Rennes 2 in numbers

The University of Rennes 2 in numbers (2016-2017 data)

 

 

 

23,482 Students (on January 15th, 2017)

- 22,696 registered for basic education
- 696 registered for continuing education programmes or life-long learning courses
- 1,501 registered for University diploma programmes
- 21,981 registered for National diploma programmes

 

Distribution among students registered for National diploma programmes

Students per campus:

Villejean Campus (Rennes).......................................18,699
La Harpe Campus (Rennes)........................................2,145
Mazier Campus (Saint-Brieuc).....................................1,137

Students per Faculty (UFR):

Sport and Sports sciences...........................................2,590
Arts, Literature and Communication.............................5,879
Foreign and Regional Languages..................................3,987
Human Sciences.........................................................4,794
Social Sciences...........................................................4,731

 

Students per level of study:

Bachelor's degree.........................................................................15 799
Master's degree..............................................................................5 269
PhD..................................................................................................502
Capes / Agrégation / Heritage competitive examination........................411

 

Students’ countries of origin and student profiles

 

A majority of Rennes 2’s students are female:

Female students > 62.2 % / Male students > 37.8 %

Most Rennes 2 University students come from three of Brittany’s départements:

Ille-et-Vilaine > 44.7 %
Côtes d'Armor > 11.8 %
Morbihan > 8.4 %

- 37.9 % of Rennes 2's students are grant recipients
- 12.6 % of Rennes 2’s students are international students
- 23.3 % of the international students at Rennes 2 University are EU citizens.
- 27.9 % of the international students at Rennes 2 come from European countries.

The 10 most represented nations (numbers of students):

China........................296
Algeria......................175
Colombia..................154
Spain........................120
Britain......................112
Italy..........................105
Germany...................105
USA..........................103
Morocco...................100
Russia........................68

 

 

International

 

Rennes 2 hosts 2,963 international students. That is 12.6% of the total student body
303 international work experiences
1,680 international students are registered in Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD
238 students on exchange programme
132 nationalities represented within Rennes 2’s student body
368 of Rennes 2’s students are studying in Universities abroad
19 modern languages taught
1 French Language Center: CIREFE (Rennes International Center for the Study of French as a Foreign Language)
3 European Jean Monnet Chairs

18 Honorary Doctorates:

Jean-Pierre Wallot, Robert Leaper, Mario Soares, Richard Ford, Radu Toma, Mario Vargas Llosa, Mary Robinson, Alpha Oumar Konaré, Miguel Angel Estrella, Jules Wilmet, Jorge Edwards, Paul L. Harris, John Hume, Abdellatif Laâbi, Jorge Semprun, Adonis, Claudio Rodríguez Fer and Jose Viña Ribes.

 

 

Pre-vocational awareness-raising (minors)

 

Pre-professional minors (UEP) are offered in 5 different professional fields:

1 - Administration and organizations
2 - Arts, culture and artistic creation
3 - Education and training
4 - Information and Communication
5 - Health and social services

The Employment and Training department:

- Manages the pre-professional minors
- Manages future employment and internships (5,000 student interns)
- Manages relationships with important players in socio-economic field

 

 

Continuing education

 

7 Institutions for long-life learning
1 Lifelong-learning Centre (SFC) with 2,459 registered students
1 Language Center
1 Centre for Career Training in Library Science (for Brittany and Pays de la Loire) (CFCB)
1 Training Centre for School Musical Instructors (CFMI)
1 Institute of Labor Studies (ISSTO)
1 Regional Training Unit of Scientific and Technical Information (URFIST)
1 Pedagogy Dedicated Service (SUP)

 

 

Student life

 

1 Student Vice-president
1 Student Council
50 Student Associations
1 Student Forum
1 Student Centre: Erève (3,000 m² for meetings and student activities)
1 Student Radio Station: Clab (ex-Radio Campus Rennes) – 88.4 MHz

 

 

Research

 

2 Graduate Schools
490 doctoral students registered for a PhD
19 research units with 5 teams associated with the French national center for scientific research (CNRS)
54 Theses and Post Doctoral Degrees (2016)
25 symposia per year
1 research development and transfer department: SATT Ouest Valorisation
1 publisher for universities of the Atlantic West Coast: Rennes University Press (PUR)

 

 

University Staff

 

1,344 Personnel

Teaching staff (number of full-time positions)..............741

Professeurs (Full Professors).......................................117
Maîtres de conferences (Senior Lecturers)....................319
Professeurs agrégés (non research positions).................59
Professeurs certifiés (non research positions).................55
Foreign language Lecteurs and Maîtres de langues.........27
ATER (Temporary Teaching and Research Assistants)......46
Adjunct professors........................................................33
Post-doctoral research fellow.........................................75
Contractual faculty.......................................................10

Non-teaching staff..........................................................603

Administrative and technical staff.................................374
Employees on university contracts................................186
Library staff..................................................................43

 

 

Budget

 

Presentation of the initial budget

 

 

Premises

 

3 Campuses

La Harpe Campus (Rennes)
Villejean Campus (Rennes)
Mazier Campus (Saint-Brieuc)

University buildings

28 lecture halls
220 classrooms
11 language laboratories
36 IT rooms (some of which are available 24/7)
1 auditorium: the Tambour

Villejean Campus (Rennes)

Campus surface area > 119,449 m²
Room surface area  > 20,380 m²

La Harpe Campus (Rennes)

Campus surface area > 20,736 m²
Room surface area  > 4,266 m²

La Harpe Gymnasium

Land surface area > 8,771 m²
Room surface area > 2,370 m2

Mazier Campus (Saint-Brieuc)

Campus surface area > 16,558 m²
Room surface area > 2,748 m²

Mazier Gymnasium (Gernugan)

Campus surface area > 5,096 m²
Room surface area > 2,437 m²

 


Library

 

(2015 data from the EGSBU survey)

1 main library (11 485 m2)
1 media library
6 BUFR (Departmental libraries) + Mazier Campus
15 classrooms and documentation/virtual data rooms
2 266 seating capacity
181 computer workstations available

717 742 documents (books, thesis, maps, DVD, CD...)
150 ancient books
3690 periodicals
30 383 electronic periodicals
23 147 e-books
12 356 Rennes 2 produced scientific content in open access, including 1/3 in full

1 063 065 visits
220 479 lending
15 821 new documents acquired within the year (14 091 titles)
263 opening days, 65 weekly opening hours
9 101 students trained in Library research methodology

 

 

Culture

 

1 auditorium with 254 seats: le Tambour
1 photography exhibition gallery : La chambre claire
1 Contemporary Art Gallery: Galerie Art & Essai

1 annual series of public lectures, since 1994
1 annual programme of classical and contemporary music in the Espace Musical
1 weekly film showing: Ciné-Tambour
7 festivals

2 Goncourt Prize recipients : Robert Merle (1949) and Dominique Fernandez (1982)
1 Nadal Prize recipient: Juan José Saer (1986)
3 Médicis Prize recipients: Milan Kundera (1973) / Dominique Fernandez (1974) / Anne Garréta (2002)
 

 

 

ICTE

 

Digital Rennes 2

1 web TV station: Aire d’U® WebTV
1 multimedia production centre: CREA 
1 digital library managed by the University Library Service
1 000 online courses through the SUP
1 Wi-Fi network covering three campuses
72 Digital Centers throughout Brittany, providing access to the VLE and digitizing documents for the Internet and online thesis publishing
Construction of a Digital Campus: UEB C@mpus

 

Institutes / Foundations

 

CRIMSO (Criminologie et Société)
IDA-Rennes (Institut Des Amériques)
LOUSTIC (Laboratoire d'observation des usages des TIC)
IAUR (Institut d'aménagement et d'urbanisme de Rennes)
ACA (Archives de la Critique d'Art)
ISSTO (Institut des Sciences Sociales du Travail de l’Ouest)
Fondation Faulkner


Networks

 

SATT Ouest Valorisation
Centre d’excellence Jean Monnet
MSHB (Maison des Sciences de l’Homme en Bretagne)
RUOA (Réseau des Universités de l’Ouest Atlantique)
UBL (Université Bretagne Loire)