Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (UVSQ)

Master's Programmes



UVSQ offers more than 200 disciplinary programs which allow it to welcome international students interested in studying in France for a semester, an academic year, or the full duration of a degree program. UVSQ faculties offer academic and professionally-focused undergraduate and graduate programs in many fields of study such as: 

  • Law,
  • Political science,
  • History,
  • Geography,
  • Economics,
  • Management,
  • Media and cultural studies,
  • French Language,
  • Medicine and Health,
  • Biology,
  • Chemistry,
  • Physics,
  • Mathematics, etc.


The excellence of UVSQ as a research university is assured by its 39 laboratories and research institutions and is locally, nationally and internationally recognized as a source of expertise and resources. Heritage, materials, climate, environment, space science, public health, epidemiology, and disability are all fields in which UVSQ has become a major player, both within research networks and beyond. These laboratories foster innovative, cross-disciplinary research that anticipates societal concerns, informs citizens and advice decision-makers.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Housing services

We publish an annual guide to student accommodation, where you can find all the information necessary for your search (you can also check out the internet pages in the student portal).

Browse adverts from homeowners offering homestay and rental accommodation. Nearly 150 adverts are posted annually in the two branches of the Student Life Office.

Student Life

Campus life

USVQ campuses are located in exception natural, historical and cultural settings close to Paris. The science campus is in the center of Versailles, near the Château and many historical sites. Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, home to the humanities, law and health campuses, stands out for its modern architecture, vibrant cultural life and world-renowned sports facilities, including the Saint-Quentin golf course and velodrome. 

Sports facilities

Do you want to get active? Do you want to de-stress? Do a sport! More than 20 activities are offered in Guyancourt, Versailles and Vélizy. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, there is something for everyone. Yoga, qi qong, pilates, zumba, salsa, contemporary dance, modern dance, badminton, golf, swimming, water aerobics, handball, basketball, volleyball, football, and more.

Student Reviews

Great experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It was a good experience overall. I met a lot of different people and our professors were really competent.

The truth behind the uvsq...
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I spent three years at the university of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines in a selective bachelor degree. Of course I learned a lot. I think it is important to underline the investment of the professors in their courses. A high quality content and very pedagogical and available professors. The general atmosphere between students is also very good. People help each other. As for...

UVSQ is an enhancer of scientific minds
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I spent three years at UVSQ to pursue my undergraduate studies in Life Sciences. As a result, I was based on the scientific campus of the University. It was great because students were sharing the same kinds of ambitions, which for many, it was to become a researcher in biology. However, for some people this lack of academic diversity can be a problem. Moreover, I have to...

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