Université de Rennes 1

In Rennes, the University is split into three major campuses with all facilities. It also has several departments outside of Rennes, in Brittany.

Library of the Centre Campus, Université de Rennes 1
  1. In brief
  2. Our University offers:
  3. Research
  4. International

Université de Rennes 1 is a transdisciplinary research-based university.

It elaborates research and higher education in three areas:

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Health
  • Law, Political science, Economics, Management and Administration Science
  • Human Sciences, Philosophy and Communication Science.

In Rennes, the University is split into three major campuses with all facilities. It also has several departments outside of Rennes, in Brittany.
 

In brief

  • 27 733 students (3522 international ones,125 countries)
  • Student professional integration: 92%
  • 1830 faculty members, 340 researchers
  • 3,765 employees
  • University parnerships and cooperations with 56 countries, 138 bilateral  partnerships, 35 double degrees
  • 32 Research labs
  • 6 Campuses, 63 student associations
  • Diapason Center for Arts & Culture, Sport servcice with 46 sport activities
  • 1 foundation : « Fondation Rennes 1 »

Our University offers:

  • 360 diplomas
  • 220 training courses in higher education :
  • 16 bachelor degrees and 37 vocational degrees
  • 31 master degrees (involving 123 in-degree specializations)
  • 2 engineering degrees in 6 specialities
  • 20 PhD degrees
  • 17 two-year technological undergraduate diplomas

Research

Université de Rennes 1 involves :

  • 32 research units divided among 4 research sectors :
Mathematics – Information and communication science and technology
Material sciences in engineering (earth science, mechanics, physics, chemistry)
Biology
Human and social science
 
  • 4 doctoral schools for each major research sector
89% of research staff are working in units associated with national organizations: CNRS, Inserm, INRA, Inria

 

International

  • 3,522 international students from 125 countries
  • Parnerships and cooperations with 56 countries
  • 138 international bilateral partnerships
  • 456 incoming students, 408 outgoing students
  • 600 students in overseas internships
  • High level international courses: 2 Erasmus Mundus masters and 35 double degrees
  • Involvment in several international programs: Erasmus+, PCRD (exchange program for researchers), BCI (program with Quebec), AUF (exchanges with French-speaking countries)...