International training programmes and modules

International degree

Several UPJV courses include an international dimension to their teaching, with a compulsory period of study or internship in a partner university.

The Erasmus Mundus MESC+ (Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage) international Master's degree is a 2-year scientific course of excellence, accredited by the European Erasmus+ programme.

The Master MESC+ involves:

  • 5 universities from 4 European countries (France, Poland, Slovenia and Spain)
  • 2 universities from the USA and Australia
  • 1 European research institute (ALISTORE)
  • the French network on energy storage (RS2E
  • the Slovenian National Institute of Chemistry (NIC)
  • 1 leading research centre in Spain (CIC Energigune)

Established in 2004, the MESC+ Master's programme is led by members of world-renowned research laboratories in the field of energy-related materials, who already collaborate closely in several European and trans-European projects.

This prestigious Master's programme is taught entirely in English and is characterised by a high level of mobility. Each year, it welcomes around thirty French and international students. They are selected on the basis of criteria of excellence, enabling them to obtain a grant of up to €39,000. Applications take place every year from mid-October to the end of February.

For more information and to apply, please visit the MESC+ website

The UPJV is a partner in the European doctoral programme DESTINY, supported and co-funded by the Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND programme (grant agreement n° 945357).
DESTINY's objective is to train, over 5 years, 50 PhD students at the forefront of research on the batteries of the future. The ambition is to give European industry and academia a competitive edge in the rapidly emerging green technologies of electromobility and large-scale energy storage.
DESTINY is coordinated by the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) in France and brings together:

  • 20 universities
  • 6 research centres
  • 2 research networks
  • 2 Regional Councils
  • 3 major facilities
  • 7 companies from 11 countries, mostly members of Battery2030+ and stakeholders of the European ALISTORE-ERI network
More details and applications on the DESTINY website

Master in Performing ArtsDouble degree course

Agreement between the UPJV and the UNIRIO University (Brazil).

This double Master's degree in Performing Arts allows students to spend a semester or a year at the UNIRIO University in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Among the courses offered: courses on Brazilian theatre, Portuguese language courses with a teacher and, in the form of tutoring, with a Brazilian student.

At the end of the two-year Master's programme, the student receives two degrees: a French Master's degree and a Brazilian Master's degree.

The UPJV and the UNIRIO University are working with other French, European and Brazilian institutions to develop this course into a joint Erasmus Mundus Master's degree.

Master in International and European LawDouble degree course

Agreement between the UPJV and the University of Cardiff (Wales).

The UPJV Master's degree in International and European Law is jointly-accredited with the University of Cardiff (Wales). English language courses are taught in the first and second years.

Objective of the course: to train lawyers in international and European law, who will be able to pursue a legal career in a private (law firm, company) or public structure, including a University.

This Master’s degree course leads to two diplomas: a Master of Law from the UPJV and a Master of Law (LLM) from Cardiff University.

English taught course

As part of the internationalisation of our university's training offer, many training modules are taught entirely in English.

The objective is two-fold :

  • diversify the range of courses offered to international students
  • to promote the success of the mobility of French students by consolidating their English language skills