The University of Toulouse-Jean Jaurès was founded in the 13th century. It has around 23,000 students, more than half of whom are female. There are approximately 3,600 international students representing 138 nationalities. Toulouse welcomes around 170 Erasmus students each year. Toulouse has five faculties: History, art and archaeology, Foreign languages, literatures and civilisations, ‘Lettres’, philosophy and music, Psychology, and Sciences.
Location: Toulouse, France
City Population: 426,700
University Population: 23,000
Climate: enjoys a temperate climate with plenty of sunny weather.
Nearest airport: Toulouse Blagnac Airport
Why choose the University of Toulouse-Jean Jaurès?
- The campus is situated in Toulouse's grand architectural project of the 1960s, Le Mirail.
- The university is host to a number of student groups and associations, including a theatre troupe and a student-run newspaper
- Toulouse has unique architecture with buildings made of pinkish terracotta bricks, which earned it the nickname la Ville Rose ("the Pink City")