Application process for Incoming Students - Erasmus / Europe

The MOVEON application form will be available from OCTOBER 1st to NOVEMBER 15th for 2018-2019 admission (
for second semester only).

After your home university has officially contacted the International Relations Office of the University Paris Nanterre to nominate you as an exchange student, please do the following:

1. Complete the MOVEON FORM between October 1 and November 15;
2. Upload the following mandatory documents into the MoveON form:
  • ID photo for your student ID card;
  • A valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC);
  • A valid ID card or passport;
  • Language Certificate - TCF(no more than 2 years old), DELF (no time limit), etc. or you may provide an official letter by a French language instructor attesting to your language level in French, translated into English or French. The minimum accepted level is B1;
    > Certificate not required for Double Degree Students.
  • Students who have the French nationality – please provide a census certificate and a JDC certificate (journée défense et citoyenneté). Contact your local Embassy, if necessary.
3. Create your Online Learning Agreement (OLA).
OLA is a tool created by the European University Foundation and supported by the European Commission. It allows the dematerialization of the Erasmus + study contract and makes the electronic signature of the document possible.

Online Learning Agreements must be completed and signed by November 30.

You will find the detailed procedure by following this link. You can choose your courses here.
N.B. All chosen courses must figure on your Learning Agreement with components codes.

4. Missing mandatory documents: If during your MoveON application you do not have one or more required documents, you still have to validate your MoveON form as complete and it is imperative to send these documents by e-mail to your mobility manager as soon as possible.

For Double Degree Students: Mrs Alessandra CAVA

For Others Incoming European Student: Mrs Christelle CHIDIAC -

  1. Students admitted for the first semester will receive confirmation of their admission by email in early July. Students needing a visa will receive a letter of admission by post.
  2. Students admitted for the second semester will receive confirmation of their admission by email in early December. Students needing a visa will receive a letter of admission by post.


1. Double Degree students needing a visa have to directly contact Mrs Alessandra CAVA (, and other incoming european students have to directly contact Mrs. Christelle CHIDIAC (
2. Starting on the academic year 2018/2019, the affiliation to the French social security system (health insurance) is free for all students.
• If you are a European Union citizen, part of the European Economic Area or form Switzerland, you remain attached to the health insurance of your country of origin. The European Health Insurance Card will allow you to be reimbursed for your health expenses in France.
• Students who are not from these countries will be able to register for the health insurance on the website: (site available from September 1st).

In all cases we invite you to consult the website of the health insurance where you will find information in French and in English about the conditions of affiliation, the documents to prepare and the procedures in France (ex. how to be refunded etc. ).

3. The International Relations Office has a partnership with the CROUS de Versailles. This partnership allows the CROUS de Versailles to offer student housing only for our incoming exchange students, based on the availability of rooms. For more information please see here (rubric "Student housing").

The accommodation request for students is included in your MoveON form. You cannot apply for accommodation directly with the CROUS of Versailles.

N.B. Your request will be forwarded to the CROUS de Versailles by the International Relations officer. The number of rooms is limited, so we cannot guarantee that you will get a room in a university residence, nor that you will get your first wish.

You will receive a reply concerning your request for accommodation by e-mail from the CROUS:
• in July for students arriving during the first semester,
• in December for students arriving during the second semester.
4. Students who wish to take free French-language courses can choose up to 3 courses, 3 ECTS each, for one semester only (see the FETE courses).

- From April 1st to May 15th for first semester or full academic year admission
- From October 1st to November 15th for second semester admission

Mis à jour le 19 novembre 2018