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The Trans-Atlantic Science Student Exchange Program

FRANCESorbonne University - Faculty of Science and Engineering ( Formerly UPMC )




Faculty of Science & Engineering


Sorbonne University

on the 1st of January 2018


A new university with a centuries-old tradition,

through the merger of UPMC and Paris-Sorbonne,

bringing together Arts & Humanities, Medicine and Science & Engineering




Campus LocationParis, France

Sorbonne University

   ( Formerly UPMC )



 of science and Engineering   Website







Language of InstructionFrench
Pre-Session Info 

 Because the University of Paris begins its fall semester classes in early September (and ends in December 3. Exams 11 Dec - 23 Jan), no intensive French class is offered in the fall for exchange students. However, they offer a French course, starting in september.





Pierre and Marie Curie Campus

June 2018

The Faculty of sciences of Sorbonne University stands for French excellence in science and medicine. It is the 1st university in France, the 7th European university and the 39th in the world in the Academic Ranking of Shanghai. It participates in the development of high-level education and research and collaborates closely with more than a hundred international universities.

With its 9 bachelors, 11 master’s diplomas and 19 doctoral schools, UPMC aims to educate professionals who will be the driving force in fundamental research and technological innovation.

In total, the Faculty hosts over 30 000 students of which 20% are international and 3 300 doctorate candidates. More than 5 000 researchers and professors work in 100 laboratories across four divisions: Modeling & Engineering; Energy, Matter & the Universe; Living Earth & Environment; Life & Health. The Faculty offers full programmes taught in English at the Master first year and second year in all domains.

For the housing information please read below.

 0ther informations:





For the TASSEP  traineeships in the UPMC laboratories

Please contact Anne Lise Dhimane (anne.dhimane @ sorbonne-universite.fr)





Housing :

TASSEP students can get accomodations at the Cité Universitaire http://www.ciup.fr/lang_en.htm Other sites to aid in finding lodging are www.adele.org www.unme-asso.com www.colocation.fr www.appartager.com www.kelkoloc.fr and www.e-cologis.com

and the following links :





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