Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux (Sciences Po Bordeaux) is an exchange destination for bachelor students of Utrecht University School of Governance.
* FRENCH TRACK STUDENTS: We require a minimum of B1 level in French according to the CEFRL. We do not require an official French language certificate but trust our partner universities to check their nominated students’ language level. A certificate from a French language teacher is required for the student’s online application if the student does not have an official language certificate.
* POLITICAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE/ ATTESTION: Students must have a B2 level of French. To qualify for these certifications, students must take 3 mandatory seminars: French Language and Civilization, Political Studies, and French Contemporary Issues. These courses are focused on fostering students’ critical thinking and oral skills in French through comparative analyses of contemporary issues in France and their home countries.
The Certificate of Political Studies (CEP : Certificat d’Études Politiques) for students who complete one academic year (60 ECTS credits) of study
The Attestation of Political Studies (AEP : Attestation d’Études Politiques) for students who complete one semester (30 ECTS credits) of study
ENGLISH TRACK STUDENTS: We require a minimum of B2 level in English according to the CEFRL (IELTS 6) when their level in French has to be under B1 (English taught courses are for beginners in French only). We do not require any official language certificates but trust our partner universities to check their nominated students’ language level both in English and French. Both a certificate from a French language teacher and one from an English teacher are required for the student’s online application if the student does not have official language certificates.
Please note that students cannot register for courses before their arrival in Bordeaux (but the courses offer can be found in the catalogue on their website).
Housing from 200€ to 600€
Food from 200€ to 400€
Books from 50€ to 150€
Transportation around 30€ per month
Miscellaneous from 100€ to 400€
Total: 580 - 1580€
Private accommodation: Accommodation is difficult to find in Bordeaux. Students are responsible for finding their own accommodation. Before leaving you have to give three-month notice.
University Accommodation: Foreign students who wish to stay in a university residence hall must apply online to the CROUS de Bordeaux before April 30. They must also email their registration data to Eléna Dubâa: email@example.com
CROUS = the organization responsible for managing student accommodation, restaurants, grants, etc.
European universities use the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) and normally, you obtain 30 ECTS per semester
Study load per semester 22,5 ECTS (minimum) - 30 ECTS credits
See ‘keuzecursussen in het buitenland’ under Studeren in het Buitenland.
Number of places: 4 x semester or 2 x full year
Erasmus code: F BORDEAU37
Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?
Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.
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Contact details International Exchange Office
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You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions or othe signing of documents. Please mention your UU student number and field of study.
You will be able to reach us by phone on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1.30 PM to 3 PM +31 (0)30 253 7289.
Europe: Vera Noot
non-Europe: Paula Banning
For questions or appointments, please contact the exchange coordinators at email@example.com.
International Exchange Office - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
3512 BK Utrecht