Buddy Programme open for registration – join the international mentoring programme of Université Paris-Saclay!

International Article published on June 24 2020 , Updated on June 29 2020

The Buddy Programme of Université Paris-Saclay is a free mentoring programme for international students who have recently arrived in France for their studies. The second edition is launched to set up the programme for the 2020/2021 academic year!

In partnership with ESN France association, the Buddy System platform, aimed at matching students in pairs, is now available for students and PhD candidates from Université Paris-Saclay.

Register and complete your profile now in order to be put in touch with your Buddy before the start of the academic year.

A unique and enriching experience awaits you

Who is the Buddy Programme for?

- You are a student or a PhD candidate at Université Paris-Saclay and would like to help a fellow international student or PhD candidate upon their arrival to France, practice a foreign language and discover a new culture?
Become a mentor in the Université Paris-Saclay Buddy Programme!

With the Buddy Programme, you will receive training to support you in the mentorship, and you will be able to participate in cultural activities and to expand your international network.


- You are an international student or doctoral candidate enrolled with a component-institution of Université Paris-Saclay or in an exchange program for one or two semesters of the 2020/2021 academic year and you recently arrived in France.
You would like to meet local students, receive guidance upon your arrival and discover the French way of life?
Be mentored by a local student or PhD candidate!

Thanks to the Buddy Programme you will also be able to participate in activities, intercultural workshops and make new friends!