Frequently Asked Questions

Please read the Rennes International Student Guide for information about life on the Ker Lann Campus and in Rennes :

If you have any questions that are not answered on this page, please contact us:

Phone: +33 (0)2 99 05 88 00

E-mail: contact.rennes@unilasalle.fr

Street Address: EME Unilasalle, Campus de Ker Lann, Avenue Robert Schuman 35170 BRUZ, FRANCE

Here are the most frequently asked questions about EME

  •  Are there classes taught in English?

Yes, English speaking graduate level students can apply to attend the MSc in Eco Design and Sustainable Management program. Exchange students can also apply to attend the fall and or spring semester of the Environmental Engineering Masters program.  Both semesters have a mixture of credits from engineering, science, and management, and more ects from scientific projects.


  • What is the recommended level of French for courses in French?

It is recommended that you have studied French for at least 6 years or have a B2 level according to the CEFR, to be successful in the French Bachelors and Masters program.


  • Do international students have the possibility to do an internship?

Yes, EME Unilasalle gives students the opportunity to do multiple internships over the 5 years of the Masters of Engineering program or the 3 years of the Bachelor of Environmental Management. Please note that Semester 8 is two months of courses followed by three months of internship. Semester 10 is a five month long internship. Research internships are also possible.

For more information, contact:

Marie-Anne Hairan

Tel: +33 (0)2 99 05 88 05

E-mail: marie-anne.hairan@unilasalle.fr

Thomas Hull

Tel: +33 (0)2 99 05 88 08

E-mail: thomas.hull@unilasalle.fr


  • Is the school well known?

EME Unilasalle is certified and recognized by the Commission des Titres d’Ingénieur and is a member of the Grandes Ecoles. The school has a wealth of experience with over 25 years of teaching in programs of sustainable development, environmental engineering, and environmental management. Its teacher-researchers also provide students with an education enriched with the latest research developments.


  • Can I live on campus?

Yes it is possible.  Like most schools in France, EME Unilasalle does not have its own residence halls and therefore all students registered at EME Unilasalle must rent private accommodation. The International Office can help you look for accommodation on or off campus, or possibly propose a French roommate if you so desire.


  • Are there French lessons available?

Yes, exchange students can take basic French, which will help with daily life in France. Students who plan to attend French courses at EME Unilasalle must contact the EME Unilasalle International office when applying to EME Unilasalle. The courses are taught through the CIREFE at Rennes II University.


  • What is there to do in Rennes?

So many things, that we can’t list them all here. Rennes does have 60,000 students or so. Please see: https://mobilite-rennes.ueb.eu/en/international-student/guide-international-students-rennes


EME is located just 15 minutes from downtown Rennes. It is full of nice little affordable restaurants and bistrots, Breton crêperies, and international restaurants as well as numerous bars and pubs. Rennes is well known in France for its musical scene and festivals


From a cultural point of view, Rennes hosts many very popular artists in the Liberté concert hall. Theatre lovers can visit the TNB (Théâtre National de Bretagne) or Opéra de Rennes. The city is also home to 7 cinemas. The Science center and the Museum of Brittany are located in the Champs Libres. It also hosts the largest library of Rennes.


For athletes and sports fans, Rennes has and all kinds of sport facilities (tracks, football and rugby fields, tennis courts, etc.) and many swimming pools including an Olympic sized pool. The Stade Rennais, the local football club plays in France’s top division. Rennes also hosts professional or semi-professional basketball, volleyball, hockey teams that you can watch.