University of Burgundy

Dijon, France
The University of Burgundy (French: Université de Bourgogne) is a university located in Dijon, France. The CIEF(Centre International d'Études Françaises) provides students of all proficiency levels to immerse themselves in French language classes. For more information see Centre International d'Études Françaises.



The University of Burgundy (uB) sinks its roots deep into the history of France. The origins of uB go back to the times of the French monarchy, with the founding of the Dijon faculty of law in 1722, at the instigation of King Louis XV of France.


It counts 10 faculties, 4 engineering schools, 3 institutes of technology offering undergraduate courses, and 2 professional institutes providing post-graduate programmes.uB enrols 27,000 students, among whom 3,000 international students, every year.Fully involved in the Bologna process, uB offers 70 Bachelor programmes, 95 Masters programmes, 16 undergraduate technological programmes, 4 postgraduate engineering programmes, as well as PhD programmes in every field.Most programmes are taught in French, but a growing number is taught in English.uB is the only university in the Burgundy region but in recent years it has worked hand in hand with its sister university in the neighbouring region of Franche-Comté.


Food, Agriculture & Environmental Sciences

  • Federal Institute « Food Quality and Sensoriality
  • Flavour, Vision and Consumer behaviors associated to the National Institute of Agronomical Research.
  • Development and Communication among Insects
  • Tasting Science Center
  • Food and Microbiology Process Engineering
  • Water, Active Molecules Macromolecules Activity
  • Research Laboratory in Vine and Wine
  • « BUFFON » Federal Institute

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Social Sciences (1)


Housing services

4100 housing solutionsCROUS offers 4100 students the opportunity of renting individual rooms either in residence or in well-furnished apartments.Exempting students from local housing taxes and giving them the opportunity of benefiting from financial aids packages(APL and ALS). The local CROUS also offers accommodations in private homes. (Homestay or Private apartment).If you’re a free mover student admitted in a Master program and that you’re coming for the firstt time in France you’re eligible to get a room on the campus.

Library services

  • The University Libraries :
  • The Law & Arts University Library
  • The Economics University Library
  • The Medicine & Pharmacy University Library
  • The Common Communication, Arts, Philosophy & Humanities Library
  • The BUFM University Library (Teachers’ college library) - in Auxerre, Chalon-sur-Saône, Dijon, Mâcon et Nevers
  • Le Creusot University Library
  • Technological Institute University Library

ICT services

IT servicesThe various sites of the University of Burgundy give you access to the university’s digital resources for either personal or academic purposes. The use of computer resources is subject to your agreeing to the charter of proper computer resources use at the University of Burgundy.The University provides students and staff of the University of Burgundy numerous digital services.

Student Life

Campus life

The Dijon campus is the main one, with 24,000 students enrolled. Located 10 minutes away from the city centre, it spreads out over 120 ha in a very green environment. Several libraries, high quality sports facilities, a very attractive cultural centre, a permanent art exhibition, several university restaurants and halls of residence for students, a day nursery as well as 130 lively student associations are to be found on the campus. Public transportation is free on the campus.

Sports facilities

Sport Associations :

  • SUAPS (Service Universitaire des Activités Physiques et Sportives) – The university service for leisure and sports activities
  • Regional Community for University Sports
  • (Dijon University club) DUC and Sport associations
These associations promote sporting activities on the University Campus and they allow the proper practice of sports with fair play both as leisure and at a more competitive level.

Student clubs

Outdoors, easily accessible, and absolutely free. The Atheneum is a centre for exhibitions, research, debate and free exchanges of ideas about all art forms. It offers a lively programme of music, theatre and dance events as well as photography and touring art exhibitions open to all students and the general public.

Other Degrees