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The Trans-Atlantic Science Student Exchange Program

FRANCEParis-Sud University , Orsay



 The Science Faculty is one of the faculties of Université Paris-Sud, one of the largest campuses in France with nearly 30,000 students and 1,800 teaching staff. 

A convenient railway connects Orsay to Paris in less than 30 minutes. This is close enough to allow students to enjoy the cultural life of the capital while living and studying in a pleasant environment. TASSEP students can benefit from accommodation in student halls in Orsay. LMD is the name given in France of the three academic cycles (pre and post-graduate) L = Licence= bachelor’s degree, = three years (L1, L2, and L3) of higher education, is awarded with 180 ECTS, M= Master’s degree, two years M1 plus M2 is awarded with 120 ECTS. D=Doctorate. An overview of the academic program and more information can be found on the University website. The Fall all semester starts early September and ends in December, Exams take place in January. The Spring semester starts mid-January and finishes at the end of June. At Paris-Sud most courses are taught in French but some are taught in English. Up to now, all the English-taught courses are at Master’s level Please see the link at the bottom of the page for a list of the English-taught programs. A database of all the courses taught in English at the Science Faculty is also currently being implemented. Please see the link at the bottom of the page.


Philippe Berdagué
, Academic Coordinator

Institut de Chimie Moléculaire et des Matériaux
Université Paris-Sud

Faculté des sciences
, Batiment 410
9145 Orsay Cedex, France


Email: philippe.berdague @ u-psud.fr


Chantal Escudié
, Administrative contact

Direction des Relations Internationales

Relations Internationales
, Bât. 490

Université Paris-Sud 91405 Orsay - France


Email: chantal.escudie @ u-psud.fr


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