Université de Liège

Université de Liège (Belgium) is an exchange destination for students of the Faculty of Geosciences.

Student experiences

Not available

Academic calendar

Fall semester

  • Teaching activities: mid-September - mid-December
  • Holidays:mid-December - beginning of January
  • Exam period: beginning of January - mid-January
  • Leave: mid-January - end of January

Spring semester

  • Taching activities: beginning of February - mid-May
  • Holidays: end of March - mid-April
  • Exam period: mid-May - end of June

At the University of Liège a majority of courses are taught in French. Therefore you need to have sufficient proficiency of the language, both written and oral, to understand courses and to take part effectively in seminars and practicals. You have to join to your Application Form a document testifying to your level of French. The minimal required level is B1 (Common European Framework of Reference). For courses taught in English a B1 certificate is required. Erasmus Mundus Masters courses (EMMC) and Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorates (EMJD) are taught in English. For more information, click here.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Earth Sciences.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Yes. For more information, click here.


Estimated living costs per month

About € 600,-. For more information, click here.



Normal study load per semester: 30 EC.

Number of places available

One place per year (for five months). Selection was not necessary in the past few years.

Additional information

Not applicable