Cultural programme

Cultural activities offered by the International Relations Office

The University of Tours offers exchange students a highly diversified cultural programme.

During their stay in the area, students will have the opportunity to take part in tours to visit the castles of the Loire (Cheverny, Chinon, Loches, Chambord, Amboise, Le Clos Lucé).

A get-together evening and a guided tour of the city of Tours are also proposed.

The cultural agenda also includes evenings at the cinema, cooking workshops, a weekend in Paris and a range of excursions.


Culture at the university

The Student’s Cultural Passport (PCE - Passeport Culturel Etudiant) offers students a wealth of cultural events.

The university has its own artistic programme (the Thélème Hall can accommodate 600 spectators), and students can also take part in practical workshops and courses run by professionals.

The programme also includes a cycle of conferences (Wednesdays at Thélème (les Mercredis de Thélème)), artists in residence every year, contests and competitions (Rock Attitude, Students on Stage (la Scène aux Etudiants), the Student Artwork Spring Fair (le Printemps de l’Art Etudiant). The university also has its own theatre troupe.

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