University of Burgundy

Located in Burgundy, between Paris and Lyon, uB has its main campus in Dijon, and several others spread across Burgundy. The University of Burgundy is part of the University Burgundy France-Comté Community. 

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Social Sciences (1)



After the French Revolution, between 1805 and 1809, Emperor Napoleon I of France founded the faculties of Science, Arts and Medicine, at the heart of Dijon.

In the 1950's - over 150 years later - the entire University and its new faculties settled on the beautiful current campus, situated at the doors of the city centre.


It offers 400 different degrees across all levels (Bachelor, Master and PhD) and enrols 3,000 members of staff and 29,000 students among whom more than 2,300 are international students. Most programmes are taught in French, but a growing number is taught in English.


Research Fields

There are 27 Research Units divided into 6 main research fields :

  • Food and Environment
  • Health and Molecular Engineering
  • Photonics and Advanced Materials
  • Learning and Care
  • Heritage and Territories
  • Vine and Wine

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Housing services

Regional Student Centre CROUS offers the opportunity of renting individual rooms either in an accommodation block or in well-furnished apartments to 4,100 students.

  • Students are exempt from paying local housing taxes and can apply for state financial aids for housing.
  • CROUS also offers accommodations in private homes: homestay or private apartment.
  • International degree seeking students: you can apply for a room in a CROUS student residence at the CROUS website.
  • International exchange students: you can book your student room via the International Office online application form for exchange students mobilities.

Library services

The University libraries

  • Dijon campus
  • Chalon-sur-Saône campus
  • Mâcon campus
  • Auxerre campus
  • Le Creusot campus
  • Nevers campus

ICT services

The various sites of the University of Burgundy give you access to the university’s digital resources for either personal or academic purposes. The use of computer resources is subject to your agreeing to the University's IT Regulations. Wireless connections are available on all campuses and in all the University Buildings.

Student Life

Campus life

The main campus is located in Dijon and is host to 24,000 students. Located 10 minutes away from the city centre, the campus covers 115 hectares full of green open spaces. Several libraries, high quality sports facilities, a thriving cultural centre, a permanent art exhibition, several university restaurants and halls of residence for students, a day nursery as well as 130 lively student associations can be found on campus.

Sports facilities

Sport Associations :

  • SUAPS (Service Universitaire des Activités Physiques et Sportives) – The university service for leisure and sports activities
  • Regional Community for University Sports
  • (Dijon University club) DUC and Sport associations
These associations promote sporting activities on the University Campus and they allow the proper practice of sports with fair play both as leisure and at a more competitive level.

Student clubs

Culture and Cultural centre


  • A unique arts centre on campus.
  • Centre for exhibitions, research, debate and free exchanges of ideas about all art forms.
  • It offers a lively programme of music, theatre and dance events as well as photography and touring art exhibitions open to all students and the general public.

Works of art on campus

Outdoors, easily accessible, and absolutely free