University Bourgogne Franche-Comté

University Bourgogne Franche-Comté

Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UBFC) is located in eastern France, in the heart of Europe and equidistant from the three major cities of Paris, Lyon and Strasbourg.

Top reasons to study here

  • UBFC's vocation, through the projects it carries out, is to have a transforming effect, making diversity a force by pooling the skills of the community.
  • Our federal research university clearly has the ambition of a world-class position in several major scientific fields.
  • The Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region benefits from a strong industrial culture.

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UBFC was created on April 1, 2015 by decree published in the Official Journal on March 11, 2015 . This decree was modified on February 14, 2018, leaving room for an update of the decree on the creation of the community of universities and establishments "Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté" and the approval of its statutes.


The founding members of UBFC are:

  • University of Burgundy (uB)
  • the University of Franche-Comté (UFC)
  • Belfort-Montbéliard University of Technology (UTBM)
  • the National School of Mechanics and Microtechnics of Besançon (ENSMM)
  • AgroSup Dijon
  • Burgundy School of Business (BSB, formerly ESC Dijon)
  • the National School of Arts and Crafts (ENSAM) - Campus de Cluny


Driven by the construction of a site dynamic for more than ten years, the ambition of UBFC is to develop a pole of higher education and research visible, readable, attractive, nourished by the whole of its community of personnel and students, turned towards partnership - socio-economic, international -, irrigating the territory, fully assuming its public service missions, aiming for student success, and which marks an efficient and sustainable development of ESR in Burgundy - Franche -County.

University Ranking

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Housing services

  • As a student-friendly, welcoming and safe collegiate university, UBFC is one of the most affordable places to study in France thanks to its lowest accommodation renting price!

  • CROUS is the national organisation regarding student life (residences, food and drinks, culture, student jobs…)

Student Life

Campus life

With 13 university sites, the Burgundy - Franche-Comté region has three major university centers located in Dijon, Besançon and Belfort-Montbéliard, which carry major socio-economic challenges:

  • Auxerre
  • Belfort
  • Besançon
  • Chalon-sur-Saône
  • Cluny
  • Dijon
  • Le Creusot
  • Lons-le-Saunier
  • Mâcon
  • Montbéliard
  • Nevers
  • Sévenans
  • Vesoul


All curriculum are accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

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