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Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris III)

Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris III) was established in 1971, following the division of the University of Paris (est. 1253). To a large extent, the University of Paris Sorbonne was the inheritor of the former University of Paris Arts and Sciences Faculties. The University has building throughout Paris, including six libraries.

Today, Sorbonne Nouvelle boasts over 20,000 and is considered one of the top 150 universities in the world for humanities and liberal arts.

Exchange places

The exchange agreement between King's and Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris III) allows two Full Year Equivalent (FYE) undergraduate places. This equates to 2 students going for a full academic year only, OR 4 students going for a semester OR a mix of the two.

It also allows for 2 6-month postgraduate exchange places and 2 3-month postgraduate research places.

Eligibility for King's students

Important: Final decision on students' study abroad application to their host institution rests entirely with that host institution. Students must also meet their departments’ academic requirements to obtain final departmental approval to study abroad. It is usually at least a 60% average prior to departure, however this can vary amongst departments. Students should double check with their Study Abroad Tutor if they are unsure of their academic requirements.

King’s students that wish to study abroad at this institution should check the ‘Undergraduate options by department’ page to see if this institution is indeed an option for them. 

Estimated living costs

Please see here (page 7) for current estimated living costs, but actual expenses may vary depending on student lifestyle. The cost of travel to and from the country is not included in these estimates.

A reminder that King's students on exchange are not required to pay tuition fees to the host university, but you may incur administrative and/or orientation fees at the host. There may also be mandatory insurance costs, and transcripts may incur a fee.

Please also note that, if required, student visas often require applicants to supply evidence of financial support throughout the duration of the study abroad programme. Sometimes this will mean showing financial evidence for a specific amount, so please pay attention to the advice on this from the host institution.


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