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The IUT System

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Studying at an IUT means to obtain a quality education with strong relationships within the economic world.

A recognized and acclaimed university teaching quality for over 40 years

  • 96% of managers consider IUT training to be good training (IFOP 2003 survey), and 75% of young graduates wishing to enter working life directly find stable employment within 6 months.
  • The range of courses offered by IUTs covers all fields of activity in the secondary and tertiary sectors.
  • Graduating from an IUT gives you the opportunity to join a branch of professional activity in which your qualifications will be recognized and valued.
  • The choice of further studies is extremely wide, from professional bachelor's degrees to the most sought-after engineering schools.


A constant desire to keep up with reality

  • Constant updating of teaching programs in collaboration with professionals,
  • Innovative teaching methods,
  • The creation of new degrees (professional bachelor’s degrees, university diplomas) in response to the emergence of new professions.


A wide range of teaching methods

  • Continuous assessment, small-group work, corporate projects and internships, alternating theory and practice...
  • Graduation by validation of 4 semesters (possibility of offsetting one semester with the next, or repeating only one),
  • Continuing education: initiatives designed to help company employees and jobseekers adapt or upgrade their qualifications,
  • Validation of prior learning and experience: work-study courses, apprenticeships, professionalization contracts or distance learning.


A partnership culture with companies

  • Student internships and tutored projects,
  • Participation of professionals in the development of educational programs and teaching,
  • Development of work-study programs, supervised by a double IUT/company tutoring system.


A national skills network

  • 113 IUTs throughout France, 24 specializations: 16 in the industrial sector and 8 in the service sector.
  • A dense network, promoting local higher education while ensuring national consistency.
  • Institutes firmly rooted in their local and regional economic environment.


International mobility

  • Further studies at foreign universities,
  • Internships abroad,
  • Financial aid for students going abroad.