Brittany is characterized by a high school success rate among young Bretons under 24 years old, by a low number of school leavers without qualifications and an examination success rate which is always above the national average.
For many years, Brittany has recorded the best Baccalaureate examination success rate: 88.5% in 2008
The UEB (European University of Brittany) is made up of 9 research and higher education establishments created by decree in March 2007, and has 21 members: The 4 Breton universities, 5 schools and 12 associated members. The UEB is a major player in research with over 70,000 students including 2,700 doctoral students. There are 13,000 R&D jobs in Brittany (Researchers and engineers).
The role of Brittany’s digital campus is to link up the university sites which are spread across the various parts of the region with broadband.
There are 4 professional maritime high schools in Saint Malo, Paimpol, Le Guilvinec and Etel.
in 2008, a total 91,875 young people studied in 239 higher education institutions.
- 62% of students were enrolled at the 4 Breton universities
- 23 high schools with elite school preparation courses
- 8 IUTs (Technical University Institutes)
- 22 engineering schools with 5,710 students
- 10 arts and cultural schools