Established in 1984, Le Havre takes pride in its close relationship to local industries which facilitates hands-on training and the human and professional development of students. The university is composed of three main training and research departments: sciences and technology, international business and humanities. The university prides itself on its three key themes to promote and prepare students for employment: professional development, internationalization and interdisciplinary.
Le HavreLe Havre, France Campus Website5,000 - 20,000 on Campus250,000+ residents in Le HavreLanguage(s) spoken on campus: French
Le Havre is more than just a port city in northwestern France: named a World Heritage site for its post-war architecture and home to renowned impressionist painters, the city also houses the Université du Havre. Le Havre, in the northwest, is France's second largest port. The town was largely rebuilt after World War II and today features beaches and a marina. Le Havre's central location offers frequent ferry service to Great Britain and Ireland, and facilitates travel all over Europe.
Le Havre offers many cultural activities and events, with three theaters offering a variety of live performances, the Museé Malraux, and a variety of art galleries. The city also has many athletic activities and features a men’s football and basketball team. Water sports are particularly popular, such as windsurfing, sailing, and rowing. There are also many parks and recreational and cultural activities offered by the university as well.
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