On a programme

Comint to the University

On a programme

Are you a student on an exchange or cooperation programme

(Erasmus, Double Diploma, Bilateral Study etc. )


We invite you to consult the International Student Guide. You will find practical information regarding the preparation of your stay and daily life in Le Mans. You can also find the contact details of the academic advisor for your subject.

To prepare your stay and not forget anything, consult the Memo "Welcome to Le Mans University"


The International Welcome Centre (known as the B.A.I – Bureau d’Accueil International) welcomes international students upon arrival at Le Mans Université. The B.A.I accompanies you during your entire stay: they help with administrative procedures and with any questions you may have.

Indicative dates of Le Mans Université academic year for international students

(For exact dates, please contact the departmental coordinator)

Opening of the Vaurouzé student residence (accommodation): late August

Campus d’accueil (welcome French classes): last week in August

Start of semester 1 classes: early September

Information meeting and welcome reception: during September

End of semester 1 exams: mid-January

Start of semester 2 classes: early to mid-January 

End of semester 2: late May

Excursions: all year – you will receive information emails

The B.A.I welcomes international students non-stop at the start of the academic year (late August and during September). The B.A.I is also open all year round


The B.A.I. is situated on the ground floor of the CIeL buildingri-bai @ univ-lemans.fr

 You must bring with you your passport or national identity card, and any other useful document (proof of pre-registration or registration in Le Mans Université, insurance documents, welcome convention, European Health Insurance Card, etc.)

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