Cultural events

A wide range of cultural activities are available throughout the academic year: workshops, film debates, science cafés, lectures, exhibitions, concerts, shows, etc. The University has a rich and varied heritage - rare museum collections, an architectural heritage – that is just waiting to be discovered!

Artistic workshops

The cultural service offers students the opportunity to try different forms of artistic expression in workshops: dance, choral singing, drawing/graphics, drama, rock on the campus, ukulele, math in jeans, sign language, photo lab, etc.


Sports activities

For the University of Bordaux, high-level sport and amateur sport go hand in hand. Our victorious sporting performances inspire students to keep fit and develop a team spirit. Since 2010, our university boasts the best sports results in the country and we are well on the way to becoming a Sports Campus of Excellence!

Every year, new students with high sporting potential are identified by our teams and are coached to success. So whether it is to simply to let off steam or to surpass yourself, make the most of the sporting activities we propose!

Here are just some of the activities available:

  • Athletics, aqua gym, badminton, basketball, climbing, dance (tap, classical, modern, Latin, modern jazz, rock’n’roll, salsa, Zumba), diving, fencing, fitness, football, French boxing, futsal judo, karate, taekwondo, golf, gym, handball, juggling, kayak-polo, kite surfing, rugby, snowboard, squash, surfing, swimming, tennis, rifle/pistol shooting, water polo, yoga, volleyball...

Free practice sessions are possible or training may be carried out for a qualification. As part of their course, students may be credited for a physical activity that is supervised and marked by a University of Bordeaux physical education teacher.


Sports facilities

  • Olympic swimming pool
  • Football stadiums
  • Sports hall
  • Rugby pitches
  • Sports rooms
  • Bodybuilding room
  • Athletics track
  • Tennis courts and pelota walls
  • And much, much more!


The University of Bordeaux also offers many other sporting activities using external facilities to the university!

Updated on 19/09/2014