Welcome to Bordeaux

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The University of Bordeaux, with all the advantages of Bordeaux and its region, makes your day-to-day life easier thanks to its local services. A wide range of food services, cultural activities and high-level sports facilities... everything you need to make university life fulfilling on and off campus!

Photo : The Language Centre on the Victoire Campus © Gautier Dufau
The Language Centre on the Victoire Campus © Gautier Dufau

Reception and  contacts

Student Life Centres

The Student Life Centres (BVE) are key locations that welcome students and provide information, guiding them to the different university services on each campus.

A special welcome is reserved for international students.

Soirée d'accueil des étudiants internationaux
Welcome reception for international students © Gautier Dufau

Student Life Centres (BVE)

  • BVE - Peixotto-Bordes campus (Talence) / Point of contact

    Stéphanie Danaux
    351 cours de la Libération, Bldg. A22
    33405 Talence Cedex

    +33 (0)5 40 00 64 02 / Point of contact: +33 (0)5 40 00 84 84


  • BVE - Montesquieu campus (Pessac) / Helpdesk

    Nicolas Rigoulet
    Avenue Léon Duguit
    33608 Pessac

    +33 (0)5 56 84 62 61


  • BVE - Carreire and Victoire campus (Bordeaux) / Helpdesk

    Cécile Gilardin
    146 rue Léo-Saignat
    33076 Bordeaux Cedex

    +33 (0)5 57 57 17 79


International Mobility Offices

  • Mobility Office: health, human sciences, education, sports

    Pauline Carreau - Mobility Manager

    +33 (0)5 57 57 13 01


  • Mobility Office: law and political science, economics and management, Institute of Technology

    Marine Moncaut - Mobility Manager

    +33 (0)5 56 84 86 39


  • Mobility Office: science and technology, biology, Institute of Vine & Wine Science, Institute of Technology

    Anna Gerykova - Mobility Manager

    +33 (0)5 40 00 83 33


Student Welcome Guide

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Student life

Whatever the campus site, students have access to a wide range of services.

  • Discover the campus

    With its campus sites boasting impressive green spaces in a dynamic metropolitan area and the ocean less than an hour-drive away… The University of Bordeaux welcomes you to a region that offers a great quality of life! Wherever you study, do research or work, all our campus sites are ready to greet you in the best possible conditions.

  • Campus life and activities

    Student life is an incredible, unforgettable experience that you should be able to live to the fullest. Find out more about the organisations and people involved in making your campus come alive.

  • Support and success in your studies

    Because our priority is making your studies a success, the University of Bordeaux provides a wide range of resources, including advice, tools, support and opportunities to enhance your experience.

Everyday life

Feeling good on a day-to-day basis is crucial for doing well in your studies!

  • Food and dining

    There are lots of on-campus possibilities for lunch and even dinner. Solutions for students struggling with food insecurity are also available.

  • Getting around

    All the University of Bordeaux campuses are easy to reach. Choose the means of transport most suited to your needs, whether active mobility, ride-sharing or public transportation, etc.

  • Health and well-being

    "A healthy mind in a healthy body." Being in good health is crucial for doing well in your studies. The team of professionals at the Student Health Centre provides consultations, answers your questions and organises prevention activities.

  • Sports

    Share the awesome values of university sports. They'll give you a strong sense of belonging, plus solidarity with a team jersey, a taste for effort, conviction and commitment. Whether in competition, as part of your degree programme or just for leisure, the experience is sure to be fulfilling!

  • Culture

    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.

  • Sense of community & social cohesion

    Take part in organising student activities, seize opportunities to develop projects, get involved for others and work to make the university a place of tolerance and respect.

University Boutique

Feel like flying the University of Bordeaux's flag?

Keep a souvenir of the University of Bordeaux or offer your friends and family a gift with the university logo.

Check out our 6 lines of goodies:

  • office & stationery
  • bags and luggage
  • lunch breaks
  • textiles
  • accessories
  • conferences