Admissions (Erasmus and other Exchange students only)

Deadlines are as follows:
Opening of the online preregistration form for the 2nd semester: October 11th 2019
S2 nominations: November 26th 2019
S2 applications: November 29th 2019


French version of this page

Download the orientation booklet for exchange program students 2019-2020

The registration procedure at the University of Tours is divided into 3 stages:

Stage 1: online pre-registration

You must register only on the Internet thanks to an online application form (Mobility Online).
Once you have been nominated by your university you just need to provide your personal information by filling in the online form. Then, you need to create an account , complete the file and print 1 copy of the PDF document you will get at the end.

If you do not have immediate access to a printer, you can save the PDF file and print it later.

N.B.: The copy must be signed by the exchange coordinator in your home university. You must also sign it yourself, and then send it by regular mail to Frédéric Soreau, your contact in Tours, including 1 passport-type photo.

• The Application Form

Download the preregistration procedure for the academic year 2019-2020 

Campus France procedure

If you are an exchange student from a country outside of the European Union and which country is listed below, please follow the procedure on « Etudes en France ». The file you will create will enable you to prepare your visa request.

Countries concerned by the procedure :

Algeria, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Gabon, Guinea, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Peru, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, Syria, Taiwan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, United States, Vietnam

Should you have some questions, please contact the Campus France office in your country:

• Academic Calendars

Academic Calendar - semester 1 2019-2020 (Updated on June 18th 2019 - ATTENTION, temporary calendar. This calendar may be slightly modified within the nex few weeks)
N.B. For Polytech students and also Law students, the calendar is different. 


*** For the second semester, we advise you to arrive by the January 07th 2020 so that you have enough time to register and to explore the city and the university.

Registrations will start from January 9th 2020 at the International Relations Office. Once we have received your complete file, we will contact you to give you an appointment for your registration.


• French Tuition for Exchange Students

The information specific to the CUEFEE (University Centre for the Teaching of French to Foreign Students) for 2019-2020 can be found here:

Placement tests Calendar (Cuefee) 2019-2020

For more information regarding the programs available for exchange students, please check this page.

Please note that students with level of French inferior to A2 or above C1 will not be able to register for French classes at the CUEFEE.

Stage 2: Accommodation

• Types of accommodation:
You can choose among several types of accommodation:

*Public housing:

- Residence halls (Forms gathered by our University (only for exchange students) and processed by the CROUS, please refer to the accommodation request form underneath)

*Private housing:

- Private accommodation: The University of Tours has now its own online platform (Studapart) to offer and find student accommodation (Private room, apartment, shared rental....).  Once you sign up, if you are not a student of the University of Tours yet, enter the following code: HOUSINGUNIVTOURS. (please note that the University does not intervene in your accommodation research)
Learn more about the guarantee proposed by Studapart.

- Private students residences (not managed by our University)

• Booking accommodation:

You must fill in and print the form below (please complete it on the computer, save it and print it; You have to follow the 2 steps explained underneath to obtain your INE number):

Accommodation request form 2019-2020

N.B : The accommodation request form must be sent in together with the signed registration form. Failure to comply will lead to the form not being accepted.
No answer will be given to request forms sent in independently of the registration document.

ATTENTION, from now on, in order to book an accommodation in a residence hall, you must follow 2 steps:

1- Follow the online procedure provided by the CROUS (Step by Step on ATTENTION, this is the procedure through which you will get your INE number.
N.B. : if you are a classical exchange student (erasmus or exchange agreement), you should not pay the CVEC tax, no refunding will be possible if you pay it by mistake. If you are coming in the frame of a paying program (English master, intensive CUEFEE EEP program, licence FLE...), then you have to pay the CVEC tax.

2- Upload your accommodation request form onto our online preregistration portal Mobility Online, send a hard copy along with your pregistration form duly signed.

Both steps must accomplished in order to be accepted in a residence hall.

• Sending your application:

Please find below the complete liste of all the documents of your preregistration to send us. All the documents must be sent together, at the same time. Isolated documents will not be processed:

List of documents to send

You will receive a confirmation email once you file has been checked and validated.

Stage 3: Final Registration

On arrival in Tours, go to the International Office - 60, rue du Plat d’étain (Building A, ground floor)- to meet Frédéric SOREAU, your administrative coordinator. Please refer to this downloadable map or this interactive map.

They will provide you with documents containing the basic information you will need for a successful stay. They will also give you the form required for your final registration in the Faculty of your choice.

N.B: if you have not yet found accommodation on arriving in Tours, we advise you to book a room in a hotel for a few nights.