Université de Rennes 1

country rank  20
world rank  796

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University Overview

Founded in 1970, Université de Rennes 1 (University of Rennes 1) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Rennes (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Bretagne. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Lannion, St Brieuc, St Malo, Fougères. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France (Ministry of Higher Education and Research, France), Université de Rennes 1 (UR1) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université de Rennes 1 (UR1) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Rennes 1
Acronym UR1
Founded 1970 Origins date back to 1461
Motto La volonté de progresser, d'innover, d'entreprendre
The will to progress, innovate and undertake

University Location

Address 2 Rue du Thabor
Rennes (population range: 250,000-499,999)
35065 Bretagne
T +33 (0)2 23 23 36 36
F +33 (0)2 23 23 36 00
Other locations Lannion, St Brieuc, St Malo, Fougères

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 2 Rue du Thabor
Rennes 35065
+33 (0)2 23 23 35 35

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, France

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Université
  • Bretagne Loire
  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019