Université de Lille


Université de Lille is a universitywide partner in Lille, France.

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Information about English courses

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Academic calendar

Semester I: 1st week of September - 2nd week of January
Semester II: 3rd week of January - last week of June

Orientation generally commences early September for Semester I and late January for Semester II.

Exams take place early January for Semester I and late June for Semester II.


GPA (Average Grade)

There is no GPA requirement for this destination.

Language Requirement

CEFR level B2 French is required

Areas of study open to exchange students

All areas are open, but course options in English are limited. Please note that you can only take courses from one faculty.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Mainly French. Limited courses are available in English.

Housing assistance

Exchange students can apply for on-campus accommodation. Availabilities are limited.

The university also has partnerships with platforms for off-campus housing.

You can find more information on accommodation here.

Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs per month are around €700 (Estimate from 2022).

You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses here.


In the French Higher Education system, each course unit is graded on a scale from 0 to 20 points. 0 is the worst grade, 20 is the best grade. The minimum passing grade is 10.

Number of places available

3 places per year


Selection was not necessary in the past few years.

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If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.