Locating the International Relations Office

The UPPA's International Relations Office is located on the Pau campus in southwestern France:

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  • For questions regarding application procedures for non-French nationals, support for international students, doctoral students and researchers, please email the International Welcome Desk (welcome @ univ-pau.fr) (Languages spoken: French, English and Spanish)
  • For questions concerning inter-university cooperation agreements, mobility scholarships, the Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program, etc., please email the direction of international relations (relations.internationales @ univ-pau.fr)
  • Incoming Erasmus+ students may email the incoming Erasmus+ staff (incoming-students @ univ-pau.fr) and / or the Erasmus+ Coordinator (erasmus-coordinator @ univ-pau.fr)

The front desk of the International Relations Office may be reached by phone during open hours at +33 5 59 40 70 54.



The UPPA welcomes nearly two thousand international students per year.

Via its many bilateral Erasmus+ agreements and inter-university collaboration agreements, it facilitates student, professor and researcher mobilities to partner institutions all over the world.

Thanks to its geographical proximity to Spain, the UPPA develops and maintains original collaborations with cross-border universities in both teaching and research.

The International Relations Office

Is responsible for informing UPPA students who wish to travel abroad in the framework of their studies, and welcoming international students who come to our university.

Open hours in Pau

  • Monday & Thursday: 13:30 – 16:30
  • Tuesday & Friday: 09:00 – 12:00
  • Outside of these hours by appointment only

On the Basque coast, the DRI is represented by Caroline Hanin, in Anglet at the Pavillon Montaury and in Bayonne at the CRL. Please email her (welcome @ univ-pau.fr) for an appointment

UPPA international relations: key figures 2018/2019

  • 56 partner countries worldwide;
  • 109 inter-university collaboration agreements;
  • 1853 foreign students.

ERASMUS+ programme in 2018

  • Over 400 agreements (180 partner universities);
  • 100 European students validated part of their degree course in 2018/2019 at UPPA with the ERASMUS+ programme;
  • 286 UPPA students have spent time in an EU country in 2018/2019 (“ERASMUS+ studies” and “ERASMUS+ internships”).

Key figures concerning UPPA’s cross-border relations with Spain in 2018

  • 38 students received cross-border mobility grants;
  • 37 students did internships in a firm or with a cross-border institution;
  • 13 double degrees;
  • 42 PhD cotutelles were funded;
  • 80 members of the teaching and administrative university community were sent on international missions.