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The University of La Réunion (Université de la Réunion) is a French university in the Academy of Réunion. It is the first European university in the Indian Ocean. 12 000 students are admitted every year at six sites in St Denis (Moufia, Victoire, Bellepierre and the University Technology Park), Le Tampon and Saint Pierre. Through its research, international influence, range of courses on offer and student living conditions, the University of Reunion Island has many advantages that enable it to play a key role as an interface between Europe and the Indian Ocean.


Location: Réunion
Population: 844,994
University Population: 12,000
Climate: The climate in Réunion is tropical, but temperature moderates with elevation
Nearest airport: Roland Garros Airport


Why choose the University of La Réunion?

  1. Students can take part in a number of cultural and sporting activities organised on the various sites throughout the academic year (the largest range of outdoor activities in France)
  2. The University of Reunion Island is home to 17 student associations, and organises regular events involving students and well-known performers
  3. The island benefits from infrastructure identical to that of Northern Europe, on an island in the Indian Ocean, surrounded by sea, mountains, volcanic landscapes and tropical forests