UBO University of Western Brittany Brest

Welcome to UBO
Université de Bretagne Occidentale
Brest | Quimper | Morlaix

facts and figures (march 2016)

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STUDENTS
20,000 students, including :
  • 8.5% international students
  • 330 students in international mobility program
  • 570 students travel abroad for internships each year (60 different countries)

RESEARCH
  • 37 research units, including 12 joint research units in 2014
  • 204 research contracts signed in 2013
  • 113 PhDs awarded in 2015
  • 12 start-ups created since 2003
  • 2 honorary titles: 2 lecturer-researchers at IUF (Institut Universitaire de France)

 

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ACADEMICS

189 diplomas based on the European model (Bachelor's-Master's-PhD)

  • 131 Bachelor's and Master's specializations,
  • 42 professional degrees
  • 16 technological degrees
  • 24 joint degrees with other universities

18 centres for undergraduate education and research including:

  • 6 faculties (UFRs)
  • 8 schools and institutes
  • 2 engineering schools
  • 1 continuing education centre
  • 1 Observatory for the Sciences of the Universe (OSU)

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STAFF

 2,242 employees (2016), including:

  • 1,314 lecturers
  • 928 support staff (librarians, engineers, administrative staff, technicians, maintenance, service and healthcare workers...)