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The University of Rennes 1 is one of the two universities in the city of Rennes, the capital of Brittany; the most north western region of France. Science, Technology, Engineering, Law and Politics are among the many fields of study the university offers. The University of Rennes 1 also encourages a rich cultural life through the Diapason; its ‘culture hub’.


Location: Rennes, France
City Population: 212,500
University Population: 26,000
Climate: Rennes has a fresh Oceanic climate with rainfall all year round and cool temperatures.
Nearest airport: Rennes - Saint-Jacques Airport
Website: http://www.univ-rennes1.fr/

Why choose Université de Rennes 1?

  1. The university is only 2 hours from the French capital, Paris
  2. 13% of the student population is international
  3. The vibrant city of Rennes offers a wide range of cultural activities throughout the year from sports and leisure to museums and galleries, there will be something for everyone