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2020, Pau University was awarded the « Bienvenue en France » label

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A multi-campus university

Situated near the border with Spain, the Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour (UPPA) is a network of five campuses which, thanks in particular to their geographic location, enjoy exceptional advantages.

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UNITA Autumn school: ROM’POL, crime fiction in romance language, an emerging cultural heritagePau Campus - Registration before September 15, 2022

By summerschools @ univ-pau.fr

2021 edition
2021 edition

The UPPA offers, in partnership with the festival “Un aller-retour dans le Noir”, the second edition of a thematic school dedicated to the discovery of thrillers in the Romance language (French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian).

The thematic school will take place over five days which will allow students to tackle theoretical aspects related to detective novels in the Romance language (conferences and round tables led by specialists in the genre) and to take part in the various activities programmed within the framework of the “Un aller-retour dans le Noir” festival which will celebrate its 13th edition (meetings with writers, debates, public readings, cinema screening).


  • DATES FOR PHYSICAL MOBILITY: From September 27th to October 1st 2022
  • LOCATION: Pau University Campus/ Festival « Un aller-retour dans le Noir » Pau City Centre
  • TARGET AUDIENCE: Master and PhD Students
  • LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: The language spoken will be mainly French, but some papers will be given in Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Romanian. Translation should be provided for these papers.
  • PARTNERS: Alter (ur 7504), llseti (ur 3706), festival « un aller-retour dans le noir ». More informations: https://unallerretourdanslenoir.com/
  • ORGANIZATION: Emilie Guyard (UPPA) & Myriam Roche (USMB)