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.
There are 27 Research Units divided into 6 main research fields :
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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
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.
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.
Sport Associations :
Culture and Cultural centre
Works of art on campus
Outdoors, easily accessible, and absolutely free
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