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University of Rennes

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Located in the centre of a city on a human scale, the university is only two hours away from Paris and one hour from prestigious sites such as Mont Saint-Michel or Saint-Malo. Building on our assets and committed to taking part in 21st-century innovation and knowledge, one of our top priorities is to create a vibrant international university.

History

Université de Rennes is the direct predecessor of Brittany's first university, founded in Nantes in 1461 by François ll, Duke of Brittany.  After its official dissolution in 1793, the ducal university became an imperial, secular, and independent university, in 1808 in Rennes and the west. The decree of 23rd December 1970 created Université de Rennes as we know it today.

Education

Université de Rennes offers a wide choice of courses adapted to your professional goals.

It has three main areas of study:

  • Science and technology
  • Health
  • Human and social sciences

Research

Université de Rennes is a major center for multidisciplinary research, renowned on both a national and international level and part of the international scientific community.

The policy of Université de Rennes is to conduct excellent fundamental and disciplinary research of scientific and technological relevance by promoting the emergence of highly innovative and risky projects and providing modern facilities and fostering transdisciplinary research to address major current and future societal issues.

University of Rennes Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to University of Rennes. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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Grant
900 EUR
Deadline
09 Jun 2024
Italy Government Scholarship
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Italy Government
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Various benefits
Deadline
14 Apr 2025
Kuwaiti Government Scholarships
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Campus France
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Various benefits
Deadline
20 Jan 2025
Ashinaga Africa Initiative
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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 EUR
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Excellence scholarship Bachelor - Bilingual classes - French Embassy in Laos
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Campus France
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarships
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The Smooth Movers
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Grant
300 EUR
Deadline
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The Deutschlandstipendium at German Universities
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German Government
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9000 EUR
Deadline
Anytime
EDHEC Social Criteria Bursary
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Edhec Business School
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8200 EUR
Deadline
Anytime
EDHEC High Honours Scholarships
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Edhec Business School
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4500 EUR
Deadline
01 Jun 2024
IÉSEG Merit-based Scholarships
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Campus France
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Grant
3600 EUR
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Scholarship Foundation Rhineland-Palatinate
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Campus France
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Grant
2000 EUR
Deadline
Anytime
EDHEC Bourse de l’Espoir
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Edhec Business School
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Grant
1500 EUR
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Haniel Scholarship
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Studienstiftung
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Grant
1000 EUR
Deadline
01 Jun 2024
GMAT/GRE/CAT Scholarship
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Campus France
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Grant
500 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
EU Mobility Programme for Myanmar
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Unknown
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Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Early Bird Scholarship
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Campus France
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Various benefits
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Anytime
EDHEC Excellence Scholarships
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Edhec Business School
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Anytime
EDHEC Sport Scholarships
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Edhec Business School
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EDHEC Giving - Laurent Freixe Scholarships
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Edhec Business School
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1000000 INR
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Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
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Education Future
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Independent provider
Grant
10252 EUR
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Merit scholarship from the Cyprus State Scholarship Foundation
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Campus France
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
23 Jun 2024
Pre-France program for Malaysian students in Political Science and Management
Merit-based

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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
900 EUR
Deadline
09 Jun 2024
Italy Government Scholarship
Merit-based

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Italy Government
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Apr 2025
Kuwaiti Government Scholarships
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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
20 Jan 2025
Ashinaga Africa Initiative
Merit-based

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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 EUR
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Excellence scholarship Bachelor - Bilingual classes - French Embassy in Laos
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarships
Merit-based

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The Smooth Movers
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Independent provider
Grant
300 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
The Deutschlandstipendium at German Universities
Merit-based

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German Government
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Independent provider
Grant
9000 EUR
Deadline
Anytime
EDHEC Social Criteria Bursary
Need-based

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Edhec Business School
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Independent provider
Grant
8200 EUR
Deadline
Anytime
EDHEC High Honours Scholarships
Merit-based

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Edhec Business School
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Independent provider
Grant
4500 EUR
Deadline
01 Jun 2024
IÉSEG Merit-based Scholarships
Merit-based

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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
3600 EUR
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Scholarship Foundation Rhineland-Palatinate
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 EUR
Deadline
Anytime
EDHEC Bourse de l’Espoir
Need-based

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Edhec Business School
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 EUR
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Haniel Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Studienstiftung
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 EUR
Deadline
01 Jun 2024
GMAT/GRE/CAT Scholarship
Merit-based

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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
500 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
EU Mobility Programme for Myanmar
Need-based

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Unknown
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Early Bird Scholarship
Merit-based

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Campus France
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
EDHEC Excellence Scholarships
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Edhec Business School
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Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
EDHEC Sport Scholarships
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Edhec Business School
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Various benefits
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Anytime
EDHEC Giving - Laurent Freixe Scholarships
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Edhec Business School
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1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
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Education Future
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Independent provider
Grant
900 EUR
Deadline
09 Jun 2024
Italy Government Scholarship
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Italy Government
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Various benefits
Deadline
14 Apr 2025
Kuwaiti Government Scholarships
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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
20 Jan 2025
Ashinaga Africa Initiative
Merit-based

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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 EUR
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Excellence scholarship Bachelor - Bilingual classes - French Embassy in Laos
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarships
Merit-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
The Deutschlandstipendium at German Universities
Merit-based

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German Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
9000 EUR
Deadline
Anytime
EDHEC Social Criteria Bursary
Need-based

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Edhec Business School
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8200 EUR
Deadline
Anytime
EDHEC High Honours Scholarships
Merit-based

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Edhec Business School
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
4500 EUR
Deadline
01 Jun 2024
IÉSEG Merit-based Scholarships
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3600 EUR
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Scholarship Foundation Rhineland-Palatinate
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 EUR
Deadline
Anytime
EDHEC Bourse de l’Espoir
Need-based

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Edhec Business School
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 EUR
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Haniel Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Studienstiftung
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 EUR
Deadline
01 Jun 2024
GMAT/GRE/CAT Scholarship
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
EU Mobility Programme for Myanmar
Need-based

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Unknown
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Early Bird Scholarship
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
EDHEC Excellence Scholarships
Merit-based

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Edhec Business School
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
EDHEC Sport Scholarships
Merit-based

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Edhec Business School
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
EDHEC Giving - Laurent Freixe Scholarships
Merit-based

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Edhec Business School
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10252 EUR
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Merit scholarship from the Cyprus State Scholarship Foundation
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Campus France
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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
401 200
2022
601 -100
2021
501
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
711 90
2023
801
2022
801
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
801
2023
801
2022
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
493 -20
2022
473
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Housing services

The international residence Paul Ricœur in the heart of Rennes provides accommodation and catering for international researchers.

The residence has 79 studio flats for 1 or 2 people with all the advantages of a hotel service.

The rooms are fully-furnished with an equipped kitchen.
  • A wide range of services
  • Free wifi and television.
  • Cleaning kit.
  • Equipped kitchen with cutlery and crockery.
  • Breakfast available.
  • Cleaning service available.

Campus life

Rennes is the historical and administrative capital of Brittany, a dynamic and friendly city, home to a large community of researchers and students representing around 32 % of the population.

The centre is a mix of half-timbered houses lining narrow streets and majestic 18th century buildings overlooking spacious public squares. A river, La Vilaine, runs through the city whilst a large botanical garden, the Thabor in the north-east, provides a peaceful green area for workers, students and city dwellers.

Sports facilities

Sport at Université de Rennes is open to both students and staff, whatever your level. Most sports or activities can be evaluated as part of your curriculum.

The university has sports facilities to suit a wide range of activities: swimming pools, a dojo, a sports center, a gym as well as tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts. 

Student clubs

The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is the key volunteer student organisation in international higher education in Europe. Founded in 1989, it provides opportunities for cultural and self-development under the prinicple of Student helping Student.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2023

GSSA 2023

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2023. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

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Student Reviews

my journey
malak chahbi rated 5 out of 5 stars

everything worked and it was a good journey there were some up and down but with consistency and hard work everything work

best experience
Misbah Latif Latif rated 5 out of 5 stars

It was one of the best experience of till my student life.

Transfering university and majors : ups and downs
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I have transferred from university in 2021 to join the University of Rennes 1. I discovered what it was to live alone. I always had good grades but changed major this year for something different (I went from English literature to political science). I have to study harder than others to fill in the gap there is between me and my classmates. Overall, the university is...

Rennes, Bretagne, France

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