Creating a worldclass technological environment in the very heart of Bourgogne Franche-Comté
EIPHI stands for Engineering and Innovation through Physical Sciences, High-technologies, and cross-dIsciplinary research! An innovative and first-class teaching and research program which focuses on niche research areas!
Our worldwide recognized laboratories ICB, FEMTO, IMB, decided to join and create a highly competitive and cutting edge technological environment for outstanding PhD and MSc students coming throughout the world.
EIPHI Graduate School offers very competitive and unparalleled courses in various STEM fields of studies:
– Physics, Mathematics, Applications
– Smart system’s and structures
– Material Science
– Computer Science
EIPHI laboratories and faculties are spread over 4 locations in Bourgogne Franche Comté, the best opportunity ever to discover a whole region and culture!
Life at EIPHI….
– DIJON : University of Bourgogne
– BESANCON : University of Franche Comté
– BELFORT : University of Technology Belfort Montbéliard
– MONTBELIARD : University of Technology Belfort Montbéliard
Whether you will be studying in Dijon, Besançon? Belfort or Montbéliard, you will be in the very heart of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, one of the greenest and peaceful place in France, where Wine and Gastronomy, Heritage, Landscape and Lifestyle will definitely make you live “à la française!”
|Single room accommodation at CROUS||From €160 to €250/month|
|Student and Campus Life contribution fee (CVEC)||€90|
|Offi excise stamp||€60|
|Home Insurance+ Civil liability insurance||Around €10/month|
|Mobile phone subscriptions||€4,99 to €24,99 per month|
|Public transportation annual subscription||Monthly travel pass €30 to €42, on way ride pass €1,5|
|Bank account costs||From €1 to €10/month|
|Food on campus (CROUS restaurants)||€3,25 for a meal|
|Shopping costs||€200 to €300 per month|
As a student-friendly, welcoming and safe collegiate university, UBFC is one of the most affordable place to study in France thanks to its lowest accommodation renting price!
CROUS residence Halls :
Other types of accomodation :
In Dijon like in Besançon, you will enjoy a diversified public transport network (trains, tramways, buses and bikes), where campuses can easily be reached.
Dijon : https://www.divia.fr
Besançon : https://www.ginko.voyage/
Health insurance is part of the French social welfare system. Since 2018, it has become free for every international student. It enables you to benefit from a reimbursement of your medical expenses (about 60 to 70% of the total amount based on the social security basic rate).
In addition, you can take out a complementary health care cover, which enables you to get a refund on the additional part.
A student health center offers free consultation is available on both campuses.
6a rue du Recteur Marcel Bouchard
Tél. 03 80 39 51 53
45 C, avenue de l’Observatoire
Tél. 03 81 66 61 30
An emergency department is also available within the university hospitals :
CHU Dijon Bocage :
Upon arrival in France, you should open a bank account. There are many bank agencies located right on campus. Make sure to provide your passport + photocopy+ a birth certificate translated in French if your city of birth is not specified on your passport, a proof of address and a letter of admission.
Whether in Dijon or in Besançon, you will enjoy a whole catering service offer, right on campus. Most of food places are operated by CROUS, the National Organisation, providing students halls of residence, universities restaurants and many other student life services.
To access any university restaurant or cafeteria, you will need your student PASS’UBFC, which can be recharged online through the following link http://www.izly.fr/
UBFC is an excellent choice for your academic study. Our lively campuses with their dynamic students associations offer you a huge choice of activities to get involved in.
Whether you like dancing, playing theater, going in for sport or meeting new friends, check out the following Facebook pages and websites to find what you are looking for.
We look forward to welcoming at EIPHI 1st Graduate School and in the meantime, please visit the dedicated webpages below:
– University of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté : The Federal University
If you want to enhance your french proficiency you can visit the following website :