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Eiffel Excellence Scholarships at the University of Paris 3

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The application campaign for Eiffel scholarships at the University of Paris 3, also known as Sorbonne Nouvelle, for the academic year 2022-2023 is open from October 04 to November 26, 2021.

Paris 3 University is the first to open applications for Eiffel scholarships for 2022-2023. Other universities are coming soon. For more information about the French government’s Eiffel scholarship, please refer to this article.

Note: Before submitting your application, you should absolutely contact the Director of International Affairs to verify your eligibility. Don’t forget to specify the title of the course you are interested in as well as the title of your degree.  Find a sample email at the end of this article.

Most of the curriculum at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle is conducted in French. It is recommended to have at least a B2/C1 level in this language to take the courses.

The University Sorbonne Nouvelle, or Paris 3, is a public university located in Paris, France. It is one of the heirs of the historic University of Paris, which ceased to exist in 1970. Paris III offers courses in a wide range of arts and humanities subjects, areas in which, according to the 2018 QS World University Rankings, the university is the 71ᵉ best in the world.

How to apply for the Eiffel scholarships at the University of Paris 3?

To apply for an Eiffel scholarship at the University of Paris 3, you must send your application electronically by email, to the International Affairs Department (see contact information below).

The main documents to be provided are the following:

  • The CURRICULUM VITAE written in French or in English, on one or two pages specifying the academic performances of the candidate
  • The DIPLOMAS and RANKINGS obtained with indication of the date, the specialty, the mentions and any other document attesting the excellence of the candidate.
  • The PROFESSIONAL PROJECT written in French or, failing that, in English, on one or two pages. This presentation may be supported by an opinion from a person outside the institution, for example, a company.
  • GRADUATE REPORTS for the last three years.
  • PHOTOCOPY OF THE PASSPORT containing your name, surname, date of birth and passport number.

You are not required to do anything else, neither with Campus France nor on the Sorbonne Nouvelle website.

Programs available at the University of Paris 3

The University of Paris 3 offers a range of master’s and doctoral programs in the fields of Languages, Humanities, Arts & Media, and Humanities and Social Sciences.

Master’s degrees offered by the Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris 3).

The doctoral schools of the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris 3).


Send your applications to the International Affairs Department of the University of Paris 3, by email at the following address: [email protected]

For any clarifications, please contact the same email address. You can also ask reach the university by phone on Tel : + (office 321).

If you are in France, you can contact :

Sorbonne Nouvelle University
International Affairs Department
3rd floor of the Censier Campus
13, rue Santeuil
75005 Paris, France

Email sample to check for eligibility

Madam, Sir

This is to request additional information about my eligibility for the Eiffel Scholarships at Sorbonne Nouvelle University-Paris 3.

I am extremely interested in this program and look forward to applying to your renowned university for the 2022/2023 academic year. I would like to inquire about the qualifications, including if applicable, the desired GPA for acceptance and enrollment. In addition, I would be grateful if you could tell me the admission requirements for the Master’s degree [mention program] at your University for international students.

I am a [mention nationality] student, with a degree of [mention type: Bachelor, Licence, Ingénieur…] in [mention field of study]. During my [mention the number of years of study] of studies, my grade point average is [mention your grade point average]. Please find enclosed a copy of my transcripts to give you an idea of my background [include your transcripts as an attachment].

I thank you in advance for your attention to my request. I look forward to your reply.

Yours sincerely,

[First and Last Name]


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