SIGMA Clermont is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Science in Aubiere, France.

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Winter semester: September - December (or October - January)

Spring semester: January - June (or February - October)


Language requirements: the minimum level requested in French is B2. 

Areas of study open to exchange students


Courses at master level


Language of instruction

The language of instruction at the institution is French. Students must have sufficient command of French (minimum B1-level) before arriving (excluding students for Master INNOMECH in English).

The SIGMA offers free French language courses to all International students.

For more information please contact:

Housing assistance

The SIGMA Clermont International Office can help you to find a room (

More information.

Estimated living costs per month

No information given.


European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)

One year corresponds with 60 ECTS.

Number of places available

4 places per year. Selection was not necessary in the past years.


Any questions?

The International Exchange Officer at the Faculty of Science is Liesbeth Achterberg.

Our open office hours are cancelled until further notice. However, you can e-mail us, via, or call via Microsoft Teams. You will then have to use the personal e-mail address