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

Université de Rennes 1 is a transdisciplinary university focused on science:

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Health;
  • Law, Politics, Economics, Management and Administration Science;
  • Human Sciences - Philosophy and Communication.

 

In brief

  • 27 733 students (3522 international ones,125 countries)
  • Student professional integration: 92%
  • 1830 faculty members, 340 researchers
  • 3,765 employees
  • 56 partner countries, 138 bilateral  partnerships, 35 double degrees
  • 32 Research Units
  • 6 Campuses, 63 student associations
  • Diapason Center for Arts, 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 in 123 specialities
  • 2 engineering degrees in 6 specialities
  • 20 PhD degrees
  • 17 two-year technology 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
  • 56 partner countries
  • 138 international bilateral partnerships
  • 456 incoming students
  • 408 outgoing students
  • 600 students in overseas internships

High level international courses :

  • 2 Erasmus Mundus masters
  • 35 double degrees

Involvment in several international programs :

  • Erasmus+
  • PCRD (exchange program for researchers)
  • BCI (program with Quebec)
  • AUF (exchanges with French-speaking countries )…

Digital University

  • 3,700 online courses with 13,500 monthly users
  • 200 faculty members trained to digital university pedagogy
  • 200 apps avalaible 24/7 via the digital workspace service
  • 2,500 free access computers
  • 40 videoconference rooms
  • 1 digital library
  • 1 secure Wi-Fi network on campus with 430 hotspots