INSA Toulouse

Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Toulouse, also called INSA Toulouse, is located in beautiful Southern France. If you wish to combine cutting-edge science within engineering programs in a lively and multicultural city, apply!

Information about the university

Toulouse, also called the Pink City because of its ochre and brick buildings, is a centre for high technology in France. INSA Toulouse is a public, multidisciplinary and international engineering school recognized for its Engineering and Masters programmes. Its campus is located in the heart of the Rangueil scientific campus. The university has around 2800 students enrolled every year and is marked by diversity and an international study environment, with 23 % of international students. In addition, you will find sport facilities, restaurant, student clubs and associations on campus.

UiS has an Erasmus agreement with INSA Toulouse for students at the Faculty of Science and Technology, within the subject areas : Biological chemistry, Environmental Engineering, Computer Science (2 students) and Engineering ( 2 students) .

Insa Toulouse is recommended for students at MA in Risk Management

Language of instruction


Language requirements

English proficiency recommended at minimum B2 level (read upper-intermediate = 4 in English and/or German from "videregående skole" for Norwegian students). Description of proficiency levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Students who do not meet the language requirements will be offered online language courses prior the exchange period.

INSA Toulouse offers courses in French for exchange students.

The University of Bergen offers intensive French courses suitable for preparing students who are going on exchange to France. The course is available for UiS students.

GPA requirements

No GPA requirements.

Total number of exchange places

2 students for Master in Risk Management ( MA Risikostyring) within Engineering
2 students for Life Science and Computer Science

Tuition fee

Student doing exchange within Erasmus+ are exempted from tuition fees.


Erasmus +-grant in combination with loan and grant from Lånekassen for eligible students.

Academic year

Autumn semester:September - January
Spring semester: January -June

How to find subjects

Credits abroad

30 ECTS = 30 studiepoeng


Information about accomodation

There are different kinds of student housing, private or student accomodation


Norwegian students do not need to apply for visa when travelling to Europe. Students who do not hold Norwegian citizenship must check themselves if they need to apply for Visa.

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