SPACE project, Progressive and supported specialisation of student curricula

Gradual and supervised specialisation of student curricula ProgramSPACE

In April 2017, UPPA was awarded the national label NCU (New Curricula at University), thanks to its SPACE project, now part of France 2030 government innovation program. 

SPACE is mainly based on three major actions :

  • reception, orientation and individualised support for students, particularly for those entering the first year of a degree course:
    • an entry questionnaire,
    • an individual interview,
    • an intermediate support assessment,
    • an educational contract,
    • support measures: certific'actions, tutoring, etc.
  • a degree course that integrates a progressive specialisation of the teaching oriented towards the student's project and that facilitates the setting up of bridges between courses (BUT, licence pro, licence) and between statuses (initial training, continuing education, apprenticeship...),
  • evolution and optimisation of teaching practices and tools.


  • Frédéric Tesson (frederic.tesson @, scientific and technical manager,
  • Patrice Cassagnard (patrice.cassagnard @, in charge of the course layout and competency-based approach,
  • Eve Péré (eve.pere @, in charge of the AOA section (orientation, career counselling and tutoring),
  • Fabrice Floch (fabrice.floch @, SPACE project manager

Discover the latest stages of the project