With Sorbonne University's Lifelong University (for all age groups), courses are offered as conference cycles and open to students of all ages and all levels. These courses do not prepare students for any exam and do not provide any degree. During the academic year, 12 conferences are held over each semester and address general knowledge themes in Literature and Civilizations. A summer session with 6 conferences also takes place at the end of June/ beginning of July or at the beginning of September. Students will choose courses in law, literature, history, art, geography, philosophy, etc.