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Sciences Politiques Toulouse – France

The Toulouse Institute of Political Studies, named « Sciences Po Toulouse » is an autonomous higher education and research establishment, within one of the oldest universities in Europe. Go on exchange to the beautiful city of Toulouse and strengthen your language skills in French.

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Information about the university

The city of Toulouse is located in the beautiful region of Midi-Pyrenees. Students may enjoy pulsing city life style and still be able to reach the Pyrenees Mountains in a few hours’ drive.
Sciences Po Toulouse is a small institution but has continuously grown in size and prestige and now welcomes just over 1, 700 students. It welcomes nearly 200 international students each year.

The main peculiarity of the Sciences Po model is that it is an interdisciplinary approach to excellence in education focusing on topics such as History, Law, Economic sciences, Sociology, Political science and International relations.

Language of instruction
English and French

Language requirements
English and/or French proficiency recommended at minimum B2 level (read upper-intermediate = 4 in English from "vgs" for Norwegian students))
For a description of proficiency levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, please click here
Students who do not meet the language requirements will be offered online language courses prior the exchange period.

GPA requirements (karakterkrav)
No GPA requirements

Total number of study places: 4 per semester
4 places divided between Bachelor in Sociology and Political Sciences

Tuition fee (skolepenger)
Student doing exchange within Erasmus + are exempted from tuition fees

Erasmus + in combination with loan and grant from Lånekassen for eligible students

Academic year
Autumn semester: September - December
Spring semester: Mid- January - May  

How to find subjects
The University offers courses for Autumn and Spring semesters in two different programs:
Check the university webpage for International and comparative studies here
Check the university webpage for Certificate in Political Studies Program here (requires French proficiency at B2/C1 level)

ECTS credits abroad
1 ECTS credit = 1 Norwegian study point (Studiepoeng)

Sciences Po Toulouse always tries its best to allocate a room to students coming on exchange, but this is not always possible due to high demand. You may have to turn to the private market.
For more information, please click here (in French: logements privés: Private accommodation; colocations: Flatshare)

Norwegian students do not need to apply for visa when travelling to Europe. Students who do not hold Norwegian citizenship must check themselves if they need to apply for Visa.

Further inquiries?
Please contact the International Office at:


Students reports from exchange studies here