Université de Nantes

Introduction

Université de Nantes has never stopped moving forward. Faced with today’s challenges we constantly reinvent ourselves.

In the last 50 years, Université de Nantes has taken training and research to the highest level and, in 2015 took a spot in the Times Higher Education World University Ranking. Université de Nantes is ranked among the top 25 French universities. In these 50 years, we have considerably progressed.

Towards a new model of University

Université de Nantes nurtures enthusiasm, audacity, generosity and courage. These principles, normally associated with youth, are our trademark. This philosophy leads us to achieve higher standards. It pushes us, in a rapidly changing world, to invent a new model of the university. This model wishes to be open to its environment and focused on societal changes. It is ready to face the challenges of our societies in terms of research, training, innovation, promotion of scientific culture, integration of students in the socio-economic fabric, and international prestige.

This model places the student at the centre of its attention and, more than ever, the human being at the heart of its dynamics and its ambitions. The strength of a university lies in the investment and the quality of its researchers, professors, lecturers, teachers and library staff, engineers, administration staff, technicians, service department and health.

It is down to us to nurture this difference and to connect talents.

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The creative and audacious university

Université de Nantes facilitates cooperation and makes the interdisciplinary study a factor of innovation and success.

Université de Nantes is located in a beautiful natural environment situated in the heart of Nantes, a city renowned for its vitality, culture, economic development and its quality of life. Thanks to its 2 campuses of Saint-Nazaire and La-Roche-sur-Yon, Université de Nantes maintains a strong presence within the territory.

Within its campuses, different disciplines meet to enrich one another. Université de Nantes is one of the rare French universities to promote interdisciplinarity. 38,000 students mix within the 20 faculties and schools there. 295 specialities are represented, 44 laboratories work in all fields of knowledge.

Becoming one of the top interdisciplinary French universities.

This environment allows for new experiences, the creation of rich interactions, which we encourage. Université de Nantes has set itself as a goal to become one of the top interdisciplinary French universities within the next 10 years. Examples of de-compartmentalized practices, in research as well as in training are numerous. We aim to improve them to respond to the complex social changes ahead of us.

This melting pot, this diversity make Université de Nantes a vibrant place, both welcoming and creative. It is a university where movement is a visible and stimulating reality.

The open and citizen-minded university

Université de Nantes actively participates in the development of the region by increasing its knowledge, riches and potential, so that the future takes place here!

Université de Nantes wants to be a leading player in the development of society: high-level training, diffusion of knowledge, the creation of values through research and the transfer of technology.

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The driving force of innovation

In a context of social and economic change, the capacity to innovate is more than ever the keystone of any competitiveness. Université de Nantes actively contributes to the innovation of the socioeconomic make-up through its researchers, its laboratories, its equipment and state-of-the-art technological platforms, its recent graduates who constitute a tremendous pool of skills and talent.

A key player in the community

A true cultural, sports and society contributor, our university also encourages the revitalization of its region by enriching public debate and by stimulating creativity: conferences, up to date media equipment, artists-in-residence programs, high-level sports, student commitment through 150 student organisations.

By getting involved in local issues as well as having an impact internationally, Université de Nantes shows its capacity to play with the new scales of territory. This is essential to any development.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • French

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Programs

This school also offers:


Master in Data Science

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 France Nantes

Through this program, students will acquire the scientific and technological skills towards a data scientist profile within a computer science degree. [+]

Through this program, students will acquire the scientific and technological skills towards a data scientist profile within a computer science degree. With case studies and an internship, they will also gain methodological and practical experience in conducting a high-level innovative process in the field of data science.

Objectives

Data science is a major scientific and technological area of computer sciences, founded on the fields of data analysis, machine learning and databases. It leads to produce methods and technologies to enable data-driven progress in these social, scientific and economic activities.

Skills:

develop core scientific competencies, practical and methodological skills on data usage understand how data science applies to industry and be aware of its social, economic and scientific impact conduct a research or development project in the data analysis domain Admission ... [-]

Master in Electrical Energy

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 France Nantes

Through this Master's Degree students will acquire excellent skills in the management of electrical energy. Based on electrical engineering courses, students will be able to design, develop and improve complex electrical systems (innovative machine, advanced power electronics, smart grid and multi-source systems), and to prepare PhD. [+]

Through this Master's Degree students will acquire excellent skills in the management of electrical energy. Based on electrical engineering courses, students will be able to design, develop and improve complex electrical systems (innovative machine, advanced power electronics, smart grid and multi-source systems), and to prepare PhD.

By focusing on the management of Electrical Energy the Master’s program covers various topics related to Electrical engineering: advanced modeling of electromagnetic devices, Control management of electrical energy. The field of applications concerns more particularly energy conversion, transportation (boats, aircraft, automotive…), sustainable development (wind and marine energy and their integration in the network) and multi-source systems.... [-]


Master in Microalgae Bioprocess Engineering

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 France Nantes

The international Master's Degree Microalgae Bioprocess Engineering is integrated into a two-year program in process and bioprocess engineering, with three academic semesters (lectures in English) and a six-month internship in industry or research laboratory. [+]

The international Master's Degree Microalgae Bioprocess Engineering is integrated into a two-year program in process and bioprocess engineering, with three academic semesters (lectures in English) and a six-month internship in industry or research laboratory.

Objectives

Skills:

to develop an industrial process for microalgae valorization to be able to conduct a research project on microalgae to be able to manage an industrial project related to the microalgae field to be familiar with the multidisciplinary approach needed in microalgae field (biology, engineering).

Admission

Prerequisites for enrolment

Bac +4

Prerequisites training

The Master’s Degree is a two-year degree. Candidates with a Bachelor of Science degree will enroll in the first year of the Master’s Degree (Master PM3E, IMT Atlantique).... [-]


Master in Thermal and Energy Sciences

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 France Nantes

Through this program, students will acquire the scientific and technological knowledge, as well as the principal experience, to understand and contribute to innovative research and development processes in the energy field. [+]

Through this program, students will acquire the scientific and technological knowledge, as well as the principal experience, to understand and contribute to innovative research and development processes in the energy field.

Objectives

Skills:

perform engineering design of industrial projects conduct experimental and numerical analysis studies and analyzing results

Admission

Thermal Science and Energy is an academic curricular of the Mechanics Master's Degree. It is a two-year degree (M1 + M2) but only the second year (M2 Thermal Science and Energy) is accessible at Polytech Nantes.

Prerequisites for enrolment

Applicants should hold a degree which validates at least 4-years in higher education (equivalent to Bac +4 in France), in one of the following fields: applied physics, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering. ... [-]

Master in Visual Computing

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 France Nantes

Through this program, students will acquire the scientific and technological knowledge, as well as the practical experience, to understand and contribute to high-level innovative R&D processes in the field of visual computing. [+]

Through this program, students will acquire the scientific and technological knowledge, as well as the practical experience, to understand and contribute to high-level innovative R&D processes in the field of visual computing.

Objectives

Skills:

modeling and solving image and video processing and analysis problems. exploiting high-level knowledge about human visual perception in order to contribute state-of-the-art solutions for multimedia applications. using machine learning algorithms in order to build computer vision applications. understanding and implementing a 3D data processing chain (from acquisition to representation) Admission

Visual Computing is an academic curricular of the Computer science Master's Degree. It is a two-year degree (M1 + M2) but only the second year (M2 Visual Computing) is accessible at Polytech Nantes.... [-]


Master in Wireless Embedded Technologies

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 France Nantes

This international Master's Degree is aimed at future experts for the design, control and deployment of high-performance communicating embedded systems as a basis of the IoT paradigm. This requires a wide knowledge including wireless, transmissions systems, antennas design, as well as some aspects of computer science. [+]

This international Master's Degree aimed at future experts for the design, control and deployment of high-performance communicating embedded systems as a basis of the IoT paradigm. This requires a wide knowledge including wireless, transmissions systems, antennas design, as well as some aspects of computer science.

Objectives

The Wireless Embedded Technologies Master’s Degree proposes a new cross-disciplinary education paradigm, designed to provide high-level training for professional engineers who plan to become technical leaders in this burgeoning field. The purpose of this Master’s program is to provide a broad education in communicating embedded systems with the opportunity to specialize in areas that cover theoretical as well as practical aspects of embedded systems development.... [-]


MAN-IMAL Master - "From Animal to Man: Analysing and Managing Health and Food Risks"

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 France Nantes

Engineered by a pedagogical team of over 80 experts: research professors from a variety of disciplines (agronomy, medicine, veterinary studies, biology, pharmacy, law, economics), and numerous professionals from the same fields, the programme benefits from the support of each partner’s research units. [+]

Engineered by a pedagogical team of over 80 experts: research professors from a variety of disciplines (agronomy, medicine, veterinary studies, biology, pharmacy, law, economics), and numerous professionals from the same fields, the programme benefits from the support of each partner’s research units.

The curriculum strongly emphasises the pedagogical use of ICTE* allowing for maximum, individual progression within the programme and the learning processes. Due to the international focus of MAN-IMAL, all courses are taught in English and students, as well as professors, from all over the world are welcome.

As such, the programme offers a rich exchange amongst different cultures and an international perspective on public health topics.... [-]


Master in Chemistry - Analysis, Molecules, Materials, Medicine

Campus Full time 6 weeks April 2019 France Nantes

The international option Biomeasurement, Biomonitoring, Biosensors (3B) is at the interface of several disciplines (biology, chemistry, physics, materials, engineering, statistics, electronics) and is intended for students with very different initial backgrounds. [+]

The international option Biomeasurement, Biomonitoring, Biosensors (3B) is at the interface of several disciplines (biology, chemistry, physics, materials, engineering, statistics, electronics) and is intended for students with very different initial backgrounds. This formation of 6 weeks will train you specifically to design instruments dedicated to bio-measurement applied to the environment, agri-food and health: you will have for vocation to create and develop devices for the characterization of organic, biological matrix, food or measurement via living organisms (biosensors). A partnership with South East Asia is in place and stakeholders are recognized international specialists in their field. The lessons are entirely taught in English. The courses will take place at the Technological Institute of La Roche-sur-Yon (France), in liaison with the research team of the CNRS GEPEA laboratory.... [-]


Master in Management of Innovation / Management of Innovative Projects

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Vietnam Hanoi

This program provides students with a solid theoretical foundation in management science and innovation management to develop an understanding of innovation and entrepreneurial dynamics. [+]

This program provides students with a solid theoretical foundation in management science and innovation management to develop an understanding of innovation and entrepreneurial dynamics. The courses are taught in English by French and Vietnamese lecturers. During the program, students have opportunities to be consulted by experts who work for and promote Innovation centers such as Technopark, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, career associations, banks, and risk investment associations.

Keywords: professional one / practicing innovation management with projects / exploring Hanoi innovation / co-conception, collaboration between students, professors and professionals / creativity for challenging different kinds of values: from sharing economy, social and environmental impact into economic world.... [-]


Master in Reliability based structural Maintenance for marine renewable energy

Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year September 2019 France Nantes

This program aims to train structural reliability, monitoring and maintenance specialists in the field of Marine Renewable Energy (MRE). At the end of this program, you will be able to use and quantify the added value of non-destructive testing techniques and SHM methods applied to offshore structures. [+]

This program aims to train structural reliability, monitoring and maintenance specialists in the field of Marine Renewable Energy (MRE). At the end of this program, you will be able to use and quantify the added value of non-destructive testing techniques and SHM methods applied to offshore structures.

You will study at the University of Nantes during the first semester. During this semester, you will acquire the scientific and technological knowledge necessary to prepare the second semester. The program delivery will combine on-campus and distance learning in order to benefit from the expertise of the four partner universities: Université de Nantes (UN), Aalborg University (AAU), Norwegian Science and Technology University (NTNU) and School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering of the UCD College of Engineering and Architecture (UCD).... [-]


MBFA Master Course Banking Finance Insurance - International

Campus Part time 15 months October 2019 Vietnam Hanoi

This training is based on the experience of IAE Nantes - Economics [+]

This training is based on the experience of IAE Nantes - Economics

objectives

The aim of the Master is:

to meet the expectations of institutions in terms of finding top-level employees, whose mission is to structure, animate and develop the activity both in South-East Asia and internationally. to enable experienced employees to better understand and control changes in the financial sector: competition, digitization, consumer behavior, international regulation. to enable younger employees, identified as having high potential, to gain a global vision of the challenges facing their companies to take into account local specificities but also linked to international exchanges to configure effective strategies and tools. to offer graduates career prospects in Vietnam and around the world.... [-]


MSc Computer Science - Track Optimisation in Operations Research

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Belgium Brussels

The courses include professional and research training. The program’s ambition is to give the necessary knowledge to students in order to specify, design, implement and integrate software solutions in the field of optimization meeting specific needs and challenges of our society in a broad range of sectors such as health, transport, sustainable development, communication, energy, etc. [+]

The program is open since September 2009 to English speaking students. All lectures scheduled in Master 2 (semester 3) are given in English.

Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Computer Science

Programme Duration: 2 years (M1 and M2)

Start Date: Sept. (semesters 1 and 3) and Febr. (semesters 2 and 4)

Mode of Study: Full-time

Language: French in M1, English in M2

Tuition Fee: 462 euros (2012-2013)

Objectives

The goal is to train high-quality specialists of Computer Science in the domain of Operations Research and, in particular, in Algorithmics and Optimization, as well as in their applications in bioinformatics, robotics, production and logistic systems.... [-]


Contact

Address Rue Christian Pauc
44035 Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France