Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Nice, France.

Student experiences

General information for exchange students

Course information (students can take any course offered by the Faculté des Arts, Lettres et Langues) 

Academic calendar

Semester I: October - February
Semester II: February - July


Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in French is required.


Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can take courses at the Faculte des Lettres. Subjects taught here cover English, French, German, Italian Studies, and Linguistics. Also, students are allowed to take up til 10 percent of their courses in other fields within the faculty. 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

The cheapest means of accommodation in Nice is provided by CROUS college rooms (in French “Comité Régional des Oeuvres Universitaires et Scolaires”). International students coming to UNS by means of supervised mobility programs (Erasmus for example) should contact the person in charge of the relevant program in the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis. 

More information

Estimated living costs per month

No information available.


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

Additional information

More information

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

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Temporary address: Janskerkhof 12, 3512 BL Utrecht till July 18. We will be back at Drift 10 on July 23.
+31 (0)30 253 6046

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h
  • There is no walk-in hour on July 22.
  • From July 29 till August 10 there are no walk-in hours. You can reach us by telephone and e-mail.

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators, just send an email or call us.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Janskerkhof 12


Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Tessel Arendsen (Support Officer)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)