Campus Events and Dates

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Because your experience at Rennes 2 is more about more than just studying, it will be important to get familiar with your new settings and spend some time meeting new people. Below are a few dates that you should note in your calendar to give yourself the best chances to get your year off to a good start! 

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Important Campus-related Events: 2019-2020 Academic Year


** Due to the COVID 19 sanitary crisis, the official dates for these events for the 2020-21 academic year have not yet been made public. Check back soon for more up-to-date information. 


Looking for the official university academic calendar? Please look here.

International Students' Day

CMI Rennes, the CROUS and their partners invite you to the annual International Students' Day Event!

Information & activities:  Non-stop from 2 - 6pm.

For: All International Students

Rendez-vous at the Cité Internationale Paul Ricoeur!

  • Pick up a welcome information pack
  • Participate in contests on the CROUS stand (your chance to win vouchers, excursions in Brittany, etc.)
  • Get tips on practical information (accommodation, health, residence permits, work, catering, transport, good tips, etc.)
  • Come enjoy, have a few snacks and meet other new students! 

When: September 5, 2019

Where: CMI Rennes, Cité Internationale Paul Ricoeur

Contact: cmi [at]

Journée Campus

This day is dedicated to helping all Rennes 2 students get to know their new campus and students services available to them in a convivial way.  University services that help with accommodations, food services, students rights, are present each year at this event. Organizations that help students get informed about cultural events, health and insurance questions, sports and many others types of activities will also be present. 

Don't miss the International Student Desk at the Journée Campus! Meant for all international students as a one-stop help desk, university staff can help you find answers to questions you may have regarding your studies, campus, housing, social events, etc.

When: September 11, 2019

Where: Rennes 2's Villejean Campus

Contact: s-communication [at] 

The Mazier Journée Campus will take place on September 12, 2019.


International Exchange Students' Orientation and Welcome Week

Are you an international exchange program student at Rennes 2? Have questions and looking for answers? Come, listen, discuss and ask questions about anything and everything you need to know in order to make the best out of your time while here! The Orientation and Welcome Week is organized each year by the International Office. 

When: September 2 - 6, 2019

Where: Rennes 2's Villejean Campus

Contact: sri-incoming [at]

Welcome Reception organized by the city of Rennes 

Organized by the City Hall, this reception all international students studying in the city are invited to this welcome event early in the fall semester. 

When: September 25, 2019

Where: Rennes Hôtel de Ville

Contact: cmi [at]

Tam-Tam Festival

All new students are invited to the Tam-Tam Festival, a welcoming event organised by the CRIJ Bretagne and the city of Rennes.

When: September 25 - 26, 2019 

Where: More info coming soon. 

Contact: cmi [at]

CMI Rennes World Cup

In 2019, the Football World Cup organized by the CMI Rennes and SIUAPS is back for a sixth edition! Prepare your team to represent your country.The mixed-gender teams are to be composed of 7 compulsory players and 3 optional substitutes. 
Register at the CMI website.

When: October 5, 2019

Where: Rennes Beaulieu Campus

Contact: cmi [at]