Université Paris I Sorbonne is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Geosciences in Paris, France.

Student experiences
Academic calendar

1st Semester

Teaching: September to January 
Exams: January

2nd Semester

Teaching: January to April
Exams: April to May (resits in June/July)


Paris-Sorbonne only offers classes in French, so a sufficient level of French is necessary. Level B2 (see CEFR) or higher is recommended.


Areas of study open to exchange students


Courses at Master’s level

No, only bachelor courses.

Language of instruction

French, level B2.

Housing assistance

Yes, see Accommodation

Estimated living costs per month

Between 1,050 and 1,200 EUR per month (sometimes even including the accommodation, if you choose to live in a student hall of residence). 


The standard unit of study is the semester. The normal load of a semester is 30 credits. 

Number of places available

4 places per year of 5 months each.

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Bij International Office Geowetenschappen kun je terecht met vragen over studeren in het buitenland, waarvan je het antwoord niet op deze site vindt.


Victor J. Koningsbergergebouw, eerste verdieping
Budapestlaan 4a-b
3584 CD Utrecht
Tel: (030) 253 96 35
E-mail: international.geo@uu.nl (vermeld je naam, opleiding en studentnummer)


International Office Geowetenschappen is geopend (en telefonisch bereikbaar) op maandag, dinsdag, donderdag en vrijdag van 10:30-11:30 en van 12:30-14:30 uur, of maak een afspraak.