École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales de Paris

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École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales de Paris is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Paris, France.


Student experiences

Read about the student experiences


General information for exchange students

Faculty information

Course information

Course catalogue

Academic calendar

Semester I: approximately October – February
Semester II: approximately March – June


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


Areas of study open to exchange students

Arts & Humanities. Courses taught here include: 

  • Gender Studies
  • History
  • Literary Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Economics, sociology, anthropology, political sciences ...

Students have to choose at least 50% of their ECTS credits in the master degree in which they will be registered.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

The EHESS does not offer accommodation; students are responsible for making their own housing arrangements. However, the guest office can help in the search of an accommodation in Paris.

Crous Paris and CIUP can be helpful.

More information

Estimated living costs per month

About 1000 EUR per month.

This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

2 places

Additional information


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