University of Le Havre: Statistics



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#2352 of 14,131 In the World
#757 of 2,785 In Europe
#92 of 224 In France
#4 of 10 In Normandy
#1 of 2 In Le Havre
#331 of 1,024 For International Relations and Diplomacy
Top50% For 51 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate60%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (baccalauréat) or brevet supérieur, or recognized foreign equivalent, or specialized entrance examination
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - December;January-March; April-June)
Full time employee300
Student:staff ratio25:1

We've calculated the 60% acceptance rate for University of Le Havre based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

University of Le Havre has published 4,970 scientific papers with 54,050 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Biology, Materials Science, and Organic Chemistry.


University of Le Havre majors

by publication & citation count

2,784 / 36,604
2,639 / 36,084
2,274 / 36,037
Quantum and Particle physics
2,082 / 28,397
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,066 / 15,674
Environmental Science
1,961 / 28,205
Computer Science
1,894 / 20,072
1,891 / 31,080
Materials Science
1,343 / 19,492
Organic Chemistry
1,173 / 22,097
1,151 / 19,122
1,145 / 5,948
Geography and Cartography
1,038 / 12,989
Electrical Engineering
995 / 14,016
Political Science
990 / 5,412
987 / 11,920
985 / 14,226
954 / 9,214
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
943 / 9,363
872 / 14,802
Mechanical Engineering
810 / 10,203
783 / 14,992
Optical Engineering
780 / 10,282
653 / 5,114
644 / 10,967
636 / 10,692
609 / 7,549
566 / 5,516
539 / 5,870
522 / 6,194
505 / 5,382
500 / 5,995
Astrophysics and Astronomy
492 / 6,512
Acoustical Engineering
481 / 4,747
467 / 5,545
Machine Learning
465 / 5,008
453 / 4,116
Computer Networking
393 / 3,978
Aerospace Engineering
390 / 5,265
387 / 9,082

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 30 38
1992 31 22
1993 30 40
1994 42 35
1995 33 30
1996 39 67
1997 48 83
1998 72 112
1999 61 115
2000 54 108
2001 67 171
2002 99 211
2003 100 345
2004 108 404
2005 126 492
2006 134 697
2007 147 816
2008 168 1010
2009 161 1184
2010 199 1460
2011 202 1869
2012 227 2146
2013 230 2470
2014 267 2719
2015 253 3021
2016 247 3099
2017 218 3399
2018 218 3746
2019 239 3854
2020 251 4277
2021 257 4902
2022 257 4899
2023 231 5100
Academic rankings


The tuition table for University of Le Havre gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (EUR)
Bachelor's Degree 2,770
Master's Degree 3,770
PhD 4,770

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Le Havre.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes No
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes No
Licence Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, History, Law, Management, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Sociology
Licence professionnelle Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Food Science, Horticulture, Maintenance Technology, Management, Social Work, Technology, Town Planning
Diplôme d'ingénieur Transport Engineering
Master Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Civil Engineering, Coastal Studies, Construction Engineering, Economics, Environmental Studies, Law, Literature, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Social Sciences, Teacher Training, Tourism, Town Planning
Doctorat Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Social Sciences

Notable alumni

  1. Laurent Ruquier

    Laurent Ruquier
    Born in
    France Flag France
    1963-.. (age 61)
    theatre managerradio personalityplaywrighttelevision presenterimpresario

    Laurent Hugues Emmanuel Ruquier is a French television presenter, radio host and comedian. He is also a lyricist, writer, columnist and impresario; he has been co-owner and general manager of Théâtre Antoine-Simone Berriau in Paris since 2011. He is best known for hosting the On n'est pas couché show on France 2 every Saturday evening from 2006 to 2020.

  2. Jean-Alain Boumsong

    Jean-Alain Boumsong
    Born in
    Cameroon Flag Cameroon
    1979-.. (age 45)
    association football player

    Jean-Alain Boumsong Somkong is a French former professional footballer who played as a defender. He began his senior career with French club Le Havre in 1997 before joining AJ Auxerre in 2000. His performances at Auxerre earned him a move to Rangers in 2004. One season later, he signed with Newcastle United. where he spent two seasons. In 2006, he joined Juventus, freshly relegated to Serie B and helped the club return to Serie A. He returned to France with Lyon in 2008. His last spell was at Greek Super League side Panathinaikos before ending his career in 2013. Between 2003 and 2009, he made 27 appearances scoring 1 goal for the France national team.

  3. Mohamed al-Menfi

    Mohamed al-Menfi
    Born in
    Libya Flag Libya
    1976-.. (age 48)

    Mohamed Yunus al-Menfi is a Libyan diplomat and politician. On 5 February 2021, he was chosen as the president of the Libyan Presidential Council at the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum. Previously, he had served as the Libyan Ambassador to Greece.

  4. Ida Daussy

    Ida Daussy
    Born in
    France Flag France
    1969-.. (age 55)

    Ida Daussy, also known by her Korean name Seo Hye-na, is a South Korean celebrity. Born in France, she came to South Korea in the 1990s and is currently a professor at the Department of French Language & Culture of Sookmyung Women's University. She received a presidential citation in 2005 by the South Korean government. Her television work turned her into a "household name" in South Korea.

  5. Luc Lemonnier

    Luc Lemonnier
    Born in
    France Flag France
    1968-.. (age 56)
    politicianinsurance broker

    Luc Lemonnier is a French politician, mayor of Le Havre from 2017 to 2019.

  6. James A. Yorke

    James A. Yorke
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1941-.. (age 83)
    physicisttheoretical physicistmathematicianuniversity teacher

    James A. Yorke is a Distinguished University Research Professor of Mathematics and Physics and former chair of the Mathematics Department at the University of Maryland, College Park.

  7. Huguette Tiegna

    Huguette Tiegna
    Born in
    Burkina Faso Flag Burkina Faso
    1982-.. (age 42)
    Enrolled in the University of Le Havre
    In 2013 graduated with doctorate

    Huguette Tiegna is a French engineer and politician of La République En Marche! (LREM) who has been serving as a member of the French National Assembly since 18 June 2017, representing the department of Lot.

  8. Stéphanie Kerbarh

    Stéphanie Kerbarh
    Born in
    France Flag France
    1975-.. (age 49)
    Enrolled in the University of Le Havre
    Graduated with French masters degree

    Stéphanie Kerbarh is a French politician who served as a member of the French National Assembly from 2017 to 2022, representing the department of Seine-Maritime. From 2017 until 2021, she was a member of La République En Marche! (LREM).

  9. Fatimata Seye Sylla

    Fatimata Seye Sylla
    20th Century
    computer scientistpoliticianbusinessperson

    Fatimata Seye Sylla is the director of Senegal's Digital Freedom Initiative, a council member for the Free and Open Source Software Foundation for Africa, and the Senegal National Coordinator of the African Civil Society for the Information Society. She is a former member of the At-Large Advisory Committee for ICANN, where she represented Senegal, and advocated there for greater involvement of the developing world with Internet governance. She also served on the board of the CATIA initiative, a program that worked to support ICT initiatives and their directors across African countries.

University of Le Havre faculties and divisions

Faculty : Arts and Humanities Geography, History, Literature, Sociology
Faculty : International Studies Cultural Studies, English, German, History, International Business, International Economics, Law, Management, Marketing, Modern Languages, Oriental Languages, Romance Languages
Faculty : Science and Techniques Biology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Cosmetology, Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Technology
Institute : Logistic Studies (ISEL) Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Management, Natural Sciences, Technology
Institute : Technology (IUT Le Havre) Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Human Resources, Mechanical Engineering, Sales Techniques, Technology, Transport and Communications

General information

Alternative names ULH
Université du Havre
Founded 1984
Accreditation Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation

Location and contacts

Address BP 1123 25, rue Philippe Lebon
Le Havre, 76063
City population 166,000

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