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Université Paris VII Diderot - Paris VII Diderot University

Erasmus+ coordinator:  Dr. Éva Rozália Hölzle

Website:  http://www.univ-paris-diderot.fr/sc/site.php?bc=accueil&np=accueil

Language of instruction: French. The desirable level of French is at least B2 based on the Common European Frame of Refernce (CEFR). The university requires an official proof. Recognized is the test DELF (B1 or B2), DALF (C1 or C2) or a certificate of an official French language teacher that certifies the level B2 of language proficiency.

Study cycle: Bachelor and Master

Erasmus+ partner: U.F.R. Social Sciences


General information: Paris VII Diderot University provides education for about 26,000 students a year in five scientific areas. The Faculty of Sociology, located in the main building (Grands Moulins) and in the Bâtiment Olympe de Gouges, applies an interdisciplinary approach that combines sociology and cultural politics . Scientists in this area concentrate majorly on four lines of investigation: Gender sociology, Political Sociology, Social change as well as Migration and Society, that are all represented by a separate research centre.

Course offerings: Our Erasmus+ partner in Paris, the U.F.R. Social Sciences, offers the following course programme:

NOTE: The listed study programs shall provide you an overview and thematic orientation of our partner. They are not binding so that contents of your study during the exchange may differ from the given information, but they may help you to get a first impression of the partner. It is highly recommended to obtain more detailed information on the Website of the corresponding partner insititution.

The bachelor’s programme in Sociology is divided into three phases (L1, L2, L3) and combines the core discipline of sociology with related fields such as anthropology and philosophy. The interdisciplinary character of these courses is crucial. The programme includes theoretical basics and introductions to different sociological fields such as economics, migration, urban sociology, ethnology, work, and aspects of the disciplines mentioned above. It also provides an interface between sociology and politics and culture on which the core of the program is built.

Students in the master’s programme in Sociology can choose from two types of study:

  • The Master Recherche track offers a context related to scientific investigation combining a foundation in research methods with a focus on three areas: migration and interethnic relationships, cultural politics, and clinical and psychosocial sociology.
  • The Master Professionnell track offers a wider range of opportunities for students to expand their knowledge and specialize in the three fields cited above, as well as in the areas of demography/social change or sociology/political philosophy.

A course catalogue for international students with all courses sorted by faculty is available on their website.

Study terms: The winter term usually starts in mid-September and ends in January. The summer term usually starts in mid-January and ends in June. Exams are held in January and May, respectively.

Other information:In France, student accommodation is provided by centres régionales des œuvres universitaires et scolaires (CROUS) or through private renters. The university offers international students support by providing language courses, an orientation event and a welcome guide. There are many sports and cultural activities at the university. Additional useful information for incoming students is provided on the university’s website (Frech).


Events & Deadlines

Erasmus+ Sprechstunde/ Office hours:
Aktuell bieten wir eine online Sprechstunde an. Bitte kontaktiert uns zum Termin vereinbaren per Mail an erasmus.soc@uni-bielefeld.de

// At the moment we are offering online office hours. Please contact us to make an appointment by mail to erasmus.soc@uni-bielefeld.de


PDF-DokumentCourses taught in English - WS 2020/21

Alle Kurse für das kommende Wintersemester 2020/21 sind auch im eKVV online einsehbar! Englischsprachige Veranstaltungen finden Sie HIER.

All courses for the upcoming winter semester 2020/21 are also available online in the eKVV. You can find an overview of courses in English  HERE.









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