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: 2020-2021 Academic Year


** Please be aware that due to the COVID-19 health context, the format of some events have been changed compared to previous years. 


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

International Students' Day (new online format)

CMI Rennes, the CROUS and their partners invite you to join them online to gather International Students' Day information!

For: All Rennes-based International Students

When: Everyday, throughout the month of September, 2020

Where: Online

Contact: cmi [at]

Semaine Campus (Campus Week)

Previously formatted as a day-long event, this year the event will take place over the course of three afternoons in order to limit the number of attendees each day. This event 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 Desk on the afternoon of Sept. 24! 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 22-25, 2020

Where: Rennes 2's Villejean Campus

Contact: s-communication [at] 

The Mazier Journée Campus will take place on September 24, 2020.


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 21-25, 2020

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: Awaiting updated information for 2020

Where: Rennes Hôtel de Ville

Contact: cmi [at]

Tam-Tam Festival (new format)

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

When: From September 22 - Oct. 1, 2020

  • Friday, 25 September: Moving to Rennes // from 1pm to 6pm // at 4bis - Find out about the places and events that are not to be missed in Rennes and its metropolis: parks, markets, metropolitan, departmental and regional transport, social grocery stores, street markets, municipal information, etc.
  • Saturday, 26 September: Culture & leisure // from 1pm to 6pm // at 4bis - Find out more about the cultural offers in Rennes: concert halls, shows, exhibitions, alternative evenings, workshops, courses, theaters etc. Discover also the good tips to get moving and get fit!

CMI Rennes World Cup

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: Awaiting confirmation of event for 2020

Where: Rennes Beaulieu Campus

Contact: cmi [at]