If you would like to reserve a room in a university hall of residence, you need to complete and send an accommodation application form :
- before 15th June for the 1st semester or the full academic year -before 15th November for the 2nd semester of the academic year
to Agnès Messiaen, Department of international Affairs :
Agnes Messiaen - firstname.lastname@example.org Direction des Affaires internationales Université de Picardie Jules Verne Chemin du Thil, 80 025 Amiens Cedex 1
Step 3. Improve your French
UPJV offers semester long courses in French as a Foreign Language (FLE) to international students enrolled in exchange program. The application form is to be sent to the Department of International Affairs along with the other documents (registration file, learning agreement and housing application form). With 4-5 hours per week and per level, these courses can give up to 8 ECTS credits per semester.
Step 4. Visa and residence permit
You must bring your passport, valid for the full duration of your stay and have a student visa. The different types of visas are as follows : The short stay visa : allows study in France for a period not exceeding 3 months. It is not renewable and exempts the holder from the need for a residence permit during the period of study in France. The temporary long stay visa : allows 3-6 months maximum tuition in a public or private higher education institution. It is not renewable and exempts the holder from the need for a residence permit during the period of study in France. The long stay visa : granted to foreign students wishing to study in a public or private higher education institution for more than six months.