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

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Top reasons to study at Sciences Po Strasbourg (YouTube)

Academic calendar

Semester I: 2nd week of September – 2nd week of January
Semester II: 3rd week of January – last week of May

Orientation generally commences the 2nd week of September for Semester I and the 2nd week of January for Semester II.

Exams take place early January for Semester I and in May for Semester II.


GPA (Average Grade)

There is no GPA requirement for this destination.

Language Requirement

A B2 level in the language of instruction is necessary to study at Sciences Po Strasbourg. Non-French speaking applicants will need to pass a French Language Proficiency test.

Areas of study open to UU students

Political science, international relations, European studies, law, economics and business, sociology, contemporary history and modern languages. You can also choose the CES programme, which is taught in English and for which you receive the Certificate of European Studies upon completion.

Students on exchange at Sciences Po Strasbourg must take a majority of their modules at Sciences Po Strasbourg. Up to two modules may be taken at another school/faculty within the University of Strasbourg (subject to prior approval by the school/faculty concerned). No modules may be taken from the Faculty of Psychology.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Mainly courses in French, limited courses in English. 

Housing assistance

You can apply to a university residence as an exchange student, but the number of places here is limited.

You can also look at accommodation in the private sector. Université de Strasbourg will provide assistance if necessary.

Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs per month are around €700 (Estimate from 2022).

You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses here.



Normal study load per term in credits: 30 EC

Grading system: 0 - 20
Minimum pass: 10

Number of places available

4 places per year.


Selection was not necessary in the past few years.



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

Asia & Latin America

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

Europe & Middle East

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

General exchange questions

Names: Tamar Oderwald and 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

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.