Founded in 1875, the Catholic University of the West is one of the oldest universities in the Great West and a benchmark player in higher education and research today. A multidisciplinary university with 8 campuses in the West and overseas, UCO offers some 10,500 students and many auditors more than 100 training courses.
With a tradition of academic excellence, a real territorial anchoring and an international network of partners, UCO offers an ideal framework for you to become the competent professionals, the free and responsible minds that the world expects. Are you ready to deploy your talents?
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A stimulating environment
- 450 international students out of exchange program
- 200 students in exchange programs with a partner of UCO
- 70 nationalities represented
- 181 partner universities
Creative approaches to learning
- 7 campus:
- Angers - Nantes - Guingamp – Vannes – Laval – Papeete - la Réunion
- 6 Faculties:
- Economics Business and Law
- Humanities and Social Sciences
- and CIDEF – French language school
The UCO experience
A platform for language learning
UCO Languages (Altissia) is UCO's new online language learning platform. It offers the opportunity for UCO students to progress in foreign languages (7 languages offered) for free.
A platform for job and internship offers
A digital platform "Career Center UCO" (Job Teaser) for UCO students.
With this tool, students will be able to access many internship offers, alternation and first job in France or abroad, and benefit from direct contact with recruiters.
Memberships and Affiliations
International student cycle
Areas of study
Areas of study are delivered in French or/ and in English across 6 faculties:
- Economics and Commerce
- Arts, Languages, History, Information-Communication
- Biology environment, Mathematics for Computer Science
- Psychology, Sociology
- Theology and religious sciences
- CIDEF – French Language Center
49100 Angers, Pays de la Loire, France