you.
  3. Submit the required application documents to the international office of your home university.
  4. The international office of your home university screens and approves the application documents
  5. Send your application documents to PNS by the application deadline.
  6. PNS screens the application documents and issues a letter of admission.

Required Documents (scan be sent by email)

  • Incoming student identification form – download
  • Learning agreement* – download
  • List of courses you are currently taking – download
  • Last official transcript of records
  • A copy of passport (or identity card for EU students)
  • For European students, copy of European Health Insurance card
  • For non-European students, copy of your visa
  • For students from Quebec, copy of the SE 401-Q106 form

Academic calendar

 dates of Academic calendar

Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines

Fees

As an exchange student, you are not required to pay the tuition fees for your study at Polytech’Nice Sophia. However, other costs of stay not covered by the exchange agreement will be borne by you.

Contact Us

Bureau des Relations Internationales (BRI) – International Relations Office (IRO)

Joanna Winchcombe - Lydie Nguyen – Julie Maiffret – Yin Na

Email : bri@polytech.unice.fr

Prof. Marc Gaetano - Erasmus & Institutional coordinator - Marc.GAETANO@univ-cotedazur.fr

Postal address : Ecole Polytech'Nice Sophia Antipolis
Porte 205, Bât. Templiers 1
930, Route des Colles- 06903 Sophia Antipolis - FRANCE

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Contact by academic department/speciality

* For help with your Learning Agreement, please contact directly the academic coordinator of the speciality you are interested in. Our online course catalogue is currently under construction.

 

Academic Department   >>

Name of academic coordinator       

>> Email

Electronics 

Prof. Sébastien BILAVARN

>> Sebastien.BILAVARN@univ-cotedazur.fr

Computer Science

Prof. Anne-Marie DERY PINNA

>> Anne-Marie.PINNA@univ-cotedazur.fr

Biological engineering 

Prof. Cercina ONESTO

>> Cercina.ONESTO@univ-cotedazur.fr

Applied mathematics

Prof. Abderrahmane HABBAL

>> Abderrahmane.HABBAL@univ-cotedazur.fr

Smart Building, Civil engineering        

Prof. Jean-Laurent BURLET

>> Jean Laurent.BURLET@univ-cotedazur.fr

Water Engineering

Prof. Pierre BRIGODE

>> Pierre.BRIGODE@univ-cotedazur.fr

UBINET Master

Prof. Guillaume Urvoy-Keller

>> Guillaume.URVOY-KELLER@univ-cotedazur.fr

 

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