Information on registration fees for students from outside the european union, the europe economic area, Switzerland and Québec

Published on December 20, 2019 Updated on February 12, 2021
Following the deliberation voted by the executive Board on December 18, 2020 and in conformity with the regulatory exemption procedures, here is how the differentiated registration fees for students from outside the EU, EEA and Quebec will apply at UPEC.

Note that for the year 2020-2021, the differentiated registration fees amount to :
- €2,770 per year at the licence (bachelor) level
- €3,770 per year at the master level

Cases in which differentiated fees apply

Will be required to pay differentiated registration fees :
  • Students enrolling for the first time in higher education in 2021-2022 for the following years of training or diplomas : Bachelor's degree and BUT (1st and 2nd year) ; DEUST ; "Capacité de droit" (Capacity in Law) ; DAEU
  • Students enrolled for the first time in higher education in 2019-2020 and who are tripling their initial course of study or who have changed course of study in 2020-2021 and are repeating the year in this new course of study
Will be granted partial exemption

Will be partially exempted and therefore pay the same registration fees as French or European Union students :

  • Non-EU students enrolling in the French higher education system for the first time and entering either the 3rd year of a Bachelor's degree, a professional Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree (1st or 2nd year)
  • 2021 baccalaureate holders of the AEFE network (French educational network abroad) who enroll in the French higher education system for the first time in 2021-2022
  • Students who entered the French higher education system in 2019-2020 and 2020-2021, enrolled in initial and lifelong training national diplomas and meeting the following academic criteria for year n+ 1: admission to a higher year, first repetition or first in-house reorientation within the same training cycle

Students need not apply for an exemption.
They will be applied partial exemption directly for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Will not pay differentiated registration fees

Will not pay differentiated registration feesIn the following situations, differentiated fees do not apply :

  • Students joining UPEC on an exchange program
  • Students awarded a French government grant (BGF) from the Ministry of Higher Education and Innovation or the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs
  • Students who hold refugee status or equivalent status
  • Students enrolled in "Classes préparatoires aux grandes écoles" (preparatory class for Grandes Ecoles) registering at UPEC
  • Students enrolled in third cycle of health studies
  • PhD/Doctoral students
  • Students holding a specific residence permit : long-term resident card - EU ; Algerian residence certificate ; resident card or residence card of family member of a citizen of the Union / EEA / Switzerland ; residence card - directive 2004/38/CE
  • Students attending a distance learning course within the framework of teaching agreements with UPEC
  • Students with the following tax status : tax resident in France or attached to a tax household located in France for at least two years
Important: to register students will have to provide the necessary documentation supporting their case (as listed in the registration file).