Université de Bretagne Occidental Overview
A public institution founded in 1971, UBO is a medium-sized university (around 18,000 students) offering a wide range of programs in all fields.
It is a member of the Université Européenne de Bretagne (UEB), a regional coordination structure for higher education. It is one of the world's marine science capitals and is home to 60% of French marine researchers, as well as several major organizations such as IFREMER and IPEV
Swansea University currently has agreements in place with Université de Bretagne Occidental for the College of Arts and Humanities and the department of French.