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  • The new EARTH Chair, created by the Centre Jean-Bodin, Centre for Legal and Political Research, seeks to bring together researchers in the humanities and social sciences around the challenges of the environmental crisis and to share the results with the general public.
  • Audrey, a third-year English degree student at UA, went to Finland for an Erasmus exchange. Read about her experience.

Nomination opening for Fall semester 2024-25

  • The nomination period for the Fall semester of the academic year 2024-25 is now open.
    Nominate your students by filling in the online nomination form on this page before April 30.
  • On 5 December 2023, UA awarded the honorary title of Doctor Honoris Causa to Véronique Préat, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium), and to Federica Migliardo, Professor in Experimental Physics at the University of Messina (Italy). The ceremony was preceded by a round-table discussion on the topic of "Women and Science".
  • The acquisition of observation data on plants has seen considerable progress in controlled environments. This is not the case for outdoor phenotyping. The European Phenet project is determined to rise to this challenge.

UA celebrates Gender Equality

  • The 2024 edition of the Gender Equality Month at UA will question the place of bodies deemed non-conforming in our societies.
  • Abigail Whyte is an Australian student from the University of New England (UNE), located in the town of Armidale in Eastern Australia. She is currently studying Old French and Latin at the Faculty of Languages, Humanities and Social Sciences and will stay in Angers for 5 months. She has kindly agreed to answer our questions on her background and experience in France.
  • The COMBO research project, which has received €4 million in funding from the European Commission, brings together 13 national and international partners, including the University of Angers, and seeks to develop new strategies for supplying marine molecules to the health and cosmetics markets. Nicolas Papon, professor of parasitology and medical mycology, and coordinator of this project at UA, explains the importance of the project.
  • From 13 to 17 November, the Laboratory of Planetology and Geosciences (LPG) and the students of the Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution (BEE) master's degree organised their Autumn university on foraminifera, in the presence of the leading international specialists in these marine micro-organisms.

Woman, Life, Freedom

  • Throughout November, to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the University of Angers is hosting several events to honour the lives of women and men in Iran: Exhibition, film-debate and and photo-conference.
  • The Second Language Learning at School for all teenagers (SLS4Teens) project, which is a product of the EU-Green alliance, has won a call for projects from the Erasmus+ programme and is looking at the role of neurolinguistics in foreign and second language learning. Delphine Guedat-Bittighoffer, teacher-researcher at Cirpall and project coordinator, explains.
  • Winner of the Marc-Julia prize last April, Antoine Goujon, a teacher-researcher at Moltech Anjou, has just been awarded a prestigious grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for his PhotoFreeze project. Interview.
  • The University of Angers confirms its position among the top 25-30 French universities in all the rankings in which it features. These good results are also reflected in its position in international rankings. ratio
  • Can public authorities benefit from restricting the use of a particular chemical? This question is at the heart of the ambitious Valesor European research programme, coordinated by the University of Angers.
  • Angers Solar Challenge is a solarpowered electric car rally organised by the IUT (University Institute of Technology). On 13 June, students in Mechanical and Production Engineering (GMP) were invited to drive 100 kilometres in four hours.
  • Throughout this second semester of the 2022-23 academic year, UA has received several delegations from various foreign universities. Some visits to our university were by EU GREEN Alliance partner universities to work on how to create common goals and tangible projects within the Alliance. Other visits were by Foreign universities who have or wish to establish cooperation agreements with UA to enhance student mobility. Discover the reasons and objectives for each visit in this short article.
  • Lucie, a third-year law degree student at UA, went to Granada, Spain for an Erasmus exchange. Read about her experience.