Université de Rouen is a comprehensive University welcoming 25,000 students in 175 diplomas from Bachelor to PhD. 40 laboratories are divided in 5 main fields: Energy, electronics and materials research; chemistry, biology and health research; sustainable development, natural and technological hazard research; transport, logistics and information technology; Humanities.
Besides, the University of Rouen offers many facilities for students: libraries, sport centre, medical office, career and counselling office, cultural centre. It counts 2,900 foreign students, 520 exchange students, 380 bilateral agreements. The International relations office manages summer programs, a language centre, exchange programmes, bilateral/multilateral agreements, EU projects. A specific desk for international students “Modulo Monde” is devoted to any matter related to international students: registration, residence permit, accommodation, integration, insurances, banks and financial matters.
The University of Rouen is coordinating and partnering numerous national, European or international projects. On a national or bi-national scale, the University coordinates bilateral programmes in research (such as CampusFrance/Partenariats Hubert Currien) or in teaching (Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie). At a European scale, UR takes part or coordinates many FP7, Interreg or LLP projects. Since last year, UR is also coordinating an EMA2 programme, “BATTUTA”, North Africa, and a partner “DREAM ACP”. The management of such projects, past or ongoing, has played a key role in developing staff skills in planning, financial management, reporting. The team of the International Office is also well trained to welcome international students and staff, and aware of both theoretical and practical aspects to be considered in order to reach the highest quality for a mobility programme at different levels.