Overview

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III

City: Paris
Language of instruction: English, French
  • Public university in Paris, France
  • A result of the Former Faculty of Arts at the University of Paris
  • A founding member of the Paris Universitas, a union of 6 Parisian universities
  • TheUniversity offers coursese in languages, Arts, Media and Social sciences

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Partner university's areas of study

ArtsFine ArtsLand and Food Systems

Notes on Language of Instruction

  • Students must have at least a B1 level to study in French (To determine your level, please self-assess with: European Language Portfolio Global Scale)
  • Some coursework may be offered in English, some at the undergraduate level and some at the Graduate level (upper year UBC students may be eligible to take first year Master's level coursework)

ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING

Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)

Who can go?

  • Only ARTS and Fine Arts students are eligible to apply to this partner university

Term dates

  • Semester 1: Mid September to mid-December
  • Semester 2: Mid January to mid June

See the updated academic calendar at: http://www.univ-paris3.fr/le-calendrier-universitaire-116398.kjsp

Courses + Transfer Credits

Credits

Course equivalency formula

  • ECTS credits divided by 2 = UBC credits

Passing grade

10 or E

Grading scheme

  • Grading in France is on a scale of 0 to 20 and each class is graded separately
  • A minimum grade of 10 is required to pass a course 
  • In addition to the grades obtained in the courses, students receive another grade according to the ECTS:
    • A = Excellent (the highest 10% of a class)
    • B = Very Good (the following 25%)
    • C = Good (the following 30%)
    • D = Satisfactory (the following 25%)
    • E = Sufficient (the last 10% of a class)
    • FX = Fail (passing level not obtained)
    • F = Fail (level considerably below passing)

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline. You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g. application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

For more information about Go Global transfer credit

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)Graduate research

Partner Course Information

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver

Arts
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Civilisation: history of India
Partner course code: OZIHIN
Language of instruction: French
Evaluated date: 2016-02-25
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: History of the knowledge of India
Partner course code: O6ICIN
Language of instruction: French
Evaluated date: 2016-02-25
UBC course: FREN 407
Title: Readings of an Author: Middle Ages, Adam de la Halle
Partner course code: F5LT01
Language of instruction: French
Evaluated date: 2015-12-12
UBC course: FREN 483
Title: Literature, history and the history of ideas: Middle Ages - Voyages to the edge of the world
Partner course code: F4LT01
Language of instruction: French
Evaluated date: 2016-02-21
UBC course: FREN 4th
Title: Literatures of Quebec, a happy Babel?
Partner course code: F6O071
Language of instruction: French
Evaluated date: 2016-02-21
UBC course: SANS 1st
Title: Sanskrit Grammar 1
Partner course code: OYIGRM
Language of instruction: French
Evaluated date: 2015-12-11
UBC course: SANS 1st
Title: Sanskrit Grammar (2)
Partner course code: OZIGRM
Language of instruction: French
Evaluated date: 2016-02-25
UBC course: SANS 1st
Title: Introduction to Sanskrit Translation 1
Partner course code: OYIITR
Language of instruction: French
Evaluated date: 2015-12-11
Commerce
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: International Marketing
Partner course code: MA A5EMKS
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-11-30

UBC Okanagan

Arts and Sciences
UBC course: FREN 4th
Title: Feminin Francophone Writing(s)
Partner course code: K2R005 T01
Language of instruction: French
Evaluated date: 2015-10-23
Creative and Critical Studies
UBC course: FREN 3rd
Title: Sociological Approaches of Contemporary France
Partner course code: N4CF03 T01
Language of instruction: French
Evaluated date: 2015-06-11
UBC course: FREN 3rd
Title: French Language - Groupe D
Partner course code: N4LFA1 T01
Language of instruction: French
Evaluated date: 2015-06-11
UBC course: FREN 3rd
Title: Development of Oral Expression in Tandem
Partner course code: BZA622 T02
Language of instruction: French
Evaluated date: 2015-10-23
UBC course: FREN 420
Title: Methodology of Literary exercises
Partner course code: N4MTL0
Language of instruction: French
Evaluated date: 2015-06-11
Education
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: Didactic of Languages: Main Issues in Second Language Learning
Partner course code: A6BDID T01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-10-23
Tuition, Fees and Awards

Exchange tuition

  • 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
  • Some exceptions may apply

Scholarships + awards

  • Using the Campus France website, it is possible to carry out comprehensive multi-criteria searches on the quasi-totality of grants for foreign students and young researchers
  • Candidates are recommended to apply for a grant at least one year before their registration at a French institution

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ for Federal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.
Housing

Types of accommodation available

Off-campusOn-campus

Housing notes

  • Sorbonne has both on-campus and off-campus housing
  • There are residence halls specifically designated for exchange students that students must apply to
  • The International Office can also assist students looking for off-campus housing in the area

Information on Accommodation

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