welcome to the University of reims champagne-ardenne !


The University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne offers high-quality programs and strives to be close to its international students.
Welcoming and integrating international students is a priority
at URCA and reflects our determination to open up to the world.
Our commitment starts with upholding the quality learning environment and living conditions that are essential for academic success.
This new step in your life will involve discovering a new environment as well as learning a new language and culture. URCA’s academic and administrative staff undertakes to do their
outmost to ensure that you have the best possible experience here.

General presentation - University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne

guichet unique
Guichet Unique - Espace Reims Campus (or "the one-stop counter")

The one-stop counter is the primary point of contact between international degree studentsand all of the various university services surrounding student life. At the Guichet Unique you can find all the necessary information and services to accomplish the administrative procedures : residence permit, compulsory medical examination, jobs in France, accommodations and possible supports, student social security, stand-by and social services, bank and insurance information, etc.

When and where does it operate?

Open between August 25th. and September 23rd. 2022, Guichet Unique - Espace Reims Campus - 31 rue Général Sarrail - REIMS

Opening Hours : 9:00 -12:00 & 13:30 - 16:30.

Integration Week for exchange students

When? From 22nd. August to 26th. August 2022

The Office of International Affairs (DREDI) organizes a welcome week before the start of the academic year. For more information feel free to contact : communication-internationale@univ-reims.fr.

Programme "Welcome Week 2022"

Watch the video of the " Integration week for exchange students"

Watch the video of the "Welcome ceremony for all international students "

Welcome Week

Organisation of the studies at the URCA

We are happy to welcome you to the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne. We do our best to help you settle in and adapt well.

The URCA is the only multi-disciplinary university in the region Champagne-Ardenne, more than 130 degrees are offered to the students. Within the framework of the European higher education system, French education is organized in almost all the faculties according to the following scheme: the bachelor's degree (fr. licence, A-level + 6 semesters), the master's degree (A-level + 10 semesters), and the doctorate (A-level + 16 semesters). Thanks to the ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) all students - whether they are French or international - can easily understand and compare their degree programme to any other European degree programme.