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University of Orleans

University of Orleans

University of Orléans

To be nominated, interested students need to submit the Letter of Approval (signed by Faculty Advisor and Head of Department) , passport copy and your official transcripts to   and/or .

Other essentials :

- First name
– Last name
– Date and place of birth (city and country)
– Nationality
– Length of stay
– Place to study at UO (faculty/ institute)
– E-mail

Nomination deadline: 19th  September.

Application deadline:  1 st October. 

All Applicants should submit the necessary documents to University of Orléans  only through home universities. 

IMPORTANT (1): A new welcome guide for international students is available online:

French version:
English version:

IMPORTANT (2): Please note that the students won’t be able to request an accomodation change during their stay, except for a serious issue. The students have to be aware of this new rule and think about it before applying for a type of accomodation.
Please find attached our Student guide in a host family. This guide will be also sent to the students who apply for a host family via the application portal.

IMPORTANT (3): The original birth certificate and the translation in French by a sworn translator are not compulsory documents anymore to be registered at the University of Orléans. Nevertheless, these 2 documents will be required by CAF (welfare office) for the students who wish to get a financial assistance to help them to pay the rent in host families or dormitories. The students interested in applying for CAF can bring these documents or they will be able to make the translation of their original birth certificate by a sworn translator in Orléans. The cost is usually between 50€ and 100€, depending on the source language and the size of the text to translate. The list of sworn translators will be available on demand once the students are in Orléans.

IMPORTANT (4): The health insurance in France will become free for the students registered in French universities, including foreign students.
Nevertheless, the students who will get a student visa “VLS-T” won’t be able to register at the French Health Insurance system.
Therefore, please ask your students to check their visa once they get it at the French embassy/consulates and ask those who got a “VLS-T” visa to be sure that they will be covered by an international health insurance before coming to France.

This visa is issued for students who wish to carry out their studies in France for a duration between 3-6 months. It is valid as a residence permit, and therefore the student does not need to have it validated by the OFII upon arrival in France.
This visa is not renewable in France and is not eligible to benefit from CAF services (, including financial assistance such as the APL (Personalized Housing Assistance, or Aide Personnalisée au Logement).

Website link

see website of each faculty ( e-luniversite)

Please check the fact sheet send in your mail  to know more about the programs and courses.

Should you have more concern, please feel free to walk in to our office at any time between 2 pm and 5 pm.

Mr R.Harish Ananth
Liaison Officer
Office of International Relations
2nd floor, IC&SR Building
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai – 600036
Ph no: 044 22574926/4928