« Bienvenue en France » Label

In 2020, UPPA was awarded the “Welcome to France” label

For institutions, the "Bienvenue en France" label is a fundamental part of quality management. It serves to measure, describe, and promote the facilities and initiatives that accommodate and benefit international students.

Summer/Winter Schools

Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour - UPPA is a multidisciplinary university offering a wide range of summer schools and short programs in French, Spanish and English throughout the year.

These unique programs will allow you to develop new skills and increase your knowledge, while creating new academic, scientific and professionnal networks.

Our international summer schools and short programs are aimed at undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate students as well as researchers and professionals by providing high level teaching and expertise.

In addition to its academic excellence, UPPA benefits from exceptional assets thanks to its geographical location bordering Spain, between the mountains and the ocean. Its 5 campuses are ideally located providing  our international students an unforgettable French South Western experience. 

Enjoy the waves in Biarritz, explore the treasures of the Basque Country or hit the ski slopes in the Pyrenees mountains while getting an outstanding academic experience. Come and join us !


Our upcoming summer/winter schools

UNITA Autumn school: Crime fiction in romance language, an emerging cultural heritage

From September 27, 2022 to October 1, 2022

Target audience : Master and PhD Students

Location: Pau Campus, FRANCE

UNITA Autumn school: Arts, Environnement and Ecology

From October 17, 2022 to October 21, 2022

Target audience : Master and PhD students (litterature, arts, cultural studies, sociology, philosophy)

Location: Pau Campus, FRANCE