L'Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Strasbourg

Strasbourg
France

Language of instruction

English
French

L'Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Strasbourg – the Strasbourg School of Architecture’s mission is to develop students’ capacity to conceive high-quality architectural and urban projects, created with the goal of long-term usage. The School believes that a focus on certain key competencies and responsibilities – humanitarian, cultural, technical, environmental and economic – are the foundations for sustainable architecture.

Strasbourg is located in the metropolitan region of the Upper Rhine, a stone’s throw from the German border. The capital of the historic Alsace region, Strasbourg is well-known for its blend of German and French culture.

Semester dates

UQ Semester Host Semester Dates
Semester 1 Spring Semester February–July
Semester 2 Autumn Semester September–January

View the ENSA Strasbourg academic calendar.

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Full-time study load

30 ECTS credits per semester at ENSA Strasbourg is equivalent to 8 UQ units.

Minimum academic requirements

You will need a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.5 to study at ENSA Strasbourg.

Find courses

Search the Credit Precedent Database to find courses offered by your host university that have been previously approved for credit at UQ. The database should be used as a general guide only. 

Search the ENSA Strasbourg course catalogue if courses do not appear in the database.

Study areas taught in English

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Architecture

Course restrictions

ENSA Strasbourg is only available to architecture students.

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Accommodation

Students may request a place in a university residence, however, the number of spaces is limited. Information on the residences and guidance finding private accommodation is available on ENSA Strasbourg's housing web page.

Cost of living

The university provides practical information and average expenses to help you budget for your stay in France.

Financial support

A range of funding for student exchange including scholarships, grants and loans are available to UQ students.  

Students undertaking exchange studies in France can apply for the Nicolas Baudin Program through the French Embassy in Canberra.

In France, students can benefit from financial housing aid. For more information, consult the Caisse d’allocations familiales (CAF).

Insurance

Students approved to participate in the Student Exchange Program are automatically covered by UQ’s Travel Insurance for the country of their host university only.

For more information, read the Student Travel Insurance Policy Summary on UQ’s Travel Insurance web page (login required).

If you plan to travel outside of your host country, you should purchase additional insurance.

Please note that it is compulsory for all students under 28 years to pay French Social Security

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Organise your visa

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As UQ Abroad is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the French Consulate for visa and immigration information.

Travel risk levels

The University of Queensland cannot and does not allow UQ Abroad students to travel to any country with a risk level of 3 (Reconsider your need to travel) or above, as assessed by the Australian Government.

If a country's risk level changes to 3 or above, UQ Abroad programs to that country are suspended until the risk level improves.

Find out the risk level and travel advice for your host country on the Smartraveller website.

Register your travel plans

We recommend that you register your travel plans on the Smartraveller website so that the Australian Government can contact you or your family in an emergency.

Non-Australian citizens should register with their closest consulate.

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.