University of Franche-Comte: Statistics

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#946 of 14,131 In the World
#355 of 2,785 In Europe
#24 of 224 In France
#2 of 6 In Bourgogne-Franche-Comte
#1 of 2 In Besancon
#166 of 1,110 For Astrobiology
Top50% For 29 other topics

Quick Review

Enrollment
28,994
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
French;English
Acceptance rate
31%*

* The University of Franche-Comte is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (baccalauréat) or equivalent, or special entrance examination
Academic CalendarSeptember to June
Enrollment28,994
Full time employee450
Student:staff ratio64:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
9,866
Citations
310,435

University of Franche-Comte majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
2,396 / 72,955
Physics
2,316 / 76,117
Medicine
1,875 / 104,964
Chemistry
1,797 / 52,560
Biology
1,381 / 68,514
Materials Science
1,162 / 29,050
Environmental Science
885 / 33,176
Optical Engineering
854 / 32,196
Computer Science
669 / 31,738
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
591 / 50,097
Mathematics
463 / 9,910
Geology
317 / 11,183
Psychology
294 / 14,938
Surgery
261 / 14,955
Immunology
253 / 11,509
Demography
250 / 44,678
Ecology
248 / 11,540
Atomic and Molecular physics
243 / 4,992
Astrophysics and Astronomy
211 / 15,292
Oncology and Cancer research
211 / 10,792
Automation and Control engineering
174 / 3,896
Economics
174 / 5,178
Geography and Cartography
158 / 4,732
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
153 / 3,021
Blockchain and Cryptography
152 / 1,759
Chemical Engineering
148 / 8,054
Business
147 / 3,102
Applied Mathematics
144 / 2,581
Pathology
140 / 4,420
Inorganic Chemistry
131 / 4,870
Health Science
127 / 5,421
Quantum and Particle physics
122 / 2,497
Nanotechnology
107 / 2,858
Petrology and Geochemistry
106 / 3,093
Condensed Matter Physics
105 / 3,365
Physical Therapy
100 / 3,463
Electronic Engineering
96 / 4,073
Metallurgical Engineering
96 / 2,330
Art & Design
95 / 768
Genetics
93 / 3,907

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 70 272
1992 71 307
1993 88 366
1994 77 394
1995 108 497
1996 121 602
1997 130 729
1998 176 932
1999 176 1099
2000 181 1247
2001 188 1515
2002 208 1685
2003 219 2424
2004 257 3032
2005 283 3675
2006 408 4958
2007 417 5768
2008 542 7463
2009 562 8939
2010 662 10992
2011 709 13135
2012 797 16325
2013 802 21663
2014 911 27240
2015 991 31863
2016 685 32782
2017 453 34367
2018 312 30799
2019 326 32665
2020 332 36111
2021 315 37103

Tuition

International studetns 2770 (BA) 3770 (MA) (EUR)

The University of Franche-Comte has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics ++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine ++++
Engineering | IT ++++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Licence Administration, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Economics, Information Sciences, Law, Mathematics and Computer Science, Modern Languages, Natural Sciences, Physics, Sports
Licence professionnelle Automation and Control Engineering, Banking, Environmental Studies, Law, Social Work
Diplôme d'État Dentistry, Medicine, Pharmacy
Diplôme d'Ingénieur Automation and Control Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Microelectronics
Master Administration, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Cell Biology, Computer Science, Economics, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Geology, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Information Sciences, Law, Management, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Natural Sciences, Public Law, Science Education, Sports, Statistics, Teacher Training, Water Science
Doctorat Arts and Humanities, Astronomy and Space Science, Biology, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, History, Law, Pharmacy, Physics, Social Sciences, Sports, Welfare and Protective Services

University of Franche-Comte alumni

  1. Jean-Luc Mélenchon

    Jean-Luc Mélenchon
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Enrolled in the University of Franche-Comte
    1969-1972 graduated with Bachelor of Philosophy
    Occupations
    editorial cartoonistjournalistpoliticiancorrectorhigh school teacher
    Biography

    Jean-Luc Antoine Pierre Mélenchon is a French politician who presided over the La France Insoumise group in the National Assembly from 2017 to 2021. He has been the member of the National Assembly for the 4th constituency of Bouches-du-Rhône since 2017. Mélenchon has run for President of France three times: coming in fourth in 2012 and 2017, and a strong third in the 2022 election where he narrowly missed continuing on to the second round in France's two-round voting system.

  2. Hubert-Félix Thiéfaine

    Hubert-Félix Thiéfaine
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    singer-songwriter
    Biography

    Hubert-Félix Thiéfaine is a French pop-rock singer and songwriter. He was born on 21 July 1948 in the town of Dole in the Jura département.

  3. Abdoulaye Wade

    Abdoulaye Wade
    Born in
    Senegal Flag Senegal
    Years
    1926-.. (age 96)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Abdoulaye Wade is a Senegalese politician who was President of Senegal from 2000 to 2012. He is also the Secretary-General of the Senegalese Democratic Party (PDS), having led the party since it was founded in 1974. A long-time opposition leader, he ran for President four times, beginning in 1978, before he was elected in 2000. He won re-election in 2007 with a majority in the first round, but in 2012 he was defeated in a controversial bid for a third term.

  4. Jean-Luc Lagarce

    Jean-Luc Lagarce
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1957-1995 (aged 38)
    Occupations
    librettistpoetplaywrightwriter
    Biography

    Jean-Luc Lagarce was a French actor, theatre director and playwright. Although only moderately successful during his lifetime, since his death he has become one of the most widely-produced contemporary French playwrights.

General info

Alternative names UFC
University of Franche-Comté
Université de Franche-Comté
Founded 1423
Accreditation Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation
Academic structure Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Language, Human and Social Sciences
Faculty of Science and Technology
Faculty of Legal, Economic, Political and Management Sciences
Faculty of Sciences, Techniques and Management of Industry
Faculty of Sports
Affiliations and memberships Université Bourgogne - Franche-Comté
European University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

Address 1, Rue Goudimel
Besançon, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, 25000
France
City population 118,000
Phone +33 (0)3 81 66 66 66
Fax +33 (0)3 81 66 50 25

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