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International Relations


The International Relations Service (DRI) coordinates implementation of the international cooperation policy and all actions relating to it.

DRI assignments:

  • Management and monitoring of framework agreements and specific agreements
  • Activities to keep abreast of international initiatives and programs, anticipate them and inform the student body and faculty about them
  • Advice and assistance in setting up European and international training projects
  • Promotion of the institution overseas (student fairs, international events)
  • Budget and financial monitoring of foreign exchange scholarship programs for UNS students
  • Evaluation and follow-up of applications and technical reports relating to European programs
  • Coordination of the activities of the university components' International Relations Offices (BRI)
  • Coordination of the processing of individual foreign student applications by the university components
  • Coordination and administration of the Études en France platform (for managing foreign student applications)
  • Assistance in setting up and following up faculty exchange agreements 

Coordination with other departments:

  • The unit in charge of managing European training projects, under the joint authority of the Vice President for Strategy and Development, and the Deputy Vice President for International Relations
  • The unit supporting the development of international research projects, under the authority of the Vice-President of the Research Commission
  • The Language Center, responsible for preparing students participating in exchange programs and offering them language assistance


    Magsud SAFIN - Phone: +33 (0) 4 92 07 61 28

    Mailing address:
    89 Avenue George V (ESPE)
    06 046 Nice Cedex 1 

    Contact information:


    Patricia BIANCHI-SALA

     - Phone: +33 (0) 4 92 07 69.38
    Financial management of the service and of scholarships (AMI-MESR and ERASMUS +)

    Julien CANGI

     - Phone: +33 4 92 07 60 76

    Coordination of the Erasmus + program (member countries of the European Union, EFTA/EEA countries, candidate countries).


     - Phone: +33 (0) 4 92 07 66 15
    Administration - logistics
    Administrative and financial support for ERASMUS + applications

    Joëlle MAUME - Phone: 33 (0) 4 92 07 65 95
    Responsible for foreign exchange programs outside Europe (BIC (ex CREPUQ), bilateral agreements with USA, Canada, Japan, Brazil, etc. )
    Management of regional assistance programs for outgoing (PRAME) and incoming students (MED CAP ACCUEIL)
    Management of Preliminary Application Requests made by foreign students (Demande d'Admission Préalable - DAP)

    Dominique ROUSSEL

     - Phone: +33 4 92 07 61 49
    Management of the Foreign Exchange Service (Service Accueil Mobilité - SAM)
    Management and monitoring of international joint thesis supervision agreements
    Administrative support for AMI-MESR scholarships

    Dahbia ZIANI  - Tél :  33 (0) 492 07 63 76

    Executive Assistant of the DRI
    Management of international agreements
    Management of Preliminary Admission requests (Demande d'Admission Préalable - DAP) - administrator of the platform Etudes en France