University of Nantes
The University of Nantes teaches:
- 280 diplomas including 144 based on the European model (Bachelor-Master-Doctorate)
- 8 engineering diplomas
- 111 university degrees
- 11 faculties and departments (UFR)
- 6 institutes
- 2 Schools (School of Engineering-Polytech and School of Teacher Education)
- 1 Sciences of the Universe Observatory
It hosts 37,000 students (initial education)
- including 4,210 international students (exchange and degree-seeking)
Its research features:
- 43 Research Units
- 50% of the staff is dedicated to Research
- 246 PhD theses defended
- 290 staff members in research centers
- 2 133 assistant, associate and full professors and researchers
It has 3 818 staff members :
- 2 133 assistant, associate and full professors and researchers.
- 1 685 administrative and technical staff
It also has 460 partners over 5 continents.
There is no student association focused on welcoming international students yet at the university level, although some might exist in the member institutions.
There is an alumni service organized by the university, but no independent alumni association yet.