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Sorbonne University promotes excellence at the core of each of its disciplines and develops numerous interdisciplinary programs capable of meeting the major challenges of the 21st century.

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Parismus is the international student association of Sorbonne University


Parismus is the international student association of Sorbonne University.

Bringing together 10 institutions that offer studies in literature, medicine, science, engineering, technology and management, our alliance fosters a global approach to teaching and research, promoting access to knowledge for all.

Alliance 4EU+

The 4EU+ Alliance

In a changing world, Sorbonne University has joined forces with six universities: Charles University in Prague, the University of Warsaw, Heidelberg University, the University of Milan, the University of Geneva and the University of Copenhagen to create the 4EU+ Alliance.

With an innovative model of the European university, seven large research-intensive universities are working together to respond to the educational and research challenges facing Europe today.

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How to get prepared for the new academic year 2023-2024

Discover our step-by-step guide to get ready for the start of the new academic year. Learn everything there is to know from the application process to the beginning of the first term.

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The Faculty of Medicine teaches the 3 cycles of medical studies: from PASS (integrated into the faculty) to the 3rd cycle including DES, DESC, DU and DIU. The lessons are given mainly on two sites: Pitié-Salpêtrière and Saint-Antoine. The faculty also provides paramedical education: speech therapy, psychomotricity and orthoptics. The Saint-Antoine site includes a midwifery school.

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One of our riches is the diversity of students and their backgrounds. Sorbonne University is committed to the success of each of its students and offers them a wide range of training as well as support adapted to their profile and their project.

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The French-Japanese IMaC-Okayama Programme

  • Course duration: Up to eight months
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Course location: Japan
  • Certification: Certificate of completion

Programme Overview

The IMaC-Okayama is an international study programme organised by Okayama University’s Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology in close collaboration with Sorbonne University. It provides a high-level graduate training to Sorbonne University’s students who are already enrolled in one of our master’s programmes. Its aim is to encourage them to learn and understand interdisciplinary science in an international environment during their first year of master’s.

Programme Outline

The programme has been structured to be highly flexible, specifically for students, as they can select classes and combine their study placement with a research internship (only if their training requires and/or allows it). The programme is taught in English and is structured around lectures, tutoring sessions and group-work.


Lectures start from generalities in fundamental natural science and technology, become gradually more specific and finally reach the advanced research subjects covered by the professors.
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Tutoring sessions

Planned by professors and conducted as face-to-face seminars or group seminars with the professor’s research group.


Task-solving seminars with several students (including Japanese students) and contains literature searching, discussion and presentation.


Students with strong motivations to deepen research approaches can combine their study placement with a research internship in one of the laboratories of Okayama University.

A special procedure applies and should be conducted prior to applying for the IMaC-Okayama programme:

  1. Step 1: the student chooses a research supervisor. To make their choice, they will be guided by a list of selected subjects provided by professors/associate professors of Okayama University's Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology.

  2. Step 2: the student contacts the programme’s local coordinator at Sorbonne University to prepare the application to the selected three supervisors of priority choice. The coordinator will provide detailed information about the selected subjects and research projects prior to applying to the IMaC-Okayama programme.

  3. Step 3: supervisors receive a cover letter and a CV from the selected candidate. They give their approval and inform the student about the procedure to follow in order to apply for a special "student-researcher status".

  4. Step 4: after approval, the student is granted a "student-researcher" status.

  5. Step 5: the student applies for the IMaC-Okayama programme.

Entry Requirements & Admissions

This programme is targeted to students who are already registered as regular graduate students at Sorbonne University’s:

  • Graduate Department of Chemistry,
  • Graduate Department of Life Sciences,
  • Or Graduate Department of Physics.
  • Application deadlines
    Spring Semester (starting in next April): November 5th, 2021
    Autumn Semester (starting in next september): May 6th, 2022
  • Application procedure
    Our local programme coordinators are there to provide information, help and guidance to prospective students wishing to apply (scroll down for their contact details).

Benefits of attending the programme

  • An excellent opportunity to study interdisciplinary science in Japan with comprehensive learning experiences at Okayama University.

  • An ideal setting for studying abroad and gaining first-hand experience living and working in Japan.


Graduate Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science & Engineering, Sorbonne University

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