Ranked among the top universities in France, the University of Bordeaux is renowned for the quality of its academic courses and research. The University of Bordeaux was newly established on the 1st of January 2014, following the merger of three universities: Université Bordeaux 1 Sciences et Technologies, Université Bordeaux Segalen and Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV. The University of Bordeaux welcomes over 50,000 students and nearly 6,000 staff members.
Approximately 12% of students at the University of Bordeaux are international. The university has developed a wide range of international study programs that are taught in English (or other languages such as Spanish) and that offer students the possibility of completing joint or double degrees.
Over 40 international study programs exist at Bachelor, Master and Doctorate levels including 11 EU-labeled programs. The University of Bordeaux is the first university in France for participation in the Erasmus Mundus Program.
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The University of Bordeaux is positioned in the top section of the range N° 201 - 250 within the Shanghai Ranking, published by the University Jiao Tong (China). Amongst the French establishments that feature in the first 500 of this ranking (21 in total) it is placed in the top ten. In 2011, the University of Bordeaux was one of the first universities to receive the “Campus of Excellence” award in France.
The University of Bordeaux offers 245 curricula leading to national degrees, organized around four major scientific fields:
A large range of qualifications are possible including: 180 master specialties, 115 national diplomas in health, a national diploma in oenology.