Université Bretagne Sud

country rank  73
world rank  2026

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University Overview

Founded in 1995, Université Bretagne Sud (University of Southern Brittany) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Lorient (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Bretagne. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Vannes, Pontivy. 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 Bretagne Sud (UBS) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université Bretagne Sud (UBS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Southern Brittany
Acronym UBS
Founded 1995
Motto A University between land and sea

University Location

Address Rue Armand Guillemot; Boîte Postale 92116
Lorient (population range: 50,000-249,999)
56321 Bretagne
T +33 (0)2 97 87 66 66
F +33 (0)2 97 87 66 12
Other locations Vannes, Pontivy

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 None
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Rue Armand Guillemot, BP 92116
Lorient 56321
+33 (0)2 97 87 66 70

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

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

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020