About UN

University of Nantes (UN) — public non-profit university. It is located in Nantes, France. The higher education institution started its history in the 15th century and right now is one of the oldest in the country. As a part of European University Association (EUA), Réseau des Université de l'Ouest Atlantique (RUOA), Pôle de recherche et d'enseignement supérieur - l'université Nantes Angers Le Mans (L'UNAM), ERASMUS, Compostela Grupo, International Student Exchange Program (ISEP), UN is actively building the academic environment in France.

It is one of the best institutions in the world. In QS World University Rankings 2023, it is among top-1000. THE (Times Higher Education Ranking) places the university in 18 position among universities with the most research output.

UN does research in different fields of study and invites students to master programs.

Nantes, France
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International students
Female students

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UN tuition fees

The academic calendar at UN is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in France. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Students of UN pay from 205 USD per year for French programs (B2 level). English programs are about twice as expensive. With the help of financial support programs, students can partially or fully cover the cost of education. On the official website of the university, you can find all the up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

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Financial Aidallowances and other types of social assistance
1,091 USD/year
205 USD/year
1,091 USD/year
8,178 USD/year

Bachelor degree at UN

Enrollment in a bachelor's program at UN is based on the results of entrance exams.

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Master's degree at UN

In order to enroll at UN for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS. The IELTS must be passed with a score of 6 and above.


UN campus

The campus of the educational institution is located in Nantes. This opens up all the delights of life in a big city for students: a rich infrastructure, a large selection of entertainment, convenient transport, as well as more opportunities for internships or part-time jobs. However, for some students, such an abundance of opportunities can be distracting. There is a library on the grounds of the university. There are collected scientific works of graduates and teachers of the university, as well as fiction. Student life at UN is filled with intercultural activities, as not only local students study here, but also students from abroad. The exchange of knowledge and experience, networking and new acquaintances — all this is an integral part of studenthood.

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What to do after graduation

To stay in France after graduation for another 18 months, you need to apply for a graduate visa, which allows you to work without an offer from an employer. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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Universities related to UN

Universities in this city

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
71629University of NantesFranceNantes
205 USD
8,181 USD
107153nantes central schoolFranceNantes
13,089 USD
from  4,908 USD
to  9,817 USD
122Nantes Business SchoolFranceNantes
315National School of Mines of NantesFranceNantes
1,000 USD
1,000 USD
332National Veterinary SchoolFranceNantes
1,000 USD
1,000 USD

Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
361High Normal School, ParisFranceParis
1,636 USD
1,091 USD
802Pierre and Marie Curie UniversityFranceParis
205 USD
283 USD
1393University of Paris-SudFranceParis
205 USD
283 USD
1574University of StrasbourgFranceStrasbourg
3,021 USD
558 USD
1645Polytechnic School, ParitekFrancePalaiseau
18,325 USD
from  14,180 USD
to  23,724 USD