University of Western Brittany


The University of Western Brittany (Université de Bretagne Occidentale, UBO) is a French university, located in Brest, in the Academy of Rennes. On a national scale, in terms of graduate employability, the university oscillates between 18th and 53rd out of 69 universities depending on fields of study. Overall, the University is ranked 12th out of 76 universities in France.

List of faculties and schools

6 faculties

  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Science and Technology
  • Law, Economics and Management
  • Education and Sports Sciences
  • Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Dentistry

7 specialized institutes

  • Institut Universitaire de Technologie de Brest (IUT),
  • Institut Universitaire de Technologie de Quimper (IUT),
  • Institut d’Administration des Entreprises (IAE) in Morlaix,
  • Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer (IUEM),
  • École supérieure du professorat et de l’éducation (ESPE),
  • Euro Institut d’Actuariat (EURIA),
  • Institut de Formation en Masso-Kinésithérapie (IFMK), in partnership with the University Hospital of Brest.

1 engineering school

  • École Supérieure d’Ingénieurs en Agroalimentaire de Bretagne atlantique (ESIAB)

1 midwifery school

  • École de sage-femme, in partnership with the University Hospital of Brest.


Office of the President
3, rue des Archives - CS93837 29238 Brest Cedex 3
02 98 01 60 03