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Funding Your Mobility

International students can take advantage of the many grants offered by French public institutions and the Erasmus+ program to help finance their studies in France and Europe.

Campus Bourses

Use the tool Campus Bourses to look for financials aids. It gathers all financial aids provided by governments (French and foreign), local authorities, companies, foundations and higher education establishments.

Financial Aids from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Financial support for international students is accessible through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with contributions from both the ministry itself and French embassies abroad.

  • Bourses Eiffel: for your masters or doctorate
  • Bourses Major: excellence grant for foreign students from French high schools who had the best baccalauréat results.
  • Bourses France Excellence Europa: the "France Excellence Europa" program, initiated by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, provides scholarships to students from 26 European countries, allowing them to pursue a Master's degree at a French university.

Financial Aids from French Embassies Abroad

French public institutions offer numerous scholarships to foreign students to help them finance their studies in France.

Erasmus+ Program

Are you studying or interning at the University of Strasbourg as part of an Erasmus program? You might be eligible for an Erasmus scholarship. Find out more from your home university.

Financial Aids from Sponsors of the University of Strasbourg

The University of Strasbourg, in collaboration with its sponsors, provides financial assistance to students facing economic challenges with scholarships that can amount to €27,000 over a span of three years, in conjunction with CROUS aids. This initiative, established in partnership with the University of Strasbourg Foundation, extends its support to students right from the beginning of their university journey.

Financial Aids from the Centre Régional des Oeuvres Universitaires (Crous)

The Crous offers various types of financial assistance to international students, including specialized grants, standard Crous financial aid, and emergency assistance in exceptional circumstances.

No Crous Grants for Doctoral Students

Please note that doctoral studies are not eligible for a Crous social aid!

In case of financial difficulties: 

  • Doctoral students who do not have a doctoral contract and who are working on a thesis at the University of Strasbourg can contact the CROUS social workers;
  • People with a contract with the University of Strasbourg (doctoral students, post-doctoral students, researchers, lecturers) can contact the University's social workers.