Founded in 1961, its history can be traced back to the University of Brittany established in 1461 by Francis II, Duke of Brittany. Located in a vibrant city of Nantes, the University of Nantes aims to equip the students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in their career and professional project.
The University of Nantes provides innovative education in humanities, sciences, health, law, engineering and technology, economic and management.
The University of Nantes collaborates with a wide range of partners from industry, other institutions and research organizations, the community, government and not-for-profit organizations. It is home to a vibrant community of students, researcher and scholars who regularly engaged to:
- Facilitate the intellectual and scientific relations,
- Develop the research and the training,
- Support the development of their organisation and their infrastructures.
Through one of its international strategy, University of Nantes strengthens its presence in both developed and developing countries and Europe. It focuses in a limited but solid cooperation through the implementation of a dynamic policy to developed a long-term partnership and promote mutual growth.
This policy aims at increasing the mobility of its students at Master’s degree and doctorate levels, developing international Master’s program and integrating research activities into international networks.