Find out more about the French universities that co-award the Master’s degree in Energy with USTH


USTH’s training programs are strongly supported by the French partners in exchanging lecturers and providing internship opportunities for the students, and especially co-awarding the Master’s degrees of USTH including MSc in Energy. Let’s find out more about some of them.

1. Lyon 1 University

Founded in 1971, and since 2007, Claude Bernard has officially become a branch of the University of Lyon. The university specializes in training in the field of science and healthcare. The department of science and engineering of the University of Lyon offers 17 fields for future technical managers. The training programs of the university provide theory integrated with practice.
 
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The campus of Lyon 1 University.

With the number of 2,900 lecturers and researchers, the university annually welcomes nearly 45,000 students including the international ones. Lyon 1 University ranked 5th in France according to the rankings of French universities and ranked 87th out of 100 most innovative universities in the world according to the rankings of Reuters in 2017. The university’s partner network spreads from America, Europe, to Asia, including the Department of Energy at USTH.
 
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Inside the laboratory of Lyon 1 University.

Lyon 1 University is the place of more than 65 research institutions in the fields of healthcare, environment and materials technology; among them, there is the Centre for Energy and Thermal Sciences of Lyon (CETHIL), which is a joint laboratory of the National Institute for Applied Sciences Lyon (INSA Lyon), Lyon 1 University and the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). CETHIL researches on the fields of electronics, nuclear industry, aviation, renewable energy.

2. University of Poitiers

Poitiers has the biggest population in the Poitou-Charentes region and is the political and cultural center of France. This city is also known as the city with the highest percentage of students in France. In particular, the University of Poitiers, founded in 1431, is one of the first universities in France.
 
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The library of the University of Poitiers.

The University of Poitiers has 7 training and research departments, 2 graduate schools and 5 research institutes that focus on the fields of law, social science, economics, fundamental and applied science, pharmacy, etc. This is also a leading research institution in France with 47 research laboratories and 8 doctoral faculties.
 
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A corner of the university's campus.

The university always aims at international activities first. Currently, the number of students is 26,000; among them, there are 4,200 international students. The university has 1,600 lecturers that are professors, doctors and experts with many years of teaching experience.

The Center for Aerodynamic and Thermal Research (CEAT) is one of the important research institutions in the field of science and technology at the University of Poitiers. With the modern laboratory system, the main role of CEAT is to provide the technical environment to maintain and develop the research activities in the fields of fluid mechanics, energy, materials science, etc. Besides, CEAT has partnerships with CNRS as well as the business partners in Europe such as Airbus, Roll-Royce, Dassault, etc.
 
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The University of Poitiers's National Engineering Center 

3. University of Tours

The University of Tours or François Rabelais University was founded in 1969, named after the French writer François Rabelais. This is a large university located in the city center and famous for its multidisciplinary education and strong scientific development potential.

With 7 departments of training and research, 2 technology institutes and 1 polytechnic one, this university offers training courses in various fields such as arts and humanities, law, economics, business management, literature, healthcare, science, technology, etc. The University of Tours is also considered as a leading public research organization in central France with more than 34 laboratories recognized at national and international levels.
 
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Inside the library of the University of Tours.

With high-quality training programs and many years of educational experience, the University of Tours attracts lots of domestic and international students. The university currently has 24,000 students including 3,000 students from 120 different countries.

4. University of Le Havre

Located in Le Harve city, north-western France, the University of Le Harve was founded in 1984 by the French Prime Minister Laurent Fabius.

The university offers training programs in four fields such as law; economics, business management and trade; humanities, social sciences and languages; science and technology, with nearly 7,400 students enrolled in three training and research faculties, one technology institute (IUT) and one logistic engineering institute. The university has 11 laboratories, 2 of which are affiliated with CNRS.
 
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The inspiring architecture of the University of Le Harve's library.

5. University of Littoral-Côte-d’Opale

The University of Littoral-Côte-d’Opale (UCLO) was founded in 1991. It is a public university in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie region in France and one of the six universities of Lillen Academy 1.

ULCO currently has more than 10,000 students including 1,300 international ones. As a multidisciplinary university, UCLO offers more than 100 nationally recognized training programs in the fields of Law, Economics and Management, Art, Literature and Language, Humanities, Science and Technology, Healthcare, etc.
 
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The modern architecture of ULCO.

ULCO consists of 12 departments, 1 technology institute, 1 business school, an engineering institute and a life-long learning center. UCLO's engineering institute focuses on the fields of information technology, industrial engineering, energy, robotics, automation, mechanics, industrial management, software engineering, embedded systems, etc.

The cooperation with prestigious French universities in the field of energy provides academic exchange opportunities for the lecturers and students as well as improves the training program at USTH to train high-qualified human resources that would contribute to promoting the development of this field in Vietnam.