University of Orleans



Born in 1306, our multi-disciplinary University celebrated its 700th anniversary in 2006. The University of Orleans is one of the oldest universities in Europe. Situated in the heart of the “Loire Valley- UNESCO” in about a hundred hectares of forest, just one hour from Paris by train, the multi-disciplinary campus of the University of Orleans attracts and welcomes a round 14,000 students — among them, more than 2,000 foreigners, that is to say 15% of the total number of students — in the framework of the LMD system.