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Pre registrations for the academic year 2017-2018 will be available from april 2017!
Deadlines will be set to may 26th 2017.

  • Erasmus and Other Exchange Programmes
The registration procedure at François Rabelais University is divided into 3 stages.

Stage 1: online pre-registration

You must register only on the Internet thanks to an online application form
Once you have been nominated by your university you just need to provide your personal information by creating an account and by filling in the online form step by step (paying attention to possible error messages).

Once the information has been provided, please print the provided PDF form.
If you do not have immediate access to a printer, you can save the PDF file and print it later.

N.B. the form must be signed by the exchange co-ordinator in your home university. You must also sign it yourself, and then post it to Frédéric Soreau, your contact in Tours, including two passport-type photos.

• The Application Form

Pre-registration form for the academic year 2017-2018 (available from april 2017)

N.B. non-European countries must conform to the CEF procedure.
Please go to the CampusFrance Website for more information.

If you want to come as an exchange student and if your country is among the list underneath, please follow this procedure on the portal "Etudes en France" [PDF - 79 Ko].
List of the countries that are concerned by this procedure:
Algeria, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt,  Gabon, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Marocco, Mauritius, Mauritania, Mexico, Peru, Russia, Senegal, South Korea, Syrie, Taïwan, Tunisia, Turkey, USA,Vietnam.


• Academic Calendars

Academic Calendar 2016-2017 [PDF - 288 Ko]

The main events of the academic calendar should be as follows :

*** I advise you to arrive around january 5th 2017 so that you have enough time to register and to explore the city and the university.

Registrations will start from january 9th 2017, at the International Relations Office.


• French Tuition for Exchange Students

The information specific to the CUEFEE (University Centre for the Teaching of French to Foreign Students) for 2016-2017 can be found here:

Placement tests procedure (Cuefee) 2016-2017 [DOCX - 18 Ko]

For more information regarding the programs available for exchange students, please check this page.

Please note that students with level of French inferior to A2 or above C1 will not be able to register for French classes at the CUEFEE.


• Welcoming Booklet for International Students

Orientation booklet for exchange program students 2016-2017 [PDF - 18 Mo]

Stage 2: Accommodation

• Types of accommodation:
You can choose among several types of accommodation:

- Residence halls (Forms gathered by our University (only for exchange students) and processed by the CROUS, please refer to the accommodation request form underneath)

- Private students residences (not managed by our University)

- Private accommodation [PDF - 171 Ko] (not managed by our University)

- Community centers (you can find some community centers that are not related to our university. Addresses and contacts can be sent to you by us).

• Booking accommodation:

You must fill in and print the form below (please complete it on the computer before printing it):

Accommodation request form for the second semester 2016-2017 [PDF - 335 Ko]

N.B : The accommodation request form must be sent in together with the signed registration forms. Failure to comply will lead to the form not being accepted.

No answer will be given to request forms sent in independently of the registration document.

Stage 3: Final Registration

On arrival in Tours, go to the International Office - 60, rue du Plat d’étain (Building A, ground floor)- to meet Frédéric SOREAU, the administrative coordinator.Please refer to this map [PDF - 2 Mo].


He will provide you with documents containing the basic information you will need for a successful stay. He will also give you the form required for your final registration in the Faculty of your choice.

N.B: if you have not yet found accommodation on arriving in Tours, we advise you to book a room in a hotel for a few nights.

Course choice

Click here, to see the most popular courses.


Frédéric Soreau
Direction des Relations Internationales
60 rue du Plat d’étain - BP 12050
37020 Tours cedex 1
Tel: +33(0)2 47 36 67 17
Fax: +33(0)2 47 36 67 06

You need to send

You must send the whole pre registration file at once. This should include:

* 2 copies of your pre registration form (Moveonline), both signed by your coordinator and by you.
*1 certificate of registration in your own university
*2 ID photos (with your name on the back)
*Your accommodation form, duly completed 
*One self-addressed envelope (21x29.7)

List [DOCX - 2 Mo]