Université Rennes 2

country rank  30
world rank  960

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University Overview

Established in 1969, Université Rennes 2 (University of Rennes 2) 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): Saint-Brieuc. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation, France (Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, France), Université Rennes 2 (UR2) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université Rennes 2 (UR2) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 51 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name University of Rennes 2
Acronym UR2
Founded 1969

University Location

Address Place Recteur Henri Le Moal
Rennes (population range: 250,000-499,999)
35043 Bretagne
T +33 (0)2 99 14 10 00
F +33 (0)2 99 14 10 15
Other locations Saint-Brieuc

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 Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Université Rennes 2's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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