Intercultural Exchanges student mentor program

Through the Maison des Langues and the Centre de Français Langue Etrangère

The University of Poitiers invites you to join the mentor program for international students to help you settle in after your arrival. The program is part of an elective course for French students called “Intercultural Exchanges”.
  • This one-semester program is opento all incoming international students(place numbers may be limited).
  • The program helps you get off to a goodstart and adjust to life in Poitiers and at the university.
  • Groups of French student mentors and international students are set up at the beginning of each semester.
  • Each French student mentor is assigned 2 or 3 international students. The mentors help you get to know Poitiers and the university’s facilities and services. Mentors also provide help with everyday life andorganize activities and get-togethers.  Application forms for the mentor program are available at the International Relations office.

International students expression:

"I have a deeper understanding of French life because I was part of this group of students."
"My hopes concerning this programmeeting young French people, sharing student life-were realized."
"I shall leave France having made a new friend. Thank you for this experience."


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