Cultural and sporting activities

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities gives its community the ability to practise many sporting activities and take part in a wide variety of cultural activities and events.

Cultural and sporting activities

Cultural and artistic activities

As the focus of many academic and research programmes, art and culture hold a prominent place within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
Several programmes offered at the Faculty include the optional or compulsory participation in artistic workshops in their curricula, intending to foster a practical and thorough comprehension of these subjects among graduates who intend to pursue a career in the cultural sector. All students can enrol in artistic and cultural activities recreationally. Many different activities are available, including poetic and fictional writing, public speaking, fine arts, choir, drama, photography…
The Faculty of Arts and Humanities undertakes different actions to support creativity and promote cultural diffusion, and organises many activities and events that are open not only to its students but also to the general public, such as live shows, concerts, exhibitions, film screenings…
Musicians can join the Choir and orchestra of Sorbonne University (COSU), a high-level symphonic ensemble supervised by professionals from the Conservatoire de Paris and the Pôle supérieur d’enseignement artistique Paris Boulogne-Billancourt (PSPBB).
Students can also take part in three different contests: an international poetry contest, the “Fleurs d’éloquence” public speaking contest, and the “Sorbonne live” music contest.

300 students enrolled in artistic workshops /1,500 show tickets given out each year / 70 shows scheduled on campus / preferential rates for students / numerous partnerships with cultural institutions.


Sports and physical activities

The Sports centre gives students the opportunity to practice a sporting activity for free, including traditional sports such as football, basketball, boxing, athletics, dance, strength training or swimming, as well as unique activities like relaxation, sophrology, qigong, zumba, climbing…

Over 80 activities are available in total, and students can choose to enrol either to get extra credits that will count in their academic average, or just as an extracurricular hobby.