UBO University of Western Brittany Brest

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

Prepare your stay

Halls of Residence

For Bachelor and first-year Master’s students the upper age limit is 30, and for second-year Master’s and PhD students it is 32. For international students, the selection process is based on educational criteria.
The following students may be allocated University accommodation, subject to availability :

Students enrolled in an international agreement programme

Please contact your programme organisers for more information:
• Campus France for students receiving Campus France grants
• DEI (European and International Department) for ERASMUS, CREPUQ, and international agreements
Tel: +33 (0)2 98 01 67 31
Email: dei@univ-brest.fr

Individually-registered students enrolled in 2nd-year Master or Doctorate programmes in a Université Européenne de Bretagne institution.

The accommodation request form must be filled in online between 15 January and 15 April at: www.crous-rennes.fr
You will be sent an email with attached documents that must be completed, signed and posted to :
CROUS de RENNES, CS 80168, 53102 Mayenne cedex - France

Once you’ve arrived in France, you must:

  • Pay a deposit equivalent to one month’s rent (around €160 or €240). This deposit will be returned upon request at the end of your stay. (Please note that the cost of any necessary repairs may be deducted from this sum).
  • Pay rent for the month of September (around €160 or €240).
  • Take out a home contents insurance policy. Please note that for European students still covered by their parents’ insurance, a certified French translation of insurance documentation will be required.
  • Provide a photograph.
  • Accept and sign a copy of the rules and conditions when you register.
  • In addition, independent students will be required to provide two copies of a financial guarantee [acte de caution solidaire], available on the CROUS de Rennes website, completed and signed by a guarantor in France or the European Union, as well as a copy of your ID documents and bank account details ('RIB' format).
  • Please note ! You must arrive by the stated deadline; if you arrive after this date without having notified us beforehand, your room may be allocated to someone else.

Private housing

Students who are not allocated CROUS accommodation can contact a private landlord. A list of available student accommodation is provided on this web site: www.lokaviz.fr

A quick reference guide