The University of Burgundy's roots run deep within the history of France. uB's origins date back to the French monarchy, with the founding of the Dijon faculty of law in 1722, at the instigation of King Louis XV of France.
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.
EURAXESS Burgundy is a service dedicated to helping foreign researchers arriving in France and supporting those who facilitate their mobility.With its developed network, the EURAXESS Burgundy service will support you and accompany you in preparation for your mobility and help you to settle in on arrival.
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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.
The university libraries provide access to books, journals and reviews, e-documents, DVDs, eBooks and to media library with novels, magazines and comics. These collections are adapted to both undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes.
The University Libraries also place at your disposal important electronic documentation:
Wireless connections are available on all campuses and in all the University Buildings.
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.
uB considers athletics to be an essential component in the lives of its students. Our main goal is to maintain uB's status as one of the best universities for athletics in the nation.Sporting associations :
Very diverse community which a big plus for foreign students Good interaction with international office, teachers and other members of university life Good help for newcomers
You have a lot of spaces if you want to work (several libraries)
I have yet to start my degree on September 2020, but overall, considering the communication with the staff so far, it has been a very positive experience. All of them were so responsive and attentive to our needs that I cannot wait to start and explore what this program has to offer.
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