uB fulfils a dual mission of education and research in all scientific fields, among which Social sciences, Humanities, Physical sciences, and Life sciences.
Located in Burgundy, between Paris and Lyon, uB has its main campus in Dijon, and several others spread across Burgundy.
It counts 10 faculties, 4 engineering schools, 3 institutes of technology offering undergraduate courses, and 2 professional institutes providing post-graduate programmes.
uB enrols 27,000 students, among whom 3,000 international students, every year.
Fully involved in the Bologna process, uB offers 70 Bachelor programmes, 95 Masters programmes, 16 undergraduate technological programmes, 4 postgraduate engineering programmes, as well as PhD programmes in every field.
Most programmes are taught in French, but a growing number is taught in English.
uB is the only university in the Burgundy region but in recent years it has worked hand in hand with its sister university in the neighbouring region of Franche-Comté.
Both universities hope to be at the forefront of academic education and research in France by pooling knowledge, research projects and teaching programmes.