University of Bordeaux

Presentation of the university of Bordeaux

The University of Bordeaux welcomes 56, 000 students, of which almost 2, 000 are PhD students and 6, 800 (12%) are international students. Ranked among the top universities in France for the quality of its academic courses and research, in 2011 the University of Bordeaux was awarded the “Initiative of Excellence” by the French government and in 2016, was one of the first universities in France to obtain confirmation of this label, in recognition of its successful and innovative academic transformation. The University of Bordeaux offers 245 Master and 125 Bachelor programs. The four major scientific fields are: Science and Technology / Law, Political Science, Economics, Management / Life and Health Sciences / Social and Human Sciences. The university has developed a wide range of international study programs that are taught in English (or other languages) and that offer students the possibility of studying abroad and/or completing joint or double degrees. A leading university in France for participation in the Erasmus Mundus program, the University of Bordeaux offers 18 EU-labeled study programs of excellence. Research is also multidisciplinary, covering the fields: Science and Technology / Life and Health Sciences / Social Sciences and Humanities. The university counts a total of 70 research laboratories that are under joint supervision with national research organizations.

Unitwin Project Member

Jacques Pouyaud (Phd)
Jacques Pouyaud is Senior Lecturer in occupational, vocational and counseling psychology at the University of Bordeaux and member of the laboratory of psychology (EA 4139). He is an associate member of the laboratory of vocational psychology (EA 4132, CNAM). Since 2013, he participates in the direction board of the Unesco Chair “Lifelong Guidance and Counseling”. The main themes of his researches are: the processes of self-construction throughout life course and psychosocial transitions, and the construction of vocational identity through activity. He also studies counseling processes and develops practical applications for counselors.

Jacques Pouyaud