The University of Bordeaux is a prime setting for the creation, exchange and dissemination of culture, in line with its fundamental missions of education and research.

Photo : Circus and brass band at the 'Moissons d'avril' Festival © Gautier Dufau
Circus and brass band at the 'Moissons d'avril' Festival © Gautier Dufau
  • Workshops, courses, shows and concerts... There are lots of opportunities throughout the academic year to express your creativity, cultivate yourself and have fun.
  • Don't miss the Moissons d'avril, THE cultural festival organised by the university. Original productions by students are in the spotlight and - who knows? - you might even join the line-up.
  • If you have a cultural or artistic project, the cultural department can help you make it a reality. Feel free to come and meet them!

Culture at the University of Bordeaux is:

  • 14

    artistic workshops

    to sign up for as soon as school starts

  • 12

    calls for proposals

    to express your creativity

  • 4

    campus life festivals

    to set the pace of the academic year

  • 1,100+

    participants in the Moissons d'avril

    the festival of student creations

Throughout the year, a rich and eclectic programme and a wide range of artistic, cultural and scientific activities are offered to students, staff and the general public.

Resolutely geared towards the community, the cultural offering is elaborated in collaboration with regional partners and contributes to the dialogue between science and society.

  • Share

    Meet artists, researchers and professionals who will share their passion, their research and their concerns.

  • Participate

    The University of Bordeaux provides the chance to take an active part in its cultural initiatives year round. Opportunities galore to express your creativity!

  • Discover

    Discover new, unexpected or little-known worlds via the university's cultural offerings.

A cultural offer available at multiple locations

Pay us a visit to exchange ideas and imagine projects.

The cultural department also operates on the other university sites: Gradignan, Villenave d'Ornon, Agen, Périgueux, Mérignac, Bordeaux city centre (PJJ), Bordeaux-Bastide (PUSG) and Dax.

To make sure you don't miss any cultural events and initiatives, calls for proposals and even take part in competitions:


  • Cultural Department - Peixotto-Bordes campus

    +33 (0)5 40 00 24 75 / +33 (0)5 40 00 24 21

  • Cultural Department - Montaigne-Montesquieu campus

    +33 (0)5 56 84 62 47 / +33 (0)5 56 84 25 59

  • Cultural Department - Carreire & Victoire campus

    Victoire +33 (0)5 57 57 19 96 / Carreire +33 (0)5 47 30 42 96