Nantes Université

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
European Teaching Rankings 2019
1, quai de Tourville, BP 13522, Nantes, 44035, France

About Nantes Université

Nantes Université was founded in 1970, shortly following extensive upheaval in the French education system that created many French universities that we know today, although an original Nantes Université had existed prior to this, first being founded in 1460.

The university currently exists spread out across six campuses, four of which are along the Loire river in the city of Nantes, northern France, with the remaining two campuses located in Saint-Nazaire and La-Roche-Sur-Yon.

Nantes is a historic city in the ancient province of Brittany, and offers a huge amount both culturally and socially to any student living there while studying at the university. Campuses run by the university offer a wide range of facilities and student activities, including sports facilities and food courts. In terms of academic offerings, the university itself has over 105 different degree courses available for study across a huge range of disciplines, and has extensive programmes in place for foreign students looking to study, as well as having French language courses on offer.

In addition to this, the university also has a number of postgraduate programmes available, and holds a key focus on research and development as well as teaching.

The university has, over the years, produced a number of famous alumni including the female aviator Jaqueline Auriol, the French TV presenter and reporter Claude Serillon as well as the writer Patrick Deville.

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Key statistics

  • 24.5
    No. of students per staff
  • 9%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 56 : 44
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 31%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 36,654
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at Nantes Université

  • Engineering & technology

    • General Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
  • Life sciences

    • Sport Science
    • Biological Sciences
  • Social sciences

    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Geography
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Sociology
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
    • Medicine & Dentistry
  • Physical sciences

    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Physics & Astronomy
  • Business & economics

    • Business & Management
    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Accounting & Finance
  • Arts & humanities

    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Archaeology
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
  • Education

    • Education
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Law

    • Law