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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Restrictions: UK applicants only
  • Program Cost and Budget: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

UK Exchange: University Paris Diderot - Paris 7 

Paris, France

Program Overview

UK students studying Linguistics within the College of Arts & Sciences have the opportunity to take classes in one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Situated in the heart of Paris, Université Paris Diderot is the only multidisciplinary university in the French capital to offer a wide range of degrees in the Humanities, Medicine and the Sciences.

The campus is located in the 13th district (13eme arrondissement) of Paris in the Paris Rive Gauche neighborhood, and is easily accessible by tram, RER, metro and buses. 

Language Requirements
Applicants are not required to demonstrate French language ability to be considered for participation in this exchange program provided the courses chosen are taught in English (Etudes Anglophones).
Students who want to study exclusively in English may also take French as a Second Language (FLE) courses.

Explore course offerings taught in English University Paris Diderot course catalog 2019-20

Students wanting to take courses taught in French must demonstrate a minimum French language proficiency of B2 level according to the Common European Framework for Reference for Languages (European Language Levels - self assessment grid). This is equivalent to 4 - 5 semesters of college level French.

French refresher courses at the University Paris Diderot
It's possible to follow two types of development of the French language at the University Paris Diderot.
The Intensive Course Language and Civilisation (SILC), which takes place at the beginning of semesters 1 and 2 offers intensive training in French. The semester course offers general language courses, grammar, culture.


  • Enroll in courses that are not covered at UK, including Discourse Analysis, Intonation, Psycholinguistics, Corpora in Generative Linguistics, Language and its Interfaces, Phonetics for Varieties of English, and Semantics & Pragmatics.
  • All exchange students enrolled at Paris Diderot also have access to all courses at University of Paris, including Paris 8, which is also a linguistics stronghold.
  • Study and live in one of the cultural centers of the world, while taking classes and living alongside local and international students.

This program is open to undergraduate students in the Linguistics department of the College of Arts & Sciences.
Students must possess a valid passport at the time of application to this program.
Required Applications
2 | UK Education Abroad & Exchange University
Students will be notified by the UK Exchanges Coordinator on how to access the Exchange University application AFTER their UK application has been approved.

For More Info, Contact:
Mr. Laurence Tuccori, EA Exchanges Coordinator,


Academic Credit

Students will earn transfer credit from Paris Diderot. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by Paris Diderot. The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school; however the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the UK Education Abroad Academic Credit website.

  • PRIOR to participating on this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF). The AAF indicates how the course will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in application materials.
  • Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the UK Education Abroad office. Once received, Education Abroad staff will facilitate the transfer of credits to UK.
  • All students will be enrolled in EAP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour) at UK during their term abroad.


Housing & Meals

The International Office of Paris Diderot (Bureau des Relations Internationales de Paris-Diderot, or BRI) will help you to reserve a single occupancy room in one of the Paris student residences managed by the CROUS (Centre régional des œuvres universitaires et scolaires).
Residence Francis Croisset
Residence Vaugirard
Residence Nicole Reine Lepaute
Residence Pitie Salpetriere
Residence Grands Moulins

For more information on accommodation in Paris please visit the Living in Paris page on the Paris Diderot website. Students are responsible for all meals during the duration of the term abroad and CROUS offers a variety of places to eat at reasonable prices.

Student Life
International students have many opportunities to participate in extra-curricular activities as there are more than 50 student organizations available in Paris.


Program Costs

Costs and cancellation policies vary by program. Please click on the Program Cost and Budget information for each term. Be sure to consider the associated UK costs, program specifications, and related travel expenses.



This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.