Université Paul Valéry - Montpellier III is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Montpellier, France.

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.

Academic calendar

Semester I (Winter Term): September – end of December
Semester II (Spring Term):  beginning of January - end of June

See Academic Calender


Language requirement: a minimum language level of B1 (CEFR) in French is required.

The International Office (UU Humanities) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can take courses at the Département Sciences du Langage. Students thus have to take Linguistics courses. However, a maximum of 25 percent of the students courses can be taken at other departments within the university. The professors from these other departments must then accept the student in the concerned courses. 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

More information can be found in this document.

Estimated living costs per month

No information available.


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

3 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!

Contact details

​Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht

+31 (0)30 253 6046


Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators by filling out this web form.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Drift 10.


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)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)
Sanne Boomsma (Head)