University of Orleans

3.4 out of 5 (10 ratings / 9 reviews) Orléans, France
The wide range of study programmes offered by the University, which includes many vocational courses, is developed with a strong connection with Research. Thanks to schemes to receive and help students and adults alike with their vocational integration, the University of Orléans is a key actor in territorial development.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (1)
Social Sciences (1)



Founded in 1306 by Pope Clement V, the University of Orléans is one of the oldest European universities.

It is renowned across Europe. It closed its doors during the French Revolution in 1793, like every other university in France. It came back to life in the 1960s with the creation of a campus in the South of Orléans. 


The university has 3 faculties, 1 engineering university school (Polytech), 4 University Institutes of Technology (IUT), 1 Higher Schools for Professors and Educators (INSPE), 1 Observatory of the Sciences of the Universe (OSUC), 1 University school of physiotherapy (EUK).


Every year its international focus gets stronger. Its capacity for innovation is reflected in the dynamism of the research it leads and in the technology transfers to regional, national and international companies.

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University Ranking

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Housing services

The CROUS (Regional Center for University and School Works) is a public administrative establishment independent of the university, which manages student accommodation on campus. University registration does not necessarily entail admission to a university residence.

Library services

The library of the IUT, on both sites, is part of the network of libraries of the Joint Documentation Service of the University of Orléans.

Student Life

Campus life

The wooded campus of Orléans, spanning about a hundred hectares, is located 100km from Paris, in the capital of the Centre-Val de Loire region, at the heart of the Val de Loire, a territory listed in the UNESCO's World Heritage and famous for its castles.

Student Reviews

Course review
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Professors have ample amount of knowledge regarding the subjects. Course content related to future trends in automobile(alternative fuels, hybridization, autonomous vehicle, etc.) Practical based course. Basic knowledge of CAD software and MATLAB would be really helpful Subject Control engineering is most important for this course so this would really...

Lack of adaptation.
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

My experience was not exactly pleasant, and a first reason is that I can't adapt to the language, even if I receive the encouragement of teachers, it is difficult for me to learn in French and I would prefer to study in English, so my grades and success would be higher.

It was a wonderful journey
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I got involved in maximum practical activities which was related to my course by utilizing both national and International opportunities. I got to observe the people in remote areas and be attached with them in a dipper way which had fulfilled my findings and observations related to my sociology course.


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