The University of Western Brittany

The University of Western Brittany, that you will also quickly refer to as the UBO.

The UBO, illustrated with a few numbers:  27,000 students including 2,500 international students, 80 hectares dedicated to higher education, 10 institutes and schools, more than 168 Bachelors and masters, 61 professional degrees, 19 University Degree of Technology (DUT), several campuses ... with just a few exceptions, all educational fields are possible in Brest.

The university has several strengths: the diversity of its training, the quality of education provided, the quality of life it offers in its territory but above all, the excellence of research. Research is structured into four fields which are the following:

  • Mathematics and digital
  • The sea
  • Health and agri field
  • The sciences of man and society.

Here, research is fundamental. Links with other institutions, national partners such as the CNRS or Ifremer or the global competitiveness clusters strengthen scientific cooperation and thus enable the tip of Britany to shine on an international scale. Here, you can cultivate excellence, work on future paths, future jobs and innovation.


Bibliothèque La Pérouse, à l'Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer de l'UBO

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