France – French Guyana

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University of the French Antilles and Guyana - French Guyana

Avenue Bois Chaudat BP 725

Kourou 97157

Tel: +594-32-12-40

Fax: +594 32-10-64


President: Corinne Mence-Caster

Tel: +590 48-31-89


Exact Sciences and Natural Sciences (based in Guadeloupe and Martinique) (Biological and Life Sciences; Chemistry; Engineering; Geology; Mathematics and Computer Science; Physics); Law and Economics (based in Martinique and Guadeloupe) (Economics; Law; Political Sciences); Literature and Human Sciences (based in Martinique) (Arts and Humanities; Educational Sciences; History; Information Sciences); Medicine (Medicine); Sports Sciences (Sports)


Teacher Training (ESPE - based in French Guyana, Guadeloupe and Martinique) (Teacher Training)


French Studies (ISEF) (French Studies); Higher Education (Guyane-IESG) (Arts and Humanities; Biochemistry; Biological and Life Sciences; Economics; English; Geology; Health Sciences; Law; Literature; Mathematics and Computer Science; Musicology; Portuguese; Waste Management; Water Management); Law (IEJ - based in Martinique) (Law); Public Administration (IPAG) (Public Administration); Technology (IUT de Kourou, some departments are based in Guadeloupe and Martinique) (Bioengineering; Biotechnology; Business Administration; Business Computing; Electrical Engineering; Hygiene; Management; Safety Engineering; Sales Techniques; Technology; Telecommunications Engineering; Transport Engineering)

Research Division

Mathematics Education (IREM) (Mathematics Education)

Further information: The University of the French Antilles and Guyana has campuses in Martinique, Guadeloupe and French Guyana along with Research Units

History: Established by the Bordeaux Law Faculty in 1883 as a Centre of Law Studies in Antilles-Guyane. It was expanded to include a Literature and Science Unit in 1963 and by 1971, it had gained its independent status with the addition of the Basic and Natural Science Unit. In 1982, the Ministry of Education awarded its full title of University.

Admission requirements: Baccalauréat or equivalent Secondary School Diploma

Main language(s) of instruction: French

Accrediting agency: Ministry of Education

Degrees and diplomas: Capacité en Droit (Law), Diplôme d'Accès aux Etudes universitaires, Diplôme universitaire de Technologie, Licence (Economics; Educational Sciences; Engineering; Health Sciences; Mathematics; Modern Languages; Physical Education; Social Sciences; Sports), Licence professionnelle, Diplôme d'Etat (Medicine), Diplôme d'Ingénieur (Energy Engineering; Environmental Engineering), Master (Biological and Life Sciences; Ecology; Economics; Education; Educational Sciences; French; Geography; History; Information Sciences; Law; Materials Engineering; Mathematics and Computer Science; Modern Languages; Natural Sciences; Political Sciences; Teacher Training), Doctorat (Agronomy; Applied Mathematics; Astronomy and Space Science; Biological and Life Sciences; Chemistry; Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Mathematics and Computer Science; Mechanical Engineering; Physics; Public Health; Sports; Technology). Prepares for Teaching Certificate

Last Update: 08-04-2015

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