The Bouloie-Temis campus, predominantly scientific, comprises three faculties, a technology institute, two engineering colleges, and Bourgogne-Franche-Comté’s largest Higher Institute of Fine Arts. It is developed in synergy with the microtechnology park Temis. Another campus, Hauts-du-Chazal, houses healthcare education and research activities. The town centre accommodates human science and language students in an outstanding heritage and nature environment.
Students from every horizon bring a breath of fresh air to the town, with cultural and festive momentum playing a big part in the town’s identity.
There are many young talents, balls of energy and enthusiasm, so enamoured by the town they choose to remain here—or to come back—once their degree is secured. They find plenty of opportunities with local businesses for trying out their learning, and they flourish.
Besançon undeniably offers a pleasant environment to study in, with a great choice of recognized training prospectuses, reasonably priced accommodation, local services, sports and leisure amenities, easy access to a dense transportation grid for simple town centre access. And above all, nature, the framework on which the town is built!
With 44% of the Besançon population under 30, the town is a great place for the young to live their youth! Training in every subject, from ordinary degrees to doctorates, engineering and technology colleges, all there to meet the wants and needs of active, enterprising students. Besançon is the heartbeat of further education and research in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.
Two schools of engineering excellence (ENSMM and ISIFC), associated with state-of-the-art research laboratories, ensure the area’s international reputation in microtechnology and medical devices.
Accredited with the “HR Excellence in Research” label, the University of Franche-Comté houses 27 research teams along with internationally renowned laboratories like FEMTO-ST, Chrono-environnement, ThéMA, UTINAM.
The CLA applied linguistics centre is one of the very first centres to develop foreign language practice based on linguistics research applied to training and modern tools and methods: laboratories, communicative methods, self-teaching. Over 4,000 trainees are inducted every year.
The CRR regional music academy is admitting more and more users, from simple visitors to apprentice artists. Each and every one can receive assistance in their personal project, from discovery to pre-professional training awareness by way of instrument practice in a collective format.