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Avignon University

Location: Avignon, France
Websiteinfo for exchange students
Language of instruction: French
Minimum language requirement: French level B1
Terms: Fall semester (September – January) and spring semester (January – May)


  • Out of the 7,500 students who attend Avignon, more than 500 are international students, and they represent more than 50 countries
  • Via the TGV (French high speed rail) Paris can be reached in less than three hours and Marseille, on the Mediterranean, in less than one hour
  • The city of Avignon, encircled by stone walls dating back to the 11th century, has a fascinating history and is known for housing the Pont Saint-Bénezet and the Palais des Papes

Area of study

  • Art
  • Communication and Culture
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce and Economic Sciences
  • Computer Sciences
  • Foreign Languages and Civilizations
  • Geology
  • Human and Social Sciences
  • Legal Sciences and Law
  • Marketing Techniques
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Political Sciences
  • Teacher Training

Course catalogue

See course catalogue for full selection.

Exchange credit history

See the exchange credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from the Avignon Universite. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.


  • On-campus housing: Not available
  • Off-campus housing: Available. The university has access to student residences located close to campus. Off-campus accommodation in a privately owned student residence, in a studio apartment, or with a French family may also be available. For further details, please visit the Incoming Exchange Students webpage to access the Practical Guide for Exchange Students (PDF) and other relevant links.

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