Universite d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse

Universite d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse Overview

The University of Avignon is a great place to study, two campuses welcome about 7,000 students. The library has over 160,000 books and 1500 journals in electronic and print format and digital access to databases and libraries from all over the world.
There are four faculties, Arts and Languages, Law and Economics, Social Sciences and Science and Technology, which boast a wide range of well-reputed masters and doctoral programmes. The two main lines of research are “Culture, Heritage and Digital Societies” and “Sciences and Agrosciences”. The university is a great place to study chosen by many students looking for conviviality and teaching excellence.

Swansea University currently has agreements in place with the University of Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse for the College of Engineering.

Key Information


Avignon is not short of student accommodation, yet you should make arrangements before your arrival. In your MoveOnline application form, you should indicate your choice of accommodation in the relevant section. Those who have opted for private accommodation may be able to claim student accommodation support, « Aide au Logement » from the CAF. Those who are staying in private accommodation for two semesters are subject to housing tax («taxe d’habitation») and are advised to apply for an exemption from the Tax Office during their stay in Avignon.

You have a choice of four options:
1. CROUS Halls of residence
2. Privately run halls of residence
3. Private flat
4. Rented room


Cost information


Semester 1 Semester 2

Erasmus+ Grant - Approx €300 per month

This bursary amount is dependent on location, and can vary. It is available for UK students who decide to spend up to a year of their course in Europe in 2015-16 through the Erasmus+ programme. Students can receive grants of up to 300 euro per month for study, or up to 400 euro 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. Below 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.