You need to contact the International Relations Department in your university. For more information go to www.isep.org.
Step 2. Reserve accommodation
The International Affairs Department can reserve accommodation in University Halls of Residence for you.
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 registration 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.
For more information, visit http://ww.campusfrance.org/. Upon arrival at Amiens, you must apply to the territorial branch of the French Office for Immigration and Integration (OFII).
Step 5. Choosing your programme of courses at UPJV