Ranked among the top universities in France, the University of Bordeaux was one of the first universities to obtain confirmation ofthe “Initiative of Excellence” label, awarded by the French government in recognition of its innovative training, research and knowledge transfer programs.
A multidisciplinary education offer
The University of Bordeaux welcomes 56, 000 students, of which almost 2, 000 are PhD students and 7, 200 (12%) are international students. 250 Master and 150 Bachelor programs are proposed within the four major scientific fields of: Science and Technology / Law, Political Science, Economics, Management / Life and Health Sciences / Social and Human Sciences.
The university has developed a wide range of international study programs that are taught in English (or other languages) and that offer students the possibility of studying abroad and/or completing joint or double degrees. A leading university in France for participation in the Erasmus Mundus program, the University of Bordeaux offers around 20 EU-labeled study programs of excellence.
A leading, international research university
Research is also multidisciplinary, organized according to 11 departments: Social sciences of contemporary changes; Evaluation, behavior, organization; Law and social transformations; Bordeaux Neurocampus; Biological and medical sciences; Public health; Health sciences and technologies; Environmental sciences; Engineering and digital sciences; Material and light sciences; Archeological sciences.
The university counts a total of 88 research laboratories that are under joint supervision with national research organizations. A Graduate Research School coordinates the entire field of doctoral studies in collaboration with the eight doctoral schools that ensure support and guidance for PhD students. Graduate Research Programs have been launched within the domains of neuroscience, digital public health and light sciences and technologies.
Clusters of excellence
One of the main priorities of the University of Bordeaux is to promote the development of thematic clusters of excellence for research, training and knowledge transfer in the following fields: neuroscience, medical imaging, environment/climate, advanced materials, archaeology, lasers/optics, digital certification, health and society and cardiology.
33 076 Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
33 608 Pessac, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
33 405 Talence, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France