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Université de Bretagne-Sud


Bretagne-Sud : a networked university with a global dimension


Welcome to the University of South Brittany !


University of South Brittany (Université de Bretagne-Sud) was founded in 1995. It is a multidisciplinary institution with two main campuses situated in Lorient and Vannes, Brittany, France. It offers academic programmes from bachelor’s level to the doctorate in different areas : arts, social sciences, engineering, computer science, biochemistry, mathematics, law, economics and business. It has developed recognized research skills in 4 major fields: materials, costal and marine studies, social usages and practices, IT.

University of South Brittany places special emphasis on: student life and welfare, innovation (e.g. new master’s programme in cyberdefence; co-op programmes at all levels; new technological platform on high-performance materials); top-edge research; industry partnerships and technology transfer; and international student mobility.

University of South Brittany is YOUR University.

Key figures

• 8,500 students
• 6 faculties
• 37 student associations
• 900 staff
• 12 research laboratories

• In top ten French universities for employability after graduation
• 100 academic programmes from bachelor’s level to the doctorate
• Over 100 MoUs with foreign institutions worldwide
• 40% of international PhD students
• 3 technological platforms

International relations

With over 100 MoUs, University of South Brittany is definitely an internationally-minded institution. It has developed collaborations on the five continents, e.g. with Canada, Argentina, Morocco, India, Malaysia or again China. It pilots two Erasmus Intensive programmes and one EU-Canada Programme. It offers a one-year immersion programme for prospective international students in business and another onesemester immersion programme for Spanish-speaking students of electronics. Our bottom line: quality and reliability.

Date of update July 19, 2013

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