Université Catholique de l'Ouest

Université Catholique de l'Ouest Overview

UCO  is one of the oldest universities in Western France and a key player in higher education and research today.  UCO has over 165 partner universities worldwide, hosting over 150 exchange students and 1,500 French as second language students (at CIDEF) from over 60 countries every year.

Swansea University currently has agreements in place with Université Catholique de l'Ouest for the College of Arts and Humanities and the department of Translation.

Key Information


For information regarding accommodation, visit UCO's student exchange webpages - https://www.uco.fr/fr/going-student-mobility-exchange 


Cost information


Semester 1 Semester 2
4th September 2018 - 21st December 2018  9th January 2019 - 19th May 2019 (Provisional dates)

Erasmus+ Grant - 300 - 450€ approx

The Erasmus+ Grant is dependent on location, and varies in each country. It is available for students who decide to spend up to a year of their course in Europe in 2018-19 through the Erasmus+ programme. Students can receive grants of up to 350 euros per month for study, or up to 450 euros per month for student traineeships, depending on the country they go to. This grant is a contribution to the extra costs of studying abroad, which is why it varies by country. 

Please note

The prospect of studying at a university abroad is exciting, but there is also a lot of information you need to consider when choosing the right place for you. Above you will find summarised information which should help you with your decision. Please note that this information was accurate at the time of publishing and is subject to change. Be sure to confirm all information on the host university's website.