La Rochelle Université in numbers

Key Figures for La Rochelle University.

Panorama

4 coponents :

  • The License Collegium
  • The Smart Urban Coastal Sustainability Institute (SmUCS)
  • Faculty of Law, Political Science and Management in which belongs IAE La Rochelle University School of Management
  • University Institute of Technology

1 University Foundation

8 655 enrolled students, 745 students in sandwich courses

470 teachers, 233 lecturers-researchers

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

871 part-time lecturers

81 947 m2 built-up area

Budget : 106.9 million d’€

Expenditure breakdown (in %)

Revenue Share (in %)

Research

11 laboratories

  • 10 research units (3 joints University-CNRS research units)
  • 1 CNRS support and research unit

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

33.2 Million € budget (wage bill included)

1 research specialisation “Smart Sustainable Urban Coastal Environment”

1 Doctoral School
222 Students enrolled in a PhD programme, 40.8% international students
41 thesis defences in 2020-2021

Distribution of enrolled students per field of study

Geographical breakdown of Foreign PhD Students

Socio-economic world

6 socio-economic fields represented at La Rochelle Université

  • Biotechnology, Agro-business and Health : 700 students and 4 research laboratories
  • Building engineering, Energy and Eco-Industry : 900 students, 5 laboratories, and 1 Research Federation
  • Environment, Coastline Management : 1 200 students, 5 laboratories and 1 Research Federation
  • Digital Technology : 1 300 students, 5 laboratories, 2 Research federations
  • Sailing, Port Industry and Transportation : 350 to 680 students and 4 research laboratories
  • Tourism and Leisure : 500 students and 5 research laboratories

EU-CONEXUS

6 members universities :

3 partner universities :

More than 68 000 students
Nearly 9 000 staff members
49 faculties
98 research group

International

12.7% ofinternational students

90 nationalities

164 partner universities

Exchange programme

105 students from La Rochelle studying abroad

24 international students welcomed at La Rochelle Université

301 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

76 national degrees

  • 1 Diplomas granting access to university (DAEU)
  • 5 University Institute of Technology bachelors (BUT)
  • 13 General Bachelor Degrees including 2 doubles bachelors degrees
  • 19 Vocational Bachelor Degrees (16 as a sandwichcourse)
  • 35 Master’s degrees (12 as a sandwichcourse)
  • 1 Engineering Degree

16 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

79.7% 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

37% of students have scholarships

Origin of students :

  • 43% from Charente-Maritime
  • 62.1% from the Academic of Poitiers (Bachelor’s degree)
  • 69.1% from the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region (Bachelor’s degree)

Spread of students across the faculties in 2021-2022 (%)

Spread of students by level in 2021-2022 (%)

Student Services

Academic counselling – Career counselling and Day Release

  • 814 individual meetings and 7 workshops or academic counselling and career advice events
  • 131 high school students welcomed in a long immersion
  • 93 students trained in entrepreneurship
  • 345 trainees in continuing education and mature students

Library resources

  • 1 University Library
  • Open 62 hours a week and 32000 loans every year
  • 124 computer stations, 60 laptop loans
  • More than 96000 printed books

Language Teaching

  • 7 languages : German, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Indonesian, Portuguese
  • 1 Department certified by FEI 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
  • 428 laptop loans and 1650 free access computers
  • 304 Wi-Fi Hotspots

Culture

  • 22 student association projects with a budget of 15 900
  • 854 student have a ‘Culture Pass’ (222 performances )
  • 9 exhibitions, 9 cultural and artistic workshops
  • 1 festival “Les Etudiants à l’Affiche”, 1 “Fête de la Science”

Sport

  • 2374  students and 62 employees enrolled insports activities
  • 128 weekly slots supervised by sport professionals
  • 44 sportsactivities, more than 30 top-levelathletes
  • 2 SportsHalls of 2900 m2 and 4000 m2 and 2 synthetic pitches

Disability

  • 237 students with temporary or permanent disability given support

Health

  • 2 doctors, 2 nurses, 2 social workers, 1 psychologists, 1 psychiatrist
  • 3706 consultations per year for 1905 students

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