International Partnerships

This generic term refers to a whole range of programs, projects and activities led by Paris Descartes University departments and/or research groups.

Management of International Partnerships is accountable to the University President and to the General Services Director, and is in charge of:

  • processing all requests or offers of international partnerships and implementing projects validated by the governing bodies of the University,
  • engineering all  projects and programs: drawing conventions, following up, evaluating,
  • collecting and circulating information and European and international news on higher education, research and innovation,
  • administering funds devoted to developing the University’s international dimension in all its aspects: mobility for students and for lecturers-researchers, joint training or research programs, etc.


These missions revolve around the following three axes:

  • Project / program engineering,
  • News watch / Information / Communication,
  • Student mobility leading to qualification.