A park of 1.5 hectares near the city center, well served by public transport and cycle paths, offers, by its human size, ideal conditions for study, integration and fulfillment.

The university campus of the University of Nantes in La Roche-sur-Yon includes the Departmental University Center and IUT La Roche-sur-Yon and ESPE on the Courtaisière site.


Providing the best general and targeted training offering concrete prospects for future employment, and ideal conditions for study essential to the well being of students, these are the objectives of the University Center.

The campus of La Roche-sur-Yon welcomes over 1,600 students and has an academic teaching staff of over 260, more professional associates. A network  of commercial partners both in France and abroad, complete the offer of quality training.

Studying at the University Center, all students have access to the services of the University of Nantes, the quality of its teachers, the excellence of its research, its modern facilities, its open learning spirit.

Students at University also benefit, for the academic year, from tuition fees that include all services (open access computer rooms, university library, student preventive medicine, social work, culture, etc...).