“BI4E is an amazing project that will bolster URN’s place in the European Research Area through good practice exchange. Inside INGENIUM we are leader on sustainable development but with the alliance we have the opportunity to improve in many aspects such as our interactions with the local industry or on research careers”.
Guillaume Cornille. BI4E project manager at URN, International Relations and Cooperation Office.
University of Rouen-Normandie
URN: Where Normandy’s Heritage and Future Meet
The University of Rouen-Normandy (URN) is a public higher education and research institution located in Normandy, France. It was founded in 1966 as an off-shoot of the University of Caen. It has over 35,000 students and 38 research units leading in teaching and research in Normandy. It offers various courses in various disciplines, from arts and humanities to science and technology. It strives to make higher education accessible to all and foster local economic and social development.
URN has seven Normandy campuses hosting 12 faculties, institutes, and schools. Some specialize in arts, law, economics, management, medicine, pharmacy, science, technology, sports sciences, biomedicine, business administration, and architecture.
URN is involved in regional teaching and research clusters and promotes interregional research activities by developing nationally and internationally renowned scientific partnerships.
Internationalization is one of its critical strategic choices as it aims to give its teaching and research activities a global reach. It participates in numerous international projects and has established partnerships with institutions in over 40 countries, offering various mobility opportunities for its students and staff. URN also welcomes international students worldwide who wish to study in France or participate in exchange programs. It also provides language courses, intercultural workshops, and support services to help international students integrate into the academic community and discover French culture.
URN has strong research skills in various fields such as chemistry, biology, health, humanities, culture, societies, materials, and energy. It collaborates with other institutions, such as the University Hospital Charles-Nicolle and the Charles-Nicolle Foundation, to provide innovative equipment for healthcare research. It also supports the development of interdisciplinary research projects that address societal challenges such as sustainable development.
URN is a dynamic and attractive university that offers its students a wealth of cultural, sports, and social activities. It is in a region rich in heritage, history, and nature. Only an hour from the coast and an hour and a half from Paris by train, URN is ideally located for students who want to enjoy urban and rural life.
URN is committed to excellence in teaching and research, as well as to social responsibility and sustainable development. It encourages innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship among its students by offering them various training programs, internships, projects, and competitions. It also supports student initiatives that contribute to the well-being of society, such as solidarity actions, civic engagement, cultural events, and environmental awareness campaigns.
URN is a university that values diversity, openness, and cooperation. It aims to prepare its students for their careers by providing high-quality education that meets their needs and aspirations.