Rennes, capital of Brittany, 213,000 inhabitants, is a one-of-a-kind city in the west of France. Located 1,5 hour from Paris and one hour from Mont Saint-Michel, Rennes is a lively, attractive, affordable and safe city. Rennes has been elected «best city to live in France» by the 2016 European Community Survey. It is famous for its world-class culture, vibrant nightlife, fascinating history, great shopping and beautiful architecture. Rennes is also the largest student city in western France and a major research cluster. Whatever your interests, the city has something to offer you. Get a taste of French culture and gain an in-depth experience of life in another country.

Program Requirements

  • GPA Requirement: 2.75
  • Student must be in good disciplinary standing
  • Program offered to juniors and seniors


*European Credit Transfer System


Important Links

Study Abroad

Laffin Hall, Room 302
Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm


Elizabeth Hamberger
Study Abroad Specialist

Program Dates:

  • Fall 2020: Program information coming soon
  • Spring 2021: January to April

Application Deadline:

  • Spring Application due October 15
  • Fall Application due April 15