University of Nantes

country rank  17
world rank  617

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University Overview

Founded in 1460, Université de Nantes (University of Nantes) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Nantes (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Pays de la Loire. This institution also has a branch campus in La Roche-sur-Yon and Saint-Nazaire. 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 Nantes (UN) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational French higher education institution. Université de Nantes (UN) 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 562 years old French higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UN also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UN
Founded 1460
Colours Navy blue and khaki green

University Location

Address 1, Quai de Tourville; Boîte Postale 13522
Nantes
44035 Pays de la Loire
France
Tel +33 (0)2 40 99 83 83
Fax +33 (0)2 40 99 83 00
Other locations La Roche-sur-Yon and Saint-Nazaire

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
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 available
Admission Office MEIF, 15 chaussée de la Madeleine
Nantes 44000
(0)2 53 46 21 62

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
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 Go to University of Nantes's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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


Year of first Accreditation

1961


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agence d'Evaluation de la Recherche et de l'Enseignement supérieur (AERES)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Université Bretagne Loire
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Réseau des Université de l'Ouest Atlantique (RUOA)
  • L'Université Nantes Angers Le Mans (L'UNAM)
  • Compostela Group of Universities (CGU)
  • International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022