Research fields & departments

Research within the University of Bordeaux favors an interdisciplinary, international approach. Such collaboration promotes the development of thematic clusters of excellence for research, training and knowledge transfer in numerous fields.

Research is organized around 3 departments:

These departments group together 70 research laboratories that are under joint supervision with state research organizations. 

Initiative of Excellence

Within the framework of the "Investments for the Future" program, the University of Bordeaux is leading the “Initiative of Excellence” (Idex) program in association with national research organizations (CNRS, Inserm, INRA, Inria, Irstea) and higher educational institutes (University Bordeaux Montaigne, “Grandes Ecoles” Bordeaux Sciences Agro, Sciences Po Bordeaux, Bordeaux Institute of Technology).

This investment program supports and accelerates our development as we strive to become a leading global research center in the next few years.

For more information on the benefits of the Idex program, please consult our Laboratories of Excellence page.

Updated on 10/06/2016

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