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About UP

University of Poitiers (UP) — public non-profit university. It is located in Poitiers, France. UP was founded in 1431, which makes it one of the oldest institutions in the country. UP is a part of European University Association (EUA), Coimbra Group, International Research Universities Network (IRUN).

It is one of the best institutions in the world. In QS World University Rankings 2024, it is among top-1000. The educational institution is in the top-800 of Times Higher Education World University Ranking.

UP conducts scientific activity in several areas. More information can be found on the official site.

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UP tuition fees

At UP, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. Students of UP pay from 203 USD per year for French programs (B2 level). English programs are about twice as expensive. On the official website of the university, you will find all the relevant information about tuition fees and scholarships.

In addition to the cost of education, it is necessary to pay attention to additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

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Bachelor degree at UP

Students are accepted to bachelor's programs at UP based on the results of entrance exams.

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UP campus

The campus of the educational institution is located in Poitiers. Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. Foreigners who come to UP through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.


What to do after graduation

It is possible to stay in France for an additional 18 months after graduation. To do this, you need to apply for a graduate visa, which allows you to work without providing an offer from an employer. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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