Université de Lille


Université de Lille is a universitywide partner in Lille, France.

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Information about English courses

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Academic calendar

Semester I: 1st week of September - 2nd week of January
Semester II: 3rd week of January - last week of June

Orientation generally commences early September for Semester I and late January for Semester II.

Exams take place early January for Semester I and late June for Semester II.


GPA (Average Grade)

There is no GPA requirement for this destination.

Language Requirement

CEFR level B2 French is required

Areas of study open to exchange students

All areas are open, but course options in English are limited. Please note that you can only take courses from one faculty.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Mainly French. Limited courses are available in English.

Housing assistance

Exchange students can apply for on-campus accommodation. Availabilities are limited.

The university also has partnerships with platforms for off-campus housing.

You can find more information on accommodation here.

Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs per month are around €700.

You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses here.


In the French Higher Education system, each course unit is graded on a scale from 0 to 20 points. 0 is the worst grade, 20 is the best grade. The minimum passing grade is 10.

Number of places available

3 places per year


Selection was not necessary in the past few years.

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If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:

Asia, Latin America & Middle East

Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen
E-mail: region1@uu.nl

North America & UK

Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden
E-mail: region2@uu.nl

Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Spain*

Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen
E-mail: region3@uu.nl

* Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universitat de Barcelona


Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten
E-mail: region4@uu.nl

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General exchange questions

Name: Patrick Chan
Email: exchange@uu.nl

Erasmus+ grant questions

The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.

For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to erasmus@uu.nl

For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.

Phone availability

Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Monday and Thursday, 13:30-15:00 - NOT AVAILABLE: 15 July – 15 August 2024

Make an appointment via Teams

We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.

If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.