Welcome Program

The Welcome program is dedicated to several activities:
Buddy system, Welcome Breakfast, Information on Administrative procedures, Administrative registration with buddy, Campus tour, Picnic, International students' day and more…

Buddy system

Your "French buddy" is here to help you discover the French culture during your stay at the Faculty of Economics.
S/he will contact you before the beginning of the academic year, offering support and assistance, if needed, for all practical matters.

  • S/he can pick you up at the airport or at the station the day of your arrival in Rennes.
  • S/he can help you check-in at dormitory and help you get acquainted with the French student life.

Welcome Week

!!Date to be announced!!

Breakfast with all incoming international exchange students
This is an opportunity to:

  • meet fellow students as well as teaching and administrative staff members
  • get advice and information

Visit of the Faculty and the library with welcome mentors.

Picnic with French buddies, you are invited to bring a typical meal of your country and others taste it! Your French buddy will bring a “Brittany speciality” or a speciality from his region!

International students' day

!!Date to be announced!!

The Rennes International Mobility Centre, the CROUS and their partners invite you to an “International students' day”.
The opportunity to give newcomers information and to meet other foreign students and share time:

  • visits of Rennes’ historic centre
  • you will find representatives from several administrations to deal with the formalities involved in your settling in (CAF, residence permit, transport …)
  • dinner in a university canteen
  • Welcome Party hosted by the Erasmus Student Network (ESN), which organises student events and parties throughout the year

Planète Rennes 1 - Welcome event

!!Date to be announced!!

On the program: A lunch in music, sports initiations, visits, and all the necessary information on your arrival thanks to the presence of administrative services, student associations and partners.

Reception at the City Hall

!!Date to be announced!!

The city of Rennes and Rennes Métropole host a welcome reception at the City Hall for all international students
More information

Tam-Tam -The welcome festival for students, 2019

October 2019

Two days of information and activities.
An event not to be missed if you want to find out what Rennes has to offer.
Distribution of welcome packs and free concerts on Thursday evening

More about TAM-TAM on the CRIJ web-site