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Université Côte d'Azur

Université Côte d'Azur is a public research university located in Nice, France and neighbouring areas. It is one of France's top 10 research-intensive universities and includes 17 major academic establishments. It has around 30,000 students in initial and continuing education, and offers several International MSc programs taught entirely in English with more than 70% international students.

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About

History

Université Côte d'Azur has been an experimental university since 1 January 2020, replacing both the Université Nice Sophia Antipolis and the Communauté d'Universités et d'Etablissements Université Côte d'Azur. It won the prestigious Initiative d'Excellence (IDEX) label awarded by an international jury in 2016 and is a founding member of the European alliance Ulysseus.

Education

In 2018, with a view to preparing young generations for the professions of the future and providing solutions for the challenges we face, Université Côte d’Azur developed a series of international MSc programs. These programs of excellence supported by IDEX UCAJedi are fully taught in English by leading academics and practitioners and are built around regional objectives and prestigious international partnerships. These State-accredited MSc degree courses welcome students from more than 110 countries around the world, and are managed by a dedicated team, the MSc International Office (MIO).

Research

Université Côte d'Azur, a world-class, research-intensive, multidisciplinary university, was awarded the prestigious ‘Initiatives of Excellence’ certification label, which highlights the quality of its research and ensures that it has a high visibility international profile.

The university's research strategy aims to create synergies between the research teams in order to explore new interdisciplinary areas while maintaining its level of excellence in academic fields. It is part of a coherent and ambitious site policy jointly developed with other players in the research, higher education and the socio-economic world.

Career

Upon completion of one of our MSc degrees students can follow a career in a wide range of positions relating to their field of study, both in France and internationally. Our MSc programs equip students with various hard and soft skills and prepare them to enter the job market or pursue a PhD/research position. 

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
401 100
2022
501 -100
2021
401
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
2024
501
2023
501 -100
2022
401
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
721 30
2023
751 -50
2022
701
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
2024
-
2023
478 231
2022
709
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.

Services

Student services

The International MSc programs are managed by the MSc International Office (MIO). This office is dedicated to helping and supporting International MSc students with their move to France and their academic and administrative needs, as well as to promote student integration and well-being. In addition, each MSc program has its own coordinator who is in constant contact with the students throughout their study journey to offer help and guidance as needed.

Housing services

There are several university residences (CROUS) in Nice and the area, although places for international students are limited due to high demand. However, many other accommodation options exist, for example in private student residencies, private rentals and house-sharing. The MSc International Office can offer guidance to students on finding accommodation in France.

Library services

The university has several libraries, located on the various campuses. Students can access all libraries freely and have access to an online library as well. Dedicated library staff are available to help students with their library search. 

ICT services

Most of the university services are now digital and students have access to their own digital environment work space where they can access information, download official documents, access apps and software and more. In addition, the International MSc programs make intensive use of the digital learning platform Moodle to follow course instruction and access educational material.

Medical services

The university has a student Health Centre which provides many services, including preventive medicine consultations, study arrangements for students with disabilities, social services and psychological support consultations.

International students are covered by the French Health system and the MSc International Office can provide guidance on the necessary administrative procedures.

Student Life

Campus life

The International MSc programs take place on various campuses in Nice, Sophia Antipolis, Grasse and Cannes. The campuses aim to be exciting, vibrant places where students feels welcome and can thrive. They provide rich and diversified cultural, sports and voluntary activities throughout the year. 

For more information see: https://univ-cotedazur.eu/msc-programs/my-campus

Sports facilities

The university has several sports centres on various campuses, managed by UCA Sport. The centres offer a variety of sporting activities including water, indoor and outdoor sports, bodybuilding, classes, team sports and more! UCA Sport also organise special events throughout the year such as ski trips, hiking days and diving courses. A ‘Sport Bonus’ exist to reward students carrying out regular sport activities, which is added to your semester grade.

Student clubs

The university has many student associations and clubs to join, and students can also create their own association if they like! There are also many volunteering activities students can participate in, for which they can receive a bonus which is added to their semester grade. 

Accreditation

* Initiative d'Excellence (IDEX) label (obtained in 2016)

* HRS4R label for Human Resources and Research Policy

Université Côte d'Azur Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for Université Côte d'Azur. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
1000 EUR
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Studely Scholarship Program for International Students
Merit-based

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Studely
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10252 EUR
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Merit scholarship from the Cyprus State Scholarship Foundation
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2023
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 EUR
Deadline
15 Oct 2023
Haniel Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Studienstiftung
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2023
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2023
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2023
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Spreadsheet Gladiator Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Coefficient
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Université Côte d'Azur, visit our scholarship search.

Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

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