University of Burgundy - Franche-Comté

University Burgundy Franche-Comté (Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté) is the association of universities and higher education institutions (ComUE)[1] for institutions of higher education and research in the French region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. Its headquarters are in Besançon.

The university was created as a ComUE according to the 2013 Law on Higher Education and Research (France), effective 1 April 2015.[2]


University of Burgundy - Franche-Comté brings together the following institutions:[2]


  1. ^ "Principal establishments of higher education". French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Decree 2015-280 du 11 mars 2015 on creation of ComUE "Université Bourgogne - Franche-Comté" and approval of its statutes".

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Coordinates: 47°11′30″N 5°01′22″E / 47.1918°N 5.0229°E / 47.1918; 5.0229