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