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Université de Bourgogne

Contact data

Esplanade Erasme
Dijon - France
www.u-bourgogne.fr

Contact

PLANTAK Daria
Chargée de communication internationale / International Communication Officer
Pôle International / International Office

Overview

The University of Burgundy is a public and multidisciplinary establishment with 28,000 students and 3,000 members of staff. It was created in 1722 and now covers 6 individual campuses, creating a total of 300,000m², in Auxerre, Chalon sur Saône, Dijon, Le Creusot, Mâcon and Nevers.

The university offers 400 different degrees across all levels; Bachelor, Master and PhD. Each year 500 students register for a specialised programmes of study and work, and 1,800 students register for programmes allowing them to return to higher education.

The university is involved in world leading research with six particular areas of excellence :

  • food and environment,
  • health and molecular engineering,
  • photonics and advanced materials,
  • learning and care,
  • heritage and territories
  • wine and vine.

The university has nearly 1,600  lecturers and active researchers and 29 recognised research units.

The high quality of student life at the University of Burgundy is recognised across the country. It is home to 16 libraries offering a collection of 760,000 printed documents as well allowing access to thousands of online resources to university students.

There are also 9 university restaurants and cafeterias and 4,000 CROUS student housing units. The university also has 130 student societies, a crèche, a preventive health care clinic, a service for disabled students, 50 sport activities and 100 different cultural events which take place throughout the year.

Every year the university welcomes 2,700 international students coming from 5 continents.