Incoming student

Incoming Student

The Faculty of Sciences and Technology has about 30 different streams of study in its departments. Almost 2700 students study on the campus La Métare or Manufacture.

Why choose Saint Etienne and its University?

Saint Etienne is a medium sized town in South Eastern France. Right next to the Parc du Pilat a natural park with  wide open spaces , great landscapes, and opportunities for sports : e.g. hiking,cycling and snowshoeing. It is also within easy driving distance of the Alps and the seaside.

Why choose the Faculty of Sciences of Saint-Etienne?

Located in  the neighborhood of “La Métare” or at the “Manufacture” and within easy reach of the city centre.  The Science Faculty has 7 departments of studieswith their own bachelors, masters and PhDs :

Thanks to its size The Science Faculty offer a  close and inclusive workplace that only a university of our size can.

The Science Faculty proposes student tutors to all our exchange students- essential to get to know the campus quickly and speed up integration.

The university disposes of a large range of sports facilities where students can keep fit and have fun discovering a new sport or keep up their usual  sport/activity.

Campus life

On the campus (Métare and Manufacture) you will also find a large modern library, a spacious cafeteria ,  many student associations, proposing for example excursions to discover the region.

How to apply?

Full student programmes:


European students

Non-EU students

Study programme in French (mainly)

Consult the main page of the faculty web site.

Depending on your country of origin, you may have to apply through CAMPUS FRANCE, or you may be allowed to apply directly.

Study programme in English

Web site for application

Web site for application

Visiting students   

You can write a message with your CV, recent grades and motivation letter to this email address:  international-fst @

Practical information  

For further information about  fees,visa requirements, housing, transport, cost of living health etc-go to the “Incoming students” section of the UJM “ International Relations” page  :

Learning French

The  University of Jean Monnet offers a French language training program for your studies in Saint-Etienne : CILEC

The CILEC as well as  running day courses also runs evening courses, summer courses, courses specifically for Erasmus students, courses for au pairs, courses about  art and design. The CILEC can also offer courses to prepare for certification in French.