Université Côte d'Azur (Nice)

Université Côte d'Azur is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Nice, France. Its previous name was 'Université Nice Sophia Antipolis'. 

"Nice is such a lovely city! You are extremely close to the sea and the old town is beautiful. Do not be afraid of exploring France and French culture and try to talk as much as possible with the French people!" - experience from a former exchange student

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Welcome Guide

Academic calendar

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

Academic calendar


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


Areas of study open to exchange students

Arts & Humanities

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 Nice by means of supervised mobility programs (Erasmus for example) should contact the person in charge of the relevant program in the Universite Côte d'Azur.

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


Language courses in the summer

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