Université Côte d’Azur

Welcome to Université Côte d’Azur

Université Côte d’Azur offers the perfect exploration ground for those who dare to create. It combines a wealth of skills, spirit of innovation, diversity of the courses on offer, strong student support, professional immersion, among others.  

It has more than 300 courses on offer, 21 faculties, 14 campuses and over 33 000 students, 20% of them are international students.

Labeled «Initiative d’excellence», Université Côte d’Azur is one of France’s top 10 research-intensive universities.

The campuses are located across the French Riviera. Nice, Cannes, Menton, Sophia Antipolis are all sites that promote an intense, welcoming and fulfilling living environment.

University courses can be completed in 2 (DUT), 3 (Bachelors), 5 (Masters) or 8 (PhD) years in the following fields:

  • Biology, Health, Sport
  • Law, Politics, Economics and Management
  • Education, Teaching, Training,
  • Arts, Humanities, Languages and Communication
  • Human and Social Sciences
  • Sciences, Engineering, Technology, Environment


Université Côte d’Azur strives to develop disciplinary excellence while encouraging a multidisciplinary approach.

The student is at the heart of innovative educational dynamics. All teaching is carried out by teacher-researchers, accompanied by laboratories and supported by key companies in the area.

What you need to know about Université Côte d’Azur

Prepare your departure

You will find here information about the documents you will need to prepare ahead of travelling to France, the administrative processes to follow before leaving your home country and some recommendations about how to find accommodation in Nice, among others.

Settle down in Nice

Here you will find some recommendations to get around Nice, arrange a health insurance if needed or register at the Université Côte d’Azur.

Study at Université Côte d'Azur

What courses are offered by the University Côte d’Azur? What facilities are available for students? Are there any extracurricular activities offered which may be of your interest? What options do I have on campus? Find here all the details you need to excel in your studies at the Université Côte d’Azur.

Live in Nice

What are the best things to do in Nice? Are there any student job options? What student associations can I join to make the most of my experience in Nice? Find out all the details here.


Additional information

Find out where to call in case of emergency, how to find pharmacy or learn about the official holidays in France. This section is packed with relevant information that may come handy for you.