International Students and Mobility

Expand your horizons

DS4H welcome applicants from all over the world. It also encourages its students to complete master’s internships abroad and promotes mobility during the Ph.D.

International Applicants

Why joining a DS4H Graduate school training program?

As a student at Université Côte d'Azur, you will be provided with a very high-quality training environment:

  • Minor optional courses to open to new domains to help boosting your career and employment (no prerequisites needed): Digital Business with SKEMA business school, Entrepreneurship, Digital IP & Law, Smart EdTechs...
  • Individual tutorships to discover research by immersion in a laboratory
  • Multidisciplinary group projects to sharpen your professional objectives and develop your soft skills
  • Located at the heart of Sophia Antipolis - the biggest science park in Europe
  • Collaboration with local high-level research laboratories (Inria Méditerranée Research Center, CNRS I3S, CNRS LEAT, Mines ParisTech CMA, Polytech'Lab, GREDEG) and local high-tech firms.
  • International openness (international events, UlyssEUs Alliance with the universities of Genoa In Italy, Seville in Spain and Innsbruk in Austria. Strong links with the Technical University of Kosice in Slovakia, the University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland and University Laval, Canada).
  • Active Student association DS4H ADAMS (Digital Systems for Humans Association of Doctoral and Master’s Students): academic and unifying events, after school peer learning meetings, parties…
  • ... and the world-envied French Riviera quality of life!
International Tracks

Université Côte d'Azur has developed highly visible master's programs with some international tracks.
Within DS4H, the master "Computer Science" is available in a full-English format.

Tuition Fees

The cost of DS4H curricula is based on regular French university fees that allow all students to follow their studies with a low cost financial commitment. Thanks to a decision of Université Côte d'Azur Board, this amount is the same whether your are a French student, an European student or a non-European student.

Master fees

Tuition fees are approximately 490 Euros for a full master's curriculum. Thanks to a decision of Université Côte d'Azur Board, this amount is the same whether your are a French student, an European student or a non-European student.

PhD fees

Tuition fees are approximately 380 Euros per year.

For all students : Student and Campus Life Contribution

Please notice that, with very few exceptions, the Student and Campus Life Contribution ("Contribution Vie Etudiante et de Campus" - CVEC)  applies to all French and foreign students enrolling for a degree program in a public or private institution of higher education in France. Read more about CVEC in French / in English.

Excellence Scholarships Program

Digital Systems for Humans Graduate school provides excellence scholarships to high-achieving and committed students from all over the world.

Welcome to France

Do you have questions about formalities to enter in France, health insurance or housing? Université Côte d'Azur fosters international mobility and implements measures to help students settle in successfully.

For a wealth information on student life in France, refer to the Studying in France - Etudes en France website


Students Mobility Programs

DocWalker nternational Mobility Program

DocWalker aims to allow DS4H doctoral students to spend a period of 1 to 3 months in an academic research laboratory abroad.

Icarus Thesis Financial Support Program

The Icarus Program awards PhD students and their thesis directors additional money for conference travel and professional equipment.