The University of Poitiers, founded in 1431 by Pope Eugene IV, later confirmed by French King Charles VII’s letters patent, was originally composed of five Colleges: theology, canon law, civil law, medicine and arts.
One of the main strengths of Poitiers University is its comprehensiveness and multi-disciplinary offerings, for the benefit of all students. Poitiers University boast 7 colleges, 2 Scools and 5 institutes.
As a University of Poitiers student, you will have free access to all university libraries:
Social workers are available at both the Student Health Care Centre (SIUMPPS) and Crous . Their mission is to welcome, listen and provide information on specific student legislation to help students with personal, family, financial or school-related problems.
Located in the capital of the region, the university has three major sites : in th town centre, on campus and in the training area of the Futuroscope complex. Its influence estends throught the entire Poitou-Charentes region with its extension centres in several towns :
The University offers numerous sporting activities, including aikido, aerobics, athletics, badminton, basketball, orienteering, dance, rock climbing, fencing, football, golf, handball, judo, jujitsu, karate, kayaking, weightlifting, swimming, rugby, tennis, ping pong, sailing, volleyball, water polo, contemporary dance, salsa and African dance.
The community is made up of students and graduates from diverse academic, professional and geographical backgrounds. By joining the network you will diversify, boost, and expand your potential resources, knowledge, and acquaintances.
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This has been the best and the worst experience at the same time. Why the best? Because I met a lot of people, I improved my language skills, I had the opportunity to study in a different country and to see how it works. From this point of view it has been useful to understand what works and what doesn't, in every field, starting from the education system. Why the worst?...
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