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Wednesday 20 January 2021

2021-2022 :

For the 2021-2022 academic year, the successful candidates accepted to the General Physics 1st year Master will have to pay the same tuition fees as that of national students without having to make any explicit appeal to this end: see THIS LINK.

2020-2021 : Welcome day

The welcome day will be the Tuesday, 1st of September 2020, 10:00am – 5:00pm, Building 625 «hbar» (see the maps here). The detailed agenda is sent by e-mail in due time. The students will have the opportunity there to meet their teachers, to attend short presentations of all the courses and to determine their own study plan.

Please find also informations about the administrative registration at
Paris-Saclay University in the PDF file called "2021_registration" at the bottom of this page.

Exemption resolution for new non-EU UPSaclay students in 2020-2021

In keeping with the resolution voted by its executive board, dated April 17, 2019, Université Paris-Saclay is intent on developing a proactive policy to attract national, EU and non-EU students. As such, for the 2020-2021 academic year, successful candidates affected by the decree and order relating to tuition fees in higher education institutions falling within the jurisdiction of the Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, will need to pay the same tuition fees as that of national students without having to make any explicit appeal to this end. Partial exemption will be enforced throughout the duration of their studies at Université Paris-Saclay, except in the case of repetition, where a commission will adjudicate on maintaining such exemption.

[SEE ALSO THIS PAGE]

Student jobs

Please download the two PDF files "Student-jobs(1/2).pdf" at the bottom of this page.

2019-2020 : Welcome day

The welcome day will be the Tuesday, 3rd of September 2019, 10:00am – 5:00pm, Room 035, Building 625 «hbar» (see the maps here). The detailed agenda can be downloaded at the bottom of this web page. The students will have the opportunity there to meet their teachers, to attend short presentations of all the courses and to determine their own study plan.

2019-2020 : For the accepted students


2nd circular of information, 3rd of August, 2019

Dear Students,

a welcome day is organized for you on the Tuesday, 3rd of September 2019,
10:00am – 5:00pm, in Room 035, Building 625 «hbar» [see the maps here:
http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/spip.php?article15 ]. The detailed agenda is
attached below. You will have the opportunity there to meet your
teachers, to attend short presentations of all the courses and to
determine your own study plan.

Some courses will start the same week as the welcome day as indicated on
the updated Timetable for the 1st semester:
http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/spip.php?article13

Notice that a student Facebook group exists for this 1st year Master. The
Facebook page is currently managed by Sabrina Zacharias
(sabrinamzacarias@gmail.com). You are of course welcome to join this
Facebook group using the following link:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/685377458232814/

We finally recall that you can visit the following link,
http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/spip.php?article41
where news about the M1 General Physics are regularly posted.

Let us again very warmly welcome you to the M1 General Physics program.
Please do not hesitate to contact us in case of questions.

Best regards,
Mathieu Langer
Grégory Moreau
Tiina Suomijarvi
Directors of the M1 General Physics


1st circular of information, 14th of June, 2019

Dear Students,

As you already know, you have been accepted to the 1st year Master (M1) General Physics (GP), Master of Physics, Université Paris-Saclay. Normally, you have now got an e-mail including your admission certificate. If you have not get any admission certificate by e-mail yet, could you please inform us. For questions concerning admission letters, you can contact M. Kalidiouma Sidibe (kalidiouma.sidibe@u-psud.fr). Regarding letters confirming the starting and ending dates of the M1 GP, as well as the english teaching language of this Master, please write to our student help desk office (M1GP@campus-paris-saclay.fr).

Prepare your stay in France:

At the following links you will find more information to prepare your stay in Orsay:
https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/en/e-international-welcome-office
http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/spip.php?rubrique6

If you are non-European citizen, you need to apply for VISA. You can see the procedure also in the above links. For any questions related to the VISA application, please contact M. Kalidiouma Sidibe.

Reservation of student rooms:

Concerning the accommodation in the Orsay Campus, you can find information on this link,
http://www.u-psud.fr/en/international/accommodation-for-exchange-students.html

We will give a list of our students to the CROUS room reservation. If you are interested by a student accommodation, could you please fulfill your request in the table "Room reservation" [downloadable at the bottom of this web page] and send it back as soon as possible to Prof. Mathieu Langer (mathieu.langer@ias.u-psud.fr). Do not worry, if you do not have all requested informations, we will complete the table.

Please, check also information on other accommodation possibilities on our web page,
http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/spip.php?article16

University inscription:

The inscription to the university will be done during September, only after your arrival. You will perform formal inscription to Paris-Sud University; your diploma will be given by Paris-Saclay University, which is a joint organisation of Paris-Sud University and several other institutions (one can find more information on the link, https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/en). The cost of the inscription is about 500 € per year which includes also your health insurance (if you already have health insurance the cost is about half of that). We will update also this information on our web page. You will get more information on the registration later.

Timetable:

Our program will start on Tuesday 3rd of September 2019 (10:00am) by a Welcome Day and the lectures will start the next Monday [9th of September]. You can find the timetable (containing the course acronym descriptions) for the first semester - to be completed soon - on our web page at:
http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/spip.php?article13

Study plan:

As you probably already know, you will have to choose the lectures that you will attend during the M1. For making this choice, you are guided along the explanations at the following link:
http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/spip.php?article12

We advise you to start thinking now about your Study plan, in particular by reading the Program descriptions on our web page. Please fulfill the following shared Study plan table before the Welcome Day (invitations have just been sent to you by e-mail to access it),
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Lxxiu1mmeH9XB-BAUCXECPm7CBPBeQyUk1jlt1t8dEw/edit#gid=1727520497
The total number of ECTS credits over each semester, or the full year (minimum: 60ECTS), is automatically calculated in this online table.

You will confirm your personal choice of Study plan at the end of the Welcome Day after the course presentations. For any question regarding the Study plan, please contact Grégory Moreau (gregory.moreau@th.u-psud.fr).

We would again like to very warmly welcome you to the M1 General Physics program! From now on, we will keep sending you regularly information e-mails but do not hesitate to contact us in case of any questions.

Best regards,
Mathieu Langer
Grégory Moreau
Tiina Suomijarvi
Directors of the M1 General Physics

Exemption resolution for new non-EU UPSaclay students in 2019-2020

In keeping with the motion voted by its Administrative Board on 19 December 2018, Université Paris-Saclay intends to develop a firm policy of attractiveness for national, EU and non-EU students. As such, for the 2019-2020 academic year, admitted candidates who are concerned by the decree relating to tuition fees in public higher education institutions reporting to the ministry of higher education will pay the same tuition fees as that of national students without having to file a special request. Such partial exemption will be enforced until completion of the degree concerned, except in the case of repetition where exemption will be subject to the decision of a commission.

[SEE ALSO THIS PAGE]

GATE Paris-Saclay

A new service has opened at the university to help international students with their administrative procedures. One can go there to meet people from "CAF" (housing benefit), French social security, CROUS and transportation (RATP).

Where ? At the main entrance of the Paris sud university:
"Direction des Études et de la Vie Étudiante (DEVE)
Bâtiment 311 - Le Moulin"

The official presentation document (with all the informations) can be downloaded at the bottom of THIS PAGE.

University Welcome Day 2018

On Saturday 6th of October, the University organizes its Welcome Day for international students.

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University Welcome Day 2018

You could register until the 1st of October at this LINK.

2018-2019 : For the accepted students


2nd circular of information, 16 August, 2018

Dear Student,

You have been accepted to the M1 General Physics, Master of Physics, Université
Paris-Saclay. For questions concerning admission letters, you can contact M.
Kalidiouma Sidibe (kalidiouma.sidibe@u-psud.fr).

Practical information

As part of your arrival at Université Paris-Sud, I have attached a guide that will
inform you, among other things, on:
registration process
required documents for registration
useful addresses in Orsay and its surroundings
public transports
To prepare your stay in France you can also have a look at the eWelcome page of
Université Paris-Saclay:
https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/en/e-international-welcome-office

Welcome Day

The Welcome Day will take place on Tuesday 4 September. We will present the program
and help you to choose your lecture courses. I have attached below the agenda of the
Welcome Day.

Facebook

We have a student Facebook. The Facebook is currently managed was Sabrina Zacharias (sabrinamzacarias@gmail.com).
You can join the Facebook by the following link:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/685377458232814/

Please, consult our web page http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/ for information concerning the lecture courses and the timetable.

We would again like to very warmly welcome you to the M1 General Physics program! Do
not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Best regards,
Prof. Tiina Suomjarvi
Director of the M1 General Physics


1st circular of information, 12 June, 2018

Dear Student,

As you already know, you have been accepted to the M1 General Physics
http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/,
Master of Physics, Université Paris-Saclay. Normally, you have now got an email
including your admission certificate. This certificate can be also sent by regular
post, on request. If you have not get any admission certificate by email yet, could
you please inform us. For questions concerning admission letters, you can contact M.
Kalidiouma Sidibe (kalidiouma.sidibe@u-psud.fr).

Prepare your stay in France

Below you will find more information to prepare your stay in Paris:
https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/en/e-international-welcome-office

If you are non-European citizen, you need to apply for VISA. You can find the
procedure also in the above link.

Reservation of student rooms

Concerning the accommodation in the Orsay Campus, you can find information on the link:
http://www.u-psud.fr/en/international/accommodation-for-exchange-students.html

I will give a list of our students to the CROUS room reservation. However, they will
not probably give you any answer for accommodation before middle of July. Last year,
we got rooms for all students that wanted to have one.

If you are interested in a student accommodation, could you please fill in your
request in the table attached and send it back to me ASAP. Please, don’t worry, if
you don’t have all requested information.

Please, check also information on other accommodation possibilities on our web page
http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/spip.php?article16.

Timetable

Our program will start on Tuesday 4th of September (10:00) 2018 by a Welcome Day and
the lectures will start the next day. The program will officially end on 12th of
July 2019.
You can find the timetable for the first semester on our web page
http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/spip.php?article13.

University inscription

The inscription to the university will be done during September, only after your
arrival. You will have formal inscription to Paris-Sud University, your diploma will
be given by Paris-Saclay University, which is a joint organisation of Paris-Sud
University and several other institutions (you can find information on the link :
https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/en). The cost of the inscription is about
500 € per year which includes also your health insurance (if you already have health
insurance the cost is about half of that). We will update also this information on
our web page.
You will get more information on the registration later. For questions concerning
admission letters, you can contact M. Kalidiouma Sidibe
(kalidiouma.sidibe@u-psud.fr).

We would again like to very warmly welcome you to the M1 General Physics program!
From now on, we will keep sending regularly information emails but do not hesitate
to contact us if you have any questions.

Best regards,
Prof. Tiina Suomjarvi
Director of the M1 General Physics

2017-2018 : For the accepted students


6th circular of information, 23 August, 2017

Dear Students,

I hope you have now solved most of the problems related to accommodation and also to
VISA! Unfortunately, some of you have not been able to join our program, I’m very
sorry for that and I wish all the best for your future studies. The current mailing
list has not yet been updated, we will do that early September. For those students
who will arrive late, please contact us.
If you still need to reserve a student accommodation, please contact me immediately.
For new students, please check the previous circulars for other important
information.

Best regards,
Prof. Tiina Suomjarvi
Director of the M1 General Physics


5th circular of information, 22 July, 2017

Dear Student,

You have been accepted to the M1 General Physics, Master of Physics, Université
Paris-Saclay. For questions concerning admission letters or university
registration, you can contact M. Kalidiouma Sidibe (kalidiouma.sidibe@u-psud.fr).
The university is closed until 24 August and most people are currently on vacation,
including Kali and myself. I will still check my emails (probably not every day) and
answer urgent questions.

Student accommodation:

If you are interested in the student accommodation, could you please fill in the
EXCEL table attached at the bottom of this page and send it back to me (tiina.suomijarvi@u-psud.fr). For those who have Paris-Saclay fellowship or
Double-Degree fellowship, their accommodation will be organized by the International
Relations service of University P-Sud (students will be contacted directly).

We need to send to the Housing Office the third list of students around 24 August.
Please, don’t worry, if you don’t have all requested information (I will fill them).

The cost of the room is about 300 € per month (the cost is still not completely
fixed for the next year). Please, check also information on other accommodation
possibilities on our web page http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/.

Facebook:

We have a student Facebook. This year the Facebook manager was Sabrina Zacharias
(sabrinamzacarias@gmail.com). She has accepted to continue keeping up the Facebook until there will be a new student that is willing to do that.

You can join the Facebook by the following link:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/685377458232814/

Other information (by Kali Sidibe):

As part of your arrival at Université Paris-Sud, I attached a guide (see at the bottom of THIS PAGE) that will inform you -among other things- on:
* registration process (p.11)
* required documents for registration (p.11)
* useful addresses in Orsay and its surroundings
* public transports

Please note that online registration portal will be closed from 24 July until 24
August. Please, contact Kali before any online registration !

To prepare your stay in France you can also have a look at the Welcome page of
Université Paris-Saclay: https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/en/e-international-welcome-office

We would again like to very warmly welcome you to the M1 General Physics program!

Best regards,
Prof. Tiina Suomjarvi
Director of the M1 General Physics


4th circular of information, 6 July, 2017

Dear Student,

You have been accepted to the M1 General Physics, Master of Physics, Université
Paris-Saclay. Normally, you will soon get an email (if you have not got one yet)
including your admission certificate. This certificate can be also sent by regular
post, on request. For questions concerning admission letters, you can contact M.
Kalidiouma Sidibe (kalidiouma.sidibe@u-psud.fr).

Student accommodation:

If you are interested in the student accommodation, could you please fill in the
EXCEL table attached at the bottom of this page and send it back to me (tiina.suomijarvi@u-psud.fr). For those who have Paris-Saclay fellowship or Double-Degree fellowship, their accommodation will be organized by the International Relations service of University P-Sud (students will be contacted directly).

We need to send to the Housing Office the second list of students on Tuesday 11 July.
Please, don’t worry, if you don’t have all requested information (I will fill them).

The cost of the room is about 300 € per month (the cost is still not completely
fixed for the next year). Please, check also information on other accommodation
possibilities on our web page HERE.

Facebook:

We have a student Facebook. This year the Facebook manager was Sabrina Zacharias
(sabrinamzacarias@gmail.com). She has accepted to continue keeping up the Facebook until there will be a new student that is willing to do that.

You can join the Facebook by the following link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/685377458232814/

Other information (by Kali Sidibe):

As part of your arrival at Université Paris-Sud, I attached a guide (see at the bottom of THIS PAGE) that will inform you -among other things- on:
* registration process (p.11)
* required documents for registration (p.11)
* useful addresses in Orsay and its surroundings
* public transports

Please note that online registration portal will be closed from 24 July until 24
August.

To prepare your stay in France you can also have a look at the Welcome page of
Université Paris-Saclay: https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/en/e-international-welcome-office

We would again like to very warmly welcome you to the M1 General Physics program! We will keep sending regularly information emails but do not hesitate to contact us if
you have any questions.

Best regards,
Prof. Tiina Suomjarvi
Director of the M1 General Physics


3rd circular of information, 20 June, 2017

Dear Student,

You have been accepted to the M1 General Physics, Master of Physics, Université
Paris-Saclay. Normally, you will soon get an email (if you have not got one yet)
including your admission certificate. This certificate can be also sent by regular
post, on request. For questions concerning admission letters, you can contact M.
Kalidiouma Sidibe ( kalidiouma.sidibe@u-psud.fr ).

Could you please see below for the student accommodation. If you are interested,
could you please fill in the table attached in the 2nd circular (see below). For
those who have Paris-Saclay fellowship or Double-Degree fellowship, their
accommodation will be organized by the International Relations service of University
P-Sud (students will be contacted directly).

We need to send to Housing Office the first list of students on 23 June. The second
list will be sent around 10 July.

We have a student Facebook. It might be interesting for you to already sign up (see
instructions in previous circulars below).

We would again like to very warmly welcome you to the M1 General Physics program!
From now on, we will keep sending regularly information emails but do not hesitate
to contact us if you have any questions.

Best regards,
Prof. Tiina Suomjarvi
Director of the M1 General Physics


2nd circular of information, 12 June, 2017

Dear Student,

As you already know, you have been accepted to the M1 General Physics, Master of
Physics, Université Paris-Saclay. Normally, you have now got an email including your
admission certificate. This certificate can be also sent by regular post, on
request. If you have not get any admission certificat by email yet, could you please
inform us. For questions concerning admission letters, you can contact M. Kalidiouma
Sidibe (kalidiouma.sidibe@u-psud.fr ).

For non-European students: VISA application

In order to apply for a VISA to come to France, you should connect to the following
link: https://pastel.diplomatie.gouv.fr/etudesenfrance

Reservation of student rooms

Concerning the accommodation in the Orsay Campus, you can find information on the link:
http://www.u-psud.fr/en/international/accommodation-for-exchange-students.html

I have also attached a copy of the web page concerning the accommodation.
Could you please fill in your request in the table attached and send it back to me.
Please, don’t worry, if you don’t have all requested information. I will give a list
of our students to the CROUS room reservation. However, they will not probably give
you any answer for accommodation before end of June.

The cost of the room is about 300 € per month (the cost is still not completely
fixed for the next year). Please, check also information on other accommodation
possibilities on our web page http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/ .

Timetable

Our program will start on the 1st of September (10:00) by a Welcome Day and the
lectures will start on Monday 4 September. The program will end on 13 July 2017.
Please, note that we have not yet updated our timetable. However, it will remain
quite similar to the timetable of 2016-17 (currently available on our site).

University inscription

The inscription to the university will be done during September, only after your
arrival. You will have formal inscription to Paris-Sud University, your diploma will
be given by Paris-Saclay University, which is a joint organisation of Paris-Sud
University and several other institutions (you can find information on the link :
https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/en). The cost of the inscription is about
500 € per year which includes also your health insurance (if you already have health
insurance the cost is about half of that). We will update also this information on
our web page.

You can find more practical information on our web site :
http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/

Facebook

We have a student Facebook. This year the Facebook manager was Sabrina Zacharias
(sabrinamzacarias@gmail.com ).
She has accepted to continue keeping up the Facebook until there will be a new
student that is willing to do that.

You can join the Facebook by the following link:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/685377458232814/

We would again like to very warmly welcome you to the M1 General Physics program!
From now on, we will keep sending regularly information emails but do not hesitate
to contact us if you have any questions.

Best regards,
Prof. Tiina Suomjarvi
Director of the M1 General Physics

2017-2018 : Welcome Day & First Lectures

A welcome day will be organized on the Friday 1st of September 2017 at 10 a.m.
This will be the opportunity for the students and teachers to meet each other. The pedagogical programme will be presented so that the students can choose their courses.

The agenda of the Welcome Day, as well as the course presentation slides, will be attached soon at the bottom of this page.

The courses and tutorials of the Master General Physics will start on the following Monday, the 4th of September 2017.

2017-2018 : For the accepted students


1st circular of information, 23 May, 2017

Dear Student,

As you already know, you have been accepted to the M1 General Physics, Master of Physics, Université Paris-Saclay. Normally, you have now got an email including your admission certificate. This certificate can be also sent by regular post, on request. If you have not get any admission certificat by email yet, could you please inform us. For questions concerning admission letters, you can contact M. Kalidiouma Sidibe (kalidiouma.sidibe@u-psud.fr ).

For non-European students: VISA application

In order to apply for a VISA to come to France, you should connect to the following link:

https://pastel.diplomatie.gouv.fr/etudesenfrance

We will send you further information on the VISA application procedure in a few days.

Reservation of student rooms

If you are interested, we will reserve you a room in one of the Orsay student houses. Could you please inform us as soon as possible if you are interested. The cost of the room is about 300 € per month (the cost is still not completely fixed for the next year). Please, check also information on other accommodation possibilities on our web page http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/.

Timetable

Our program will start on the 1st of September (10:00) by a Welcome Day and the lectures will start on Monday 4 September. The program will end on 13 July 2017.
Please, note that we have not yet updated our timetable. However, it will remain quite similar to the timetable of 2016-17 (currently available on our site).

University inscription

The inscription to the university will be done during September, only after your arrival. You will have formal inscription to Paris-Sud University, your diploma will be given by Paris-Saclay University, which is a joint organisation of Paris-Sud University and several other institutions (you can find information on the link : https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/en). The cost of the inscription is about 500 € per year which includes also your health insurance (if you already have health insurance the cost is about half of that). We will update also this information on our web page.

You can find more practical information on our web site : http://www.m1generalphysics.u-psud.fr/

We would again like to very warmly welcome you to the M1 General Physics program! From now on, we will keep sending regularly information emails but do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Best regards,
Prof. Tiina Suomjarvi
Director of the M1 General Physics

2017-2018 : Next important dates

Please visit THIS LINK for the next dates of the application to the M1 General Physics and THIS LINK for the next deadline of the Paris-Saclay scholarship session.

Online Books !

Please have a look at the interactive system allowing to read scientific eBooks HERE.

Examinations :

The examination procedure is now detailed HERE (as an attached document) for each module of the 1st year Master.

Conferences and seminars :

Please find HERE a new page with announcements for conferences and seminars in the Paris-Saclay area.

Registration for foreign students :

Please read the attached documents, below.

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