Admission process for Exchange students

Exchange student status

You are an exchange student if you study in a university that has an exchange agreement with the University of Tours (UT).

After being selected by your home university, you will be able to study a semester or a year at the University of Tours, choosing courses individually. You will pay the registration fee at your home university, which will validate the courses taken in Tours.

If you are an exchange student, please follow the procedure described in the table of contents below.
If you are an international student but do not have the exchange student status, then please click on this link.

An online course to make the most of your arrival 

Students graduated from the Master "French as a Foreign Language" have created an online course called
« Kit d'accueil » in order to help you prepare your arrival in France!
Présence d'un lecteur vidéo

This fully autonomous online course is on our online learning platform Celine.
There are 5 courses of about 45 minutes:
1.  University e-mails
2.  Academic Tools
3.  Community life
4.  Taking notes
5.  Academic papers
With these modules, you will learn the basics of French university habits to be able to learn more easily and enjoy student life.

You can access this course now by clicking on this link:
And by following the procedure «Access to the welcome kit» for computers and mobile phone.
Once you have your student number and university e-mail (at the start of the school year), you will be able to access all the activities.


Coming to France

Information and advice from CampusFrance


Online pre-registration (After nomination) 

Pre registration period (Semester 1 or full academic year): 07/04/22 --> 10/06/22
Pre registration period (Semester 2): 10/10/22 --> 02/12/22

Administrative registration (at your arrival in Tours) 

*2nd  semester 2022-2023 : from january 5th 2023


Please be aware of the fact that these dates can be modified due to the Covid-19 situation

(Official information about Covid-19)