As one of the major public universities in France almost exclusively devoted to arts, humanities and social sciences, Rennes 2 strives to provide excellence through education and innovation within a dynamic learning environment. Our university welcomes more than 24,000 students to its 5 different faculties:
Our main campus is located in the heart of the city Rennes, the capital of picturesque Brittany. Our university helps contribute to regional and national dynamism through the variety of our educational offer, research and cultural vitality. Rennes itself is the 8th largest student city in France, with more than 60,000 students.
While fostering local cooperation has always been a part of who we are, we also have an increasingly global perspective. With over 3,000 international students and 265 partners worldwide, our students and staff are now, more than ever, creating strong relationships with university and research institutions around the globe.
Our students also benefit from an exceptional and diversified linguistic offer of 19 foreign languages. Rennes 2 is also home to the premier Centre for the study of French as a foreign-language - the CIREFE.