La Rochelle Université in numbers

Key Figures for La Rochelle University.

Panorama

3 faculties :

  • Faculty of Law, Political Science and Management
  • Faculty of Literature, Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Faculty of Science and Technology

1 University Institute of Technology

1 IAE La Rochelle School of Management

8 862 enrolled students, 587 students in sandwich courses

459 teachers, 234 lecturers-researchers

432 employees in different departments:Health, Library, Technicians, Administration, Engineers

850 part-time lecturers

93 300 m2 built-up area

1 University Foundation

Budget : 88,6 million d’€

Expenditure breakdown (in %)

  • Immobilier
  • Pilotage
  • Bibliothèque
  • Formation
  • Recherche
  • Vie étudiante

Revenue Share (in %)

  • Autres financements publics
  • État
  • Recettes propres

Research

10 laboratories

  • 9 research units ( 3 joints University-CNRS research units)
  • 1 CNRS mixed research unit

4 Research Federations with CNRS ( 1 lead by the University of La Rochelle)

31.2 Million € budget (wage bill included)

1 research specialisation “Smart Sustainable Urban Coastal Environment”

1 Doctoral School “EUCLIDE”
227 Students enrolled in aPhD programme, 37.9% international students
36 thesis defences in 2018

Distribution of enrolled students per faculty

  • Droit, Économie, Gestion
  • Sciences Humaines et Sociales
  • Sciences, Technologies, Santé
  • Arts, Lettres, Langues

Geographical breakdown of Foreign PhD Students

  • Amérique
  • Europe
  • Asie
  • Océanie
  • Afrique

Socio-economic world

6 socio-economic fields represented at La Rochelle Université

  • Biotechnology, Agro-business and Health : 600 students and 4 research laboratories
  • Building engineering, Energy and Eco-Industry : 800 students, 4 laboratories, and 1 Research Federation
  • Environment, Coastline Management : 1 100 students, 5 laboratories and 2 Research Federation
  • Digital Technology : 1 100 students, 5 laboratories, 2 Research federations
  • Sailing, PortIndustry and Transportation : 230 to 680 students and 4 research laboratories
  • Tourism and Leisure : 600 students and 5 research laboratories

International

11.8% ofinternational students

92 nationalities

157 partner universities

Exchange programme

244 students from La Rochelle studying abroad

144 international students welcomed at La Rochelle Université

11.5% of students have carried out an internship abroad

288 students taking a FLE degree (French as a foreign language)

Study

4 fields of study

  • Literature, Arts, Languages
  • Law, Economy, Management
  • Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Science, Technology, Health

73 national degrees

  • 2 Diplomas granting access to university (DAEU)
  • 5 University Institute of Technology degrees (DUT)
  • 13 General Bachelor Degrees
  • 20 Vocational Bachelor Degrees (17 as a sandwichcourse)
  • 32 Master’s degrees (12 as a sandwichcourse)
  • 1 Engineering Degree

7 University Degrees (DU)

  • 1 Preparation for a competitive exam (careers in Law and Administration)
  • 2 national degrees in French as a Foreign Language (DELF, DALF)

Careers

90% of graduates are in employment  (vocational bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree) according to a study carried out 30 months after graduation (not including further education).

Students

39.8% of students have scholarships

Origin of students :

  • 46% from Charente-Maritime
  • 64% from the Academic of Poitiers (Bachelor’s degree)
  • 71% from the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region (Bachelor’s degree)

Spread of students across the faculties in 2018-2019 (%)

  • Sciences Humaines et Sociales
  • Droit, Économie, Gestion
  • Arts, Lettres, Langues
  • Sciences, Technologies, Santé

Spread of students by level in 2018-2019 (%)

  • Master
  • Doctorat
  • Licence et DUT

Student Services

Academic counselling – Career counselling and Day Release

  • 735 individual meetings and 20 workshops or academic counselling and career advice events
  • 200 high school students welcomed in a long immersion
  • 67 students trained in entrepreneurship
  • 243 trainees in continuing education and mature students

Library resources

  • 1 University Library
  • Open 62 hours a week and 66000 loans every year
  • 148 computer stations, 60 laptop loans
  • 110000 printed books
  • 59000 newspapers, 98% electronic journals

Language Teaching

  • 7 languages : German, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Indonesian, Portuguese
  • 1 Department certified by CIEP for a nationaldegree in French as a Foreign Language
  • 1 Centre certified by ETS Global France for TOEIC and TOEFL tests

Digital

  • 1 Digital Working Environment (ENT) for all students and employees
  • 1359 laptop loans and 1462 free access computers
  • 296 Wi-Fi Hotspots

Culture

  • 39 student association projects with a budget of 39 204€
  • 1404 student have a ‘Culture Pass’ (222 performances )
  • 13 exhibitions, 10 cultural and artistic workshops
  • 1 festival “Les Etudiants à l’Affiche”, 1 “Fête de la Science”

Sport

  • 3843 students and 250 employees enrolled insports activities
  • 128 weekly slots supervised by sport professionals
  • 44 sportsactivities, more than 70 top-levelathletes
  • 2 SportsHalls of 2900 m2 and 4000 m2 and 2 synthetic pitches

Disability

  • 202 students with temporary or permanent disability given support

Health

  • 2 doctors, 2 nurses, 2 social workers, 2 psychologists, 1 psychiatrist
  • 5024 consultations per year for 2084 students

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