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The University of Le Havre was created in 1984. Nowadays it welcomes 7 300 students. It is composed of 3 unities of training and research –Sciences and Technology, International Affairs, Arts and Humanities -, an Institute of Technology and an engineer school in logistics, called ISEL.

Balanced undergraduated and graduated programmes

Teaching programmes are articulated around 4 fields : law, economics, management; sciences, technologies, health; social sciences; arts, literature, languages. Planned to prepare as best as possible, the students’ insertion and to improve their mobility, the University has been built around three big orientation strategies : professionalization, a gateway to the international, and multi-disciplinarity.

A renowned scientific expertise

The scientific potential of the university relies on the 11 research laboratories. 2 of those 11 laboratories are associated to the CNRS and are articulated around 4 poles of research : social sciences; chemistry – biology; mathematics – informatics, sciences for engineers. Research work is also being held around interdisciplinary links. Those research activities improve the teaching thanks to the production of new knowledge.

A commitment for the success of the students

The university of Le Havre is strongly involved in specific programmes which aim at supporting its students from their arrival and facilitating their success and their integration into the labour market.

CSR, Positive Economy, LH Forum…

Aware of its Corporate Social Responsibility, the University of Le Havre wants to be part of a strong socio-economic development on a long term basis. Its most important missions of research and teaching are at the heart of the problematic and the issues linked to the positive economy. Our partnership with the LH Forum reinforces the contribution of the University to the reflection and the commitment, above all of the students and the lecturer and researcher, for a positive economy.