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About

History

The UPPA has its root in a local university history dating back to the XVIth century, with the creation of a Collège des Arts (an institute for Humanities) in 1549, and then of the third protestant academy in Europe in 1564, which in 1583 was established as a University. The University was done away with when the Béarn region was incorporated into France in 1620.

Education

The University of Pau and Pays de l’Adour (UPPA) is a multidisciplinary university which covers three major areas of study:

  • law, economics, business, management
  • science and technology
  • literature, languages, arts, social sciences and humanities and sport

UPPA offers its students initial or continuing education, work/study programmes or apprenticeships, to obtain Bachelor’s, Master’s and vocational degrees and Doctorates through its 5 UFRs (Teaching and Research units) and two Doctoral schools.

Research

With 23 research units associated with research bodies such as the CNRS, INRA and INRIA, UPPA carries out international scientific research into :

Strategic themes
  • Environment and materials,
  • Geo-resources,
  • Aquatic environments and resources,
  • Justice and territories,
  • Areas, borders and blending.
Transversal multidisciplinary theme
  • Transitions
Emerging themes
  • Aeronautics
  • Heritage and tourism
  • Eco-construction

Career

The Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour is committed to supporting students throughout the various steps leading them to their professional life, and offers a number of services which are coordinated by the Employability Office (Bureau d'Aide à l'Insertion Professionnelle - BAIP

Once they arrive at the University, new students can consult the specialised books and reviews on guidance, study pathways and degree programmes, jobs and career prospects at the resource centre of the Careers and Employability Service.

If they wish, students can make appointments with our career advisors, in order to create and develop a personal and/or professional plan.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
1201
2023
1201
2022
1201
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
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2023
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2022
1358
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Services

Student services

The International Relations Office - is responsible for providing information to UPPA students who wish to travel abroad, and welcoming International students.

Housing services

The Pau and Adour region CLOUS (local university student service centre) provides UPPA students with university housing.

In Pau
  • 1 university hall of residence 
  • 7 university residences 
In Mont-de-Marsan
  • 2 university residences 
In Bayonne
  • 2 university residences 
In Anglet
  • 2 university residences 
In Dax
  • 1 university residence 

Library services

Our libraries, spread across our 5 campuses, contain more than 200,000 books and printed reviews, as well as over 23,000 electronic reviews and databases that are accessible remotely.

They are also fitted with work spaces with Wi-Fi, provide computers and tablets available for loan (subject to conditions) and offer courses in document research as well as events such as exhibitions and conferences.

ICT services

Libraries are fitted with work spaces with Wi-Fi, provide computers and tablets available for loan (subject to conditions).

E-Learn - A platform dedicated to online teaching. Teachers upload their lessons and directed studies here and can exchange with students.

IT rooms and Wi-Fi - On all campuses.

Medical services

Preventive medicine department and the promotion of health, based in Pau and Bayonne:

  • medical visits and vaccination updating for students,
  • consultations with a doctor, psychologist or nurse.
  • a social service to help improve the living and working conditions of students
  • preventive measures and the promotion of health

Student Life

Campus life

A multi-campus university - 12,107 students across 5 small-scale campuses.

Situated near the border with Spain, the Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour (UPPA) is a network of five campuses which, thanks in particular to their geographic location, enjoy exceptional advantages.

Anglet - the campus of Montaury

  • 1.5 hectares in the middle of a leafy park, a quarter of an hour from beaches on the Basque Coast.

Pau : the city Campus

  • 18 hectares of greenery at the foot of the Pyrenees, just one hour from ski stations.
Tarbes : the Hautes-Pyrénées campusThe foot of the Pic-du-Midi de Bigorre
  • Gateway to the Pyrenees National Park and the Observatory at the summit of the Pic du Midi de Bigorre.

Mont-de-Marsan

Bayonne

Sports facilities

The sports department : offers over 40 sports and outdoor activities

  • Climbing, pelota, hiking, kayaking, yoga, dance, swimming, ski/snowboard, surfing, team sports… Students can enjoy sport for leisure, studies (as part of an initial training course) or competitively. Some professional diplomas (BNSSA for example) can be taken or studied for.
  • Sports men and women at high and top regional level can benefit from a “University Sporting Talent” status for the planning and organisation of their studies.

Student clubs

There are around 60 student associations covering - Life within the university, the environment, art, culture, science, international solidarity etc.

Accreditation

We're an engineering state school accredited both by the CTI and the ENAEE (European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education).

University of Pau and Pays de l'Adour Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for University of Pau and Pays de l'Adour. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 EUR
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Haniel Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Studienstiftung
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10252 EUR
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Merit scholarship from the Cyprus State Scholarship Foundation
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 EUR
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Studely Scholarship Program for International Students
Merit-based

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Studely
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
10 Mar 2024
“The Hope For Healing” Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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FHE Health
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Spreadsheet Gladiator Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Coefficient
Location not available

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