Université de Poitiers

country rank  24
world rank  803

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University Overview

Established in 1431, Université de Poitiers (University of Poitiers) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the small city of Poitiers (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Nouvelle-Aquitaine. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Angoulême, La Rochelle, Niort. Officially recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation, France (Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation of France), Université de Poitiers (UP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational French higher education institution. Université de Poitiers (UP) 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 591 years old French higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name University of Poitiers
Acronym UP
Founded 1431
Motto Des savoirs and des talents Knowledges and talents
Colours Red

University Location

Address 15 Rue de l'Hôtel Dieu
86034 Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Tel +33 (0)5 49 45 30 00
Fax +33 (0)5 49 45 30 50
Other locations Angoulême, La Rochelle, Niort

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)

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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 Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Université de Poitiers's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Université confédérale Léonard de Vinci
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group
  • International Research Universities Network (IRUN)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022