The University of Caen Normandie is a long established university, and this rich established past combined with the top-level research conducted by its faculty ensure high training standards. Being the only established University in the region, it covers a variety of disciplines that lends weight to its national and international reputation.
The University development is characterized by the marked growth in the number of students that has risen from 4000 to 24700 in 2003. The University ?s goal is to meet the great challenges in the world today by training men and women coming to grips with new technologies, at the same time remaining open to its surroundings and reinforcing joint ventures and exchanges.
In addition, students at the University of Caen Normandie have numerous facilities at their disposal, with restaurants, halls of residence, cafeterias, child-care centre, swimming pool, tennis courts, gymnasiums and cultural events -- theatre, cinema, music, dance, lectures, choirs -- throughout the academic year