University of Bordeaux, France

university of bordeaux

Acronym: UB

UB is a multidisciplinary University counting about 45.000 students and 5630 staff. UB offers 245 curricula leading to national degrees and about 35 international master and doctorate programmes (among which 9 got the Erasmus Mundus label). Its cutting-edge research activities are carried out in 70 research departments associated with major research bodies (CNRS, CEA, INSERM and INRA).

UB is ranked top in its fields of expertise (208 in the shanghai university ranking) and has been recently rewarded by the French government for its overall campus strategy for excellence.

Over the past 15 years, UB has been actively contributing to the strengthening of the EHEA by welcoming more than 6220 foreign students, developing an extensive network of more than 200 partners; participating in 9 EM joint programmes at master and PhD levels (incl. 5 as a coordinator) and EM Action 2 programmes (currently in 8 lots) and internationalizing its research offer (80 FP7 projects, 3 joint laboratories).